60 days in Eastern Norway Itinerary

60 days in Eastern Norway Itinerary

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60 days in Eastern Norway Itinerary

Start: Ho Chi Minh City
Fly:  16 h 30 min
1
Oslo
— 10 nights
Train:  1 h 15 min
2
Fredrikstad
— 7 nights
Drive:  2 h
3
Tonsberg
— 6 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Skien
— 6 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
5
Rjukan
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
6
Geilo
— 5 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
7
Lom
— 4 nights
Drive + Train:  2 h 45 min
8
Lillehammer
— 6 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
9
Hamar
— 6 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
10
Trysil Municipality
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  22 h
End: Ho Chi Minh City

10
nights
Oslo

Oslo ©
Norway's capital city, Oslo boasts a thousand years of history and a diverse mix of architecture that blends old, new, and ultra-modern.
Oslo is known for museums, nightlife, historic sites, parks, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Akershus Castle and Fortress (Akershus Slott og Festning), explore the world behind art at Vigeland Museum, get engrossed in the history at Kon-Tiki Museum, and find something for the whole family at Norsk Folkemuseum.

To find out how to plan a trip to Oslo, use our trip itinerary maker.

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam to Oslo is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Ho Chi Minh City to Oslo is minus 6 hours. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Ho Chi Minh City in December: high temperatures in Oslo hover around 8°C and lows are around -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to take a train to Fredrikstad.

Things to do in Oslo

Parks Museums Outdoors
Find places to stay Dec 25 — Jan 4:
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Vigeland Museum ©
Vigeland Museum
Kon-Tiki Museum ©
Kon-Tiki Museum

7
nights
Fredrikstad

Fredrikstad ©
Fredrikstad is a city and municipality in Østfold county, Norway. Change things up with these side-trips from Fredrikstad: Mysen Kirke (in Mysen), Solbergfoss Hydropower Plant (in Askim) and Hallanderiet (in Son). There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Roed Manor, admire the natural beauty at Konventionsgarden, kick back and relax at Saltholmen, and see the interesting displays at Gamlebyen Miniature Railroad.

To see maps, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Fredrikstad trip planner.

You can take a train from Oslo to Fredrikstad in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or drive. While traveling from Oslo, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Fredrikstad, ranging from highs of 0°C to lows of -6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to drive to Tonsberg.

Things to do in Fredrikstad

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Moss, Sarpsborg, Halden, Gressvik, Solbergfoss Hydropower Plant
Find places to stay Jan 4 — 11:
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Saltholmen ©
Saltholmen
Hallanderiet ©
Hallanderiet

6
nights
Tonsberg

Tonsberg ©
Venture out of the city with trips to Vestfossen Kunstlaboratorium (in Vestfossen), Lovoy Chapel (in Horten) and Larvik (Beech Forest, Ulabrand, & more).

For where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Tonsberg trip planner .

Traveling by car from Fredrikstad to Tonsberg takes 2 hours. In January, plan for daily highs up to 0°C, and evening lows to -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Skien.

Things to do in Tonsberg

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Sandefjord, Horten, Larvik, Stavern, Vestfossen Kunstlaboratorium
Find places to stay Jan 11 — 17:
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Fulehuk Lighthouse ©
Fulehuk Lighthouse
Saga Oseberg ©
Saga Oseberg

6
nights
Skien

Skien ©
Skien is a city and municipality in Telemark county, Norway. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Skien: Lindheim Olkompani (in Gvarv), Molen (in Larvik) and Langesund (Langoytangen fyr & Tangen Fort). There's still lots to do: hit the slopes at Vradal Panorama Ski Centre, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Heddal Stave Church, enjoy some diversion at Skien Fritidspark, and see the interesting displays at Labro Museums.

To find maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Skien trip itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by car from Tonsberg to Skien takes 1.5 hours. In January, plan for daily highs up to -1°C, and evening lows to -4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Rjukan.

Things to do in Skien

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Notodden, Langesund, Trollfoss, Labro Museums, Seljord Church
Find places to stay Jan 17 — 23:
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Molen ©
Molen
Lindheim Olkompani ©
Lindheim Olkompani
Seljord Church ©
Seljord Church

5
nights
Rjukan

Rjukan ©
Rjukan is a town and the administrative centre of Tinn municipality in Telemark, Norway. Explore Rjukan's surroundings by going to Rauland (Rauland Skisenter & Telemarkstunet), Nore og Uvdal Bygdetun (in Uvdal) and Home of the Famous Artist Chr. Skredsvig (in Eggedal). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Hardangervidda Nasjonalparksenter, admire the landmark architecture of Rollag stavkirke, look for all kinds of wild species at Skyhook, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Fagerfjell Skisenter.

For traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Rjukan trip planner .

Drive from Skien to Rjukan in 2.5 hours. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Skien in January since evenings lows in Rjukan dip to -8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Geilo.

Things to do in Rjukan

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Rauland, Hagan Chr. Skredsvigs Kunstnerhjem, Nore og Uvdal Bygdetun, Mosvatn, Rollag stavkirke
Find places to stay Jan 23 — 28:
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Rauland Skisenter ©
Rauland Skisenter
Hardangervidda Nasjonalparksenter ©
Hardangervidda Nasjonalparksenter
Mosvatn ©
Mosvatn

5
nights
Geilo

Geilo ©
Geilo is a centre in the municipality of Hol in Norway, in the valley of Hallingdal, with around 2,300 inhabitants. Explore Geilo's surroundings by going to Al (Al Outdoor Museum & Torpo stave church), Hemsedal (Solheisen Ski Center & Hemsedal Ski Centre) and Hovet (Hallingskarvet Fjellbad & Hallingskarvet Skisenter Sudndalen). There's much more to do: get a new perspective on things with Dagali Fjellpark, admire the landmark architecture of Uvdal Stave Church, take in the spiritual surroundings of Hol Gamle Kyrkje, and steep yourself in history at Rukkedalen Landhandleri.

For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Geilo trip maker tool .

You can drive from Rjukan to Geilo in 2.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and bus. Traveling from Rjukan in January, things will get little chillier in Geilo: highs are around -6°C and lows about -15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to drive to Lom.

Things to do in Geilo

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Hovet, Hemsedal, Al, Uvdal Stave Church, The Ustedalsfjord
Find places to stay Jan 28 — Feb 2:
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Dagali Fjellpark ©
Dagali Fjellpark
Hallingskarvet Skisenter Sudndalen ©
Hallingskarvet Skisenter Sudndalen
Uvdal Stave Church ©
Uvdal Stave Church

4
nights
Lom

Lom is a municipality in Oppland county, Norway. Get out of town with these interesting Lom side-trips: River Rafting & Tubing (in Nedre Heidal), Beitostolen (Chapel of Lights & Nasjonale Turistveger Valdresflye) and Vagamo (Vaga Kyrkje & Besseggen). There's still lots to do: experience rural life at Myhre Gard, try to win big at Raubergstulen, Head underground at First and Foremost, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Galdhopiggen.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Lom trip planner .

You can drive from Geilo to Lom in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car. February in Lom sees daily highs of -1°C and lows of -11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Lillehammer.

Things to do in Lom

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Beitostolen, Vagamo, River Rafting & Tubing, Myhre Gard
Find places to stay Feb 2 — 6:
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River Rafting & Tubing
Myhre Gard ©
Myhre Gard
Besseggen ©
Besseggen

6
nights
Lillehammer

Lillehammer ©
Lillehammer is a town and municipality in Oppland county, Norway. Get out of town with these interesting Lillehammer side-trips: Flokk - Skulptur-Stopp (in Sor-Fron Municipality), Favang (Kvitfjell Alpinanlegg & Kvitfjell) and Gala Ski Arena (in Gala). On the 11th (Tue), ski the day away in the pristine settings at Renaafjellet. Next up on the itinerary: fly down the slopes at Hafjell Alpinsenter, stroll through Lillehammer Olympic Bob & LugeTrack, browse the exhibits of Bjornstjerne Bjornsons Home Aulestad, and take an in-depth tour of Eiktunet.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Lillehammer online vacation planner .

You can do a combination of car and train from Lom to Lillehammer in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Lillehammer can reach -1°C, while at night they dip to -11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Hamar.

Things to do in Lillehammer

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Ringebu Municipality, Sor-Fron Municipality, Sjusjoen Ski Center, Eiktunet, Renaafjellet
Find places to stay Feb 6 — 12:
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Hafjell Alpinsenter ©
Hafjell Alpinsenter
Nordseter ©
Nordseter
Sjusjoen Ski Center ©
Sjusjoen Ski Center

6
nights
Hamar

Hamar ©
Hamar is a town and municipality in Hedmark county, Norway. Get out of town with these interesting Hamar side-trips: Haugfossen (in Rena), Elverum (Glomdalsmuseet & Norsk Skogmuseum) and Lysthuset (in Ringsaker). There's still lots to do: sample the fine beverages at Atlungstad Distillery, tour the pleasant surroundings at Hurdal Skisenter, look for all kinds of wild species at Hedmarksvidda, and examine the collection at Loiten Lys.

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Hamar trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Lillehammer to Hamar takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Lillehammer in February, Hamar is somewhat warmer at night with lows of -7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can go by car to Trysil Municipality.

Things to do in Hamar

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Stange Municipality, Elverum, Lysthuset, Vang Church, Haugfossen
Find places to stay Feb 12 — 18:
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Norsk Skogmuseum ©
Norsk Skogmuseum
Mammuthus ©
Mammuthus
Anno Museum Domkirkeodden ©
Anno Museum Domkirkeodden

3
nights
Trysil Municipality

Trysil Municipality ©
When in Trysil Municipality, make a side trip to see Solen Alpinsenter in Engerdal Municipality, approximately 1h 15 min away.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Trysil Municipality using our trip planner.

You can drive from Hamar to Trysil Municipality in 2 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Trysil Municipality

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trip

Solen Alpinsenter
Find places to stay Feb 18 — 21:
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Trysil Hestesenter ©
Trysil Hestesenter
Trysil ©
Trysil
Trysil Bike Arena ©
Trysil Bike Arena