60 days in Eastern Norway Itinerary

60 days in Eastern Norway Itinerary

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Trysil Municipality
— 2 nights
2
Lillehammer
— 7 nights
3
Lom
— 4 nights
4
Geilo
— 6 nights
5
Rjukan
— 5 nights
6
Skien
— 5 nights
7
Tonsberg
— 7 nights
8
Fredrikstad
— 9 nights
9
Oslo
— 13 nights

2
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Trysil Municipality

Trysil Municipality ©
Take a break from the city and head to Fulufjellet Alpinsenter and Trysil. Change things up with these side-trips from Trysil Municipality: Norsk Skogmuseum (in Elverum) and Haugfossen (in Rena).

To find more things to do and tourist information, you can read our Trysil Municipality road trip tool.

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam to Trysil Municipality is an approximately 21.5-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 6 hours traveling from Ho Chi Minh City to Trysil Municipality. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Lillehammer.

Things to do in Trysil Municipality

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Norsk Skogmuseum, Haugfossen
Find places to stay Dec 25 — 28:
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Trysil Hestesenter ©
Trysil Hestesenter
Norsk Skogmuseum ©
Norsk Skogmuseum
Trysil Bike Arena ©
Trysil Bike Arena

7
nights
Lillehammer

Lillehammer ©
Lillehammer is a town and municipality in Oppland county, Norway. Visit Sigrid Undset's Home Bjerkebaek and Garmo Stave Church for their historical value. Take a break from the city and head to Renaafjellet and Glomstadbukta. Explore Lillehammer's surroundings by going to Gala Ski Arena (in Gala), Asdalstjorna Nature Reserve (in Ringebu Municipality) and Favang (Kvitfjell Alpinanlegg & Kvitfjell). The adventure continues: shop like a local with Galleri Zink, take in the exciting artwork at Peder Balke-senteret, get engrossed in the history at Anno Museum Domkirkeodden, and hit the slopes at Hafjell Alpinsenter.

To see traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Lillehammer route website.

You can drive from Trysil Municipality to Lillehammer in 2.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and train. In December, daily temperatures in Lillehammer can reach -3°C, while at night they dip to -11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Lom.

Things to do in Lillehammer

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Ringebu Municipality, Gjovik, Peder Balke-senteret, Hafjell Alpinsenter, Atlungstad Distillery
Find places to stay Dec 28 — Jan 4:
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Hafjell Alpinsenter ©
Hafjell Alpinsenter
Anno Museum Domkirkeodden ©
Anno Museum Domkirkeodden
Garmo Stave Church ©
Garmo Stave Church

4
nights
Lom

Lom is a municipality in Oppland county, Norway. Vaga Kyrkje and Lom Stave church are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Visiting First and Foremost and BrimiSkogen will get you outdoors. Get out of town with these interesting Lom side-trips: River Rafting & Tubing (in Nedre Heidal), Sore Brekka (in Lesja Municipality) and Besseggen (in Vagamo). And it doesn't end there: catch the contagious excitement of Raubergstulen, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Galdhopiggen, and admire the sheer force of Knight's Leap.

For where to stay, reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the Lom travel route tool.

Traveling by car from Lillehammer to Lom takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and car; or take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Lom can reach -6°C, while at night they dip to -15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Geilo.

Things to do in Lom

Outdoors · Tours · Nature

Side Trips

Vagamo, River Rafting & Tubing, Sore Brekka, Knight's Leap
Find places to stay Jan 4 — 8:
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River Rafting & Tubing
Besseggen ©
Besseggen
Galdhopiggen ©
Galdhopiggen

6
nights
Geilo

Geilo ©
Geilo is a centre in the municipality of Hol in Norway, in the valley of Hallingdal, with around 2,300 inhabitants. Your inner history buff will appreciate Uvdal Stave Church and Torpo stave church. Visiting Nature & Wildlife Tours and Hemsedal Ski Centre will get you outdoors. Change things up with these side-trips from Geilo: Hovet (Hallingskarvet Fjellbad & Hallingskarvet Skisenter Sudndalen), Al Skicentre (in Al) and Solheisen Ski Center (in Hemsedal). There's lots more to do: try to win big at Geilo Hestesenter, relax and float downstream with Dagali Fjellpark, fly down the slopes at Slaatta Skisenter - Geilo Snowsports, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Nesbyen Alpisenter.

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Geilo travel route planner.

You can drive from Lom to Geilo in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car, bus, and train; or do a combination of car and bus. In January in Geilo, expect temperatures between -6°C during the day and -15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Rjukan.

Things to do in Geilo

Outdoors · Winter Sports · Parks

Side Trips

Hovet, Al, Hemsedal, Vaset Skiheiser, Hol Gamle Kyrkje
Find places to stay Jan 8 — 14:
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Dagali Fjellpark ©
Dagali Fjellpark
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Slaatta Skisenter - Geilo Snowsports ©
Slaatta Skisenter - Geilo Snowsports

5
nights
Rjukan

Rjukan ©
Rjukan is a town and the administrative centre of Tinn municipality in Telemark, Norway. Telemarkstunet and Hardangervidda Nasjonalparksenter are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Escape the urban bustle at Rauland Skisenter and Skyhook. Explore Rjukan's surroundings by going to Rauland (Falkenuten HIke & Vinterophold Vierli) and Fagerfjell Skisenter (in Flesberg Municipality). And it doesn't end there: look for gifts at Tinn Handverkssenter, hit the slopes at Mosvatn, identify plant and animal life at Hovin, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Gaustatoppen.

To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Rjukan trip itinerary maker tool.

Drive from Geilo to Rjukan in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from Geilo in January, things will get a bit warmer in Rjukan: highs are around -2°C and lows about -8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to drive to Skien.

Things to do in Rjukan

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Rauland, Tinn Municipality, Tinn Handverkssenter, Fagerfjell Skisenter
Find places to stay Jan 14 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Hardangervidda Nasjonalparksenter ©
Hardangervidda Nasjonalparksenter
Falkenuten HIke ©
Falkenuten HIke
Gaustatoppen ©
Gaustatoppen

5
nights
Skien

Skien ©
Skien is a city and municipality in Telemark county, Norway. Museum-lovers will appreciate Telemarksgalleriet & Lysbuen and Labro Museums. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Osebro Gallery and Seljord Church. Get out of town with these interesting Skien side-trips: Heddal Stave Church (in Notodden), Lindheim Olkompani (in Gvarv) and Vradal Panorama Ski Centre (in Vradal). There's much more to do: stroll through Molen, admire the masterpieces at Porselensmuseet i Porsgrund, take in the awesome beauty at Lifjell, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Bo Old Church.

To find reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Skien day trip planner.

Getting from Rjukan to Skien by car takes about 2.5 hours. Traveling from Rjukan in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Skien, with lows of -4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can drive to Tonsberg.

Things to do in Skien

Parks · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Notodden, Porsgrunn, Bo I Telemark Municipality, Molen, Krogshavn
Find places to stay Jan 19 — 24:
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Molen ©
Molen
Heddal Stave Church ©
Heddal Stave Church
Labro Museums ©
Labro Museums

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nights
Tonsberg

Tonsberg ©
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Vestfossen Kunstlaboratorium and Gallery M. Borrehaugene and Stavern Fort will appeal to history buffs. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Tonsberg: Batteristranda (in Larvik), World's End (in Tjome) and Horten (Kihle Galleriet & Tivolistranda).

For more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Tonsberg online trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Skien to Tonsberg in 1.5 hours. In January in Tonsberg, expect temperatures between 0°C during the day and -5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can travel to Fredrikstad.

Things to do in Tonsberg

Museums · Shopping · Parks

Side Trips

Horten, Sandefjord, Stavern, Batteristranda, Vestfossen Kunstlaboratorium
Find places to stay Jan 24 — 31:
Highlights from your plan
Vestfossen Kunstlaboratorium ©
Vestfossen Kunstlaboratorium
Marinemuseet (The Norwegian Naval Museum) ©
Villa Veierland ©
Villa Veierland

9
nights
Fredrikstad

Fredrikstad ©
Fredrikstad is a city and municipality in Østfold county, Norway. Let the collections at Galleri Henrik Gerner and Galleri Kraft og Metallum capture your imagination. Popular historic sites such as Moellebyen Industrial Centre and Roed Manor are in your itinerary. Venture out of the city with trips to Son (Gullich, Galleri Soon, &more), Moss (ViDa Glas, Moss Kunstgalleri, &more) and Halden (Idd Church Closter & Fredriksten Festning (Fredriksten Fortress)). The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Maerrapanna Bathing and Recreational Area, explore the wide array of goods at Ferner Jacobsen AS, view the masterpieces at Oestfold Kunstnersenter / Gallery Oks, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Spjaeroeykilen Bathing Spot.

For traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Fredrikstad itinerary builder website.

Getting from Tonsberg to Fredrikstad by combination of car and ferry takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, ferry, and train; or take a train. In January in Fredrikstad, expect temperatures between 0°C during the day and -6°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Oslo.

Things to do in Fredrikstad

Shopping · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Moss, Son, Gressvik, Halden, Spjaeroeykilen Bathing Spot
Find places to stay Jan 31 — Feb 9:
Highlights from your plan
Galleri Henrik Gerner ©
Galleri Henrik Gerner
Saltholmen
Saltholmen

13
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Norsk Folkemuseum and Queen Sonja Art Stable. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Storoyodden and Paradisbukta. Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Norway Nasjonalgalleriet, take an in-depth tour of Viking Ship Museum, step into the grandiose world of Akershus Castle and Fortress (Akershus Slott og Festning), and take a stroll through Karl Johans gate.

For where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Oslo online tour planner.

Traveling by car from Fredrikstad to Oslo takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. While traveling from Fredrikstad, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Oslo, ranging from highs of 6°C to lows of -7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Oslo

Museums · Parks · Shopping

Side Trip

Storoyodden
Find places to stay Feb 9 — 22:
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Norsk Folkemuseum ©
Norsk Folkemuseum
Kon-Tiki Museum ©
Kon-Tiki Museum
Vigeland Museum ©
Vigeland Museum