8 days in Oslo, Northern Norway & Central Norway Itinerary

8 days in Oslo, Northern Norway & Central Norway Itinerary

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8 days in Oslo, Northern Norway & Central Norway Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  5 h 15 min
1
Oslo
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
2
Tromso
— 2 nights
Fly + Train:  4 h 15 min
3
Trondheim
— 1 night
Train + Fly:  6 h 15 min
End: London

4
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, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Akershus Castle and Fortress (Akershus Slott og Festning), get in on the family fun at Norsk Folkemuseum, examine the collection at Munch Museum, and take an in-depth tour of Fram Museum.

For more things to do and tourist information, read our Oslo trip itinerary maker tool.

London, UK to Oslo is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and ferry. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Oslo due to the time zone difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from London in April, with highs in Oslo at 11°C and lows at -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can travel to Tromso.

Things to do in Oslo

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Kon-Tiki Museum ©
Kon-Tiki Museum
Vigeland Museum ©
Vigeland Museum

2
nights
Tromso

The cultural and economic hub of northern Norway, Tromso boasts a historical city center containing one of the highest concentrations of wooden houses in Europe.
On the 6th (Mon), surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, pause for some photo ops at Memorial to Deportation of Jews of Tromso, and then engage your brain at Polaria. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour and then take in the spiritual surroundings of The Arctic Cathedral.

To find photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Tromso road trip planning website.

You can fly from Oslo to Tromso in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. When traveling from Oslo in April, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Tromso: temperatures range from 3°C by day to -2°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can travel to Trondheim.

Things to do in Tromso

Tours Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

The Arctic Cathedral
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
The Arctic Cathedral ©
The Arctic Cathedral
Dolphin & Whale Watching

1
night
Trondheim

Trondheim ©
The oldest of Norway's major cities, Trondheim sits on the southern shore of one of the country's longest fjords.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Nidaros Cathedral, snap pictures at Old Town Bridge, then learn about all things military at The Armoury Rustkammeret, then ski along the peaceful trails at Elgsethytta, and finally tee off at Trondheim par3golf.

To see where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Trondheim tour itinerary maker website.

Getting from Tromso to Trondheim by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and train. While traveling from Tromso, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Trondheim, ranging from highs of 9°C to lows of 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Trondheim

Parks Outdoors Golf
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Trondheim par3golf ©
Trondheim par3golf
Nidaros Cathedral ©
Nidaros Cathedral
Old Town Bridge ©
Old Town Bridge

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