9 days in Oslo & Tromso Itinerary

9 days in Oslo & Tromso Itinerary

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9 days in Oslo & Tromso Itinerary

Start: Brisbane
Fly:  32​h
1
Oslo
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Tromso
— 2 nights
Fly:  36​h
End: Sydney

2
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Oslofjord and Bygdøy. There's lots more to do: step into the grandiose world of Akershus Castle and Fortress (Akershus Slott og Festning), admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Norway Nasjonalgalleriet, get engrossed in the history at Viking Ship Museum, and see the interesting displays at Kon-Tiki Museum.

To see traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Oslo trip itinerary planner .

Brisbane, Australia to Oslo is an approximately 26-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland) to Central European Time is minus 9 hours. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Brisbane in December; daily highs in Oslo reach 45°F and lows reach 23°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can travel to Tromso.

Things to do in Oslo

Museums Historic Sites Nature
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Vigeland Museum ©
Vigeland Museum
Bygdøy ©
Bygdøy
Oslofjord ©
Oslofjord

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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Mon): take in the dramatic natural features at Tromso Fjords, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, and then meet the residents at Polaria. On the 31st (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at The Polar Museum (Polarmuseet), take in the spiritual surroundings of The Arctic Cathedral, then get interesting insight from Tours, then stop by Blast, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Tromso Domkirke.

To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Tromso online itinerary maker .

Getting from Oslo to Tromso by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Oslo in December, expect nights in Tromso to be about the same, around 25°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 33°F. On the 1st (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Tromso

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

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

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