2 days in Eastern Norway Itinerary

2 days in Eastern Norway Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Eastern Norway trip planner

Make it your trip
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Oslo
— 1 day
Drive
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Tonsberg
— 1 night
Drive
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Skien
Drive

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Oslo

— 1 day

Tiger City

Norway's capital city, Oslo boasts a thousand years of history and a diverse mix of architecture that blends old, new, and ultra-modern.
On the 28th (Fri), explore the historical opulence of Akershus Castle and Fortress (Akershus Slott og Festning), explore the world behind art at Vigeland Museum, and then stroll around Vigeland Park.

To see more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Oslo sightseeing planning website.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Oslo. In August in Oslo, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to drive to Tonsberg.

Things to do in Oslo

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Tonsberg

— 1 night
On the 29th (Sat), get engrossed in the history at Local Historical Centre, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Kyststien Hiking Trail, and then don't miss a visit to Tonsberg Medieval Festival.

To find other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Tonsberg attractions planner.

You can drive from Oslo to Tonsberg in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Tonsberg can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Skien.

Things to do in Tonsberg

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Museums

Side Trip

Skien

Skien is a city and municipality in Telemark county, Norway. To see traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Skien trip builder.

Drive from Tonsberg to Skien in 1.5 hours. August in Skien sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 15°C at night. You'll set off for home on the 29th (Sat).

Things to do in Skien

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors

Eastern Norway travel guide

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History Museums · Art Museums · Specialty Museums
From tranquil landscapes to historical monuments and urban sights, Eastern Norway attracts visitors who want an all-emcompassing Scandinavian vacation. Featuring some of the tallest peaks of northern Europe, as well as scenic lakes, rivers, and forests, the region is renowned for its natural attractions and draws visitors with a number of outdoor activities, including fishing, hiking, sailing, and winter sports. The flatlands surrounding Oslo are the most densely populated region of the country. The cosmopolitan capital is Norway's cultural and economic center, with a selection of parks, museums, historical sights, and places to go out. To experience life at a slower pace, visit the smaller towns and fishing ports in the region, many of which still preserve their traditional ways of life.