8 days in Oslo & Tromso Itinerary

8 days in Oslo & Tromso Itinerary

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Oslo
— 6 nights
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Tromso
— 1 night

6
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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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Munch Museum and Viking Ship Museum. There's much 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, try out the rides at Norsk Folkemuseum, and take an in-depth tour of Kon-Tiki Museum.

For where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Oslo vacation planning site.

London, UK to Oslo is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 1 hour. In March, Oslo is a bit cooler than London - with highs of 7°C and lows of -4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Tromso.

Things to do in Oslo

Museums · Parks · Outdoors
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Viking Ship Museum ©
Viking Ship Museum
Norsk Folkemuseum ©
Norsk Folkemuseum

1
night
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 23rd (Thu), see the interesting displays at The Polar Museum, then admire the landmark architecture of The Arctic Cathedral, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Tromso Botaniske Hage. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Polaria and then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

For where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Tromso trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Oslo to Tromso in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Oslo in March: highs in Tromso hover around 1°C, while lows dip to -4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

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

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