13 days in Central Norway Itinerary

13 days in Central Norway Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Central Norway route planner
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Trondheim
— 5 nights
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Roros
— 3 nights
Drive
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Trones
— 1 day
Drive
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Grong Municipality
— 1 night
Drive
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Steinkjer
— 2 nights
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Trondheim — 5 nights

The oldest of Norway's major cities, Trondheim sits on the southern shore of one of the country's longest fjords.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Ladestien - Hiking Trail and Pilegrimsleden - The Route of St. Olav Ways. Visiting Sykkelheisen Trampe and Storsand Gard Camping will get you outdoors. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Trondheim: Hegra Festning (in Stjordal) and Hell Stasjon (in Hell). And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Norges Teknisk-Naturvitenskapelige Universitet, NTNU, take in nature's colorful creations at Ringve Botanical Gardens, pause for some serene contemplation at Ilen Kirke, and stroll through Bymarka.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Trondheim trip builder.

Brussels, Belgium to Trondheim is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Brussels in July, expect nights in Trondheim to be about the same, around 13°C, while days are slightly colder, around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Roros.
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Roros — 3 nights

Visiting Slegghaugan and Femundsmarka National Park will get you outdoors. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Lysgaard Keramikk and Rorosmuseet Doktortjonna Recreation Park.

For more things to do, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Roros trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by car from Trondheim to Roros takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Roros when traveling from Trondheim in July, with lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can drive to Trones.
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Trones — 1 day

On the 23rd (Tue), get to know the resident critters at Namsskogan Familiepark.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Trones road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Roros to Trones takes 6 hours. Traveling from Roros in July, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 13°C in Trones. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Grong Municipality.
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Zoos & Aquariums · Parks
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Grong Municipality — 1 night

Kick off your visit on the 24th (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Vaeremsfeltet, then see the interesting displays at Grong Rural Museum, then trek along Tommerasfossen, and finally get all the information you need at Grong Fritid and Tourist Information.

To see traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Grong Municipality trip itinerary planning site.

Getting from Trones to Grong Municipality by car takes about an hour. In July, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can drive to Steinkjer.
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Side Trip
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Steinkjer — 2 nights

Steinkjer is a city and municipality in the Nord-Trøndelag county, Norway. Start off your visit on the 25th (Thu): get answers to all your questions at Visit Innherred AS, take a memorable drive along Kystriksveien, and then stop by Den Gyldne Omvei.

For reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Steinkjer trip site.

Drive from Grong Municipality to Steinkjer in 1.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Steinkjer can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. On the 26th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.
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Central Norway travel guide

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Churches · Specialty Museums · Bridges
Take a trip to Central Norway to admire its natural beauty, visit historical communities, and immerse yourself in a rich cultural heritage. The area is renowned for its mountainous landscape, perfect for hiking, rafting, fishing, and other outdoor activities. It is also one of Norway’s main centers for winter sports, having hosted the 1994 Winter Olympics. Numerous cultural monuments are scattered throughout the area, from rock carvings and wooden churches to museums of local history. Small towns and villages preserve a slow-paced way of life, and are known for their hospitality and homemade food. The urban center of the region is the city of Trondheim, the first capital of Norway, and a hub of education, arts, and culture.
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