20 days in Central Norway Itinerary

20 days in Central Norway Itinerary

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Make it your trip
Fly
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Trondheim
— 7 nights
Drive
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Roros
— 4 nights
Drive
3
Oppdal
— 1 night
Drive
4
Meldal
— 2 nights
Drive
5
Frosta
— 5 nights
Drive to Trondheim Airport Værnes, Fly to Dubai

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Trondheim — 7 nights

The oldest of Norway's major cities, Trondheim sits on the southern shore of one of the country's longest fjords.
Trondheim is known for historic sites, sightseeing, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Rockheim, get engrossed in the history at Sverresborg Trondelag Folk Museum, brush up on your military savvy at Kristiansten Fortress, and visit Bakklandet.

To see where to stay, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Trondheim trip itinerary app.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Trondheim is an approximately 12-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Dubai to Trondheim. Traveling from Dubai in July, things will get colder in Trondheim: highs are around 22°C and lows about 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Roros.
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Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks

Roros — 4 nights

Spend the 18th (Mon) exploring nature at Femundsmarka National Park.

To see where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Roros trip planner.

You can drive from Trondheim to Roros in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Trondheim in July, Roros is little chillier at night with lows of 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Oppdal.
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Parks · Nature · Museums · Tours

Oppdal — 1 night

Oppdal is a village and municipality in Sør-Trøndelag county, Norway. On the 20th (Wed), see exotic creatures in open habitats at Oppdal Safari.

To find maps, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, use the Oppdal trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Roros to Oppdal in 2.5 hours. In July in Oppdal, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to drive to Meldal.
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Tours · Wildlife · Outdoors
Highlights from your trip

Meldal — 2 nights

Kick off your visit on the 21st (Thu): take in the dramatic scenery at Eafossen and then learn more about the world around you at Rindal Skimuseum. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Orkdal Museum, then see the interesting displays at Thamshavn Railway, and then examine the collection at Orkla Industry Museum.

To find ratings, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Meldal trip itinerary site.

Drive from Oppdal to Meldal in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Oppdal in July, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 12°C in Meldal. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Frosta.
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Museums · Parks · Nature
Side Trips

Frosta — 5 nights

Frosta is the smallest municipality in Nord-Trøndelag county, Norway. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Frosta: Falstadsenteret (in Levanger), Stjordal (Hegra Festning, Stjordal Museum Vaernes, &more) and Harbakhulen (in Revsnes). The adventure continues: pause for some serene contemplation at Mariaklosteret, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Forbordsfjellet, examine the collection at Grande Landhandelmuseum, and trek along Frostastien.

To see reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Frosta trip planner.

Traveling by car from Meldal to Frosta takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. July in Frosta sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can travel back home.
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Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature
Side Trips

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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