47 days in Oslo, Trondelag & Northern Norway Itinerary

47 days in Oslo, Trondelag & Northern Norway Itinerary

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Oslo
— 1 night
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Trondheim
— 3 nights
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Verdal
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Steinkjer
— 1 night
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Namsos
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Rorvik
— 1 night
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Bronnoysund
— 1 night
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Sandnessjoen
— 1 night
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Bodo
— 4 nights
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Vaeroy
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Reine
— 3 nights
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Svolvaer
— 1 night
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Stokmarknes
— 1 night
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Andenes
— 2 nights
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Senja
— 1 night
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Tromso
— 3 nights
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Vardo
— 2 nights
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Kirkenes
— 3 nights
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Karasjok
— 1 night
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Nordkapp Municipality
— 2 nights
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Hammerfest
— 2 nights
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Alta
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Narvik
— 3 nights
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Rana Municipality
— 1 night
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Mosjoen
— 2 nights
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Trondheim
— 5 nights
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Oslo
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Oslo — 1 night

Norway's capital city, Oslo boasts a thousand years of history and a diverse mix of architecture that blends old, new, and ultra-modern.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Vigeland Park as well as Holmenkollen Ski Museum. Start off your visit on the 25th (Thu): examine the collection at Holmenkollen Ski Museum, get engrossed in the history at Fram Museum, then get engrossed in the history at Kon-Tiki Museum, and finally explore the activities along Oslofjord.

For other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Oslo travel route planner.

Reykjavik, Iceland to Oslo is an approximately 6-hour flight. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Reykjavik to Oslo due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Reykjavik in May, you will find days in Oslo are a bit warmer (18°C), and nights are about the same (3°C). You will have some time to spend on the 26th (Fri) before leaving for Trondheim.
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Trondheim — 3 nights

The oldest of Norway's major cities, Trondheim sits on the southern shore of one of the country's longest fjords.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Falstadsenteret and Erkebispegarden (Archbishop's Palace). You'll explore and learn at Vitensenteret i Trondheim and The Crown Regalia. Step out of Trondheim to go to Stjordal and see Vaernes Church, which is approximately 42 minutes away. There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Bymarka, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Olav Catholic Church, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of Our Lady, and take in panoramic vistas at Tyholttarnet.

You can plan Trondheim trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Traveling by flight from Oslo to Trondheim takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. May in Trondheim sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 5°C at night. On the 29th (Mon), you'll travel to Verdal.
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Verdal

Verdal is a municipality in Nord-Trøndelag county, Norway. Start off your visit on the 29th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Stiklestad Church and then admire all the interesting features of Stiklestad Nasjonale Kultursenter.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Verdal road trip app.

You can drive from Trondheim to Verdal in 2 hours. Another option is to drive. In May, daily temperatures in Verdal can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can go by car to Steinkjer.
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Steinkjer — 1 night

Steinkjer is a city and municipality in the Nord-Trøndelag county, Norway. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Mon): stop by Den Gyldne Omvei.

To plan Steinkjer vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Getting from Verdal to Steinkjer by car takes about an hour. Other options: drive. Expect a daytime high around 14°C in May, and nighttime lows around 5°C. On the 30th (Tue), you'll travel to Namsos.
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Namsos

Namsos is a municipality in Nord-Trøndelag county, Norway. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Namdalsmuseet and then see the interesting displays at Rock City.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Namsos travel route app.

Traveling by car from Steinkjer to Namsos takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In May in Namsos, expect temperatures between 14°C during the day and 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can drive to Rorvik.
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Rorvik — 1 night

Rørvik is a port village in the municipality of Vikna in Nord-Trøndelag county, Norway. To see more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Rorvik trip website.

Getting from Namsos to Rorvik by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Bronnoysund.
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Bronnoysund — 1 night

Kick off your visit on the 31st (Wed): look for gifts at Lokalmatbutikken and then take in the waterfront activity at Norsk Havbrukssenter.

To see other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Bronnoysund route planner.

Getting from Rorvik to Bronnoysund by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive. May in Bronnoysund sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Sandnessjoen.
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Sandnessjoen — 1 night

Start off your visit on the 1st (Thu): snap pictures at Helgelandsbrua and then contemplate the long history of Torolvstein.

For more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Sandnessjoen trip itinerary tool.

You can drive from Bronnoysund to Sandnessjoen in 3 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Sandnessjoen can reach 16°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Bodo.
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Bodo — 4 nights

Your day by day itinerary now includes Kjerringoy Trading Post. Popular historic sites such as Ronvik Church and Saltstraumen Church are in your itinerary. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Norsk Luftfartsmuseum and Jektefartsmuseet. Change things up with a short trip to Blodveimuseet in Rognan (about 1h 35 min away).

To see reviews, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Bodo trip maker.

Traveling by car from Sandnessjoen to Bodo takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In June, daily temperatures in Bodo can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Vaeroy.
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Vaeroy

Start off your visit on the 6th (Tue): admire the natural beauty at Nordlandshagen pa Vaeroy.

For reviews, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our Vaeroy travel app.

You can drive from Bodo to Vaeroy in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Bodo in June, you will find days in Vaeroy are little chillier (12°C), and nights are about the same (8°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Tue) to allow time for the travel to Reine.
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Reine — 3 nights

The locals came to Reine to catch cod; visitors come to catch the views.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Norwegian Fishing Village Museum as well as Nusfjord Fishing Village. Take a break from the city and head to Lofoten Island and Bunes Beach. Lofotr Viking Museum and Flakstad Church are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with a short trip to Magic Ice Lofoten in Svolvaer (about 2h 15 min away). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Kvalvika Beach, examine the collection at Lofoten Stockfish Museum, browse the fresh offerings at Lofoten Gaardsysteri, and wander the wide-open spaces of Aalan Gard.

To see photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Reine trip site.

Getting from Vaeroy to Reine by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: travel. In June in Reine, expect temperatures between 14°C during the day and 8°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Svolvaer.
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Svolvaer — 1 night

The largest town on the Lofoten Islands, Svolvaer serves as a good base from which to launch your tour of the archipelago.
To see maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Svolvaer sightseeing planning website.

You can drive from Reine to Svolvaer in 2.5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to drive to Stokmarknes.
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Stokmarknes — 1 night

Stokmarknes is a small town in the municipality of Hadsel in Nordland county, Norway. To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Stokmarknes trip planning website.

Drive from Svolvaer to Stokmarknes in 2 hours. June in Stokmarknes sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Andenes.
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Andenes — 2 nights

Andenes is a village and former municipality in the Vesterålen district of Nordland county, Norway. You've now added Church of Torsken to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): kick back and relax at Bleikstranda. On your second day here, visit a coastal fixture at Andenes Lighthouse, then engage your brain at Spaceship Aurora - Visitor Center of Andoya Space, then examine the collection at Polar Museum Andenes, and finally get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

For photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Andenes trip tool.

Getting from Stokmarknes to Andenes by car takes about 2 hours. In June, daytime highs in Andenes are 12°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Senja.
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Senja — 1 night

You've now added Malselvfossen to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 13th (Tue): admire the sheer force of Malselvfossen.

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You can drive from Andenes to Senja in 3 hours. When traveling from Andenes in June, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Senja: temperatures range from 16°C by day to 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can travel to Tromso.
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Tromso — 3 nights

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 15th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: observe the fascinating underwater world at Polaria, examine the collection at The Polar Museum, then admire the striking features of The Arctic Cathedral, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

For ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Tromso travel route planner.

Do a combination of taxi and ferry from Senja to Tromso in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In June, daily temperatures in Tromso can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to fly to Vardo.
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Vardo — 2 nights

is a municipality in Finnmark county in the extreme northeastern part of Norway. To find more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Vardo travel planning tool.

Getting from Tromso to Vardo by car takes about 12.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Tromso in June, plan for slightly colder days in Vardo, with highs around 9°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Kirkenes.
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Kirkenes — 3 nights

Kirkenes is a town in Sør-Varanger Municipality in Finnmark county, in the far northeastern part of Norway. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some serene contemplation at Kirkenes Church, then don't miss a visit to Treriksroysa, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at King Oscar II Chapel, and finally make a trip to Lungomare.

For photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Kirkenes driving holiday planning tool.

You can drive from Vardo to Kirkenes in 3.5 hours. Traveling from Vardo in June, expect nights in Kirkenes to be about the same, around 6°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 14°C. On the 22nd (Thu), you'll travel to Karasjok.
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Karasjok — 1 night

Karasjok or Kárášjohka or Kaarasjoki is a municipality in Finnmark county, Norway. On the 22nd (Thu), see the interesting displays at Sapmi Park.

For where to stay, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Karasjok day trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Kirkenes to Karasjok takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In June in Karasjok, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 6°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can drive to Nordkapp Municipality.
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Nordkapp Municipality — 2 nights

Some 200,000 visitors take a trip to Nordkapp Municipality every year, drawn by its two main attractions--North Cape and Knivskjellodden, considered by many the northernmost point of Europe.
Keep things going the next day: get outside with Knivskjellodden, then get engrossed in the history at Nordkappmuseet, then explore the striking landscape at Nordkapphallen, and finally appreciate the history behind Bamse statue.

For maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Nordkapp Municipality itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Karasjok to Nordkapp Municipality in 4 hours. Another option is to drive. Traveling from Karasjok in June, expect nights in Nordkapp Municipality to be about the same, around 7°C, while days are slightly colder, around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Hammerfest.
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Hammerfest — 2 nights

Hammerfest is a municipality in Finnmark county, Norway. Start off your visit on the 25th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Museum of Reconstruction for Finnmark and Northern Troms.

To see where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Hammerfest trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Nordkapp Municipality to Hammerfest in 3.5 hours. In June in Hammerfest, expect temperatures between 12°C during the day and 5°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can go by car to Alta.
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Alta

Alta is the most populated municipality in Finnmark county, Norway. Start off your visit on the 27th (Tue): get a new perspective on nature at Alta Museum - World Heritage Rock Art Centre.

To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Alta trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by car from Hammerfest to Alta takes 2.5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Alta can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Narvik.
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Narvik — 3 nights

or Áhkanjárga is the third-largest town and municipality in Nordland county, Norway by population. On the next day, get engrossed in the history at Narvik museum, see the interesting displays at Narvik Kjoretoyhistoriske Museum, and then appreciate the history behind Hiroshima Stone.

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Narvik road trip tool.

You can drive from Alta to Narvik in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Narvik are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Rana Municipality.
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Rana Municipality — 1 night

Start off your visit on the 30th (Fri): explore the striking landscape at Marmor Slottet and then appreciate the history behind Havmannen.

For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Rana Municipality online route planner.

Traveling by car from Narvik to Rana Municipality takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In June, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can drive to Mosjoen.
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Mosjoen — 2 nights

Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Dolstad Church, then trek along Helgelandstrappa, and then visit The Historical Sjoegata Street.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Mosjoen trip builder site.

Traveling by car from Rana Municipality to Mosjoen takes 2 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Mosjoen can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can drive to Trondheim.
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Trondheim — 5 nights

Nidaros Cathedral and Munkholmen batteri will appeal to history buffs. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Thamshavn Railway and The Armoury Rustkammeret. Step out of Trondheim to go to Meldal and see Orkla Industry Museum, which is approximately 1h 25 min away. Explore Trondheim further: see the interesting displays at Rockheim, make a trip to Old Town Bridge, contemplate the long history of Kristiansten Fortress, and take an in-depth tour of Sverresborg Trondelag Folk Museum.

To find traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Trondheim trip itinerary builder website.

You can drive from Mosjoen to Trondheim in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can fly to Oslo.
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Oslo — 2 nights

You've now added Karl Johans gate to your itinerary. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Akershus Castle and Fortress (Akershus Slott og Festning) and National Gallery of Norway Nasjonalgalleriet. See some other sides of Oslo: admire the masterpieces at Vigeland Museum.

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Oslo road trip website.

Getting from Trondheim to Oslo by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. While traveling from Trondheim, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Oslo, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 11°C. You'll set off for home on the 10th (Mon).
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Verdal Municipality travel guide

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Northern Norway travel guide

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Land of the Northern Lights
Located at the northernmost tip of continental Europe, Northern Norway is a place where civilizations meet, the sun shines at midnight, and auroras paint the skies. Learn about the local culture, a mosaic of Sami, Norwegian, Finnish, and Russian influences, and see the historical attractions that stretch from prehistory to the Cold War era. Despite their modest size, the region’s cities are vibrant places with many unique architectural features and an exciting nightlife. Outside the cities, you'll find a vast area of pristine nature with mountains, fjords, lakes, and rivers. Here you can take part in a number of outdoor activities, from golfing and rock climbing in the summer, to dog sledding and skiing in the winter. Complete your Arctic vacation by tasting the local specialties, including fresh dairy products and seafood, whale and reindeer meat, and seagull eggs followed by home-brewed beer.
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Moskenes Municipality travel guide

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