60 days in Central Norway Itinerary

60 days in Central Norway Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Central Norway itinerary planner
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Fly to Trondheim Airport Værnes, Drive to Frosta
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Frosta
— 5 nights
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Steinkjer
— 4 nights
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Grong Municipality
— 4 nights
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Meraker Municipality
— 3 nights
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Roros
— 7 nights
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Oppdal
— 4 nights
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Meldal
— 4 nights
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Froya Municipality
— 4 nights
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Trondheim
— 22 nights
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Frosta — 5 nights

Frosta is the smallest municipality in Nord-Trøndelag county, Norway. Explore hidden gems such as Falstadsenteret and Vaernes Church. Venture out of the city with trips to Stjordal (Hegra Festning & Stjordal Museum Vaernes) and Hell Stasjon (in Hell). There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Mariaklosteret, steep yourself in history at Tautra Klosterruiner, tour the pleasant surroundings at Frostastien, and stop by Kortmann Lysfabrikk.

For maps, reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Frosta vacation planner.

Sydney, Australia to Frosta is an approximately 34-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of flight and car. Traveling from Sydney to Frosta, you'll gain 9 hours due to the time zone difference. In July in Frosta, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Steinkjer.
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Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Wildlife
Side Trips

Steinkjer — 4 nights

Steinkjer is a city and municipality in the Nord-Trøndelag county, Norway. Explore hidden gems such as Egge Museum and Stiklestad Nasjonale Kultursenter. Change things up with these side-trips from Steinkjer: Osen Church (in Steinsdalen), Klokkarstu, Galleri-Verksted-Kunstbutikk (in Straumen) and Nils Aas Kunstverksted (in Inderoy Municipality). And it doesn't end there: look for gifts at Den Gyldne Omvei, take in the pleasant sights at Kystriksveien, and contemplate the long history of Helleristninger/Gravhaug pa Strand.

To see reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Steinkjer online route maker.

Drive from Frosta to Steinkjer in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In July, daily temperatures in Steinkjer can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can travel to Grong Municipality.
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Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites · Scenic Drive
Side Trips

Grong Municipality — 4 nights

Explore hidden gems such as Kystmuseet Norveg and Grong Rural Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Grong Municipality side-trips: Lilleoen Farm (in Ranemsletta) and Rock City (in Namsos).

To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Grong Municipality road trip planning site.

You can drive from Steinkjer to Grong Municipality in 1.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Grong Municipality are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to travel to Meraker Municipality.
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Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Wildlife
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Meraker Municipality — 3 nights

You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Hytteskrivergaarden paa Gilsaa and Koppera Industrimuseum.

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Meraker Municipality trip planner.

You can drive from Grong Municipality to Meraker Municipality in 3.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Meraker Municipality can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can travel to Roros.
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Museums · Wildlife · Nature · Shopping
Side Trip

Roros — 7 nights

Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Lysgaard Keramikk and Slegghaugan.

For traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Roros tour itinerary maker website.

Getting from Meraker Municipality to Roros by car takes about 3.5 hours. Traveling from Meraker Municipality in July, expect slightly colder with lows of 7°C in Roros. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can drive to Oppdal.
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Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites · Parks
Side Trip

Oppdal — 4 nights

Oppdal is a village and municipality in Sør-Trøndelag county, Norway. Discover out-of-the-way places like Dombas Nasjonalparksenter and Dovrefjell-Sunndalsfjella Nasjonalpark. Go for a jaunt from Oppdal to Dalholen to see Galleri Slaen about 1h 20 min away. There's lots more to do: see exotic creatures in open habitats at Oppdal Safari, explore the engaging exhibits at Oppdalsmuseet, and explore the landscape on two wheels at Groenbakken trail.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Oppdal visit planning app.

You can drive from Roros to Oppdal in 2.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Oppdal can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Meldal.
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Outdoors · Parks · Museums · Wildlife
Side Trips

Meldal — 4 nights

Explore hidden gems such as Thamshavn Railway and Mjuklia. Get out of town with these interesting Meldal side-trips: Rindal Skimuseum (in Rindal) and Helgeneset fyr (in Valsoyfjord).

To see where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Meldal trip maker app.

You can drive from Oppdal to Meldal in 1.5 hours. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Meldal when traveling from Oppdal in July, with lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Froya Municipality.
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Museums · Parks · Outdoors · Trails
Side Trips

Froya Municipality — 4 nights

You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Sula fyr and Sula Chapel. Explore Froya Municipality's surroundings by going to Tarva Kapell (in Bjugn Municipality), Galleri Empati (in Opphaug) and Museet Uthaugsgaarden (in Uthaug).

For reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Froya Municipality journey planner.

Getting from Meldal to Froya Municipality by car takes about 2.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Trondheim.
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Museums · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Outdoors
Side Trips

Trondheim — 22 nights

The oldest of Norway's major cities, Trondheim sits on the southern shore of one of the country's longest fjords.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like The Armoury Rustkammeret and Jewish Museum Trondheim. There's much more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Nidaros Cathedral, take in panoramic vistas at Tyholttarnet, snap pictures at Old Town Bridge, and learn about all things military at Kristiansten Fortress.

To see photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Trondheim itinerary maker website.

You can drive from Froya Municipality to Trondheim in 2.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Trondheim can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. You'll set off for home on the 28th (Sun).
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Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks

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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