60 days in Central Norway Itinerary

60 days in Central Norway Itinerary

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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
Drive
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Grong Municipality
— 4 nights
Drive
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Meraker Municipality
— 3 nights
Drive
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Roros
— 7 nights
Drive
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Oppdal
— 4 nights
Drive
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Meldal
— 4 nights
Drive
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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. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Falstadsenteret and Tautra Klosterruiner. Get out of town with these interesting Frosta side-trips: Stjordal (Vaernes Church, Hegra Festning, &more) and Hell Stasjon (in Hell). There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Mariaklosteret, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Logtun church, steep yourself in history at Helleristninger Evenhus, and stop by Kortmann Lysfabrikk.

To find traveler tips, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Frosta online trip itinerary maker.

Sydney, Australia to Frosta is an approximately 34-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 9 hours. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in July, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Steinkjer.
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Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Trails
Side Trips

Steinkjer — 4 nights

Steinkjer is a city and municipality in the Nord-Trøndelag county, Norway. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Egge Museum and Kystriksveien. Explore Steinkjer's surroundings by going to Nils Aas Kunstverksted (in Inderoy Municipality), Stiklestad Nasjonale Kultursenter (in Verdal) and Klokkarstu, Galleri-Verksted-Kunstbutikk (in Straumen). There's lots more to do: look for gifts at Den Gyldne Omvei, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Osen Church, and steep yourself in history at Helleristninger/Gravhaug pa Strand.

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Steinkjer trip planner.

Getting from Frosta to Steinkjer by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to travel to Grong Municipality.
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Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites · Scenic Drive
Side Trips

Grong Municipality — 4 nights

You'll discover tucked-away gems like Kystmuseet Norveg and Rock City. Step out of Grong Municipality to go to Ranemsletta and see Lilleoen Farm, which is approximately 36 minutes away.

For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Grong Municipality trip itinerary maker tool.

You can drive from Steinkjer to Grong Municipality in 1.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Meraker Municipality.
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Meraker Municipality — 3 nights

Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Hytteskrivergaarden paa Gilsaa and 705 Senteret.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Meraker Municipality trip planner.

Getting from Grong Municipality to Meraker Municipality by car takes about 3.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to travel to Roros.
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Parks · Shopping · Tours · Historic Sites
Side Trip

Roros — 7 nights

You'll discover tucked-away gems like Lysgaard Keramikk and Hyttklokka.

To find ratings, maps, photos, and tourist information, read Roros road trip tool.

Traveling by car from Meraker Municipality to Roros takes 3.5 hours. Traveling from Meraker Municipality in July, expect little chillier 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 · Parks · Shopping · Historic Sites
Side Trip

Oppdal — 4 nights

Oppdal is a village and municipality in Sør-Trøndelag county, Norway. Step off the beaten path and head to Dombas Nasjonalparksenter and Groenbakken trail. Go for a jaunt from Oppdal to Dalholen to see Galleri Slaen about 1h 20 min away. Spend the 27th (Wed) exploring nature at Dovrefjell-Sunndalsfjella Nasjonalpark. There's more to do: see exotic creatures in open habitats at Oppdal Safari and have fun and explore at Oppdalsmuseet.

For reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Oppdal trip 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 29th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Meldal.
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Meldal — 4 nights

Step off the beaten path and head to Thamshavn Railway and Orkla Industry Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Meldal side-trips: Mjuklia (in Berkak), Rindal Skimuseum (in Rindal) and Helgeneset fyr (in Valsoyfjord).

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Meldal trip planner.

You can drive from Oppdal to Meldal in 1.5 hours. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Oppdal in July since evenings lows in Meldal dip to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can travel to Froya Municipality.
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Froya Municipality — 4 nights

Step off the beaten path and head to Sula fyr and Sula Chapel. Get out of town with these interesting Froya Municipality side-trips: Tarva Kapell (in Bjugn Municipality), Museet Uthaugsgaarden (in Uthaug) and Galleri Empati (in Opphaug).

To see photos and more tourist information, read our Froya Municipality tour planner.

Traveling by car from Meldal to Froya Municipality takes 2.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Froya Municipality are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Trondheim.
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Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Wildlife
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.
Explore hidden gems such as The Armoury Rustkammeret and Nordenfjeldske Kunstindustrimuseum. There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Nidaros Cathedral, learn about all things military at Kristiansten Fortress, examine the collection at Rockheim, and don't miss a visit to Norges Teknisk-Naturvitenskapelige Universitet, NTNU.

To see reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Trondheim road trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Froya Municipality to Trondheim takes 2.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows 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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