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
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Grong Municipality
— 4 nights
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Meraker Municipality
— 3 nights
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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 Hegra Festning. Get out of town with these interesting Frosta side-trips: Stjordal (Vaernes Church & Stjordal Museum Vaernes) and Hell Stasjon (in Hell). There's much more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Mariaklosteret, hike along Frostastien, appreciate the history behind Frostatinget, and look for gifts at Kortmann Lysfabrikk.

Plan my Frosta trip by asking Inspirock to come up with tips and suggestions.

Sydney, Australia to Frosta is an approximately 34-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 9 hours traveling from Sydney to Frosta. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in July, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can drive 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 Stiklestad Nasjonale Kultursenter. Explore Steinkjer's surroundings by going to Nils Aas Kunstverksted (in Inderoy Municipality), Klokkarstu, Galleri-Verksted-Kunstbutikk (in Straumen) and Osen Church (in Steinsdalen). There's still lots to do: stop by Den Gyldne Omvei, take a memorable drive along Kystriksveien, and contemplate the long history of Helleristninger/Gravhaug pa Strand.

For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Steinkjer tour itinerary planning website.

Traveling by car from Frosta to Steinkjer takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to drive to Grong Municipality.
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Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Outdoors
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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. Another option is to drive. 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 drive to Meraker Municipality.
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Meraker Municipality — 3 nights

Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Hytteskrivergaarden paa Gilsaa and Henfallet naturreservat.

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. Other options: drive. 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 go by car to Roros.
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Childrens Museums · Nature · Parks · Historic Sites
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Roros — 7 nights

You'll discover tucked-away gems like Rorosmuseet Doktortjonna Recreation Park and Lysgaard Keramikk.

To see more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Roros trip itinerary planning website.

You can drive from Meraker Municipality to Roros in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Meraker Municipality in July, expect a bit cooler 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 · Historic Sites · Shopping
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 Galleri Slaen. Spend the 27th (Wed) exploring nature at Dovrefjell-Sunndalsfjella Nasjonalpark. There's still lots to do: see exotic creatures in open habitats at Oppdal Safari, hike along Groenbakken trail, and have fun and explore at Oppdalsmuseet.

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Oppdal travel route site.

Drive from Roros to Oppdal in 2.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Oppdal are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Meldal.
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Meldal — 4 nights

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

To find where to stay, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Meldal sightseeing site.

Getting from Oppdal to Meldal by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Meldal when traveling from Oppdal in July, with lows around 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can go by car to Froya Municipality.
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Froya Municipality — 4 nights

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

For reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Froya Municipality trip builder website.

Traveling by car from Meldal to Froya Municipality takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. August in Froya Municipality sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Trondheim.
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Historic Sites · Museums · 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.
Explore hidden gems such as The Armoury Rustkammeret and Norges Teknisk-Naturvitenskapelige Universitet, NTNU. And it doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at Nidaros Cathedral, enjoy breathtaking views from Tyholttarnet, learn about all things military at Kristiansten Fortress, and snap pictures at Old Town Bridge.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Trondheim online tour planner.

You can drive from Froya Municipality to Trondheim in 2.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in August, and nighttime lows around 12°C. You'll set off for home on the 28th (Sun).
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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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