17 days in Oslo & Southern Norway Itinerary

17 days in Oslo & Southern Norway Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Oslo
— 4 nights
2
Spangereid
— 2 nights
3
Risor
— 5 nights
4
Arendal
— 4 nights

4
nights
Oslo

Oslo ©
Norway's capital city, Oslo boasts a thousand years of history and a diverse mix of architecture that blends old, new, and ultra-modern.
Take a break from the city and head to Nordmarka and Zipline. 22 July Centre and Eidsvoll 1814 Norwegian Center for Constitution will appeal to history buffs. There's still lots to do: hit the slopes at Tryvann Ski Resort, contemplate the waterfront views at Sognsvann Lake, wander the streets of Tjuvholmen Neighbourhood, and stroll through Oslomarka.

To see other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our Oslo trip itinerary planner.

Mexico City, Mexico to Oslo is an approximately 18-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 7 hour difference. Traveling from Mexico City in March, expect Oslo to be cooler, temps between °C and °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to travel to Spangereid.

Things to do in Oslo

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Eidsvoll 1814 Norwegian Center for Constitution
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Nordmarka ©
Nordmarka
Oslomarka ©
Oslomarka

2
nights
Spangereid

Spangereid ©
Spangereid is a former municipality in Vest-Agder county, Norway. Do some cultural sightseeing at Lindesnes Fyr and Varnes Fyr. Explore hidden gems such as Lista Lighthouse and Mandal Church. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Spangereid: Bakke Bro (in Flekkefjord), Island of Skjernoy Bike Trail (in Mandal) and Sogne Old Church (in Sogne). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Minne Aseral kultursenter.

For photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Spangereid travel route planner.

You can drive from Oslo to Spangereid in 5 hours. March in Spangereid sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Risor.

Things to do in Spangereid

Historic Sites Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Farsund, Mandal, Bakke Bro, Minne Aseral kultursenter, Sogne Old Church
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Lindesnes Fyr ©
Lindesnes Fyr
Lista Lighthouse ©
Lista Lighthouse
Varnes Fyr ©
Varnes Fyr

5
nights
Risor

Risor ©
Get in touch with nature at Gautefall Skisenter and Rakke. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like The Kittelsen House and Langoytangen fyr. Explore Risor's surroundings by going to Z Museum (in Treungen), The Citadel (in Stavern) and Skien (Borgestad Church, The Baptistchurch Skien, &more).

To find ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Risor sightseeing tool.

Getting from Spangereid to Risor by car takes about 3 hours. March in Risor sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time to travel to Arendal.

Things to do in Risor

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Skien, Stavern, The Kittelsen House, Z Museum, Gautefall Skisenter
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Risor Kirke ©
Risor Kirke
Brekkeparken ©
Brekkeparken
Gautefall Skisenter ©
Gautefall Skisenter

4
nights
Arendal

Arendal ©
Arendal is a town and municipality in the county of Aust-Agder, Norway. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at KUBEN - Aust-Agder Museum Og Arkiv and Tromoy Church. Your inner history buff will appreciate Homborsund Lighthouse and Trinity Church. Venture out of the city with trips to Kristiansand (Jegersberg HIking Trail & Pyramidehuset Art Gallery - Birte Lohne). The adventure continues: hike along Hove and Spornes, see the interesting displays at Klockers Hus, grab your bike and head to Hisoy Route, and look for gifts at Unwrapped Butikkafe.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the Arendal tour itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from Risor to Arendal takes an hour. In March, daytime highs in Arendal are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Arendal

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Grimstad, Kristiansand
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Trinity Church ©
Trinity Church
Homborsund Lighthouse ©
Homborsund Lighthouse
Store Torungen Fyr ©
Store Torungen Fyr

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