40 days in Oslo, Tromso & Kristiansand Itinerary

40 days in Oslo, Tromso & Kristiansand Itinerary

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Oslo
— 19 nights
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Tromso
— 8 nights
3
Kristiansand
— 11 nights

19
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.
Oslo is known for museums, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Akershus Castle and Fortress (Akershus Slott og Festning), explore the activities along Oslofjord, take an in-depth tour of Kon-Tiki Museum, and explore the world behind art at Munch Museum.

To find photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Oslo holiday planner.

Chicago, USA to Oslo is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 7 hours. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Chicago in May, with highs in Oslo at 60°F and lows at 38°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to travel to Tromso.

Things to do in Oslo

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites
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Kon-Tiki Museum ©
Kon-Tiki Museum
Norsk Folkemuseum ©
Norsk Folkemuseum

8
nights
Tromso

Tromso ©
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.
Explore Tromso's surroundings by going to Lyngseidet (Aurora Spirit & The Steindal's Glacier), Segla (in Senja) and Haaja (in Sommaroy). The adventure continues: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Polaria, take in the dramatic natural features at Tromso Fjords, see the interesting displays at The Polar Museum, and appreciate the history behind Memorial to Deportation of Jews of Tromso.

For photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Tromso trip itinerary planning website.

You can fly from Oslo to Tromso in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. While traveling from Oslo, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Tromso, ranging from highs of 53°F to lows of 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Kristiansand.

Things to do in Tromso

Parks · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

Lyngseidet, The Arctic Cathedral, Segla, Haaja
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Haaja ©
Haaja
The Arctic Cathedral ©
The Arctic Cathedral
Aurora Spirit ©
Aurora Spirit

11
nights
Kristiansand

Kristiansand ©
Kristiansand, historically Christianssand / Christiansand, is a city and municipality in Norway. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kristiansand: Arendal (Vitensenteret Sorlandet Arendal & Hove and Spornes), Naes Ironworks Museum (in Tvedestrand) and Mandal (Buen Kulturhus & Furulunden). The adventure continues: get to know the resident critters at Dyreparken, stroll through Hike to Skrelia, head off the coast to Odderoya, and admire the landmark architecture of Kristiansand Kunsthall.

To see ratings, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our Kristiansand day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Tromso to Kristiansand takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In June, Kristiansand is a bit warmer than Tromso - with highs of 65°F and lows of 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kristiansand

Parks · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Grimstad, Arendal, Mandal, Lindesnes Fyr, Hike to Skrelia
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Dyreparken ©
Dyreparken
Lindesnes Fyr ©
Lindesnes Fyr
Odderoya ©
Odderoya

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