14-Day Norway Road Trip from Kristiansand to Grimstad, Oslo, Lillehammer, and Larvik

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Explore the best of Norway on a 14-day road trip! Uncover hidden gems and experience the rich culture firsthand as you journey through Kristiansand, Grimstad, Skien, Porsgrunn, Stavern, Sandefjord, Oslo, Lillehammer, Trysil, Elverum, Hamar, Brumunddal, Jevnaker, Larvik, Arendal, and Risør. This road trip itinerary in Norway seamlessly combines exploration with relaxation.

This perfectly planned road trip itinerary in Norway takes you through some of the best places to see in the country. You will spend 2 nights in Kristiansand, 2 nights in Grimstad, 4 nights in Oslo, 4 nights in Lillehammer, and 1 night in Larvik. Anticipate well-spent days sightseeing, eating delicious food, and experiencing the highlights of each destination!

With this travel package, you can choose from an extensive selection of accommodations along your road trip route in Norway. We have handpicked the best hotels and places to stay across the country, including options for each budget. Whether you are in the mood for luxurious 5-star hotels or budget-friendly bed and breakfasts, we have got you covered.

Upon arriving in Kristiansand, the rental vehicle of your choice will be ready for collection. From there, the road trip can begin! Experience the ultimate freedom and uncover Norway on your own terms.

An expertly curated travel plan makes sure you don’t miss out on any of the best things to see and do on your road trip in Norway. Oslo Opera House and Frognerparken are just a couple of the bucket-list attractions that await your discovery.

As you hit the open road and drive through Kristiansand, Grimstad, Skien, Porsgrunn, Stavern, Sandefjord, Oslo, Lillehammer, Trysil, Elverum, Hamar, Brumunddal, Jevnaker, Larvik, Arendal, and Risør, you will also enjoy plenty of opportunities to uncover hidden gems and experience the authentic charm of Norway. Whether you are exploring enchanting towns and villages, discovering scenic routes, or indulging in local cuisine, there is always something new and exciting to experience in Norway.

Throughout your road trip in Norway, take breaks from sightseeing to explore your favorite destinations' top shopping streets and markets. Discover unique souvenirs that will forever remind you of your self-drive adventure in Norway.

This package offers an all-in-one solution for your trip planning - choose flights, a rental car, accommodation, attractions, and tours that suit your needs and desires. You can customize each day of your road trip itinerary with flexible trip planning before and after booking.

The best services in Norway fill up quickly, so book your spot early. Select a date and start planning your road trip in Norway today!

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Hotel, 13 nights
Rental car, 14 days
CDW Insurance
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Personal travel agent
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Destinations

Innlandet - region in NorwayHamar
Stavern
Photo of the Telemark Canal with old locks, tourist attraction in Skien, Norway.Skien
Photo of aerial view of the city Arendal, Norway.Arendal
Risør
Grimstad - city in NorwayGrimstad / 2 nights
Fiskebrygga district in Kristiansand, Norway.Kristiansand / 2 nights
Photo of landscape with mountains, river and buildings in Lillehammer town, Norway.Lillehammer / 4 nights
photo of beautiful vibrant aerial winter mountain view of ski resort Trysil, Norway. sunny winter day with slope, piste and ski lift.Trysil
Oslo / 4 nights
Sandefjord - city in NorwaySandefjord
Photo of aerial view of the city of Larvik in Norway.Larvik / 1 night
Elverum
Porsgrunn
Brumunddal
Jevnaker

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Photo of night view of Opera house in Oslo, Norway.Oslo Opera House
Photo of sculptures in Frogner Park in Oslo ,Norway.Frogner Park
The Vigeland Park, Ullern, Oslo, NorwayThe Vigeland Park
Photo of Akershus Fortress building in the city center of Oslo, Norway.Akershus Fortress
Photo of Viking Ship Museum is located at Bygdoy island in Oslo, Norway. Viking Ship Museum
Photo of Royal palace in Oslo, Norway.Royal Palace, Oslo
Photo of ski jump at the top of Holmenkollen overlooking Oslo, Norway.Holmenkollbakken
Photo of the Fram Museum in Oslo, Norway.Fram Museum
Munch Museum Tøyen, Gamle Oslo, Oslo, NorwayMunch Museum Tøyen
Photo of Reconstructed wooden Gol Stave Church (Gol Stavkyrkje) in Norwegian Museum of Cultural History at Bygdoy peninsula in Oslo, Norway.Norwegian Museum of Cultural History
Photo of walkway at beautiful botanical garden at Oslo Norway.Botanical Garden in Oslo
Photo of Holmenkollen ski jumping stadium and norwegian ski museum in Oslo, Norway.Holmenkollen Ski Museum
Photo of National Gallery in Oslo, Norway.National Gallery of Norway
Norwegian Museum of Science and TechnologyNorwegian Museum of Science and Technology
More details «The Porcelain House», one of the small merchandise shops at Hadeland GlassverkHadeland Glassverk
Astrup Fearnley museum in Oslo, NorwayAstrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art
NationaltheatretNationaltheatret
Oslo Cathedral, or Domkirke in Norwegian, is the main Church of Norway Diocese since the 17th Century.Oslo Cathedral
Nobel Peace Centre (Nobels Fredssenter), Oslo, NorwayNobel Peace Center
Ethnographic Museum Maihaugen is one of the most visited tourist attractions in Lillehammer, Norway. PanoramaMaihaugen
Kistefos Museum and Sculpture Park, Norway.Kistefos Museum and Sculpture Park
Norwegian Road Museum
Domkirkeodden, Hamar, Innlandet, NorwayDomkirkeodden
Norwegian Forestry Museum, Elverum, Innlandet, NorwayNorwegian Forestry Museum
Trysil Bike arena
Beautiful old historic Ringebu stave church in Norway with cemeteryRingebu Stave Church
Brekkeparken hører til herregården Søndre Brekke gård i Skien. Museet er sommeråpent.Brekkeparken
Søndre Park Aland
Ochre and red coloured historic buildings at Staverns Fortress (Fredriksvern), Larvik, Vestfold, NorwayFredriksvern
View of the Kristiansand Cathedral, seen from the front.Kristiansand Cathedral
SkiStar, Norge, Trysil, Innlandet, NorwaySkiStar, Norge
Koigen, Hamar, Innlandet, NorwayKoigen
More details Norwegian Railroadmuseum, Hamar.Norway.Norwegian Railway Museum
Birkebeineren Ski Stadium, Lillehammer, Innlandet, NorwayBirkebeineren Ski Stadium
Sandefjord Museum
Mjøsparken
Barbu Park, Arendal, Agder, NorwayParc Barbu
Christiansholm Fortress in Kristiansand, Norway. In twilight and sunset.Christiansholm Fortress
The Telemark Canal
Risørflekken, Risør, Agder, NorwayRisørflekken
Kristiansand Museum, Kristiansand, Agder, NorwayKristiansand Museum
Minnehallen in Stavern,Larvik. Norway. Its a famous.Minnehallen
Porsgrunds Porselænsfabrik AS, Porsgrunn, Vestfold og Telemark, NorwayPorsgrunds Porselænsfabrik AS
KUBEN, Aust-Agder museum og arkiv, Arendal, Agder, NorwayKUBEN, Aust-Agder museum og arkiv
Archive Foundation, Kristiansand, Agder, NorwayArchive Foundation
SKMU Sørlandets Kunstmuseum, Kristiansand, Agder, NorwaySKMU Sørlandets Kunstmuseum
Odderøya fort, Kristiansand, Agder, NorwayOdderøya fort

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Day 1

Day 1 – Kristiansand - arrival day

  • Kristiansand - Arrival day
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  • Christiansholm Fortress
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Your road trip adventure in Norway begins as soon as you reach Kristiansand and pick up your car. You’ll stay in Kristiansand for 1 night and explore the best things to see and do, sample the local cuisine, and choose from a curated selection of the best hotels and places to stay in the city.

Kristiansand is a beautiful city with plenty to discover. If you arrive before check-in time or prefer to get started on your sightseeing right away, we recommend checking out Christiansholm Fortress or taking a stroll in the city center. Soak in the lovely atmosphere and sit down for a bit to eat or drink.

Make your way to your chosen hotel. Check-in typically starts between 2 and 4 PM in Kristiansand. Make yourself at home and enjoy some downtime before heading out again.

As dinnertime approaches, it's time to head out for a bite to eat in Kristiansand. If you are looking to dine at a popular restaurant in the city, it's often a good idea to reserve a table in advance.

Make sure to reserve a table at Bellini, an iconic dining spot in Kristiansand. This culinary treasure and its outstanding menu have enchanted food enthusiasts from around the world. Immerse yourself in the culinary delights of Tollboden Burger & Bar, a popular restaurant in Kristiansand. With a menu designed to delight, it ensures a dining experience that transcends the ordinary. Experience the culinary magic of Foodie Kristiansand, a hidden gem nestled in Kristiansand. Known for its exquisite cuisine and inviting atmosphere, it's a dining experience you won't soon forget.

If you’re not ready to end the night just yet, Guard House Cafè offers a perfect venue to relax and savor a drink. Similarly, Bakgården Bar is well-suited for those looking to unwind in a social setting.

Raise a toast to the start of your 14-day road trip in Norway!

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Day 2

Day 2 – Kristiansand and Grimstad

  • Grimstad
  • Kristiansand
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Drive 52 km, 1 hour

  • SKMU Sørlandets Kunstmuseum
  • Kristiansand Cathedral
  • Archive Foundation
  • Kristiansand Museum
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Dive into day 2 of your remarkable road trip in Norway. Today you will explore Kristiansand, where you will have the opportunity to experience all the top things to see and do. At the end of the day, you’ll unwind at one of the finest accommodations in Grimstad. You’ll stay here for 2 nights.

Upon reaching Kristiansand, unwind, observe, and explore. The best things to do, see, and eat are waiting for you.

Seize the day by visiting some of the best attractions in the area, like SKMU Sørlandets Kunstmuseum. This extraordinary museum has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 181 visitors.

Next, make your way to Kristiansand Cathedral. This cultural property is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars in 756 reviews.

While in Kristiansand, we also recommend a visit to Archive Foundation. This museum has been rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars in 210 reviews.

If you’re keen to explore even more, then consider a visit to Kristiansand Museum. With an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 380 travelers, this museum is a highly recommended stop on your sightseeing around Kristiansand.

At the end of the day, you will drive to Grimstad, where you'll have a room waiting for you at the perfect place to stay. Check in and enjoy some downtime.

Indulge in a memorable dining experience at one of Grimstad's most popular restaurants, and connect with friendly locals for an authentic adventure.

Have a fantastic dining experience at Happy time Grimstad, a highly recommended choice for tonight's dinner. If you're looking to mix things up, Smag & Behag AS offers an enticing alternative with its varied menu. Additionally, Nottos is worth considering. Renowned for satisfying diners, it’s an ideal option for tonight in Grimstad.

Relax and recharge in preparation for another adventurous day in Norway!

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Day 3

Day 3 – Grimstad, Skien, and Porsgrunn

  • Grimstad
  • Skien
  • Porsgrunn
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Drive 272 km, 3 hours 49 min

  • Porsgrunds Porselænsfabrik AS
  • The Telemark Canal
  • Brekkeparken
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On day 3 of your road trip, you’ll start and end your day in Grimstad, where you'll stay for 1 night more.

When you’ve had your share of Porsgrunn, prepare for your next destination. Admire the views and listen to some good music as you drive in the direction of Skien. Your travel time is around 14 min.

Your sightseeing of the day begins at The Telemark Canal, a remarkable point of interest where it’s easy to get lost in exploration. This top attraction is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars in 397 reviews.

Next, satisfy your wanderlust at Brekkeparken. This park has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 963 travelers.

Continue your road trip and head to your next destination, Skien. This car ride takes around 14 min.

An excellent attraction to start your day with is Porsgrunds Porselænsfabrik AS. This home goods store is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars in 370 reviews.

When you’re done exploring the area’s best attractions, you’ll drive back to your accommodation in Grimstad.

After a day of adventure, treat yourself to an exquisite dinner at one of Grimstad's best restaurants.

Enjoy a delicious meal at Herlighed, a top-rated dining destination in Grimstad. If you're in the mood to try something new, consider Smaue Bar, another top spot with a mouthwatering menu. You might also want to secure a reservation at Yuan restaurantdrift AS. With a reputation for consistently satisfied customers, it’s a perfect choice to enhance your stay in Grimstad this evening.

Raise your glass to another unforgettable day in Norway!

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Day 4

Day 4 – Grimstad, Stavern, Sandefjord, and Oslo

  • Oslo
  • Stavern
  • Sandefjord
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Drive 301 km, 4 hours 14 min

  • Minnehallen
  • Fredriksvern
  • Sandefjord Museum
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Experience an unparalleled adventure on day 4 of your road trip in Norway. This exciting part of your journey invites you to discover the renowned landmarks in 2 vibrant destinations - Stavern and Sandefjord. After a day filled with exploration and new experiences, you will retreat to the hotel of your choice in Oslo. You will spend 4 nights here for some well-deserved relaxation.

Admire the views and listen to some good music as you drive in the direction of Stavern.

When you're ready to see some sights, Minnehallen is a great place to start. This cultural property is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 352 visitors.

Another popular attraction you can visit today is Fredriksvern. This cultural property has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 791 travelers.

As you’ve unraveled the marvels of Larvik, it’s time to gear up for the next part of your road trip adventure. Under favorable conditions, your drive to Sandefjord may take around 29 min. Upon your arrival in Sandefjord, you’ll be greeted with the opportunity to do some sightseeing and exploring.

Make Sandefjord Museum one of your first sightseeing stops in Sandefjord. Rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 558 travelers, a visit to this local attraction makes for a great introduction to the area.

After soaking up all the sights of today's itinerary, you'll be ready to hit the road in the direction of Oslo. Oslo offers plenty of top-rated hotels and other places to stay on any travel budget. Check in at the hotel of your choice and take some time to relax before you head out to explore.

After a long day of exploring, sit down for a delicious dinner at a top-rated restaurant in Oslo.

Treat yourself to a delicious dinner at Kverneriet - Solli Plass, an excellent option for tonight's dining. Looking for something different? Dinner Restaurant offers a tantalizing alternative with its diverse menu. And don’t miss The Dubliner Folk Pub. With its reputation for pleasing customers, it’s a fantastic choice for tonight in Oslo.

After your meal, keep the night alive at a bar like Fuglen, known for its lively atmosphere. Dr. Jekyll’s Pub is another top recommendation that provides the perfect setting with well-crafted drinks and a welcoming ambiance. Similarly, RØØR offers an excellent atmosphere for those looking to amp up the evening.

Take some time to reflect on your day and savor another beautiful night in Norway.

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Day 5

Day 5 – Oslo

  • Oslo
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Drive 15 km, 49 min

  • Fram Museum
  • The Vigeland Park
  • Frogner Park
  • Royal Palace, Oslo
  • Nationaltheatret
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On day 5 of your road trip, you will have an entire day to explore Oslo. You’ll stay in Oslo for 3 nights and discover all the best things to see and do in the area.

Kick off the day at Fram Museum, a top pick for today’s sightseeing. This museum is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars in 9,618 reviews.

Today is also your chance to visit The Vigeland Park. The Vigeland Park is a museum with an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 17,319 reviews.

Frognerparken is another top attraction we highly recommend you visit today. This park is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 18,403 visitors.

Beyond the attractions mentioned above, you also have the opportunity to visit The Royal Palace. This point of interest is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 11,710 visitors.

Lastly, don’t miss out on National Theatre, a famous point of interest in Oslo. This attraction is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 3,785 travelers.

There are plenty of experiences you can choose from in Norway that will add excitement to your vacation. When you’re keen to discover what else Oslo has in store for you, use this day to go on a tour. This tour allows curious travelers like you to experience the best of the country. You can make the most of your time in Norway by scrolling down and selecting tours and activities to include on your itinerary for the day.

As you explore more of Oslo, you'll discover that its culinary landscape is as diverse as its attractions. Whether you're craving traditional dishes bursting with local flavors or innovative creations that push the boundaries of taste, you're sure to find a dining experience that satisfies your cravings.

This renowned restaurant holds , and offers an exceptional menu of cuisine. Make sure to reserve a table at Grefsenkollen restaurant, an iconic dining spot in Oslo. This culinary treasure and its outstanding menu have enchanted food enthusiasts from around the world. Immerse yourself in the culinary delights of Arakataka, a popular restaurant in Oslo. With a menu designed to delight, it ensures a dining experience that transcends the ordinary. Experience the culinary magic of Frognerseteren, a hidden gem nestled in Oslo. Known for its exquisite cuisine and inviting atmosphere, it's a dining experience you won't soon forget.

After enjoying a delightful dinner, why not delve into the vibrant local bar scene? You might want to spend the evening at HIMKOK Storgata Destilleri, a well-loved spot among locals and tourists. Or, head to Tilt. This bar boasts a welcoming environment that is perfect for winding down.

Relax and recharge in preparation for another adventurous day in Norway!

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Day 6

Day 6 – Oslo

  • Oslo
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Drive 9 km, 59 min

  • Akershus Fortress
  • Oslo Cathedral
  • Oslo Opera House
  • Munch Museum Tøyen
  • Botanical Garden in Oslo
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Day 6 of your road trip across Norway promises a magnificent time exploring Oslo. You have 2 nights left in Oslo. Take the opportunity to experience more of the best attractions and activities in the city.

When you’re ready for some sightseeing, make your way to Akershus Fortress. This much-appreciated castle is rated 4.5 out of 5 stars in 14,463 reviews.

Next up is Oslo Cathedral. This lutheran cathedral has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 3,744 visitors.

Another top sightseeing recommendation is Oslo Opera House. This opera house has been rated 4.7 out of 5 stars in 22,690 reviews.

Munch is another attraction you have the opportunity to visit today. This museum has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 10,483 reviews.

To continue your sightseeing, head over to Botanical Garden in Oslo. This botanical garden is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars in 7,472 reviews.

To do something one-of-a-kind on this day of your trip, you can join a tour. You can discover all of the most fun and eye-opening experiences in your destination below and secure your spot here.

Indulge in a memorable dining experience at one of Oslo's most popular restaurants, and connect with friendly locals for an authentic adventure.

Make sure to book a table at Café Sara, a popular restaurant in Oslo. This acclaimed restaurant and its mouthwatering dishes have earned the admiration of countless food lovers. Alternatively, experience a taste of Oslo at Døgnvill Burger Vulkan, a popular local restaurant. With a menu designed to impress, it promises a journey of flavors that will leave you captivated. Another top-rated restaurant to try is Brasserie France. As a dining spot that gains consistently high praise from guests, it’s an ideal choice to enhance your time to Oslo tonight.

Raise your glass to another unforgettable day in Norway!

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Day 7

Day 7 – Oslo

  • Oslo
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Drive 25 km, 1 hour 3 min

  • Holmenkollbakken
  • Holmenkollen Ski Museum
  • Norwegian Museum of Cultural History
  • Viking Ship Museum
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Day 7 offers a multitude of experiences. You will stay in Oslo for 1 night more, offering you enough time to explore at a relaxed pace.

Your sightseeing of the day begins at Holmenkollbakken, a remarkable museum where it’s easy to get lost in exploration. This top attraction is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars in 11,312 reviews.

Next, satisfy your wanderlust at Holmenkollen Ski Museum. This museum has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 5,852 travelers.

The Norwegian Museum of Cultural History is another must-visit attraction. This renowned museum offers a memorable experience, well worth a stop on your self-guided sightseeing tour. Rated 4.6 out of 5 stars by 8,889 travelers, it's one of the more popular places to see in the area.

Beyond the above-mentioned sites, you also have the opportunity to visit Viking Ship Museum. This well-loved cultural property boasts a 4.4 out of 5-star rating from 12,406 reviews. In a single year, approximately 538,037 visitors add this sightseeing spot to their travel itineraries.

You can learn more about Oslo today by going on a tour. Oslo offers many top-rated tours and unique experiences that will inspire you. You can browse and select your favorites below.

After a long day of exploring, sit down for a delicious dinner at a top-rated restaurant in Oslo.

Savor the flavors at Maaemo, a top pick for dinner tonight. Alternatively, Hotel Continental, Oslo beckons with its unique menu offerings. Also, consider Engebret Cafe. With its consistent customer satisfaction, it’s an excellent option for dining in Oslo tonight.

As the day draws to a close, take a moment to unwind and prepare for the next exciting chapter of your road trip in in Norway.

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Day 8

Day 8 – Oslo and Lillehammer

  • Lillehammer
  • Oslo
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Drive 204 km, 2 hours 52 min

  • Nobel Peace Center
  • National Gallery of Norway
  • Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art
  • Norwegian Museum of Science and Technology
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On day 8 of your exciting self-drive vacation in Norway, you’ll soak in the magnificence of 1 destination, Oslo. When you’re not sightseeing, take time to relax at your selected hotel in Lillehammer, where you’ll be staying for 4 nights.

Oslo welcomes you with a multitude of unique vacation experiences.

Begin your sightseeing with a visit to Nobel Peace Center. This extraordinary museum is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 3,809 visitors.

Next, make your way to National Gallery of Norway. This top attraction is an art museum with an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 5,374 visitors.

We also recommend a visit to Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art. This art museum is rated 4.3 out of 5 stars by 3,998 travelers.

If you’re keen to keep exploring, visit Norwegian Museum of Science and Technology. This highly recommended sightseeing destination has received an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 4,541 travelers.

When you’re done exploring for the day, you’ll drive to Lillehammer, where you'll have a hotel waiting for you. Check in and spend some time relaxing before you head out to explore the town.

As you explore more of Lillehammer, you'll discover that its culinary landscape is as diverse as its attractions. Whether you're craving traditional dishes bursting with local flavors or innovative creations that push the boundaries of taste, you're sure to find a dining experience that satisfies your cravings.

Get a good night's sleep and look forward to another great day on the road in Norway!

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Day 9

Day 9 – Lillehammer, Trysil, and Elverum

  • Lillehammer
  • Trysil
  • Elverum
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Drive 315 km, 4 hours 16 min

  • Norwegian Forestry Museum
  • Trysil Bike arena
  • SkiStar, Norge
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Wake up to day 9 of your extraordinary road trip in Norway. With 3 nights left in Lillehammer, we encourage you to seize the day and discover the unexplored beauty of the town’s surroundings!

When you’re ready to jump back into the car and say goodbye to Elverum, you’ll hit the road in the direction of Trysil. This drive usually takes around 55 min. When you arrive, enjoy some sightseeing.

Start your sightseeing with a visit to Trysil Bike arena. This point of interest is rated an average of 4.9 out of 5 stars from 969 visitors.

SkiStar, Norge is another popular attraction you could visit today. This sightseeing destination has a rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 656 visitors.

Trysil’s wonders await as you prepare for another journey on the road, leaving the breathtaking surroundings of Elverum behind. This drive usually takes around 55 min. Trysil welcomes you with a multitude of unique vacation experiences.

Start your sightseeing with a visit to Norwegian Forestry Museum. This museum is a popular stop on travelers’ itineraries in Elverum, with an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 1,200 visitors.

When you’re done exploring for the day, you’ll return to Lillehammer and your accommodation.

As you are wrapping up for the day, treat yourself to a satisfying dinner at a nice restaurant in Lillehammer. Enjoy a relaxing evening as you savor delicious local cuisine and reflect on the day's adventures.

Get a good night's sleep and look forward to another great day on the road in Norway!

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Day 10

Day 10 – Lillehammer, Hamar, and Brumunddal

  • Lillehammer
  • Hamar
  • Brumunddal
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Drive 128 km, 2 hours 30 min

  • Norwegian Railway Museum
  • Domkirkeodden
  • Koigen
  • Mjøsparken
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On day 10 of your road trip, you’ll start and end your day in Lillehammer, but spend part of the day exploring places of interest outside the immediate city. On today's itinerary, you'll find attractions in Hamar and Brumunddal. You still have 2 nights left in Lillehammer.

After soaking in Hamar’s unique atmosphere, jump into the car with a full heart and drive in the direction of your next destination: Brumunddal. Expect your car journey to take a minimum of 18 min. When you arrive in Brumunddal, it's time to take a break from the road.

Seize the day by visiting some of the best attractions in the area, like Norwegian Railway Museum. This extraordinary national museum has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 676 visitors.

Next, make your way to Domkirkeodden. This history museum is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars in 1,388 reviews.

While in Hamar, we also recommend a visit to Koigen. This park has been rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars in 638 reviews.

When you’re ready to jump back into the car and say goodbye to Hamar, you’ll hit the road in the direction of Brumunddal. This drive usually takes around 18 min. When you arrive, enjoy some sightseeing.

Your sightseeing of the day begins at Mjøsparken, a remarkable sightseeing destination where it’s easy to get lost in exploration. This top attraction is rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars in 423 reviews.

When you’re done exploring the area’s best attractions, you’ll drive back to your accommodation in Lillehammer.

Indulge in a memorable dining experience at one of Lillehammer's most popular restaurants, and connect with friendly locals for an authentic adventure.

Relax and recharge in preparation for another adventurous day in Norway!

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Day 11

Day 11 – Lillehammer

  • Lillehammer
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Drive 125 km, 2 hours 6 min

  • Ringebu Stave Church
  • Norwegian Road Museum
  • Maihaugen
  • Birkebeineren Ski Stadium
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Day 11 of your road trip will take you to the best attractions Lillehammer has to offer. Cherish the 1 night you have left in Lillehammer by discovering the best things there are to see and do in the town.

Begin your sightseeing with a visit to Maihaugen. This museum is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars in 3,304 reviews.

Next up, make your way to Birkebeineren Ski Stadium. This stadium has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 620 reviews.

Immerse yourself in the local scene through top-rated tours and activities. You can choose from a wide variety of easy to challenging tours and easily add them to your travel package below.

As dinnertime approaches, it's time to head out for a bite to eat in Lillehammer. If you are looking to dine at a popular restaurant in the town, it's often a good idea to reserve a table in advance.

Savor another day of unforgettable experiences in Norway!

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Day 12

Day 12 – Lillehammer, Jevnaker, and Larvik

  • Larvik
  • Jevnaker
  • Lillehammer
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Drive 291 km, 4 hours 8 min

  • Søndre Park Aland
  • Hadeland Glassverk
  • Kistefos Museum and Sculpture Park
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Embark on another extraordinary experience on day 12 of your road trip in Norway. Today, you will make 2 stops and experience some of the highlights of Jevnaker and Lillehammer. At the end of the day, you will enjoy the comforts of a top-rated hotel in Larvik, which will be your home away from home for 1 night.

Set your GPS to Jevnaker and hit the road. Expect a journey of approximately 1 hour 44 min without stops. Soak in the beautiful landscapes as you drive and look forward to exploring your next destination. Jevnaker beckons with new experiences!

Journey into the unknown at Hadeland Glassverk, a unique attraction awaiting your visit. This remarkable glassworks has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 4,187 reviews.

Begin your sightseeing with a visit to Kistefos Museum and Sculpture Park. This museum is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars in 2,775 reviews.

At the end of the day, you will drive to Larvik, where you'll have a room waiting for you at the perfect place to stay. Check in and enjoy some downtime.

After a day of adventure, treat yourself to an exquisite dinner at one of Larvik's best restaurants.

Raise your glass and celebrate another amazing day of your road trip in Norway!

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Day 13

Day 13 – Larvik, Arendal, Risør, and Kristiansand

  • Kristiansand
  • Arendal
  • Risør
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Drive 222 km, 3 hours 2 min

  • Risørflekken
  • KUBEN, Aust-Agder museum og arkiv
  • Parc Barbu
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On day 13 of your road trip in Norway, you will get a true taste of the freedom a self-drive vacation in Europe entails. Today’s travel plans include stops at the most scenic, wondrous, and interesting places in Arendal and Risør. In the evening, you’ll end up in Kristiansand, where you will stay for 1 night.

After soaking in Risør’s unique atmosphere, jump into the car with a full heart and drive in the direction of your next destination: Arendal. Expect your car journey to take a minimum of 43 min. When you arrive in Arendal, it's time to take a break from the road.

Begin your sightseeing with a visit to KUBEN, Aust-Agder museum og arkiv. This museum is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars in 281 reviews.

Next up, make your way to Parc Barbu. This park has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 413 reviews.

Risør’s wonders await as you prepare for another journey on the road, leaving the breathtaking surroundings of Larvik behind. This drive usually takes around 1 hour 25 min. Risør welcomes you with a multitude of unique vacation experiences.

Kick off the day at Risørflekken, a top pick for today’s sightseeing. This sightseeing destination is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars in 357 reviews.

After soaking up all the sights of today's itinerary, you'll be ready to hit the road in the direction of Kristiansand. Kristiansand offers plenty of top-rated hotels and other places to stay on any travel budget. Check in at the hotel of your choice and take some time to relax before you head out to explore.

As dinnertime approaches, it's time to head out for a bite to eat in Kristiansand. If you are looking to dine at a popular restaurant in the city, it's often a good idea to reserve a table in advance.

Esteemed as a restaurant, it features an exceptional menu. Treat yourself to a wonderful meal at SkagenPub, a top-rated dining spot in Kristiansand. If you're in the mood for something new, try Monsoon - Sushi & Asian, another premier location with a delectable menu. You might also want to book a table at Scandic Kristiansand Bystranda. Known for its consistently satisfied patrons, it’s a perfect choice to elevate your evening in Kristiansand.

Relax and reminisce about your day in Norway and look forward to more memorable moments to come!

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Day 14

Day 14 – Kristiansand - departure day

  • Kristiansand - Departure day
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  • Odderøya fort
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Day 14 of your road trip in Norway is your departure day. This is your chance to catch a last glimpse of Kristiansand before saying goodbye to this wonderful destination. If you've still got time left, we recommend doing some last-minute shopping or sightseeing.

On your last day in Norway, take time to indulge in shopping at Kristiansand’s popular marketplace. Thanks to your accommodation’s strategic location, the city’s bustling commercial district is only a stone’s throw away, giving you ample time to leisurely explore the area, filled with local shops.

Take time to find the perfect present, reminding you of the charms of Norway. Each store here is brimming with unique finds. These souvenirs will help you treasure your memories of Norway forever.

Before you conclude your road trip in Norway, drop by another restaurant for a last chance at a memorable dining experience in Kristiansand.

You’ll then say farewell to Kristiansand. Drive to the airport, return your car, and take the opportunity to get some last-minute souvenirs before you board your flight home. We wish you a pleasant journey and hope you leave with many wonderful memories of your road trip in Norway!

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