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    An Route Through Norway’s Exquisite National Museums

    An Route Through Norway’s Exquisite National Museums
    Starts from

    Oslo

    Transportation

    By Car

    Guidance

    Self-Guided

    Activities

    16

    Duration

    2 days

    Length

    328 mi

    Guide details

    Starts from

    Oslo

    Transportation

    By Car

    Guidance

    Self-Guided

    Duration

    2 days

    Length

    328 mi

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    Angela Bird

    Angela Bird

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    Highlights

    • Stand Up Paddle on the River Glomma.
    • Learn about the Forest Finns lifestyle.
    • Enjoy a Norwegian Sunset at a beautiful park.
    • Take a morning walk along the enchanting Mesna River.
    • Learn about historical communities at the famous Maihaugen Museum.
    • Admire the incredible architecture, art and scultpures at the Kistefos Museum.
    You have made your way to the Scandinavian country of Norway, you'll find that it is surrounded by mountains, glaciers and deep coastal fjords. Oslo, the capital, is a city of green spaces and many museums. Norway is known around the world for its Viking heritage which is a key part of Norwegian history. In the city of Oslo, you'll find preserved 9th-century Viking ships that are displayed at the Viking Ship Museum. An interesting fact, there are about 750 museums in the country.
    This route is going to take you east to one of the oldest museums to get a peek at what life was like for the forest people. Each museum you will be visiting will give you insights into the different cultural aspects throughout the ages up until our current century. This experience will be quite stimulating as you'll not only experience historical events but also drive through some natural wonders. You will also get to experience Norwegian cuisine, which is internationally acclaimed. This will be a trip to remember!

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    You have made your way to the Scandinavian country of Norway, you'll find that it is surrounded by mountains, glaciers and deep coastal fjords. Oslo, the capital, is a city of green spaces and many museums. Norway is known around the world for its Viking heritage which is a key part of Norwegian history. In the city of Oslo, you'll find preserved 9th-century Viking ships that are displayed at the Viking Ship Museum. An interesting fact, there are about 750 museums in the country.
    This route is going to take you east to one of the oldest museums to get a peek at what life was like for the forest people. Each museum you will be visiting will give you insights into the different cultural aspects throughout the ages up until our current century. This experience will be quite stimulating as you'll not only experience historical events but also drive through some natural wonders. You will also get to experience Norwegian cuisine, which is internationally acclaimed. This will be a trip to remember!
    Angela Bird

    Angela Bird

    Travel Expert

    • Stand Up Paddle on the River Glomma.
    • Learn about the Forest Finns lifestyle.
    • Enjoy a Norwegian Sunset at a beautiful park.
    • Take a morning walk along the enchanting Mesna River.
    • Learn about historical communities at the famous Maihaugen Museum.
    • Admire the incredible architecture, art and scultpures at the Kistefos Museum.

    Travel itinerary

    Culture & History In Eastern Norway
    8 Activities

    Day 1

    163 mi0.2 mi

    Culture & History In Eastern Norway

    Today will be primarily focused on the history of the forest Finns, who arrived in Eastern Norway from Finland during the 17th century. The Forest Finns brought with them their language, culture and daily habits. This museum researches the history and culture of forest Finns which you'll get to see by walking around the scenic area. The rest of the day will be spent enjoying delicious food and walking at a famous recreational park. Norway has so much to offer travellers and people with different interests. This museum-themed route will give you insight into how the people of Norway lived through the ages.
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    Medieval Museums &  Modern Day Contemporary Art
    8 Activities

    Day 2

    165 mi1 mi

    Medieval Museums & Modern Day Contemporary Art

    Day 2 and you're going to start with one of Norway's most popular museums. It's the biggest open-air museum in Norway and it showcases various eras throughout the country's history. In the morning you'll start with a refreshing and magnificent walk along the Mesna river. It's an ideal way to experience Lillehammer and its beautiful surrounding scenery. Later in the day, you can experience the astounding Kistefos Museum. Tody is going to be a wondrous day!

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