12 days in Oslo, Kongsberg & Drammen Itinerary

12 days in Oslo, Kongsberg & Drammen Itinerary

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12 days in Oslo, Kongsberg & Drammen Itinerary

Start: Istanbul, Turkey
Fly:  5 h
1
Oslo
— Few hours
train:  4 h 30 min
2
Kongsberg
— 8 nights
Drive:  45 min
3
Drammen
— 2 nights
Train:  45 min
4
Oslo
— 1 night
Fly:  5 h
End: Istanbul, Turkey

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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.
To find traveler tips, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Oslo trip planner.

Istanbul, Turkey to Oslo is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Istanbul to Oslo due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Istanbul in January, you will find days in Oslo are slightly colder (6°C), and nights are much colder (-9°C). On the 16th (Thu), you'll travel to Kongsberg.

Things to do in Oslo

Museums Nightlife Outdoors
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Kongsberg

Kongsberg ©
Kongsberg is a town and municipality in Buskerud county, Norway.The city was founded in 1624 under the name Konings Bierg by Danish-Norwegian king Christian IV as a mining community. Venture out of the city with trips to Rjukan (Hardangervidda Nasjonalparksenter & Gaustabanen), Drammen (Spiralen & Papirbredden Drammen Kunnskapspark) and Norefjell Skiresort (in Noresund). There's lots more to do: fly down the slopes at Kongsberg Skisenter, contemplate the waterfront views at The Telemark Canal, get your game on at Simulation Experience Grenland, and see the interesting displays at Labro Museums.

To find ratings, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Kongsberg driving holiday website .

Drive from Oslo to Kongsberg in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Oslo in January, you will find days in Kongsberg are a bit cooler (-2°C), and nights are about the same (-8°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) to allow time to drive to Oslo.

Things to do in Kongsberg

Parks Nature Winter Sports

Side Trips

Drammen, Skien, Rjukan, Brygga i Toensberg, Norefjell Skiresort
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Kongsberg Skisenter ©
Kongsberg Skisenter
Hardangervidda Nasjonalparksenter ©
Hardangervidda Nasjonalparksenter
Gaustabanen ©
Gaustabanen

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Drammen

Drammen ©
Drammen is a city in Buskerud, Norway. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Fri): explore the stunning scenery at Kjosterudjuvet, then cool off at Drammen Water Park, and then admire the landmark architecture of Spiralen. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: find something for the whole family at Papirbredden Drammen Kunnskapspark, then learn about all things military at Marinemuseet (The Norwegian Naval Museum), and then take in the views from Ypsilon Bridge.

To see other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Drammen online trip builder .

You can drive from Kongsberg to Drammen in an hour. January in Drammen sees daily highs of 0°C and lows of -6°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Oslo.

Things to do in Drammen

Theme Parks Museums Parks

Side Trip

Marinemuseet (The Norwegian Naval Museum)
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Kjosterudjuvet ©
Kjosterudjuvet
Ypsilon Bridge ©
Ypsilon Bridge

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Oslo

Oslo ©
On the 26th (Sun), test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, step into the grandiose world of Akershus Castle and Fortress (Akershus Slott og Festning), then stroll around Vigelandsparken, and finally get your game on at VRden - Ultimate Virtual Reality Experience. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take an in-depth tour of Fram Museum, then take an in-depth tour of Kon-Tiki Museum, and then see the interesting displays at 22 July Centre.

For traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Oslo sightseeing planner.

You can take a train from Drammen to Oslo in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Drammen in January, plan for a bit warmer days in Oslo, with highs around 6°C, while nights are little chillier with lows around -9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Oslo

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games
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Vigeland Park ©
Vigeland Park
Room Escape Games