Oslo Opera and Munch museum Photo: Visit Norway

Highly recommended

A travel in art

Get to know national and international artists in Norway. We have planned a tour where you will experience art museums, local and national artists. The new Munch museum opened in October 2021, and we give you the unique chance to see this famous artist’s birthplace in Ådalsbruk, Løten. We will visit the Peder Balke centre at Østre Toten, art museums and sculpture parks by national and international artists. We end the trip with a visit to the Munch museum or the National Museum. An inspiring trip for all art lovers.



Fun in the fountain at Kistefos museum.


Photo: Nikolas Gogstad Andersen - visitNorway.com


Visit Hadeland Glassverk getting an insight to the glasswork industry. You can even try glassblowing getting your own piece of art.


Hadeland Glassverk. Photo: Visit Norway


Enjoy Kleivstua hotel with its history, traditions and forest mysteries.


Photo: Kleivstua


A journey in time. Visiting the sister churches at Granavollen and getting familiar with its history.


Photo: Hans Hauge Visit Innlandet

Hand-picked pearls of eastern Norway

We have carefully chosen places and sights that is worth a visit. Explore our chosen, recommended pearls of eastern Norway in the map below. 

Below you'll find our recommendations for this itinerary marked in red. White markers shows you other possibilities and their location.


Artists in Norway

Day by day


5 days / 4 nights




  • Wood Hotel by Frich's
  • Granavolden Gjæstgiveri
  • Sole Gjestegård
  • Kleivstua hotel

Additional costs

  • Single rooms
  • Flights


  • Transportation in comfy tour bus/coach
  • 4 nights in double room incl.breakfast
  • Lunsj and dinner according to programme
  • Entrance to attractions mentioned
  • Guided tours as described

Wood Hotel by Frich's. Photo: Sven Erik Hoff - Frich's Management AS

day 1: Oslo - Brumunddal

The world's tallest wooden building

We travel north to the Hamar region approx. 1 hour from the airport. Here we visit the Anno Museum and the Munch Centre. Guided tour. We get to know the story of the world-famous artist Edvard Munch's childhood. Munch was born in Ådalsbruk, Løten 12 December 1863, on the farm Engelaug Østre. We also visit Kunstbanken Hedmark Art Centre that houses various exhibitions of Norwegian and international artists.

Check-in at Wood Hotel by Frich’s, a hotel known as the world's tallest wooden building. The hotel is located on the shores of Lake Mjøsa and offers beautiful views of the area. Dinner.


Statue of Peder Balke Photo: Hans Hauge - Visit Innlandet

Day 2: Brumundal - Lillehammer - Toten - Hadeland

A variety of cultural experiences

Today we travel along Lake Mjøsa, to city Lillehammer and get a guided tour of Lillehammer Art Museum. Furthermore, the journey continues to Østre Toten and the Peder Balke Centre. Peder Balke (1804-1887) was a Norwegian painter. With his dramatic paintings in a limited colour scale, Balke was recognized as one of the best landscape painters in Norway in the 19th century. Dinner and overnight stay at the historical Granavolden Gjæstgiveri beautifully situated on a hill in the middle of Hadeland's historic landscape.


Art gallery in The Twist Photo Kistefos ea Hodgekin and Creed

Day 3: Hadeland - Ringerike - Noresund

World-class art

In the middle of the historic environment and beautiful cultural landscape, right next to the Sister Churches at Granavollen, we find Glasslåven Art Centre- a protected classic red barn from the 1880s which has been converted into an art centre. The barn now houses a glassblowing studio and 14 workshops for professional artists and craftsmen. Glass artist Ulla-Mari Brantenberg has been involved since the start. Today, several artists, writers, a composer and a framer are among those who have their daily workplace here.

Two large tourist attractions in Norway; Hadeland Glassverk and the Kistefos Museum are today's destinations, both being important cultural institutions housing various art exhibitions every year.  Hadeland Glassverk has been producing glass since 1765 and is today a major attraction with many shops, exhibitions, activities, museum and various art exhibitions. Kistefos is a unique cultural destination in beautiful surroundings in Jevnaker. Kistefos was built on the former factory area of Kistefos Træsliperi AS and today consists of an impressive sculpture park, two art galleries and an industrial museum. In 2019, the signature building The Twist opened, which has won several awards and nominations for its spectacular design.

Dinner and overnight stay at Sole Gjestegård in Noresund.


Eggedal Borgerstue

day 4: Noresund - Vikersund - Ringerike

We start the day with a boat trip on the Krøderfjord with the MS Kryllingen that ends at the fairytale house Villa Fridheim, which is one of Norway's largest and best preserved Swiss-style houses. In the beautiful villa with its special architecture, the intangible cultural heritage is taken care of with a particular focus on adventures and stories. Exhibitions, concerts and events help to express the adventurous experience we get when we visit "Soria Moria" castle. The interesting hall is decorated with large fairytale paintings by Egil Thorin Næsheim.

Then we travel over the mountain to "Hagan", one of the country's best-preserved artists' homes from the golden age of Norwegian painting. The painter Christian Skredsvig (1854–1924) lived here for 30 years. Skredsvig was a famous painter and perhaps the most famous of the Norwegian artists in Paris.

Then the trip goes to the beautiful Eggedal Borgerstue for lunch. Then we continue on to the Blaafarveværket in Åmot. From 1773 to 1893, the Blaafarveværket and Cobalt mines were the workplaces of thousands of people who had one task: to supply the world with the most beautiful blue color. Today you can experience the history of the preserved cobalt mines and the built environments through guided tours, cultural trails, art exhibitions, exciting shops and cozy eateries in green surroundings.

   Overnight at Kleivstua Hotell in Sundvollen.



Oslo Opera house with the Munch museum to the right. Photo by Gunnar Ridderström on Unsplash

Day 5: Ringerike - Oslo - airport for departure to your home country

Oslo and Munch

The new Munch museum in Oslo is a unique pearl and an architectonic piece of art. The museum opened in October 2021 and gives a unique insight to this world known artists life and work. Lunch in the museum overlooking Bjørvika and the Oslo fjord. We head for Oslo Airport Gardermoen for your travel back home.


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Unique Pearls of Eastern Norway // Innlandets Perler

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