If your trip to Drammen is all locked in but your itinerary is looking a little empty, we can give you a few hints and tips.Plan a stop at Drammen Water Park. It’s one attraction you’ll usually find on most travelers’ to-do lists. If you still have room on your travel itinerary, Assiden Church and Bragernes Church will keep you on the go as well.
If you’re after a day-trip destination, we’ve got a couple of ideas. Sitting 16 miles away, Hurum is worth the drive. Among the first stops you make here should be Hurum Golfklubb, Nebba and Askestad Art Gallery. Situated 19 miles away, Modum is another popular choice. If you drop by, don’t miss Vikersundbakken Ski Flying Hill, Furumo Svommehall and Blaafarvevaerket Art Exhibition.
One of the perks of having a car while you’re visiting Drammen is that you can spend time at some of the area’s awesome beaches whether it’s rainy or sunny. So, grab your sunglasses (or your waterproof coat) and get ready to drive to one of these well-known options:
Whale Beach (12 miles away).
Storøyodden (16 miles away).
We’ve compiled our top tips and tricks to help you keep more money in your pocket:
Look into as many different bargain deals as you can (we make that chore a walk in the park!)
Subscribe to our Price Drop Alert service and be informed immediately when prices fall for your next vacation destination
Look at the bargains at all rental locations around town, including the airport terminal and its vicinity. A quick cab trip to a neighboring rental car facility might result in some generous savings
You can often save a pretty penny if your vacation plans are flexible. Look at different days and dates and find out what savings can be made
To avoid paying a late fee or an extra day, aim to keep your pickup and drop-off times the same
Some rental outlets offer discounts if you pay as soon as you book, so make sure you keep a lookout for these money-saving offers
The early bird catches the worm, and also the best deals! Book now to grab some impressive savings.
Sure, you can make your way around Drammen without renting a vehicle. But with loads to see here, having one would certainly make your escape a whole lot more fun. If you’d like to get out of town and into nature, pick a ride with a bit of power. A larger car like an SUV will take you to the area’s shingle seashores in style and comfort. Going to spend most of your time downtown? A smaller car like a mini or compact is a good choice. Driving around busy streets and squeezing into tiny parking spots will be a snap with one of these.
There’s more than enough choice when it comes to renting a car in Drammen. From SUVs with trunk space galore to easy-to-park compacts, you’ll find it all here. Selecting your perfect match depends on how much you’d like to spend and what you intend to do. There are some road trips that are just begging you to splurge on your dream ride, whereas others don’t need anything more than a bargain, no-frills type model.
From its expressways to its suburban streets, discovering Drammen will be a snap with your own ride. But before you veer into the fast lane, here’s what you need to know about driving around this city:
You have to drive on the right-hand side of the road in Drammen. Even though you may be comfortable with the traffic rules, it’s always smart to drive with extra care on roads you’re not familiar with.
Nabbing a parking space in Drammen isn’t too hard. Of course, it depends on where you are and when — you may have trouble parking right in the center during peak periods.
As with most cities, roads get busy in the morning and afternoon rush hours. However, due to its smaller population of approximately 90,700, traffic isn’t a major problem in Drammen.
Most residential areas in Drammen have a 30km/h speed limit. Outside these areas, the speed limits generally range between 80km/h and 110km/h.
In most cases, your car rental company will bill the amount of the fine to your credit card. Alternatively, the company may provide your contact details to the relevant local authority so they can issue a fine directly to you.
As with many places, standard cell phone usage is not allowed while driving around Drammen. However, there is an exception for hands-free or Bluetooth capabilities. Just be sure to stay focused on the road.
The legal BAC (blood alcohol content) limit when driving in Drammen is 0.02%. If a big night is on the cards, leave your car behind and organize some other way of getting home instead.
No, so don’t risk a fine by doing it. In Drammen, red equals stop, with no exceptions. When nearing a set of traffic lights, always maintain a safe speed so you can easily stop when you need to.
Subject to a few exceptions, seat belts are compulsory in Viken.