10 days in Senja & Lofoten Islands Itinerary

10 days in Senja & Lofoten Islands Itinerary

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Fly to Tromso, Ferry to Senja
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Senja
— 2 nights
Ferry to Tromsø Prostneset hurtigbåtkai, Fly to Leknes
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Leknes, Vestvagoy
— 3 nights
Drive
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Henningsvaer
— 3 nights
Drive
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Kabelvag, Austvagoya
— 1 night
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Senja

— 2 nights
Explore hidden gems such as Bergsbotn and Segla.

To find traveler tips, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Senja online trip itinerary builder.

Oslo to Senja is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of flight and ferry. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and car. While traveling from Oslo, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Senja, ranging from highs of 20°C to lows of 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) to allow time to travel to Leknes.

Things to do in Senja

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Leknes, Vestvagoy

— 3 nights
Leknes is a town in Nordland county, Norway. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Lofoten Surfsenter and Justadtinden. Go for a jaunt from Leknes to Ramberg to see Rambergstranda Beach about 30 minutes away. There's much more to do: admire the verdant scenery at Himmeltinden, hike along Offersoykammen Hiking Trail, see the sights as you ascend with Holandsmelen Hiking Trail, and stroll through Hiking on the hills.

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Leknes online visit planner.

You can do a combination of ferry and flight from Senja to Leknes in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in August, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Henningsvaer.

Things to do in Leknes

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Tours

Side Trips

Henningsvaer

— 3 nights
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Henningsvaer and Engelskmannsbrygga i Henningsvaer.

To find where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Henningsvaer tour builder app.

Getting from Leknes to Henningsvaer by car takes about 1.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Kabelvag.

Things to do in Henningsvaer

Outdoors · Parks · Shopping · Adventure

Side Trip

Kabelvag, Austvagoya

— 1 night
Kabelvåg is a village in the municipality of Vågan in Nordland county, Norway. Start off your visit on the 8th (Sun): look for gifts at Lofoten Glass AS and then take in the awesome beauty at Floya.

To find maps, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Kabelvag trip itinerary maker website.

Kabelvag is just a stone's throw from Henningsvaer. In August in Kabelvag, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 12°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Kabelvag

Museums · Nature · Shopping · Parks

Side Trip

Lofoten Islands travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Beaches · History Museums