11 days in Northern Norway Itinerary

11 days in Northern Norway Itinerary

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Tromso
— 1 night
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Leknes, Vestvagoy
— 2 nights
3
Svolvaer
— 2 nights
4
Bodo
— 2 nights
5
Alta
— 1 night
6
Nordkapp Municipality
— 2 nights

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Tromso

Tromso

Paris of the North

The cultural and economic hub of northern Norway, Tromso boasts a historical city center containing one of the highest concentrations of wooden houses in Europe.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): appreciate the history behind Memorial to Deportation of Jews of Tromso, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Arctic Cathedral, and then test your problem-solving skills at Arctic Escape. Keep things going the next day: observe the fascinating underwater world at Polaria, examine the collection at The Polar Museum, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Tromso Botaniske Hage.

To see reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Tromso trip itinerary builder website.

Brussels, Belgium to Tromso is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Brussels in August; daily highs in Tromso reach 16°C and lows reach 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Leknes.

Things to do in Tromso

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums

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The Polar Museum
The Polar Museum
The Arctic Cathedral ©
The Arctic Cathedral
Arctic Escape ©
Arctic Escape

2
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Leknes, Vestvagoy

Leknes ©
Leknes is a town in Nordland county, Norway. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Rambergstranda Beach, then kick back and relax at Kvalvika Beach, then step off the mainland to explore Lofoten Island, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Flakstad Church. On the next day, kick back and relax at Haukland Beach, take a memorable tour with Experience Lofoten Islands, and then view the masterpieces at Sareptas Hus.

To find traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Leknes route planner.

Traveling by flight from Tromso to Leknes takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. August in Leknes sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Svolvaer.

Things to do in Leknes

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Adventure

Side Trips

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Lofoten Island ©
Lofoten Island
Haukland Beach ©
Haukland Beach
Rambergstranda Beach ©
Rambergstranda Beach

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Svolvaer

Svolvaer ©
The largest town on the Lofoten Islands, Svolvaer serves as a good base from which to launch your tour of the archipelago.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sat): get a taste of the local shopping with Northern Norway Art Centre, see the interesting displays at Lofoten Krigsminnenmuseum, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Floya, and finally get interesting insight from Tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Sun): take in the awesome beauty at Tjeldbergtind, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Glomtinden, and then trek along Festvagtind Hike.

To see photos, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Svolvaer online vacation maker.

You can drive from Leknes to Svolvaer in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In August in Svolvaer, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Bodo.

Things to do in Svolvaer

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

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Floya ©
Floya
Fishing Charters & Tours
Lofoten Krigsminnenmuseum ©
Lofoten Krigsminnenmuseum

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Bodo

Bodo ©
Start off your visit on the 30th (Mon): see majestic marine mammals with Arctic Rib Event, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Ronvik, then indulge in some personalized pampering at God Massasje, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Bodomarka. Here are some ideas for day two: stop by Craig Alibone Chocolate, then learn about all things military at Norsk Luftfartsmuseum, then go for a walk through Saltstraumen, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Valnesfossen.

Before you visit Bodo, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by flight from Svolvaer to Bodo takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. In August, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can travel to Alta.

Things to do in Bodo

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Outdoors

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Valnesfossen ©
Valnesfossen
Saltstraumen ©
Saltstraumen
Norsk Luftfartsmuseum ©
Norsk Luftfartsmuseum

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Alta

Alta ©
Alta is the most populated municipality in Finnmark county, Norway. On the 1st (Wed), see the interesting displays at Tirpitz Museum, get a new perspective on nature at Alta Museum - World Heritage Rock Art Centre, and then paddle through the water with NORD Ekspedisjon AS.

To find traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Alta trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Bodo to Alta in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Alta are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) to allow time to drive to Nordkapp Municipality.

Things to do in Alta

Outdoors · Trails · Adventure · Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
NORD Ekspedisjon AS ©
NORD Ekspedisjon AS
Alta Museum - World Heritage Rock Art Centre ©
Tirpitz Museum ©
Tirpitz Museum

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Nordkapp Municipality

Nordkapp Municipality ©
Some 200,000 visitors take a trip to Nordkapp Municipality every year, drawn by its two main attractions--North Cape and Knivskjellodden, considered by many the northernmost point of Europe.
On the 2nd (Thu), explore the striking landscape at Kirkeporten in Skarsvag, get engrossed in the history at Nordkapphallen, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of North Cape.

For ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the Nordkapp Municipality itinerary planner.

Getting from Alta to Nordkapp Municipality by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. In September in Nordkapp Municipality, expect temperatures between 11°C during the day and 8°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Nordkapp Municipality

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
North Cape ©
North Cape
Nordkapphallen ©
Nordkapphallen
Kirkeporten in Skarsvag ©
Kirkeporten in Skarsvag

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