11 days in Northern Norway Itinerary

11 days in Northern Norway Itinerary

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Tromso
— 3 nights
2
Leknes, Vestvagoy
— 1 night
3
Svolvaer
— 2 nights
4
Alta
— 1 night
5
Hammerfest
— 1 night
6
Kirkenes
— 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.
Take a break from the city and head to Prestvannet Lake and Telegrafbukta Beach. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Perspektivet Museum and Arctic Escape. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Northern Norwegian Science Center, hit the best photo ops around with NorthernShots Tours, take in nature's colorful creations at Tromso Botaniske Hage, and pause for some serene contemplation at Our Lady Catholic Church.

To find ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Tromso online route planner.

Zurich, Switzerland to Tromso is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and train. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Zurich in March: high temperatures in Tromso hover around 1°C and lows are around -4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can travel to Leknes.

Things to do in Tromso

Parks · Tours · Museums · Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Telegrafbukta Beach ©
Telegrafbukta Beach
NorthernShots Tours ©
NorthernShots Tours
Perspektivet Museum ©
Perspektivet Museum

1
night
Leknes, Vestvagoy

Leknes ©
Leknes is a town in Nordland county, Norway. Start off your visit on the 25th (Thu): kick back and relax at Haukland Beach, kick back and relax at Uttakleiv Beach, then look for gifts at Lofoten Gaver og Brukskunst AS, and finally step off the mainland to explore Lofoten Island.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Leknes trip simple and quick.

Traveling by flight from Tromso to Leknes takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Leknes can reach 3°C, while at night they dip to -1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can go by car to Svolvaer.

Things to do in Leknes

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Haukland Beach ©
Haukland Beach
Uttakleiv Beach
Uttakleiv Beach
Lofoten Island ©
Lofoten Island

2
nights
Svolvaer

Svolvaer ©
The largest town on the Lofoten Islands, Svolvaer serves as a good base from which to launch your tour of the archipelago.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Lofoten Krigsminnenmuseum and then take an exotic tour of Lofoten Lights. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Tjeldbergtind.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Svolvaer trip planner.

Traveling by car from Leknes to Svolvaer takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Svolvaer can reach 2°C, while at night they dip to -2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to travel to Alta.

Things to do in Svolvaer

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Tours
Highlights from your plan
Lofoten Lights ©
Lofoten Lights
Fishing Charters & Tours
Lofoten Krigsminnenmuseum ©
Lofoten Krigsminnenmuseum

1
night
Alta

Alta is the most populated municipality in Finnmark county, Norway. Start off your visit on the 28th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Alta Church, then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, then get a new perspective on nature at Alta Museum - World Heritage Rock Art Centre, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Northern Lights Cathedral.

To find ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Alta vacation builder website.

Traveling by flight from Svolvaer to Alta takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Svolvaer in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Alta, with lows of -7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Hammerfest.

Things to do in Alta

Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Northern Lights Cathedral ©
Northern Lights Cathedral
Alta Church
Alta Church

1
night
Hammerfest

Hammerfest ©
Hammerfest is a municipality in Finnmark county, Norway. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Mon): make a trip to Struve Geodetic Arc, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hammerfest Church, and then take an in-depth tour of The Polar Bear Society.

For more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Hammerfest trip planner.

Traveling by car from Alta to Hammerfest takes 2.5 hours. In March, daily temperatures in Hammerfest can reach 0°C, while at night they dip to -5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Kirkenes.

Things to do in Hammerfest

Historic Sites · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Hammerfest Church ©
Hammerfest Church
The Polar Bear Society ©
The Polar Bear Society
Struve Geodetic Arc ©
Struve Geodetic Arc

2
nights
Kirkenes

Kirkenes ©
Kirkenes is a town in Sør-Varanger Municipality in Finnmark county, in the far northeastern part of Norway. On the 30th (Tue), pause for some serene contemplation at Kirkenes Church, examine the collection at Varanger Museum, then catch all the local highlights with Barents Safari Tours, then make a splash at Barentsbadet Kirkenes, and finally steep yourself in history at Andersgrotta WWII Bomb Shelter.

To find where to stay, photos, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Kirkenes trip itinerary tool.

You can drive from Hammerfest to Kirkenes in 7.5 hours. Traveling from Hammerfest in March, expect slightly colder with lows of -9°C in Kirkenes. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kirkenes

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Barents Safari Tours ©
Barents Safari Tours
Varanger Museum ©
Varanger Museum
Barentsbadet Kirkenes ©
Barentsbadet Kirkenes

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