14 days in Lofoten Islands Itinerary

14 days in Lofoten Islands Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Oslo, Norway
Fly + Drive:  7 h 30 min
1
Reine, Moskenesoy
— 7 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Svolvaer
— 6 nights
+2
Bus + Foot + Fly:  5 h
End: Oslo, Norway

7
nights
Reine, Moskenesoy

Reine ©
The locals came to Reine to catch cod; visitors come to catch the views.
You'll get in some beach time at Haukland Beach and Kvalvika Beach. Get in touch with nature at Reinebringen and Hiking on the hills. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Reine: Leknes (Lofoten Gaver og Brukskunst AS & Himmeltinden), Rambergstranda (in Ramberg) and Nusfjord Fishing Village (in Nusfjord). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Bunes Beach, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Flakstad Church, see the interesting displays at Lofoten Stockfish Museum, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Horseid Beach.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Reine journey tool.

Oslo to Reine is an approximately 7.5- hour combination of flight and car. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Oslo in October: highs in Reine hover around 9°C, while lows dip to 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can drive to Svolvaer.

Things to do in Reine

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Leknes, Moskenes Municipality, Moskenesoy, Norwegian Fishing Village Museum, Flakstad Church
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Reinebringen ©
Reinebringen
Haukland Beach ©
Haukland Beach
Nusfjord Fishing Village ©
Nusfjord Fishing Village

6
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Henningsvaer and Kabelvag Church. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Lofoten Krigsminnenmuseum and Lofotr Viking Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Svolvaer: Kavi Fak Ori (in Henningsvaer), Gimsoya (Lofoten Links & Hov Gard) and Uttakleiv Beach (in Leknes). There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Tjeldbergtind, steep yourself in history at Lofoten Museum, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Vagakallen, and shop like a local with Northern Norway Art Centre.

To find reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Svolvaer trip planner.

Traveling by car from Reine to Svolvaer takes 2.5 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Svolvaer

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Henningsvaer, Kabelvag, Gimsoya, Aalan Gard, Vagakallen
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Lofoten Krigsminnenmuseum ©
Lofoten Krigsminnenmuseum
Lofotr Viking Museum ©
Lofotr Viking Museum
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