14 days in Norway Itinerary

14 days in Norway Itinerary

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14 days in Norway Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  6​h 30​min
1
Tromso
— 2 nights
Ferry + Taxi:  1​h 30​min
2
Senja
— 2 nights
ferry:  11​h
3
Svolvaer
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Leknes, Vestvagoy
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 15​min
5
Tromso
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: London

2
nights
Tromso

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.
Step out of Tromso to go to Sommaroy and see Haaja, which is approximately 1h 15 min away. There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of The Arctic Cathedral, pause for some photo ops at Memorial to Deportation of Jews of Tromso, take in nature's colorful creations at Tromso Botaniske Hage, and see the interesting displays at The Polar Museum (Polarmuseet).

For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Tromso trip itinerary planning app .

London, UK to Tromso is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from London in September; daily highs in Tromso reach 13°C and lows reach 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Senja.

Things to do in Tromso

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Haaja, The Arctic Cathedral
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
The Arctic Cathedral ©
The Arctic Cathedral
Tromso Fjords ©
Tromso Fjords

2
nights
Senja

Senja ©
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Ersfjordstranda, then take some stellar pictures from Tungeneset, then get great views at Bergsbotn, and finally see the interesting displays at Senjatrollet. Keep things going the next day: get in on the family fun at Senja Troll Park and then get interesting insight from Husoey.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Senja vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

You can do a combination of ferry and taxi from Tromso to Senja in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In September, daytime highs in Senja are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. On the 6th (Sun), you'll travel to Svolvaer.

Things to do in Senja

Outdoors Museums Scenic Drive
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Husoey ©
Husoey
Tungeneset ©
Tungeneset
Bergsbotn ©
Bergsbotn

2
nights
Svolvaer

The largest town on the Lofoten Islands, Svolvaer serves as a good base from which to launch your tour of the archipelago.
On the 7th (Mon), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Tjeldbergtind, then see what you can catch with a fishing tour, and then examine the collection at Lofoten Krigsminnenmuseum. On your second day here, view the masterpieces at Northern Norway Art Centre, take in the exciting artwork at Gallery Dagfinn Bakke, and then take in the awesome beauty at Floya.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Svolvaer tour planning site .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Senja to Svolvaer. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Svolvaer when traveling from Senja in September, with lows around 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can go by car to Leknes.

Things to do in Svolvaer

Outdoors Museums Nature
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Fishing Charters & Tours
Lofoten Krigsminnenmuseum ©
Lofoten Krigsminnenmuseum
Floya ©
Floya

2
nights
Leknes, Vestvagoy

Leknes ©
Leknes is a town in Nordland county, Norway. Get out of town with these interesting Leknes side-trips: Reinebringen (in Reine), Rambergstranda (in Ramberg) and Nusfjord Fishing Village (in Nusfjord). The adventure continues: step off the mainland to explore Lofoten Island, get engrossed in the history at Lofotr Viking Museum, view the masterpieces at Galleri2, and stroll through Kvalvika Beach.

To find photos, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Leknes road trip website .

Traveling by car from Svolvaer to Leknes takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September in Leknes, expect temperatures between 14°C during the day and 8°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can travel to Tromso.

Things to do in Leknes

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Vestvagoy, Lofotr Viking Museum, Reinebringen, Lofoten Island, Nusfjord Fishing Village
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Haukland Beach ©
Haukland Beach
Lofoten Island ©
Lofoten Island
Lofotr Viking Museum ©
Lofotr Viking Museum

2
nights
Tromso

Tromso ©
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sat): browse the collection at Tromso Public library and City Archives, then see the sky in a new way at Northern Norwegian Science Center, and then take in the views from Tromso Bridge.

For maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Tromso trip builder app .

You can fly from Leknes to Tromso in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tromso

Museums Childrens Museums Shopping
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Northern Norwegian Science Center ©
Northern Norwegian Science Center
Tromsø Museum – Universitetsmuseet ©
Tromso Bridge ©
Tromso Bridge

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