15 days in Finnmark Itinerary

15 days in Finnmark Itinerary

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Svanvik
— 3 nights
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Tana Bru
— 2 nights
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Nordkapp Municipality
— 2 nights
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Karasjok
— 2 nights
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Alta
— 5 nights

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Svanvik

Svanvik ©
Svanvik is a locality situated in Orust Municipality, Västra Götaland County, Sweden with 293 inhabitants in 2010. Escape the urban bustle at Birk Husky and King Crab Safari by Snowhotel Kirkenes. Step off the beaten path and head to Pasvik Nature Reserve and Andersgrotta WWII Bomb Shelter. Change things up with these side-trips from Svanvik: Kong Oscar II's kapell (in Grense Jakobselv) and Kirkenes (Barentsbadet Kirkenes, Varanger Museum, &more). There's still lots to do: get great views at Hoyde 96 - Watch Tower.

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

Oslo to Svanvik is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Oslo in October, expect nights in Svanvik to be about the same, around 0°C, while days are little chillier, around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can travel to Tana Bru.

Things to do in Svanvik

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours · Parks

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Birk Husky ©
Birk Husky
Varanger Museum ©
Varanger Museum
Barentsbadet Kirkenes ©
Barentsbadet Kirkenes

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Tana Bru

Tana Bru ©
Tana bru is the administrative centre of Deatnu-Tana Municipality in Finnmark county, Norway. On the 17th (Sat), contemplate the long history of Cultural Heritage Site Ceavccageadge/Mortensnes and then see what you can catch with King Crab Safari. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Nesseby Church, don't miss a visit to Tana Museum, and then identify plant and animal life at Tana Husky - Day Tours.

For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read Tana Bru road trip site.

Drive from Svanvik to Tana Bru in 2.5 hours. In October in Tana Bru, expect temperatures between 5°C during the day and 0°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to travel to Nordkapp Municipality.

Things to do in Tana Bru

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites

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King Crab Safari ©
King Crab Safari
Nesseby Church ©
Nesseby Church

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Mon): explore the striking landscape at Kirkeporten in Skarsvag, then take a memorable tour with The North Cape Experience - Skarsvag Tourist Centre, and then get engrossed in the history at Nordkapphallen. Keep things going the next day: pause for some photo ops at Bamse statue, admire the masterpieces at Nordkappmuseet, pause for some serene contemplation at Honningsvag Church, then take in the exciting artwork at The Gallery "West Of The Moon", and finally view the masterpieces at The Gallery - East of the Sun.

For maps, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Nordkapp Municipality day trip tool.

Drive from Tana Bru to Nordkapp Municipality in 6 hours. Expect a daytime high around 6°C in October, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can travel to Karasjok.

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Museums · Wildlife · Nature · Outdoors

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Nordkapphallen ©
Nordkapphallen
Kirkeporten in Skarsvag ©
Kirkeporten in Skarsvag

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Karasjok

Karasjok ©
Karasjok or Kárášjohka or Kaarasjoki is a municipality in Finnmark county, Norway. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Wed): view the masterpieces at Boble Glasshytte, then ponder the world of politics at Samediggi - Sami Parliament, then get a dose of the wild on Samipath, and finally get engrossed in the history at De Samiske Samlinger - The Sami museum in Karasjok. Keep things going the next day: explore the landscape on two wheels at Rundtur – Flyplassgjerdet, then examine the collection at Sapmi Park, and then take an exotic tour of KB-Siida.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Karasjok online tour itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Nordkapp Municipality to Karasjok takes 4.5 hours. Traveling from Nordkapp Municipality in October, plan for slightly colder nights in Karasjok, with lows around 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can drive to Alta.

Things to do in Karasjok

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Scenic Drive

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Samipath ©
Samipath
Samediggi - Sami Parliament ©
Samediggi - Sami Parliament
Boble Glasshytte ©
Boble Glasshytte

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Alta

Alta is the most populated municipality in Finnmark county, Norway. Explore hidden gems such as Safaris and SarvesAlta Outdoor Activity. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Alta: Hammerfest (Struve Geodetic Arc, Salen Lookout, &more) and Juhls' Silvergallery AS (in Kautokeino). And it doesn't end there: take in breathtaking views at Alta Canyon, learn more about the world around you at Alta Museum - World Heritage Rock Art Centre, examine the collection at Tirpitz Museum, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Alta Church.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Alta trip planning tool.

Drive from Karasjok to Alta in 3 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 5°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Alta

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Adventure

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Safaris
SarvesAlta Outdoor Activity ©
SarvesAlta Outdoor Activity
Alta Canyon ©
Alta Canyon