15 days in Northern Norway Itinerary

15 days in Northern Norway Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Tromso
— 2 nights
2
Nordkapp Municipality
— 1 night
3
Harstad
— 1 night
4
Svolvaer
— 2 nights
5
Leknes, Vestvagoy
— 2 nights
6
Bodo
— 2 nights
7
Mosjoen
— 3 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): meet the residents at Polaria, see the interesting displays at The Polar Museum, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of The Arctic Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the natural beauty at Tromso Botaniske Hage, then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, and then stop by Tromso Arctic Gifts & Souvenirs.

For where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Tromso tour itinerary builder website.

Bournemouth, UK to Tromso is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Bournemouth to Tromso due to the time zone difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Bournemouth in August: high temperatures in Tromso hover around 16°C and lows are around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can travel to Nordkapp Municipality.

Things to do in Tromso

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trip

The Arctic Cathedral
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
The Arctic Cathedral ©
The Arctic Cathedral
Tromso Arctic Gifts & Souvenirs ©
Tromso Arctic Gifts & Souvenirs

1
night
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 22nd (Sat): take an in-depth tour of Nordkapphallen and then explore the striking landscape at North Cape.

To find photos, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Nordkapp Municipality online day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Tromso to Nordkapp Municipality takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in August, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to travel to Harstad.

Things to do in Nordkapp Municipality

Nature · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trip

North Cape
Highlights from your plan
North Cape ©
North Cape
Nordkapphallen ©
Nordkapphallen

1
night
Harstad

Harstad ©
Harstad is the second-most populated municipality in Troms county, Norway. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): trek along Gangsastoppen, then hike along Mountain Hike to Musvannet, then hike along Keipen, and finally contemplate the long history of Trondenes fort.

To find photos, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Harstad day trip site.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Nordkapp Municipality to Harstad. When traveling from Nordkapp Municipality in August, plan for a bit warmer days in Harstad, with highs around 19°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to drive to Svolvaer.

Things to do in Harstad

Outdoors · Parks · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Keipen ©
Keipen
Trondenes fort ©
Trondenes fort

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 24th (Mon): hike along Festvagtind Hike and then take in the awesome beauty at Glomtinden. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the exciting artwork at Northern Norway Art Centre, then examine the collection at Lofoten Krigsminnenmuseum, then take in the exciting artwork at Gallery Dagfinn Bakke, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Tjeldbergtind.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Svolvaer trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can drive from Harstad to Svolvaer in 3 hours. In August, daytime highs in Svolvaer are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Leknes.

Things to do in Svolvaer

Parks · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Festvagtind Hike, Glomtinden
Highlights from your plan
Lofoten Krigsminnenmuseum ©
Lofoten Krigsminnenmuseum
Gallery Dagfinn Bakke ©
Gallery Dagfinn Bakke

2
nights
Leknes, Vestvagoy

Leknes ©
Leknes is a town in Nordland county, Norway. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Wed): stop by Lofoten Gaver og Brukskunst AS, then stroll through Haukland Beach, then take an in-depth tour of Lofotr Viking Museum, and finally trek along Offersoykammen Hiking Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Thu): trek along Hiking on the hills, then head off the coast to Lofoten Island, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Flakstad Church.

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Leknes trip planning app.

You can drive from Svolvaer to Leknes in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Leknes can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can catch the flight to Bodo.

Things to do in Leknes

Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Offersoykammen Hiking Trail, Hiking on the hills, Lofoten Island, Flakstad Church, Lofotr Viking Museum
Highlights from your plan
Lofoten Island ©
Lofoten Island
Haukland Beach ©
Haukland Beach
Lofotr Viking Museum ©
Lofotr Viking Museum

2
nights
Bodo

Bodo ©
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Ronvik, then get interesting insight from Tours, and then don't miss a visit to Saltstraumen. On the 29th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: learn about all things military at Norsk Luftfartsmuseum, then savor the flavors at Craig Alibone Chocolate, then look for all kinds of wild species at Bodomarka, and finally stroll through Mjelle.

To see ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Bodo holiday maker tool.

Traveling by flight from Leknes to Bodo takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can travel to Mosjoen.

Things to do in Bodo

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Mjelle ©
Mjelle
Saltstraumen ©
Saltstraumen
Fishing Charters & Tours

3
nights
Mosjoen

Mosjoen
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sun): trek along Marsora Hiking Trail, then hike along Oyfjellvarden Hiking Trail, and then trek along Panorama. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the awesome beauty at The Seven Sisters, snap pictures at Helgelandsbrua, then trek along Asen Tursti, and finally pause for some photo ops at Vindenes Hus.

For photos, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read Mosjoen journey maker site.

Traveling by car from Bodo to Mosjoen takes 5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Mosjoen can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Mosjoen

Outdoors · Parks · Trails

Side Trip

Sandnessjoen
Highlights from your plan
Marsora Hiking Trail
Marsora Hiking Trail
Dolstad Church ©
Dolstad Church
Panorama ©
Panorama

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