15 days in Oslo & Lofoten Islands Itinerary

15 days in Oslo & Lofoten Islands Itinerary

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15 days in Oslo & Lofoten Islands Itinerary

Start: Kuala Terengganu
Fly:  28 h
1
Oslo
— 6 nights
Fly:  4 h
2
Leknes, Vestvagoy
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Henningsvaer
— 2 nights
Drive:  30 min
4
Kabelvag, Austvagoya
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
5
Sorvagen, Moskenesoy
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  37 h
End: Kuala Terengganu

6
nights
Oslo

Oslo ©
Norway's capital city, Oslo boasts a thousand years of history and a diverse mix of architecture that blends old, new, and ultra-modern.
Step out of Oslo with an excursion to Rygge Storsenter in Moss--about 54 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: explore the historical opulence of Akershus Castle and Fortress (Akershus Slott og Festning), take an in-depth tour of Kon-Tiki Museum, see the interesting displays at Viking Ship Museum, and explore the world behind art at Munch Museum.

For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Oslo trip planner .

Kuala Terengganu, Malaysia to Oslo is an approximately 28-hour flight. The time zone changes from Malaysia Time to Central European Time, which is usually a -7 hour difference. In January, Oslo is colder than Kuala Terengganu - with highs of 6°C and lows of -9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can travel to Leknes.

Things to do in Oslo

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Rygge Storsenter
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Vigeland Park ©
Vigeland Park
Kon-Tiki Museum ©
Kon-Tiki Museum

1
night
Leknes, Vestvagoy

Leknes ©
Leknes is a town in Nordland county, Norway. On the 24th (Fri), browse the fresh offerings at Lofoten Gaardsysteri, immerse yourself in nature at Haukland Beach, then look for gifts at Sareptas Hus, and finally cruise along Rambergstranda.

For where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read Leknes trip builder .

Traveling by flight from Oslo to Leknes takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. When traveling from Oslo in January, plan for slightly colder days and somewhat warmer nights in Leknes: temperatures range from 1°C by day to -3°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Henningsvaer.

Things to do in Leknes

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Lofoten Gaardsysteri, Sareptas Hus, Rambergstranda
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Rambergstranda ©
Rambergstranda
Sareptas Hus ©
Sareptas Hus
Haukland Beach ©
Haukland Beach

2
nights
Henningsvaer

Henningsvaer ©
On the 25th (Sat), take in the awesome beauty at Vagakallen, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Glomtinden, and then steep yourself in history at Henningsvaer. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Festvagtind Hike, stop by Engelskmannsbrygga i Henningsvaer, and then explore the world behind art at Galleri Lofoten.

To see reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Henningsvaer trip planner .

Traveling by car from Leknes to Henningsvaer takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 1°C in January, and nighttime lows around -2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Kabelvag.

Things to do in Henningsvaer

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trip

Vagan
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Vagakallen ©
Vagakallen
Galleri Lofoten ©
Galleri Lofoten

1
night
Kabelvag, Austvagoya

Kabelvag ©
Kabelvåg is a village in the municipality of Vågan in Nordland county, Norway. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Mon): explore the world behind art at Lille Kabelvag art gallery and museum, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Tjeldbergtind, then see the interesting displays at Lofoten Krigsminnenmuseum, and finally savor the flavors at Gimsoy Landhandel Lofoten.

For maps and more tourist information, read Kabelvag attractions app .

Kabelvag is very close to Henningsvaer. In January, plan for daily highs up to 1°C, and evening lows to -2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can travel to Sorvagen.

Things to do in Kabelvag

Nature Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Svolvaer, Gimsoy Landhandel Lofoten
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Lofoten Krigsminnenmuseum ©
Lofoten Krigsminnenmuseum
Gimsoy Landhandel Lofoten ©
Gimsoy Landhandel Lofoten

2
nights
Sorvagen, Moskenesoy

Sorvagen
On the 28th (Tue), enjoy the sand and surf at Bunes Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Horseid Beach.

To find more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Sorvagen trip maker site .

You can drive from Kabelvag to Sorvagen in 2.5 hours. January in Sorvagen sees daily highs of 1°C and lows of -3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sorvagen

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Bunes Beach, Horseid Beach

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