18 days in Lofoten Islands Itinerary

18 days in Lofoten Islands Itinerary

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Leknes, Vestvagoy
— 5 nights
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Nusfjord
— 2 nights
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Reine, Moskenesoy
— 2 nights
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Kabelvag, Austvagoya
— 3 nights
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Svolvaer
— 5 nights
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Leknes, Vestvagoy

— 5 nights
Leknes is a town in Nordland county, Norway. Leknes is known for beaches, nature, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: kick back and relax at Haukland Beach, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Himmeltinden, get engrossed in the history at Lofotr Viking Museum, and cruise along Uttakleiv Beach.

To see ratings, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Leknes day trip website.

Oslo to Leknes is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, ferry, and bus; or drive. Traveling from Oslo in July, expect nights in Leknes to be about the same, around 11°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to drive to Nusfjord.

Things to do in Leknes

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Wildlife

Side Trips

Nusfjord

— 2 nights
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Ytresandheia Mountain, hike along Mountain Paths at Vikten, and then take a leisurely stroll along Nusfjord Fishing Village. On the 13th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for gifts at The Glasblower At Vikten, enjoy the sand and surf at Rambergstranda Beach, then kick back and relax at Kvalvika Beach, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Flakstad Church.

For where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Nusfjord trip itinerary planning app.

Nusfjord is just a short distance from Leknes. In July, daily temperatures in Nusfjord can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Reine.

Things to do in Nusfjord

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

Reine, Moskenesoy

— 2 nights
The locals came to Reine to catch cod; visitors come to catch the views.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Helvetestinden and then kick back and relax at Bunes Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Norwegian Fishing Village Museum, examine the collection at Lofoten Stockfish Museum, and then trek along Reinebringen.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Reine online itinerary planner.

Drive from Nusfjord to Reine in an hour. In July in Reine, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can travel to Kabelvag.

Things to do in Reine

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Museums

Side Trips

Kabelvag, Austvagoya

— 3 nights
Kabelvåg is a village in the municipality of Vågan in Nordland county, Norway. Kabelvag is known for historic sites, zoos & aquariums, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: hike along Festvagtind Hike, take in the exciting artwork at Galleri Lofoten, examine the collection at Lofoten Museum, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at The Lofoten Aquarium.

To see other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our Kabelvag sightseeing planner.

Getting from Reine to Kabelvag by journey takes about 2 hours. In July, daytime highs in Kabelvag are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can drive to Svolvaer.

Things to do in Kabelvag

Shopping · Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trip

Svolvaer

— 5 nights
The largest town on the Lofoten Islands, Svolvaer serves as a good base from which to launch your tour of the archipelago.
When in Svolvaer, make a side trip to see Kavi Fak Ori in Henningsvaer, approximately Henningsvaer away. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Lofoten Krigsminnenmuseum, take in the awesome beauty at Tjeldbergtind, view the masterpieces at Northern Norway Art Centre, and get a taste of the local shopping with Gallery Dagfinn Bakke.

For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Svolvaer road trip planning tool.

Svolvaer is just a short distance from Kabelvag. In July in Svolvaer, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 12°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Svolvaer

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

Lofoten Islands travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Beaches · History Museums