20 days in Norway, Oulu & Kilpisjarvi Itinerary

20 days in Norway, Oulu & Kilpisjarvi Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Oulu, Finland
— 2 nights
2
Kilpisjarvi, Finland
— 2 nights
3
Reine, Norway
— 3 nights
4
Bleik, Norway
— 1 night
5
Nordkapp Municipality, Norway
— 9 nights

2
nights
Oulu, Finland

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Fri): get curious at Tietomaa, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Nallikari Beach, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Holy Trinity Orthodox Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Turkansaaren Ulkomuseo, examine the collection at Pohjois-Pohjanmaan museo, walk around Ainolan Puisto, admire the landmark architecture of Oulu Cathedral, thenhunt for treasures at Kauppahalli, and finally pause for some photo ops at Toripolliisi.

For other places to visit, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Oulu trip itinerary builder site.

Vantaa to Oulu is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. In June, daily temperatures in Oulu can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to travel to Kilpisjarvi.

Things to do in Oulu

Museums Childrens Museums Parks
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Nallikari Beach ©
Nallikari Beach
Kauppahalli ©
Kauppahalli
Toripolliisi ©
Toripolliisi

2
nights
Kilpisjarvi, Finland

Kilpisjarvi ©
On the 28th (Sun), don't miss a visit to Saana. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Tsahkal Falls and then don't miss a visit to The Three Nations' Border Point.

For reviews, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Kilpisjarvi road trip tool.

You can drive from Oulu to Kilpisjarvi in 7.5 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Oulu to Kilpisjarvi due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Oulu in June, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Kilpisjarvi: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Reine.

Things to do in Kilpisjarvi

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trip

Jarama WWII Fortification Camp
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Saana ©
Saana

3
nights
Reine, Norway

Reine ©
The locals came to Reine to catch cod; visitors come to catch the views.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Wed): examine the collection at Smeden i Sund/Sund Fiskerimuseum, thenmake a trip to Nusfjord Fishing Village, thenstep off the mainland to explore Lofoten Island, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Flakstad Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu): hike along Reinebringen, thenexamine the collection at Lofoten Stockfish Museum, and then stroll through Bunes Beach.

To find other places to visit, photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Reine tour planner.

Drive from Kilpisjarvi to Reine in 8.5 hours. June in Reine sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. On the 3rd (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Bleik.

Things to do in Reine

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Flakstad Church, Norwegian Fishing Village Museum, Lofoten Island, Lofoten Stockfish Museum, Nusfjord Fishing Village
Highlights from your plan
Lofoten Island ©
Lofoten Island
Reinebringen ©
Reinebringen
Nusfjord Fishing Village ©
Nusfjord Fishing Village

1
night
Bleik, Norway

Bleik
Bleik is a fishing village in the municipality of And√ły in Nordland county, Norway. Start off your visit on the 4th (Sat): cruise along National Tourist Route Andoya, hike along Kyststien Stave to Bleik, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Bleikstranda.

To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Bleik online tour itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Reine to Bleik. Traveling from Reine in July, expect nights in Bleik to be about the same, around °C, while days are slightly colder, around °C. On the 5th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Nordkapp Municipality.

Things to do in Bleik

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

National Tourist Route Andoya

9
nights
Nordkapp Municipality, Norway

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.
Step out of Nordkapp Municipality to go to Havoysund and see Arctic View, which is approximately 1h 10 min away. There's much more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at North Cape, take an in-depth tour of Nordkapphallen, appreciate the history behind Bamse statue, and view the masterpieces at The Gallery "West Of The Moon".

For maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Nordkapp Municipality sightseeing planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Bleik to Nordkapp Municipality. In July, daily temperatures in Nordkapp Municipality can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. You'll set off for home on the 14th (Tue).

Things to do in Nordkapp Municipality

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Kirkeporten in Skarsvag, Arctic View, North Cape
Highlights from your plan
North Cape ©
North Cape
Nordkapphallen ©
Nordkapphallen
Bamse statue ©
Bamse statue