23 days in Norway, Finland & Iceland Itinerary

23 days in Norway, Finland & Iceland Itinerary

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Tromso, Norway
— 1 day
2
Alta, Norway
— 2 nights
3
Rovaniemi, Finland
— 1 day
4
Savonlinna, Finland
— 1 day
5
Tampere, Finland
— 2 nights
6
Turku, Finland
— 2 nights
7
Nore og Uvdal Municipality, Norway
— 1 night
8
Snaefellsbaer, Iceland
— 1 night
9
Vik, Iceland
— 2 nights
10
Kirkjubaejarklaustur, Iceland
— 2 nights
11
Reykjavik, Iceland
— 2 nights
12
Akureyri, Iceland
— 2 nights

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Tromso, Norway

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 21st (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at Our Lady Catholic Church, take in the dramatic natural features at Tromso Fjords, then examine the collection at Tromsø Museum – Universitetsmuseet, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Tromso Domkirke.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Tromso route planning tool.

Mumbai, India to Tromso is an approximately 17-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time (IST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 4.5 hours. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Mumbai in February: high temperatures in Tromso hover around 0°C and lows are around -5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to travel to Alta.

Things to do in Tromso

Nature · Parks · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Tromso Fjords ©
Tromso Fjords
Tromso Domkirke ©
Tromso Domkirke
Tromsø Museum – Universitetsmuseet ©
Tromsø Museum – Universitetsmuseet

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Alta, Norway

Alta is the most populated municipality in Finnmark county, Norway. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Kafjord Church, then examine the collection at Tirpitz Museum, then look and learn at Northern Lights Observatory at Haldde, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Northern Lights Cathedral. Keep things going the next day: learn more about the world around you at Alta Museum - World Heritage Rock Art Centre, then take in breathtaking views at Alta Canyon, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Alta Church.

For other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Alta journey maker website.

Traveling by flight from Tromso to Alta takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and car; or take a bus. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Tromso in February: high temperatures in Alta hover around -3°C and lows are around -10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Alta

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Alta Museum - World Heritage Rock Art Centre ©
Alta Church
Alta Church

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Rovaniemi, Finland

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 24th (Sun), see Santa Claus Office, then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, then pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church, and finally take an in-depth tour of Arktikum.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi trip planner.

You can drive from Alta to Rovaniemi in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is 1 hour. While traveling from Alta, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Rovaniemi, ranging from highs of -6°C to lows of -11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Safaris
Rovaniemi Church ©
Rovaniemi Church
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

1
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Savonlinna, Finland

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Mon): examine the collection at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kerimaki Church, pause for some serene contemplation at Paaskylahden kirkko, appreciate the history behind Olavinlinnan Musta Passi, then step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Pikkukirkko.

To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Savonlinna holiday maker tool.

Traveling by flight from Rovaniemi to Savonlinna takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In February in Savonlinna, expect temperatures between -3°C during the day and -9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Kerimaki Church
Highlights from your plan
Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Savonlinna Cathedral ©
Savonlinna Cathedral
Kerimaki Church ©
Kerimaki Church

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Tampere, Finland

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 26th (Tue), pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Alexander Nevsky and St. Nicholas, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, then contemplate the long history of Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Olaf's Church in Tyrvaa. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Riihiniemen Uimaranta, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Rauhaniemi Beach, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Finlayson Church, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Vanha Kirkko.

To see other places to visit, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Tampere trip planning app.

You can drive from Savonlinna to Tampere in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and train. In February in Tampere, expect temperatures between -1°C during the day and -7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can drive to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

St Olaf's Church in Tyrvaa
Highlights from your plan
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko
St Olaf's Church in Tyrvaa ©
St Olaf's Church in Tyrvaa

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Turku, Finland

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 28th (Thu), deepen your understanding at Turku Cathedral, take an in-depth tour of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, then admire the landmark architecture of St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel, then relax and rejuvenate at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and finally enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at Abo Akademi. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Martinkirkko, see the interesting displays at Waino Aaltonen Museum of Art, step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, then pause for some serene contemplation at Archangel Michael's church, and finally make a trip to Naantali Church.

For more things to do, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Turku trip itinerary app.

Traveling by car from Tampere to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to 0°C, and evening lows to -5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can travel to Nore og Uvdal Municipality.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trip

Naantali Church
Highlights from your plan
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova

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Nore og Uvdal Municipality, Norway

Nore og Uvdal Municipality ©
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uvdal Stave Church, see the interesting displays at Nore og Uvdal bygdetun, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Nore Stavkirke.

To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Nore og Uvdal Municipality trip itinerary planner.

Explore your travel options from Turku to Nore og Uvdal Municipality with the Route module. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Turku to Nore og Uvdal Municipality. Expect a daytime high around 1°C in March, and nighttime lows around -7°C. You'll set off for Snaefellsbaer on the 3rd (Sun).

Things to do in Nore og Uvdal Municipality

Historic Sites · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Nore Stavkirke ©
Nore Stavkirke
Nore og Uvdal bygdetun ©
Nore og Uvdal bygdetun
Uvdal Stave Church ©
Uvdal Stave Church

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Snaefellsbaer, Iceland

Snaefellsbaer ©
On the 4th (Mon), pause for some serene contemplation at Olafsvikurkirkja, make a trip to Ingjaldscholskirkja, don't miss a visit to Londrangar Basalt Cliffs, explore the stunning scenery at Rauofeldsgja, then visit a coastal fixture at Svortuloft Lighthouse, and finally kick back and relax at Djúpalónssandur beach. On the 5th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hellnar Church, then explore the striking landscape at Gatklettur, and then take in the awesome beauty at Kirkjufell Mountain.

For ratings, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Snaefellsbaer trip itinerary tool.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Nore og Uvdal Municipality to Snaefellsbaer. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Nore og Uvdal Municipality to Snaefellsbaer. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to drive to Vik.

Things to do in Snaefellsbaer

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Hellnar, Grundarfjorour, Ingjaldscholskirkja, Olafsvikurkirkja
Highlights from your plan
Djúpalónssandur beach ©
Djúpalónssandur beach
Kirkjufell Mountain ©
Kirkjufell Mountain
Olafsvikurkirkja ©
Olafsvikurkirkja

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Vik, Iceland

Vik ©
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Wed): explore the striking landscape at Dyrhólaey, examine the collection at Skogar Museum, stroll through Reynisfjara Beach, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Reyniskyrka Church, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Reynisfjall. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Black Sand Beach, take in the dramatic natural features at Sólheimajökulll, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Mýrdalsjökull.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Vik road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Snaefellsbaer to Vik takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In March, daily temperatures in Vik can reach 4°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Kirkjubaejarklaustur.

Things to do in Vik

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

Skogar Museum
Highlights from your plan
Sólheimajökulll ©
Sólheimajökulll
Mýrdalsjökull
Mýrdalsjökull
Skogar Museum ©
Skogar Museum

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Kirkjubaejarklaustur, Iceland

Kirkjubaejarklaustur ©
Kirkjubaejarklaustur holidays offer visitors an easy access to the untamed landscapes of Vatnajokull National Park.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Fri): explore the stunning scenery at Fjadrargljufur Canyon, take in the dramatic scenery at Foss a Sidu, then admire the sheer force of Stjornarfoss, then take in the dramatic scenery at Systrafoss, and finally admire the majestic nature at Skaftarstofa. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the dramatic natural features at Skaftareldahraun, then contemplate the long history of Dwarf Crags Dverghamrar, then admire the landmark architecture of Nupsstadur, and finally contemplate the geological forces at Laki Craters.

For traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Kirkjubaejarklaustur online route builder.

You can drive from Vik to Kirkjubaejarklaustur in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Kirkjubaejarklaustur

Nature · Parks · Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Fjadrargljufur Canyon ©
Fjadrargljufur Canyon
Laki Craters ©
Laki Craters
Systrafoss ©
Systrafoss

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Reykjavik, Iceland

Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Aurora Reykjavik, then visit a coastal fixture at Grotta Lighthouse, then take in panoramic vistas at Perlan, and finally get outside with Outdoor Activities. On your second day here, appreciate the extensive heritage of Reykjavik Open Air Museum, see the world from above with a helicopter tour, take an in-depth tour of Saga Museum, then see the interesting displays at Volcano House, and finally see the interesting displays at Icelandic Phallological Museum.

To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Reykjavik travel planning site.

Drive from Kirkjubaejarklaustur to Reykjavik in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 4°C in March, and nighttime lows around -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Akureyri.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Tours · Museums · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Reykjavik Open Air Museum ©
Reykjavik Open Air Museum
Grotta Lighthouse ©
Grotta Lighthouse

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Akureyri, Iceland

Often referred to as Iceland's second city, Akureyri offers an array of cultural attractions in a scenic setting.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Matthiasarhus and then capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour. On the next day, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catholic Church (Katholska Kirkjan), then get engrossed in the history at The Industry Museum, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Goðafoss Waterfall.

To find ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Akureyri trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Reykjavik to Akureyri takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 3°C in March, and nighttime lows around -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Akureyri

Tours · Historic Sites · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Photography Tours
Goðafoss Waterfall ©
Goðafoss Waterfall
Catholic Church (Katholska Kirkjan) ©
Catholic Church (Katholska Kirkjan)

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