25 days in Northern Norway Itinerary

25 days in Northern Norway Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Tromso
— 6 nights
2
Leknes, Vestvagoy
— 3 nights
3
Svolvaer
— 2 nights
4
Bodo
— 6 nights
5
Alta
— 3 nights
6
Nordkapp Municipality
— 2 nights

6
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Lyngseidet (Aurora Spirit & The Steindal's Glacier). The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, see the interesting displays at The Polar Museum, take in nature's colorful creations at Tromso Botaniske Hage, and enjoy the sand and surf at Telegrafbukta Beach.

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Tromso trip itinerary builder.

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia to Tromso is an approximately 17-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Arabian Standard Time (AST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Jeddah in October, things will get cooler in Tromso: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can travel to Leknes.

Things to do in Tromso

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Lyngseidet, The Arctic Cathedral
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
The Arctic Cathedral ©
The Arctic Cathedral
Tromso Fjords ©
Tromso Fjords

3
nights
Leknes, Vestvagoy

Leknes ©
Leknes is a town in Nordland county, Norway. Take a break from Leknes with a short trip to Rambergstranda in Ramberg, about 30 minutes away. There's much more to do: step off the mainland to explore Lofoten Island, enjoy the sand and surf at Uttakleiv Beach, hike along Offersoykammen Hiking Trail, and get engrossed in the history at Lofotr Viking Museum.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Leknes travel planner.

Getting from Tromso to Leknes by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. October in Leknes sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can drive to Svolvaer.

Things to do in Leknes

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Vestvagoy, Lofotr Viking Museum, Flakstad Church, Lofoten Island, Kvalvika Beach
Highlights from your plan
Lofoten Island ©
Lofoten Island
Haukland Beach ©
Haukland Beach
Rambergstranda ©
Rambergstranda

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 12th (Mon): trek along Festvagtind Hike, contemplate the long history of Henningsvaer, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Glomtinden. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Lofoten Krigsminnenmuseum, take in the exciting artwork at Northern Norway Art Centre, thentake your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Tjeldbergtind, and finally admire the masterpieces at Lille Kabelvag art gallery and museum.

For where to stay, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Svolvaer tour planner.

Getting from Leknes to Svolvaer by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can drive to Bodo.

Things to do in Svolvaer

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Henningsvaer, Glomtinden, Lille Kabelvag art gallery and museum
Highlights from your plan
Lofoten Krigsminnenmuseum ©
Lofoten Krigsminnenmuseum

6
nights
Bodo

Bodo ©
Bodo is known for museums, wildlife, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy the sand and surf at Mjelle, get engrossed in the history at Kjerringoy Trading Post, brush up on your military savvy at Norsk Luftfartsmuseum, and see what you can catch with a fishing tour.

To see reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Bodo trip maker tool.

Drive from Svolvaer to Bodo in 5.5 hours. October in Bodo sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Alta.

Things to do in Bodo

Outdoors Historic Sites Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Mjelle ©
Mjelle
Saltstraumen ©
Saltstraumen
Kjerringoy Trading Post ©
Kjerringoy Trading Post

3
nights
Alta

Alta ©
Alta is the most populated municipality in Finnmark county, Norway. Alta is known for museums, historic sites, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get a new perspective on nature at Alta Museum - World Heritage Rock Art Centre, look and learn at Northern Lights Observatory at Haldde, don't miss a visit to Bubbelen, and see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour.

For more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Alta sightseeing planner.

Traveling by flight from Bodo to Alta takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, Alta is a bit cooler than Bodo - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can drive to Nordkapp Municipality.

Things to do in Alta

Parks Nature Museums
Highlights from your plan
Alta Canyon ©
Alta Canyon
Alta Museum - World Heritage Rock Art Centre ©
Safaris

2
nights
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 23rd (Fri): take an in-depth tour of Nordkapphallen, explore the striking landscape at Kirkeporten in Skarsvag, thenget a taste of the local shopping with The Gallery - East of the Sun, thentake in the exciting artwork at The Gallery "West Of The Moon", and finally appreciate the history behind Bamse statue. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Sat): take in the dramatic natural features at North Cape and then get outside with Knivskjellodden.

For more things to do, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Nordkapp Municipality online vacation planner.

You can drive from Alta to Nordkapp Municipality in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In October, daily temperatures in Nordkapp Municipality can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Nordkapp Municipality

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Kirkeporten in Skarsvag, North Cape
Highlights from your plan
North Cape ©
North Cape
Nordkapphallen ©
Nordkapphallen
Knivskjellodden ©
Knivskjellodden

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