26 days in Tromso, Stornoway & Sligo Itinerary

26 days in Tromso, Stornoway & Sligo Itinerary

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26 days in Tromso, Stornoway & Sligo Itinerary

Start: Joplin, United States
Fly:  26​h
1
Tromso, Norway
— 8 nights
Fly:  15​h 15​min
2
Stornoway, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
Fly + Drive:  9​h 30​min
3
Sligo, Ireland
— 10 nights
Drive + Fly:  18​h 45​min
End: Joplin, United States

8
nights
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.
Tromso is known for nightlife, wildlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at The Polar Museum (Polarmuseet), take in the dramatic natural features at Tromso Fjords, admire the landmark architecture of Polaria, and admire the natural beauty at Tromso Botaniske Hage.

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Tromso route planner.

Joplin, USA to Tromso is an approximately 26-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Central European Time (CET), which is usually a 7 hour difference. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Joplin in July; daily highs in Tromso reach 59°F and lows reach 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Stornoway.

Things to do in Tromso

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

The Arctic Cathedral
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Tromso Fjords ©
Tromso Fjords
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Dolphin & Whale Watching

4
nights
Stornoway, United Kingdom

Stornoway ©
Stornoway is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy the sand and surf at Luskentyre Beach, trek along Aline Community Woodland Walks, make a trip to St Columba's Chapel, and take in the waterfront at Stornoway Harbour.

To see photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Stornoway trip itinerary maker app .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Tromso to Stornoway. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is minus 1 hour. In July, plan for daily highs up to 61°F, and evening lows to 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to travel to Sligo.

Things to do in Stornoway

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Isle of Lewis, Luskentyre Beach
Highlights from your plan
Luskentyre Beach ©
Luskentyre Beach
Lews Castle ©
Lews Castle
Museum nan Eilean ©
Museum nan Eilean

10
nights
Sligo, Ireland

Sligo ©
Despite its small size, Sligo serves as a major center of culture, commerce, and entertainment in the northwestern section of Ireland.
Change things up with these side-trips from Sligo: Newport (Newport Railway Viaduct & Parade), Monk's Fishing House (in Cong) and Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden (in Kylemore). Spend the 28th (Thu) exploring nature at Glenveagh National Park. There's lots more to do: explore the different monuments and memorials at Carrowmore Megalithic Cemetery, take in the awesome beauty at Knocknarea, step into the grandiose world of Glenveagh Castle, and kick back and relax at Strandhill Beach.

To see traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Sligo online trip itinerary builder .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Stornoway to Sligo. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Sligo when traveling from Stornoway in July, with lows around 56°F. On the 4th (Thu), you're off to home.

Things to do in Sligo

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Westport, Newport, Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden, Ceide Fields, Away to Me Sheepdog Trial Demonstrations
Highlights from your plan
Carrowmore Megalithic Cemetery ©
Carrowmore Megalithic Cemetery
Slieve League ©
Slieve League

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