29 days in Northern Norway Itinerary

29 days in Northern Norway Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

7
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.
Visit The Arctic Cathedral and Tromso Domkirke for their historical value. You'll explore and learn at The Polar Museum and Profil Glassdesign. Go for a jaunt from Tromso to Lyngseidet to see The Steindal's Glacier about 1h 45 min away. There's lots more to do: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, admire the masterpieces at Perspektivet Museum, shop like a local with Lone Slydahl, and pause for some photo ops at Memorial to Deportation of Jews of Tromso.

For reviews, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Tromso day trip planner.

Sydney, Australia to Tromso is an approximately 28-hour flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -9 hour difference. When traveling from Sydney in May, plan for much colder days in Tromso, with highs around °C, while nights are slightly colder with lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) so you can travel to Alta.

Things to do in Tromso

Museums Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

The Arctic Cathedral, The Steindal's Glacier
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
The Arctic Cathedral ©
The Arctic Cathedral
Dolphin & Whale Watching

3
nights
Alta

Alta ©
Alta is the most populated municipality in Finnmark county, Norway. Museum-lovers will appreciate Alta Museum - World Heritage Rock Art Centre and Tirpitz Museum. Popular historic sites such as Alta Church and Northern Lights Cathedral are in your itinerary. There's lots more to do: get interesting insight from Tours, explore the stunning scenery at Alta Canyon, see the sky in a new way at Northern Lights Observatory at Haldde, and don't miss a visit to Bubbelen.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Alta trip planner.

You can fly from Tromso to Alta in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi, bus, and car; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in May, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Nordkapp Municipality.

Things to do in Alta

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

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.
On the 4th (Thu), take in the dramatic natural features at North Cape, thentake an in-depth tour of Nordkapphallen, and then view the masterpieces at The Gallery - East of the Sun. On the 5th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some photo ops at Bamse statue, thenget engrossed in the history at Nordkappmuseet, and then take in the exciting artwork at The Gallery "West Of The Moon".

For other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Nordkapp Municipality attractions planning site.

Traveling by car from Alta to Nordkapp Municipality takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Alta in June, you will find days in Nordkapp Municipality are slightly colder (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can travel to Leknes.

Things to do in Nordkapp Municipality

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

North Cape
Highlights from your plan
Nordkapphallen ©
Nordkapphallen
North Cape ©
North Cape
The Gallery - East of the Sun ©
The Gallery - East of the Sun

3
nights
Leknes, Vestvagoy

Leknes ©
Leknes is a town in Nordland county, Norway. Lofoten Krigsminnenmuseum and Lofotr Viking Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Visit Henningsvaer and Flakstad Church for their historical value. Venture out of the city with trips to Fishing Charters & Tours (in Svolvaer), Galleri Lofoten (in Henningsvaer) and Kabelvag (Lofoten Museum & Lille Kabelvag art gallery and museum). There's still lots to do: step off the mainland to explore Lofoten Island and take in the exciting artwork at Sareptas Hus.

To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Leknes travel route planner.

Traveling by flight from Nordkapp Municipality to Leknes takes 10 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. In June, daily temperatures in Leknes can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Stokmarknes.

Things to do in Leknes

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Svolvaer, Henningsvaer, Kabelvag, Flakstad Church, Lofoten Island
Highlights from your plan
Lofotr Viking Museum ©
Lofotr Viking Museum
Fishing Charters & Tours
Lofoten Krigsminnenmuseum ©
Lofoten Krigsminnenmuseum

2
nights
Stokmarknes

Stokmarknes ©
Stokmarknes is a small town in the municipality of Hadsel in Nordland county, Norway. Start off your visit on the 10th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Hurtigruten Museum and then shop like a local with Galleri Uver. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Thu): view the masterpieces at Jennestad Trading Post and then examine the collection at Vesteralen Museum.

For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Stokmarknes online itinerary planner.

Traveling by journey from Leknes to Stokmarknes takes 3 hours. In June in Stokmarknes, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Bodo.

Things to do in Stokmarknes

Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Jennestad Trading Post, Vesteralen Museum
Highlights from your plan
Galleri Uver ©
Galleri Uver
Hurtigruten Museum ©
Hurtigruten Museum

8
nights
Bodo

Bodo ©
Let the collections at Norsk Luftfartsmuseum and Bodo Art Society capture your imagination.

To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Bodo attractions planning app.

Drive from Stokmarknes to Bodo in 6 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bodo

Museums Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
Norsk Luftfartsmuseum ©
Norsk Luftfartsmuseum
Kjerringoy Trading Post ©
Kjerringoy Trading Post
Fishing Charters & Tours

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