31 days in Northern Norway Itinerary

31 days in Northern Norway Itinerary

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Tromso
— 5 nights
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Alta
— 3 nights
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Nordkapp Municipality
— 2 nights
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Sorkjosen
— 1 day
5
Brostad
— 1 night
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Bleik, Andoya
— 1 night
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Risoyhamn
— 2 nights
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Leknes, Vestvagoy
— 4 nights
9
Bodo
— 5 nights
10
Bronnoy Municipality
— 4 nights

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5
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at The Arctic Cathedral and The Polar Museum. Spend the 22nd (Sat) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Telegrafbukta Beach, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Polaria, take in nature's colorful creations at Tromso Botaniske Hage, and take in the views from Tromso Bridge.

To find ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Tromso travel route planner.

Minsk, Belarus to Tromso is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Minsk to Tromso is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Minsk in September, things will get slightly colder in Tromso: highs are around 13°C and lows about 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can travel to Alta.

Things to do in Tromso

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trip

The Arctic Cathedral
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
The Arctic Cathedral ©
The Arctic Cathedral
The Polar Museum
The Polar Museum

3
nights
Alta

Alta ©
Alta is the most populated municipality in Finnmark county, Norway. Alta Museum - World Heritage Rock Art Centre and Alta Church are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's lots more to do: look and learn at Northern Lights Observatory at Haldde, examine the collection at Tirpitz Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Kafjord Church, and surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Alta attractions site.

You can fly from Tromso to Alta in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and car; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Alta are 14°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to drive to Nordkapp Municipality.

Things to do in Alta

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

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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Fri): shop like a local with The Gallery "West Of The Moon", get engrossed in the history at Nordkappmuseet, pause for some photo ops at Bamse statue, then take an in-depth tour of Nordkapphallen, and finally explore the striking landscape at North Cape. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape at Kirkeporten in Skarsvag, shop like a local with The Gallery - East of the Sun, and then get outside with Knivskjellodden.

To find ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Nordkapp Municipality trip planner.

Traveling by car from Alta to Nordkapp Municipality takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In September in Nordkapp Municipality, expect temperatures between 11°C during the day and 8°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can travel to Sorkjosen.

Things to do in Nordkapp Municipality

Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Kirkeporten in Skarsvag, North Cape
Highlights from your plan
North Cape ©
North Cape
The Gallery - East of the Sun ©
The Gallery - East of the Sun
Nordkapphallen ©
Nordkapphallen

1
day
Sorkjosen

Sorkjosen ©
Sørkjosen is a village in the municipality of Nordreisa in Troms county, Norway. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sun): admire the sheer force of Sarafossen and then pick up some local products at Kronebutikken.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Sorkjosen trip itinerary planning site.

Drive from Nordkapp Municipality to Sorkjosen in 6.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in September, and nighttime lows around 7°C. On the 30th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Brostad.

Things to do in Sorkjosen

Parks · Nature · Shopping

Side Trip

Sarafossen
Highlights from your plan
Kronebutikken ©
Kronebutikken

1
night
Brostad

Brostad
On the 1st (Mon), make a trip to Langhamn and then take in the exciting artwork at Atelier 9343.

To find photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Brostad tour itinerary builder app.

Getting from Sorkjosen to Brostad by car takes about 4 hours. Expect little chillier evenings in Brostad when traveling from Sorkjosen in September, with lows around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Mon) to allow time for travel to Bleik.

Things to do in Brostad

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trip

Langhamn

1
night
Bleik, Andoya

Bleik ©
Bleik is a fishing village in the municipality of Andøy in Nordland county, Norway. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): stroll through Bleikstranda, then head outdoors with Sea Safari Andenes, and then see the interesting displays at Polar Museum Andenes.

For where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Bleik travel route planner.

Explore your travel options from Brostad to Bleik with the Route module. Traveling from Brostad in October, Bleik is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Risoyhamn.

Things to do in Bleik

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trip

Andenes
Highlights from your plan
Sea Safari Andenes ©
Sea Safari Andenes

2
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Risoyhamn

Risoyhamn ©
Risøyhamn is a village on the southern part of the island of Andøya in the municipality of Andøy in Nordland county, Norway. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): let the kids burn off some steam at Sam Lekeland Myre, take in the awesome beauty at Dronningruta, and then relax in the rural setting at Nordtun Gard. Here are some ideas for day two: head outdoors with Husky Andoy, step off the mainland to explore Andoya, and then look for gifts at Alveland Cafe & Shop.

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Risoyhamn trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Bleik to Risoyhamn. In October, plan for daily highs up to 7°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can travel to Leknes.

Things to do in Risoyhamn

Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Andoya, Sam Lekeland Myre, Dronningruta, Andoya
Highlights from your plan
Andoya ©
Andoya
Nordtun Gard ©
Nordtun Gard
Husky Andoy ©
Husky Andoy

4
nights
Leknes, Vestvagoy

Leknes ©
Leknes is a town in Nordland county, Norway. Do some cultural sightseeing at Lofotr Viking Museum and Flakstad Church. Step out of Leknes with an excursion to Norwegian Fishing Village Museum in Sorvagen--about 1h 15 min away. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Haukland Beach, admire the verdant scenery at Himmeltinden, stop by Lofoten Gaver og Brukskunst AS, and head off the coast to Lofoten Island.

To see ratings, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Leknes travel planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Risoyhamn to Leknes. In October, plan for daily highs up to 8°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Bodo.

Things to do in Leknes

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Kvalvika Beach, Flakstad Church, Norwegian Fishing Village Museum, Lofoten Island, Lofotr Viking Museum
Highlights from your plan
Haukland Beach ©
Haukland Beach
Lofotr Viking Museum ©
Lofotr Viking Museum
Uttakleiv Beach
Uttakleiv Beach

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nights
Bodo

Bodo ©
Get some cultural insight at Norsk Luftfartsmuseum and Bremnes Fortress. Head to Craig Alibone Chocolate and Glasshusetfor some retail therapy.

For photos, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Bodo holiday planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Leknes to Bodo takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. October in Bodo sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 4°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can travel to Bronnoy Municipality.

Things to do in Bodo

Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Mjelle ©
Mjelle
Norsk Luftfartsmuseum ©
Norsk Luftfartsmuseum
Craig Alibone Chocolate ©
Craig Alibone Chocolate

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nights
Bronnoy Municipality

Bronnoy Municipality ©
For shopping fun, head to The Historical Sjoegata Street or Amfi Havnesenteret. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Galleri SOS and Helgeland Museum Vevelstad. Get out of town with these interesting Bronnoy Municipality side-trips: Kulturverkstedet Gallery (in Mosjoen), Heroy Municipality (Kalvoyrevet Bru & Heroey Bygdesamling) and Vevelstad Kirke (in Vevelstad Municipality).

To find traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Bronnoy Municipality trip itinerary builder website.

Drive from Bodo to Bronnoy Municipality in 7 hours. In October in Bronnoy Municipality, expect temperatures between 11°C during the day and 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bronnoy Municipality

Parks · Nature · Shopping

Side Trips

Mosjoen, Heroy Municipality, Heroy Church, Mount Falstind, Vevelstad Kirke
Highlights from your plan
Torghatten ©
Torghatten
The Historical Sjoegata Street ©
The Historical Sjoegata Street
Amfi Havnesenteret ©
Amfi Havnesenteret