7 days in Vardo Municipality, Nordkapp Municipality & Alta Itinerary

7 days in Vardo Municipality, Nordkapp Municipality & Alta Itinerary

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Vardo
— 2 nights
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Nordkapp Municipality
— 1 night
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Alta
— 2 nights

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Vardo

Vardo ©
is a municipality in Finnmark county in the extreme northeastern part of Norway. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Mon): appreciate the history behind Steilneset Memorial, enjoy the sea views from Hornoya Vardo Light House, thenmake a trip to Hamningberg Old Fishing Village, and finally brush up on your military savvy at The Partisan Museum. On the 22nd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: step off the mainland to explore Hornoya, thensee the interesting displays at The Pomor Museum, and then make a trip to Vardoehus Fortress.

For more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Vardo itinerary planner.

Tromso to Vardo is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. In October, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Nordkapp Municipality.

Things to do in Vardo

Historic Sites Museums Nature
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The Pomor Museum ©
The Pomor Museum
Hornoya ©
Hornoya
Vardoehus Fortress ©
Vardoehus Fortress

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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 23rd (Wed), get engrossed in the history at Nordkapphallen, take in the exciting artwork at The Gallery - East of the Sun, and then take in the dramatic natural features at North Cape. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Thu): admire the masterpieces at Nordkappmuseet, thenpause for some photo ops at Bamse statue, and then head outdoors with Knivskjellodden.

To see other places to visit, reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Nordkapp Municipality vacation planner.

Drive from Vardo to Nordkapp Municipality in 8.5 hours. October in Nordkapp Municipality sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Alta.

Things to do in Nordkapp Municipality

Outdoors Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

North Cape
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North Cape ©
North Cape
Nordkapphallen ©
Nordkapphallen
Nordkappmuseet ©
Nordkappmuseet

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Alta

Alta ©
Alta is the most populated municipality in Finnmark county, Norway. On the 25th (Fri), pause for some serene contemplation at Northern Lights Cathedral, examine the collection at Alta Museum - World Heritage Rock Art Centre, thensee the interesting displays at Tirpitz Museum, and finally don't miss a visit to Bubbelen. On the next day, explore the stunning scenery at Alta Canyon, thensurround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Alta Church.

For other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read Alta trip planner.

Getting from Nordkapp Municipality to Alta by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. Expect slightly colder evenings in Alta when traveling from Nordkapp Municipality in October, with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Alta

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors
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Alta Museum - World Heritage Rock Art Centre ©
Northern Lights Cathedral ©
Northern Lights Cathedral
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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