8 days in Norway & Oulu Itinerary

8 days in Norway & Oulu Itinerary

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Oulu, Finland
— 2 nights
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Alta, Norway
— 1 night
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Nordkapp Municipality, Norway
— 2 nights
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Hammerfest, Norway
— 2 nights

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Oulu, Finland

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): stroll around Hupisaaret Park and then stroll around Ainolan Puisto. Keep things going the next day: hunt for treasures at Kauppahalli, kick back and relax at Nallikari Beach, then shop like a local with Pohjoisen Valokuvakeskus, and finally explore the activities along Koitelinkoski.

To find where to stay, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Oulu trip itinerary planner.

Helsinki to Oulu is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. In July in Oulu, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Alta.

Things to do in Oulu

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trip

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Nallikari Beach ©
Nallikari Beach
Koitelinkoski ©
Koitelinkoski
Outdoors Oulu Oy ©
Outdoors Oulu Oy

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Alta, Norway

Alta ©
Alta is the most populated municipality in Finnmark county, Norway. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, then take in breathtaking views at Alta Canyon, then contemplate the long history of Alta Museum - World Heritage Rock Art Centre, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Northern Lights Cathedral.

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Alta visit website.

Traveling by car from Oulu to Alta takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Oulu in July, expect nights in Alta to be about the same, around 11°C, while days are little chillier, around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can drive to Nordkapp Municipality.

Things to do in Alta

Wildlife · Nature · Outdoors · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Alta Museum - World Heritage Rock Art Centre ©
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Northern Lights Cathedral ©
Northern Lights Cathedral

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Nordkapp Municipality, Norway

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 14th (Tue): take in the dramatic natural features at Kirkeporten in Skarsvag, get engrossed in the history at Nordkapphallen, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at North Cape. Here are some ideas for day two: head outdoors with Knivskjellodden, take in the exciting artwork at The Gallery - East of the Sun, then get a taste of the local shopping with The Gallery "West Of The Moon", and finally appreciate the history behind Bamse statue.

For other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Nordkapp Municipality tour website.

Getting from Alta to Nordkapp Municipality by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. When traveling from Alta in July, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Nordkapp Municipality: temperatures range from 14°C by day to 10°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can go by car to Hammerfest.

Things to do in Nordkapp Municipality

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

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North Cape ©
North Cape
Knivskjellodden ©
Knivskjellodden
Kirkeporten in Skarsvag ©
Kirkeporten in Skarsvag

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Hammerfest, Norway

Hammerfest ©
Hammerfest is a municipality in Finnmark county, Norway. Start off your visit on the 16th (Thu): get engrossed in the history at The Polar Bear Society, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hammerfest Church, then see the interesting displays at Museum of Reconstruction for Finnmark and Northern Troms, and finally get great views at Salen Lookout.

For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Hammerfest trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by car from Nordkapp Municipality to Hammerfest takes 3.5 hours. July in Hammerfest sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Hammerfest

Museums · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Polar Bear Society ©
The Polar Bear Society
Hammerfest Church ©
Hammerfest Church

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