10 days in Oslo, Lofoten Islands & Tromso Itinerary

10 days in Oslo, Lofoten Islands & Tromso Itinerary

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Oslo
— 5 nights
2
Svolvaer
— 1 night
3
Leknes, Vestvagoy
— 1 night
4
Tromso
— 2 nights

5
nights
Oslo

Oslo ©
Norway's capital city, Oslo boasts a thousand years of history and a diverse mix of architecture that blends old, new, and ultra-modern.
Oslo is known for museums, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Akershus Castle and Fortress (Akershus Slott og Festning), take an in-depth tour of Kon-Tiki Museum, explore the world behind art at Vigeland Museum, and explore the galleries of Norsk Folkemuseum.

To find traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Oslo trip itinerary app.

Bengaluru, India to Oslo is an approximately 16-hour flight. Traveling from Bengaluru to Oslo, you'll gain 4.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Bengaluru in October, with highs in Oslo at 13°C and lows at 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Svolvaer.

Things to do in Oslo

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites
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Vigeland Museum ©
Vigeland Museum
Kon-Tiki Museum ©
Kon-Tiki Museum

1
night
Svolvaer

Svolvaer ©
The largest town on the Lofoten Islands, Svolvaer serves as a good base from which to launch your tour of the archipelago.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Wed): trek along Festvagtind Hike, stroll through Tjeldbergtind, and then see the interesting displays at Lofoten Krigsminnenmuseum.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Svolvaer vacation site.

Getting from Oslo to Svolvaer by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and ferry. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Oslo in October: highs in Svolvaer hover around 9°C, while lows dip to 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Leknes.

Things to do in Svolvaer

Outdoors · Trails · Parks

Side Trip

Festvagtind Hike
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Lofoten Krigsminnenmuseum ©
Lofoten Krigsminnenmuseum

1
night
Leknes, Vestvagoy

Leknes ©
Leknes is a town in Nordland county, Norway. Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): kick back and relax at Rambergstranda Beach, then head off the coast to Lofoten Island, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Haukland Beach.

To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Leknes trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from Svolvaer to Leknes takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 8°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can travel to Tromso.

Things to do in Leknes

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Lofoten Island, Rambergstranda Beach
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Lofoten Island ©
Lofoten Island
Rambergstranda Beach ©
Rambergstranda Beach
Haukland Beach ©
Haukland Beach

2
nights
Tromso

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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): see the interesting displays at The Polar Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of The Arctic Cathedral, and then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Polaria.

For photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Tromso planning app.

Traveling by flight from Leknes to Tromso takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. October in Tromso sees daily highs of 6°C and lows of 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Tromso

Museums · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

The Arctic Cathedral
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The Arctic Cathedral ©
The Arctic Cathedral

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