12 days in Northern Norway Itinerary

12 days in Northern Norway Itinerary

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Tromso
— 3 nights
2
Leknes, Vestvagoy
— 1 night
3
Bodo
— 2 nights
4
Alta
— 2 nights
5
Nordkapp Municipality
— 3 nights

3
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.
Tromso is known for nightlife, wildlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at The Polar Museum, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Polaria, take in nature's colorful creations at Tromso Botaniske Hage, and explore the striking landscape at Tromso Fjords.

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Tromso online tour itinerary planner.

Doha, Qatar to Tromso is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Doha to Tromso is minus 2 hours. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Doha in July: high temperatures in Tromso hover around 17°C and lows are around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to travel to Leknes.

Things to do in Tromso

Parks · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trip

The Arctic Cathedral
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Tromso Fjords ©
Tromso Fjords
The Arctic Cathedral ©
The Arctic Cathedral
Memorial to Deportation of Jews of Tromso ©

1
night
Leknes, Vestvagoy

Leknes ©
Leknes is a town in Nordland county, Norway. On the 27th (Mon), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Flakstad Church, then step off the mainland to explore Lofoten Island, then stop by The Glasblower At Vikten, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Haukland Beach.

To find reviews, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Leknes road trip planning app.

Fly from Tromso to Leknes in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Leknes can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Bodo.

Things to do in Leknes

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

The Glasblower At Vikten, Lofoten Island, Flakstad Church
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Lofoten Island ©
Lofoten Island
Haukland Beach ©
Haukland Beach
Flakstad Church ©
Flakstad Church

2
nights
Bodo

Bodo ©
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Mjelle, pause for some serene contemplation at Kjerringoy Church, and then take an in-depth tour of Kjerringoy Trading Post. Here are some ideas for day two: look for all kinds of wild species at Bodomarka, indulge your taste buds at Craig Alibone Chocolate, then visit Stormen library, and finally brush up on your military savvy at Norsk Luftfartsmuseum.

For traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Bodo road trip planning website.

You can fly from Leknes to Bodo in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Alta.

Things to do in Bodo

Parks · Museums · Wildlife
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Mjelle ©
Mjelle
Kjerringoy Trading Post ©
Kjerringoy Trading Post
Norsk Luftfartsmuseum ©
Norsk Luftfartsmuseum

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nights
Alta

Alta ©
Alta is the most populated municipality in Finnmark county, Norway. On the 30th (Thu), get a new perspective on nature at Alta Museum - World Heritage Rock Art Centre, pause for some serene contemplation at Alta Church, then explore the stunning scenery at Alta Canyon, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Northern Lights Cathedral. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Tirpitz Museum, then make a trip to Northern Lights Observatory at Haldde, and then don't miss a visit to Bubbelen.

For traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Alta online trip builder.

Getting from Bodo to Alta by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in July, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) to allow time to drive to Nordkapp Municipality.

Things to do in Alta

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums
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Alta Museum - World Heritage Rock Art Centre ©
Alta Canyon ©
Alta Canyon
Tirpitz Museum ©
Tirpitz Museum

3
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 1st (Sat): explore the striking landscape at Kirkeporten in Skarsvag, get engrossed in the history at Nordkapphallen, and then don't miss a visit to North Cape. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: head outdoors with Knivskjellodden, view the masterpieces at The Gallery "West Of The Moon", then don't miss a visit to Bamse statue, and finally take in the exciting artwork at The Gallery - East of the Sun.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Nordkapp Municipality travel route builder website.

Getting from Alta to Nordkapp Municipality by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Alta in July, expect nights in Nordkapp Municipality to be about the same, around 10°C, while days are little chillier, around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Nordkapp Municipality

Nature · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Kirkeporten in Skarsvag, North Cape
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North Cape ©
North Cape
Knivskjellodden ©
Knivskjellodden
Nordkapphallen ©
Nordkapphallen

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