15 days in Northern Norway Itinerary

15 days in Northern Norway Itinerary

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Tromso
— 3 nights
2
Sommaroy
— 1 night
3
Nordkapp Municipality
— 1 night
4
Andenes
— 1 night
5
Bodo
— 1 night
6
Reine, Moskenesoy
— 1 night
7
Leknes, Vestvagoy
— 1 night
8
Svolvaer
— 1 night
9
Narvik
— 1 night
10
Senja
— 1 night
11
Lyngseidet
— 2 nights

3
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.
Tromso is known for nightlife, wildlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at The Polar Museum, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, take in the spiritual surroundings of The Arctic Cathedral, and take in nature's colorful creations at Tromso Botaniske Hage.

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Tromso route planner.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Tromso is an approximately 12-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Tel Aviv to Tromso is minus 1 hour. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Tel Aviv in July: high temperatures in Tromso hover around 17°C and lows are around 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can travel to Sommaroy.

Things to do in Tromso

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trip

The Arctic Cathedral
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The Arctic Cathedral ©
The Arctic Cathedral
Dolphin & Whale Watching

1
night
Sommaroy

Sommaroy ©
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): head off the coast to Haaja.

To find traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Sommaroy online holiday planner.

Drive from Tromso to Sommaroy in 1.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 9°C. On the 2nd (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Nordkapp Municipality.

Things to do in Sommaroy

Parks · Nature
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Haaja ©
Haaja

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): explore the striking landscape at Kirkeporten in Skarsvag, then take an in-depth tour of Nordkapphallen, and then stroll through North Cape.

For more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Nordkapp Municipality trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Sommaroy to Nordkapp Municipality. August in Nordkapp Municipality sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to travel to Andenes.

Things to do in Nordkapp Municipality

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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

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night
Andenes

Andenes ©
Andenes is a village and former municipality in the Vesterålen district of Nordland county, Norway. Your day by day itinerary now includes Whalesafari Andenes. On the 4th (Tue), get a new perspective on things with Whalesafari Andenes, head outdoors with Sea Safari Andenes, then see the interesting displays at Polar Museum Andenes, then engage your brain at Spaceship Aurora - visitor center at Andoya Space Center, and finally kick back and relax at Bleikstranda.

For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Andenes online trip planner.

You can fly from Nordkapp Municipality to Andenes in 7 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, ferry, and car. In August in Andenes, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to fly to Bodo.

Things to do in Andenes

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trip

Bleikstranda
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Whalesafari Andenes ©
Whalesafari Andenes
Sea Safari Andenes ©
Sea Safari Andenes

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Bodo

Bodo ©
On the 5th (Wed), learn about all things military at Norsk Luftfartsmuseum, make a trip to Saltstraumen, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Valnesfossen.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Bodo day trip planner.

Fly from Andenes to Bodo in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. In August in Bodo, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can travel to Reine.

Things to do in Bodo

Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Valnesfossen
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Norsk Luftfartsmuseum ©
Norsk Luftfartsmuseum
Valnesfossen ©
Valnesfossen
Saltstraumen ©
Saltstraumen

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Reine, Moskenesoy

Reine ©
The locals came to Reine to catch cod; visitors come to catch the views.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Rambergstranda Beach, then see the interesting displays at Smeden i Sund/Sund Fiskerimuseum, and then stroll through Reinebringen.

To see other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Reine road trip website.

Traveling by journey from Bodo to Reine takes 3.5 hours. August in Reine sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can travel to Leknes.

Things to do in Reine

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Rambergstranda Beach, Smeden i Sund/Sund Fiskerimuseum
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Reinebringen ©
Reinebringen
Rambergstranda Beach ©
Rambergstranda Beach
Smeden i Sund/Sund Fiskerimuseum ©
Smeden i Sund/Sund Fiskerimuseum

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Leknes, Vestvagoy

Leknes ©
Leknes is a town in Nordland county, Norway. On the 7th (Fri), pause for some serene contemplation at Flakstad Church, then step off the mainland to explore Lofoten Island, then stop by The Glasblower At Vikten, and finally kick back and relax at Haukland Beach.

To find ratings, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Leknes travel planner.

Traveling by journey from Reine to Leknes takes 1.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can go by car to Svolvaer.

Things to do in Leknes

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

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

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Svolvaer

The largest town on the Lofoten Islands, Svolvaer serves as a good base from which to launch your tour of the archipelago.
On the 8th (Sat), hike along Festvagtind Hike, then take a memorable tour with Tours, and then see the interesting displays at Lofoten Krigsminnenmuseum.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Svolvaer trip itinerary website.

Traveling by car from Leknes to Svolvaer takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Svolvaer are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Narvik.

Things to do in Svolvaer

Outdoors · Parks · Tours

Side Trip

Festvagtind Hike
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Fishing Charters & Tours
Lofoten Krigsminnenmuseum ©
Lofoten Krigsminnenmuseum

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Narvik

Narvik ©
or Áhkanjárga is the third-largest town and municipality in Nordland county, Norway by population. Start off your visit on the 9th (Sun): stroll through Narvikfjellet, then get lost in a book at Narvik Bibliotek, and then get engrossed in the history at Narvik Krigsmuseum.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Narvik day trip website.

You can drive from Svolvaer to Narvik in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in August, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Senja.

Things to do in Narvik

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports
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Narvikfjellet ©
Narvikfjellet
Narvik Bibliotek ©
Narvik Bibliotek

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Senja

Senja
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Scenic Route Senja.

To see photos, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Senja trip itinerary maker tool.

You can drive from Narvik to Senja in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Narvik in August, plan for a bit cooler nights in Senja, with lows around 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can travel to Lyngseidet.

Things to do in Senja

Parks · Outdoors · Trails
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Lyngseidet

Lyngseidet ©
Lyngseidet is the administrative centre of the municipality of Lyngen in Troms county, Norway. On the 11th (Tue), see the interesting displays at Contemporary Museum Of Northern People, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Aurora Spirit, and then explore and take pictures at The Steindal's Glacier.

To find traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Lyngseidet travel route planner.

Getting from Senja to Lyngseidet by journey takes about 3 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Lyngseidet

Parks · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trip

Contemporary Museum Of Northern People
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Aurora Spirit ©
Aurora Spirit

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