35 days in Northern Norway Itinerary

35 days in Northern Norway Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Torget
— 1 night
2
Mo i Rana
— 4 nights
3
Bodo
— 5 nights
4
Alta
— 4 nights
5
Nordkapp Municipality
— 2 nights
6
Tromso
— 5 nights
7
Senja
— 2 nights
8
Harstad
— 4 nights
9
Svolvaer
— 2 nights
10
Reine, Moskenesoy
— 2 nights
11
Leknes, Vestvagoy
— 3 nights

1
night
Torget

Torget ©
Torget is the administrative centre of Hurdal municipality, Norway. Start off your visit on the 21st (Sun): hike along The Bollman's Road. Here are some ideas for day two: browse the different shops at Amfi Havnesenteret, take a memorable drive along Bronnoysundbrua, take in the waterfront at Bronnoysund harbour, thentake in the waterfront activity at Norsk Havbrukssenter, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Torghatten.

To find photos, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Torget day trip site.

Oslo to Torget is an approximately 4-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can travel to Mo i Rana.

Things to do in Torget

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Bronnoysund, The Bollman's Road
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Torghatten ©
Torghatten
Norsk Havbrukssenter ©
Norsk Havbrukssenter
Amfi Havnesenteret ©
Amfi Havnesenteret

4
nights
Mo i Rana

Mo i Rana ©
Venture out of the city with trips to The Svartisen Glacier Austerdalsisen (in Glomfjord) and Nesna (Nesna Bygdemuseum, Utsikten Hiking Trail, &more).

Plan my day in Mo i Rana using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Drive from Torget to Mo i Rana in 4.5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Mo i Rana can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can travel to Bodo.

Things to do in Mo i Rana

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Nesna, The Svartisen Glacier Austerdalsisen, Setergrotta
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Setergrotta ©
Setergrotta
The Svartisen Glacier Austerdalsisen ©
The Svartisen Glacier Austerdalsisen
Hauknestinden ©
Hauknestinden

5
nights
Bodo

Bodo is known for museums, wildlife, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: go for a walk through Saltstraumen, identify plant and animal life at Bodomarka, take in the awesome beauty at Finnkonakken, and get engrossed in the history at Kjerringoy Trading Post.

For more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Bodo trip planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Mo i Rana to Bodo in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Bodo can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to travel to Alta.

Things to do in Bodo

Wildlife Outdoors Parks
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Fishing Charters & Tours
Safaris
Mjelle ©
Mjelle

4
nights
Alta

Alta ©
Alta is the most populated municipality in Finnmark county, Norway. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Alta: Kautokeino (Juhls' Silvergallery AS, Samiway, &more). And it doesn't end there: take an exotic tour of a safari tour, learn more about the world around you at Alta Museum - World Heritage Rock Art Centre, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Alta Church, and explore the stunning scenery at Alta Canyon.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Alta trip itinerary app.

Fly from Bodo to Alta in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. July in Alta sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Nordkapp Municipality.

Things to do in Alta

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Kautokeino
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Alta Canyon ©
Alta Canyon
Safaris
Alta Museum - World Heritage Rock Art Centre ©

2
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 6th (Mon): appreciate the history behind Bamse statue, thenadmire the masterpieces at Nordkappmuseet, and then get outside with Knivskjellodden. On the next day, take in the dramatic natural features at Kirkeporten in Skarsvag, thentake an in-depth tour of Nordkapphallen, and then get to know the fascinating history of North Cape.

For maps, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Nordkapp Municipality sightseeing planning app.

Drive from Alta to Nordkapp Municipality in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Alta in July, expect nights in Nordkapp Municipality to be about the same, around °C, while days are slightly colder, around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can travel to Tromso.

Things to do in Nordkapp Municipality

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

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

5
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.
When in Tromso, make a side trip to see Haaja in Sommaroy, approximately Sommaroy away. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at The Polar Museum, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, explore the striking landscape at Tromso Fjords, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Arctic Cathedral.

For photos, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Tromso road trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Nordkapp Municipality to Tromso takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In July, daytime highs in Tromso are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Senja.

Things to do in Tromso

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Haaja, The Arctic Cathedral
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Tromso Fjords ©
Tromso Fjords

2
nights
Senja

Senja ©
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Mon): stroll through Scenic Route Senja. Keep things going the next day: take some stellar pictures from Bergsbotn, thentake some stellar pictures from Tungeneset, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Segla.

To see ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Senja journey planner.

You can do a combination of ferry and taxi from Tromso to Senja in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to travel to Harstad.

Things to do in Senja

Parks Nature Trails
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Segla ©
Segla
Tungeneset ©
Tungeneset
Bergsbotn ©
Bergsbotn

4
nights
Harstad

Harstad ©
Harstad is the second-most populated municipality in Troms county, Norway. Harstad is known for historic sites, trails, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: trek along Gangsastoppen, pause for some serene contemplation at Trondenes Church, stroll through Mountain Hike to Saetertinden, and make a splash at Grottebadet Waterpark.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Harstad trip tool.

You can travel from Senja to Harstad in 3.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Svolvaer.

Things to do in Harstad

Parks Trails Outdoors
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Keipen ©
Keipen
Grottebadet Waterpark ©
Grottebadet Waterpark
Trondenes Church ©
Trondenes Church

2
nights
Svolvaer

Svolvaer ©
The largest town on the Lofoten Islands, Svolvaer serves as a good base from which to launch your tour of the archipelago.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Floya, cast your line with a fishing tour, and then take in the awesome beauty at Tjeldbergtind. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Lofoten Krigsminnenmuseum, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Glomtinden, thentrek along Festvagtind Hike, and finally explore the world behind art at Lille Kabelvag art gallery and museum.

To see more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Svolvaer road trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Harstad to Svolvaer takes 3 hours. In July in Svolvaer, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Reine.

Things to do in Svolvaer

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Festvagtind Hike, Glomtinden, Lille Kabelvag art gallery and museum
Find places to stay Jul 18 — 20:
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Floya ©
Floya
Fishing Charters & Tours
Lofoten Krigsminnenmuseum ©
Lofoten Krigsminnenmuseum

2
nights
Reine, Moskenesoy

Reine ©
The locals came to Reine to catch cod; visitors come to catch the views.
On the 21st (Tue), trek along Helvetestinden and then enjoy the sand and surf at Kvalvika Beach. On your second day here, trek along Reinebringen, see the interesting displays at Lofoten Stockfish Museum, and then kick back and relax at Bunes Beach.

To find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Reine trip itinerary maker.

You can travel from Svolvaer to Reine in 2.5 hours. July in Reine sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can travel to Leknes.

Things to do in Reine

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Moskenes Municipality, Kvalvika Beach
Find places to stay Jul 20 — 22:
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Reinebringen ©
Reinebringen
Helvetestinden ©
Helvetestinden
Lofoten Stockfish Museum ©
Lofoten Stockfish Museum

3
nights
Leknes, Vestvagoy

Leknes ©
Leknes is a town in Nordland county, Norway. Change things up with a short trip to Rambergstranda in Ramberg (about 30 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: step off the mainland to explore Lofoten Island, stroll through Hiking on the hills, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Flakstad Church, and cruise along Uttakleiv Beach.

To find ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Leknes holiday planner.

Traveling by journey from Reine to Leknes takes 1.5 hours. In July in Leknes, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Leknes

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Ramberg, Vestvagoy, Lofotr Viking Museum, Flakstad Church, Lofoten Island
Find places to stay Jul 22 — 25:
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Lofoten Island ©
Lofoten Island
Haukland Beach ©
Haukland Beach
Uttakleiv Beach
Uttakleiv Beach

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