5 days in Northern Norway Itinerary

5 days in Northern Norway Itinerary

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Henningsvaer
— 1 night
2
Leknes, Vestvagoy
— 1 night
3
Tromso
— 2 nights

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night
Henningsvaer

Start off your visit on the 4th (Tue): get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, stroll through Festvagtind Hike, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Glomtinden.

For other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Henningsvaer trip itinerary planner.

Tampere, Finland to Henningsvaer is an approximately 18-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of car and flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Tampere in August, plan for a bit cooler days in Henningsvaer, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to travel to Leknes.

Things to do in Henningsvaer

Outdoors Parks Trails

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Glomtinden
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Kayaking & Canoeing

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Leknes, Vestvagoy

Leknes ©
Leknes is a town in Nordland county, Norway. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Flakstad Church, step off the mainland to explore Lofoten Island, thenstop by The Glasblower At Vikten, and finally kick back and relax at Haukland Beach.

To find reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Leknes planning website.

Traveling by journey from Henningsvaer to Leknes takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to travel to Tromso.

Things to do in Leknes

Parks Beaches Outdoors

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
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.
On the 6th (Thu), admire the natural beauty at Tromso Botaniske Hage, thensee the interesting displays at The Polar Museum, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of The Arctic Cathedral. On the 7th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: trek along Lyngstuva, pause for some photo ops at Memorial to Deportation of Jews of Tromso, thenadmire nature's wide array of creatures at Polaria, and finally stop by Tromso Arctic Gifts & Souvenirs.

To find where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Tromso online journey maker.

Traveling by flight from Leknes to Tromso takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Tromso are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tromso

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

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

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