8 days in Northern Norway Itinerary

8 days in Northern Norway Itinerary

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Tromso
— 2 nights
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Leknes, Vestvagoy
— 2 nights
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Bodo
— 2 nights

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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: take in the spiritual surroundings of The Arctic Cathedral, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, take in nature's colorful creations at Tromso Botaniske Hage, and see the interesting displays at The Polar Museum.

For ratings, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Tromso online trip planner.

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia to Tromso is an approximately 17-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Arabian Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Jeddah in August, with highs in Tromso at 16°C and lows at 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) to allow time to travel to Leknes.

Things to do in Tromso

Tours · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trip

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

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Leknes, Vestvagoy

Leknes ©
Leknes is a town in Nordland county, Norway. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): look for gifts at Lofoten Gaver og Brukskunst AS, enjoy the sand and surf at Haukland Beach, then get engrossed in the history at Lofotr Viking Museum, and finally kick back and relax at Uttakleiv Beach. On your second day here, enjoy the sand and surf at Kvalvika Beach, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Flakstad Church, then step off the mainland to explore Lofoten Island, and finally contemplate the long history of Nusfjord Fishing Village.

To find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Leknes trip maker site.

Getting from Tromso to Leknes by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Leknes can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to fly to Bodo.

Things to do in Leknes

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Kvalvika Beach, Lofotr Viking Museum, Flakstad Church, Lofoten Island, Nusfjord Fishing Village
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Lofoten Island ©
Lofoten Island
Haukland Beach ©
Haukland Beach
Lofotr Viking Museum ©
Lofotr Viking Museum

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Bodo

Kick off your visit on the 24th (Mon): learn about all things military at Norsk Luftfartsmuseum, then go for a walk through Saltstraumen, and then see what you can catch with a fishing tour.

To find ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Bodo trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by flight from Leknes to Bodo takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Bodo can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bodo

Tours · Wildlife · Outdoors
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Fishing Charters & Tours
Saltstraumen ©
Saltstraumen
Norsk Luftfartsmuseum ©
Norsk Luftfartsmuseum

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