8 days in Northern Norway Itinerary

8 days in Northern Norway Itinerary

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Tromso
— 2 nights
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Nordkapp Municipality
— 1 night
3
Alta
— 2 nights
4
Birtavarre
— 1 night
5
Lyngseidet
— 1 night

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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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Fri): stop by Tromso Arctic Gifts & Souvenirs and then take in nature's colorful creations at Tromso Botaniske Hage. On the 25th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Polaria, see the interesting displays at The Polar Museum, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of The Arctic Cathedral.

To find other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Tromso itinerary maker app.

Helsinki, Finland to Tromso is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Helsinki to Tromso. Traveling from Helsinki in July, expect Tromso to be little chillier, temps between 17°C and 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can travel to Nordkapp Municipality.

Things to do in Tromso

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trip

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

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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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Mon): take in the dramatic natural features at Kirkeporten in Skarsvag, take an in-depth tour of Nordkapphallen, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at North Cape.

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Getting from Tromso to Nordkapp Municipality by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Tromso in July: highs in Nordkapp Municipality hover around 14°C, while lows dip to 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Alta.

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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Alta

Alta is the most populated municipality in Finnmark county, Norway. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at Alta Church, then get a new perspective on nature at Alta Museum - World Heritage Rock Art Centre, then take in breathtaking views at Alta Canyon, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Northern Lights Cathedral. On the 29th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take an exotic tour of a safari tour and then don't miss a visit to Bubbelen.

For maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Alta attractions planner.

You can drive from Nordkapp Municipality to Alta in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. When traveling from Nordkapp Municipality in July, plan for a bit warmer days in Alta, with highs around 19°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Birtavarre.

Things to do in Alta

Tours · Historic Sites · Outdoors
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Alta Museum - World Heritage Rock Art Centre ©
Alta Canyon ©
Alta Canyon

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Birtavarre

Birtavarre
Birtavarre is a village in the municipality of Gáivuotna–Kåfjord in Troms county, Norway. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Thu): take some stellar pictures from Gorsa Bridge.

To find where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Birtavarre tour itinerary maker site.

Drive from Alta to Birtavarre in 3.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Birtavarre are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Lyngseidet.
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Lyngseidet

Lyngseidet ©
Lyngseidet is the administrative centre of the municipality of Lyngen in Troms county, Norway. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Fri): stop by Visit Lyngenfjord and then hike along The Steindal's Glacier.

For other places to visit, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Lyngseidet vacation maker website.

You can drive from Birtavarre to Lyngseidet in 1.5 hours. July in Lyngseidet sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Lyngseidet

Parks · Outdoors · Trails
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Visit Lyngenfjord ©
Visit Lyngenfjord

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