8 days in Northern Norway Itinerary

8 days in Northern Norway Itinerary

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Bodo
— 1 night
2
Svolvaer
— 2 nights
3
Reine, Moskenesoy
— 1 night
4
Leknes, Vestvagoy
— 2 nights
5
Tromso
— 1 night

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Bodo

Bodo ©
On the 13th (Thu), look for gifts at Craig Alibone Chocolate, enjoy the sand and surf at Mjelle, and then see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour.

For ratings, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Bodo trip planner.

Catania, Italy to Bodo is an approximately 15-hour flight. Expect much colder weather when traveling from Catania in August: highs in Bodo hover around 18°C, while lows dip to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to travel to Svolvaer.

Things to do in Bodo

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours
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Mjelle ©
Mjelle
Safaris
Craig Alibone Chocolate ©
Craig Alibone Chocolate

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Svolvaer

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 14th (Fri), see the interesting displays at Lofoten Krigsminnenmuseum and then see exotic creatures in open habitats at Lofoten Lights. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the masterpieces at Lille Kabelvag art gallery and museum, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Tjeldbergtind, then take in the exciting artwork at Northern Norway Art Centre, and finally see what you can catch with a fishing tour.

To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Svolvaer vacation tool.

Traveling by flight from Bodo to Svolvaer takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of ferry and car. August in Svolvaer sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 12°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to travel to Reine.

Things to do in Svolvaer

Outdoors · Parks · Trails

Side Trip

Lille Kabelvag art gallery and museum
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Lofoten Lights ©
Lofoten Lights
Fishing Charters & Tours
Lofoten Krigsminnenmuseum ©
Lofoten Krigsminnenmuseum

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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 16th (Sun): take a memorable tour with Aqua Lofoten Coast Adventure, stroll through Bunes Beach, and then stroll through Reinebringen.

For ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Reine online day trip planner.

Getting from Svolvaer to Reine by journey takes about 2.5 hours. In August in Reine, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel to Leknes.

Things to do in Reine

Outdoors · Parks · Tours
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Reinebringen ©
Reinebringen
Aqua Lofoten Coast Adventure ©
Aqua Lofoten Coast Adventure

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Leknes, Vestvagoy

Leknes ©
Leknes is a town in Nordland county, Norway. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Haukland Beach, then head off the coast to Lofoten Island, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Kvalvika Beach. On your second day here, surround yourself with nature on Lofoten Diving, then stroll through Offersoykammen Hiking Trail, and then stroll through Uttakleiv Beach.

To see ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Leknes trip itinerary website.

Getting from Reine to Leknes by journey takes about 1.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Leknes can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to travel to Tromso.

Things to do in Leknes

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Lofoten Diving, Offersoykammen Hiking Trail, Kvalvika Beach, Lofoten Island
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Haukland Beach ©
Haukland Beach
Uttakleiv Beach
Uttakleiv Beach
Lofoten Island ©
Lofoten Island

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): take an exotic tour of Polar Charter and then look for gifts at Tromso Arctic Gifts & Souvenirs.

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Getting from Leknes to Tromso by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Tromso

Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors
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Polar Charter ©
Polar Charter
Tromso Arctic Gifts & Souvenirs ©
Tromso Arctic Gifts & Souvenirs

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