16 days in Norway Itinerary

16 days in Norway Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Oslo
— 1 night
2
Svolvaer
— 2 nights
3
Sortland
— 2 nights
4
Nusfjord
— 2 nights
5
Reine, Moskenesoy
— 2 nights
6
Leknes, Vestvagoy
— 2 nights
7
Bodo
— 2 nights
8
Trondheim
— 2 nights

1
night
Oslo

Norway's capital city, Oslo boasts a thousand years of history and a diverse mix of architecture that blends old, new, and ultra-modern.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sat): get interesting insight from Oslo Fjord Boat Fishing, appreciate the extensive heritage of Oslomarka, ski along the peaceful trails at Nordmarka, then whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, then get curious at The Norwegian Museum of Science and Tehnology, and finally hike along Sognsvann Lake.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Oslo travel route tool.

If you are flying in from Italy, the closest major aiports are Oslo Gardermoen Airport, Sandefjord Airport, Torp and Moss Airport, Rygge. In August, daytime highs in Oslo are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to travel to Svolvaer.

Things to do in Oslo

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife
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Zipline
Nordmarka ©
Nordmarka
Sognsvann Lake ©
Sognsvann Lake

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 16th (Sun): take an exotic tour of Lofoten Lights, trek along Tjeldbergtind, see the interesting displays at Magic Ice Lofoten, then see the interesting displays at Lofoten Krigsminnenmuseum, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Northern Norway Art Centre. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the awesome beauty at Svolvaergeita, take in the awesome beauty at Floya, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then get a taste of the local shopping with Gallery Dagfinn Bakke, then observe the fascinating underwater world at The Lofoten Aquarium, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Kabelvag Church.

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Svolvaer trip builder app.

Fly from Oslo to Svolvaer in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and ferry. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Oslo in August: highs in Svolvaer hover around 18°C, while lows dip to 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Sortland.

Things to do in Svolvaer

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Kabelvag, Henningsvaer, Vagan, Lofoten Links, Gimsoy Landhandel Lofoten
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Lofoten Lights ©
Lofoten Lights
Fishing Charters & Tours
Vagakallen ©
Vagakallen

2
nights
Sortland

Sortland ©
Sortland is a town and municipality in Nordland county, Norway. On the 18th (Tue), take a leisurely stroll along Hemmestad Wharf, stop by Gammelbutikken, get outside with Husky Andoy, trot along with Stall P pa Grytting, then experience rural life at Inga Sami Siida, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Jennestad Trading Post. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Hurtigruten Museum.

To see reviews, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Sortland holiday planning site.

Traveling by car from Svolvaer to Sortland takes 2 hours. In August, daytime highs in Sortland are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. On the 20th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Nusfjord.

Things to do in Sortland

Outdoors · Tours · Museums

Side Trips

Risoyhamn, Hurtigruten Museum, Hemmestad Wharf
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Husky Andoy ©
Husky Andoy
Hurtigruten Museum ©
Hurtigruten Museum
Gammelbutikken ©
Gammelbutikken

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nights
Nusfjord

Nusfjord ©
Start off your visit on the 20th (Thu): kick back and relax at Rambergstranda Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Kvalvika Beach, pause for some serene contemplation at Flakstad Church, hike along Mountain Paths at Vikten, then head off the coast to Lofoten Island, and finally take in the waterfront at Nusfjord Fishing Village. On the 21st (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a memorable tour with Lofoten Birding, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Ytresandheia Mountain, then look for gifts at Steinbiten, and finally glide peacefully along the water with Lofoten Adventure Company.

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Nusfjord trip maker tool.

Traveling by car from Sortland to Nusfjord takes 3.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to travel to Reine.

Things to do in Nusfjord

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips

Ramberg, Flakstad Municipality, Ytresandheia Mountain, Kvalvika Beach, Lofoten Island
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Lofoten Island ©
Lofoten Island
Lofoten Adventure Company ©
Lofoten Adventure Company
Rambergstranda Beach ©
Rambergstranda Beach

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Reine, Moskenesoy

Reine ©
The locals came to Reine to catch cod; visitors come to catch the views.
On the 22nd (Sat), get a new perspective on things with Aqua Lofoten Coast Adventure and then trek along Reinebringen. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun): see the interesting displays at Smeden i Sund/Sund Fiskerimuseum, see the interesting displays at Lofoten Stockfish Museum, see the interesting displays at Norwegian Fishing Village Museum, kick back and relax at Bunes Beach, then hike along Helvetestinden, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Horseid Beach.

To find where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Reine trip itinerary maker tool.

You can travel from Nusfjord to Reine in an hour. In August in Reine, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to travel to Leknes.

Things to do in Reine

Outdoors · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Moskenes Municipality, Norwegian Fishing Village Museum, Horseid Beach, Smeden i Sund/Sund Fiskerimuseum
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Reinebringen ©
Reinebringen
Aqua Lofoten Coast Adventure ©
Aqua Lofoten Coast Adventure
Helvetestinden ©
Helvetestinden

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Leknes, Vestvagoy

Leknes ©
Leknes is a town in Nordland county, Norway. On the 24th (Mon), find your balance on the water with Experience Lofoten Islands, kick back and relax at Haukland Beach, appreciate the views at Himmeltinden, then stroll through Offersoykammen Hiking Trail, then hike along Holandsmelen Hiking Trail, and finally relax and rejuvenate at Lofoten Yoga Studio. On the 25th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: hike along Hiking on the hills, view the masterpieces at Sareptas Hus, enjoy the sand and surf at Uttakleiv Beach, then browse the fresh offerings at Lofoten Gaardsysteri, then take an in-depth tour of Lofotr Viking Museum, and finally wander the wide-open spaces of Aalan Gard.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Leknes online trip itinerary builder.

Travel from Reine to Leknes in 1.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Bodo.

Things to do in Leknes

Outdoors · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Vestvagoy, Ballstad, Lofotr Viking Museum, Lofoten Yoga Studio
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Haukland Beach ©
Haukland Beach
Uttakleiv Beach
Uttakleiv Beach
Himmeltinden ©
Himmeltinden

2
nights
Bodo

Kick off your visit on the 26th (Wed): take an exotic tour of a safari tour, kick back and relax at Mjelle, examine the collection at Salmon Senter, then view the masterpieces at Bodo Art Society, then cool off at Nordlandsbadet Swimming Pool, Indoor Water Park and SPA, and finally brush up on your military savvy at Norsk Luftfartsmuseum. Here are some ideas for day two: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Ronvik, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ronvik Church, see the interesting displays at Bodo Domkirke, then look for gifts at Craig Alibone Chocolate, then test your problem-solving skills at Bodo ActionHall, and finally admire the sheer force of Valnesfossen.

To see ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Bodo route planner.

You can fly from Leknes to Bodo in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Trondheim.

Things to do in Bodo

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips

Fauske, Saltstraumen
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Safaris
Mjelle ©
Mjelle
Valnesfossen ©
Valnesfossen

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nights
Trondheim

Trondheim ©
The oldest of Norway's major cities, Trondheim sits on the southern shore of one of the country's longest fjords.
Take a break from the city and head to Bymarka and Storsand Gard Camping. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Ladestien - Hiking Trail and Rockheim. Get out of town with these interesting Trondheim side-trips: Hell Stasjon (in Hell) and Stjordal (Storvika badeplass, Vaernes Church, &more). The adventure continues: take a stroll through Bakklandet, explore the landscape on two wheels at Sykkelheisen Trampe, trek along Pilegrimsleden, St Olav's Way, and enjoy breathtaking views from Tyholttarnet.

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You can fly from Bodo to Trondheim in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 12°C.

Things to do in Trondheim

Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

Stjordal, Nigard Glacier, Hell Stasjon
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Pilegrimsleden - The Route of St. Olav Ways ©
Bymarka ©
Bymarka
Pilegrimsleden, St Olav's Way ©
Pilegrimsleden, St Olav's Way

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