10 days in Lofoten Islands Itinerary

10 days in Lofoten Islands Itinerary

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Kabelvag, Austvagoya
— 1 night
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Henningsvaer
— 1 night
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Flakstadoy
— 2 nights
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Reine, Moskenesoy
— 2 nights
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Leknes, Vestvagoy
— 3 nights
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Kabelvag, Austvagoya

— 1 night
Kabelvåg is a village in the municipality of Vågan in Nordland county, Norway. On the 26th (Sun), examine the collection at Lofoten Krigsminnenmuseum, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Floya, and then see what you can catch with a fishing tour. On the 27th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at The Lofoten Aquarium and then take in the awesome beauty at Tjeldbergtind.

To find traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Kabelvag trip planning tool.

Oslo to Kabelvag is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Oslo in September, plan for a bit cooler days in Kabelvag, with highs around 15°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Henningsvaer.

Things to do in Kabelvag

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

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Henningsvaer

— 1 night
Start off your visit on the 28th (Tue): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Glomtinden, then hike along Festvagtind Hike, and then contemplate the long history of Henningsvaer.

To see maps, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Henningsvaer trip site.

Henningsvaer is very close to Kabelvag. September in Henningsvaer sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Flakstadoy.

Things to do in Henningsvaer

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

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Flakstadoy

— 2 nights
Start off your visit on the 29th (Wed): examine the collection at Smeden i Sund/Sund Fiskerimuseum and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Kvalvika Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Rambergstranda Beach and then don't miss a visit to Nusfjord Fishing Village.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Flakstadoy driving holiday site.

Traveling by car from Henningsvaer to Flakstadoy takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. September in Flakstadoy sees daily highs of 14°C and lows of 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Reine.

Things to do in Flakstadoy

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Museums

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Find places to stay Sep 28 — 30:

Reine, Moskenesoy

— 2 nights
The locals came to Reine to catch cod; visitors come to catch the views.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Fri): see the interesting displays at Norwegian Fishing Village Museum and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Bunes Beach. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Lofoten Stockfish Museum and then hike along Reinebringen.

For maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Reine day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Flakstadoy to Reine takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In September, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can travel to Leknes.

Things to do in Reine

Outdoors · Museums · Parks · Trails

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Find places to stay Sep 30 — Oct 2:

Leknes, Vestvagoy

— 3 nights
Leknes is a town in Nordland county, Norway. Leknes is known for beaches, nature, and trails. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Haukland Beach, hike along Hiking on the hills, see some colorful creatures with Lofoten Diving, and stop by Lofoten Gaver og Brukskunst AS.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Leknes online trip builder.

Travel from Reine to Leknes in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 8°C in October, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Leknes

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Tours

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