17 days in Scandinavia Itinerary

17 days in Scandinavia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Norway attractions planner

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Oslo
— 4 nights
Fly
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Kabelvag, Austvagoya
— 3 nights
Drive
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Andenes
— 2 nights
Drive
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Senja
— 4 nights
Taxi to Lysnes kai, Ferry to Tromso
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Tromso
— 3 nights
Fly

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Oslo

— 4 nights

Tiger City

Norway's capital city, Oslo boasts a thousand years of history and a diverse mix of architecture that blends old, new, and ultra-modern.
Oslo is known for museums, nightlife, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Akershus Castle and Fortress (Akershus Slott og Festning), contemplate the waterfront views at Oslofjord, explore the world behind art at Vigeland Museum, and get in on the family fun at Norsk Folkemuseum.

To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Oslo trip itinerary planning website.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Oslo. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in October, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can catch the flight to Kabelvag.

Things to do in Oslo

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature
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Kabelvag, Austvagoya

— 3 nights
Kabelvåg is a village in the municipality of Vågan in Nordland county, Norway. Kabelvag is known for historic sites, zoos & aquariums, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take an exotic tour of Lofoten Lights, trek along Festvagtind Hike, examine the collection at Lofoten Krigsminnenmuseum, and view the masterpieces at Northern Norway Art Centre.

To see reviews, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Kabelvag trip maker.

Traveling by flight from Oslo to Kabelvag takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Oslo in October, you will find days in Kabelvag are slightly colder (9°C), and nights are about the same (5°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to travel to Andenes.

Things to do in Kabelvag

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Tours

Side Trips

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Andenes

— 2 nights
Andenes is a village and former municipality in the Vesterålen district of Nordland county, Norway. Start off your visit on the 9th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Bleikstranda, then head outdoors with Sea Safari Andenes, and then see the interesting displays at Polar Museum Andenes. Here are some ideas for day two: trek along Experience Andoy and then step off the mainland to explore Andoya.

For traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Andenes online travel route planner.

Getting from Kabelvag to Andenes by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive. In October, plan for daily highs up to 7°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Senja.

Things to do in Andenes

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Trails

Side Trips

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Senja

— 4 nights
Step out of Senja with an excursion to Atelier 9343 in Brostad--about 1h 5 min away.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Senja online attractions planner.

Drive from Andenes to Senja in 3 hours. Traveling from Andenes in October, Senja is little chillier at night with lows of -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can travel to Tromso.

Things to do in Senja

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Museums

Side Trip

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Tromso

— 3 nights

Paris of the North

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 trip includes some of its best attractions: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, pause for some photo ops at Memorial to Deportation of Jews of Tromso, see the interesting displays at The Polar Museum, and get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Polaria.

To see more things to do, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our Tromso travel planning website.

Traveling by combination of taxi and ferry from Senja to Tromso takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Senja in October, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Tromso, with lows around 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Tromso

Parks · Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trip

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Lofoten Islands travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Beaches · History Museums