33 days in Northern Norway Itinerary

33 days in Northern Norway Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Tromso
— 7 nights
2
Leknes, Vestvagoy
— 4 nights
3
Svolvaer
— 4 nights
4
Alta
— 4 nights
5
Hammerfest
— 3 nights
6
Narvik
— 4 nights
7
Bodo
— 6 nights

7
nights
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Tromso Botaniske Hage and The Lyngen Alps. Get a sense of the local culture at Perspektivet Museum and Northern Norwegian Science Center. When in Tromso, make a side trip to see Visit Lyngenfjord in Lyngseidet, approximately Lyngseidet away. The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Telegrafbukta Beach, snap pictures at Tromso Bridge, see the interesting displays at Tromsø Museum – Universitetsmuseet, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Our Lady Catholic Church.

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Tromso trip itinerary app.

Malaga, Spain to Tromso is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Malaga in June, with highs in Tromso at °C and lows at °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Leknes.

Things to do in Tromso

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Visit Lyngenfjord, Spakenes
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Telegrafbukta Beach ©
Telegrafbukta Beach
The Lyngen Alps ©
The Lyngen Alps
Perspektivet Museum ©
Perspektivet Museum

4
nights
Leknes, Vestvagoy

Leknes
Leknes is a town in Nordland county, Norway. Get outdoors at Lofoten Island and Haukland Beach. Get some cultural insight at Norwegian Fishing Village Museum and Flakstad Church. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Leknes: Reinebringen (in Reine) and Nusfjord Fishing Village (in Nusfjord). And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Uttakleiv Beach, stroll through Kvalvika Beach, shop like a local with Galleri2, and pick up some local products at Lofoten Gaardsysteri.

To find ratings, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Leknes holiday builder site.

You can fly from Tromso to Leknes in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Leknes can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Svolvaer.

Things to do in Leknes

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Vestvagoy, The Glasblower At Vikten, Lofoten Island, Norwegian Fishing Village Museum, Flakstad Church
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Uttakleiv Beach
Uttakleiv Beach
Haukland Beach ©
Haukland Beach
Reinebringen ©
Reinebringen

4
nights
Svolvaer

The largest town on the Lofoten Islands, Svolvaer serves as a good base from which to launch your tour of the archipelago.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Lofoten Krigsminnenmuseum and Tjeldbergtind. Hurtigruten Museum and Lofoten Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with these side-trips from Svolvaer: Vesteralen Museum (in Melbu), Hov Gard (in Gimsoya) and Inga Sami Siida (in Sortland). Next up on the itinerary: cast your line with a fishing tour and admire the masterpieces at Lille Kabelvag art gallery and museum.

To plan Svolvaer vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

You can drive from Leknes to Svolvaer in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July in Svolvaer, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Alta.

Things to do in Svolvaer

Museums Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Kabelvag, Hurtigruten Museum, Vesteralen Museum, Hov Gard, Inga Sami Siida
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Fishing Charters & Tours
Lofoten Krigsminnenmuseum ©
Lofoten Krigsminnenmuseum
Hurtigruten Museum ©
Hurtigruten Museum

4
nights
Alta

Alta ©
Alta is the most populated municipality in Finnmark county, Norway. Get a sense of the local culture at Tirpitz Museum and Alta Church. Get in touch with nature at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Seiland National Park. Go for a jaunt from Alta to Kautokeino to see Juhls' Silvergallery AS about 1h 50 min away. Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at Northern Lights Cathedral.

To find reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Alta trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Svolvaer to Alta takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Alta can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Hammerfest.

Things to do in Alta

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Juhls' Silvergallery AS
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Seiland National Park ©
Seiland National Park
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Tirpitz Museum ©
Tirpitz Museum

3
nights
Hammerfest

Hammerfest ©
Hammerfest is a municipality in Finnmark county, Norway. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Polar Bear Society and Hammerfest Museum. Explore hidden gems such as Hammerfest Church and Salen Lookout. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Museum of Reconstruction for Finnmark and Northern Troms, ponder the design of Fountain Mother and Child, visit Galleri Syvstjerna, and have some family-friendly fun at Lekeland.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Hammerfest trip planner.

Drive from Alta to Hammerfest in 2.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) to allow time to travel to Narvik.

Things to do in Hammerfest

Museums Fun & Games Historic Sites
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The Polar Bear Society ©
The Polar Bear Society
Hammerfest Church ©
Hammerfest Church
Hammerfest Museum ©
Hammerfest Museum

4
nights
Narvik

Narvik ©
or Áhkanjárga is the third-largest town and municipality in Nordland county, Norway by population. Get some cultural insight at Trondenes Historical Centre and Narvik museum. Get outdoors at Keipen and Narvikfjellet. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Narvik: Harstad (Trondenes Church & Trondenes fort) and Trastad Samlinger, Outsider Art Gallery and Museum (in Borkenes). Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at Narvik Krigsmuseum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Narvik Church, and take a tour of Morgans Skip.

For photos, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Narvik visit planning tool.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Hammerfest to Narvik. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Hammerfest in July: high temperatures in Narvik hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can travel to Bodo.

Things to do in Narvik

Outdoors Parks Museums

Side Trips

Harstad, Trastad Samlinger, Outsider Art Gallery and Museum, Morgans Skip
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Keipen ©
Keipen
Trondenes Church ©
Trondenes Church
Trondenes Historical Centre ©
Trondenes Historical Centre

6
nights
Bodo

Bodo ©
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Kjerringoy Trading Post and Bodo Domkirke. Take a break from the city and head to Mjelle and Safaris. When in Bodo, make a side trip to see Svarthammarhola in Fauske, approximately Fauske away.

To see ratings, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Bodo itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Narvik to Bodo takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. July in Bodo sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bodo

Outdoors Museums Golf

Side Trip

Svarthammarhola
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Kjerringoy Trading Post ©
Kjerringoy Trading Post
Safaris
Mjelle ©
Mjelle