9 days in Northern Norway Itinerary

9 days in Northern Norway Itinerary

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1
Bodo
— 2 nights
2
Leknes, Vestvagoy
— 2 nights
3
Tromso
— 3 nights

2
nights
Bodo

Bodo ©
Do some cultural sightseeing at Ronvik Church and Kjerringoy Church. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Saltstraumen Church and Turisthytta Bodo.

For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Bodo online tour planner.

Dublin, Ireland to Bodo is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Dublin to Bodo. Traveling from Dublin in December, expect Bodo to be slightly colder, temps between °C and °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can catch the flight to Leknes.

Things to do in Bodo

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Ronvik Church ©
Ronvik Church
Saltstraumen Church ©
Saltstraumen Church
Kjerringoy Church ©
Kjerringoy Church

2
nights
Leknes, Vestvagoy

Leknes ©
Leknes is a town in Nordland county, Norway. On the 25th (Wed), get a taste of the local shopping with Galleri2, thentrek along Offersoykammen Hiking Trail, and then appreciate the views at Himmeltinden. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Thu): step off the mainland to explore Lofoten Island, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Flakstad Church, thentake in the pleasant sights at Rambergstranda, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Sareptas Hus.

To find ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Leknes day trip planner.

You can fly from Bodo to Leknes in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Leknes are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can travel to Tromso.

Things to do in Leknes

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Vestvagoy, Lofoten Island, Rambergstranda, Sareptas Hus, Flakstad Church
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Himmeltinden ©
Himmeltinden
Lofoten Island ©
Lofoten Island
Flakstad Church ©
Flakstad Church

3
nights
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.
Get outdoors at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Dolphin & Whale Watching. The Arctic Cathedral and Tromsø Museum – Universitetsmuseet are good opportunities to explore the local culture. And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Nordnorsk Kunstmuseum, pause for some serene contemplation at Our Lady Catholic Church, meet the residents at Polaria, and browse the collection at Tromso Public library and City Archives.

For where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Tromso tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Leknes to Tromso takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Leknes in December, expect little chillier with lows of °C in Tromso. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Tromso

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

The Arctic Cathedral
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Nature & Wildlife Tours
The Arctic Cathedral ©
The Arctic Cathedral

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