11 days in Nordland Itinerary

11 days in Nordland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Nordland travel route planner

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Sandnessjoen
— 2 nights
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Glomfjord
— 1 night
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Ramberg
— 2 nights
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Leknes
— 1 night
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Svolvaer
— 1 night
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Bodo
— 1 night
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Mo i Rana
— 2 nights
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Sandnessjoen

— 2 nights
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sun): trek along Asen Tursti, take in the awesome beauty at The Seven Sisters, then get engrossed in the history at The Petter Dass Museum, and finally take in the views from Helgelandsbrua. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get to know the fascinating history of Galleri SOS, hike along Marsora Hiking Trail, and then get engrossed in the history at Helgeland Museum Vevelstad.

To see other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Sandnessjoen attractions planning tool.

Trondheim to Sandnessjoen is an approximately 6.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car. In July, daytime highs in Sandnessjoen are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Glomfjord.

Things to do in Sandnessjoen

Trails · Outdoors · Parks · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 4 — 6:

Glomfjord

— 1 night
Glomfjord is a village in the municipality of Meløy in Nordland county, Norway. On the 7th (Tue), take in the dramatic natural features at Glomfjord.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Glomfjord trip maker app.

Traveling by car from Sandnessjoen to Glomfjord takes 5.5 hours. In July in Glomfjord, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 11°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 7th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Ramberg.

Things to do in Glomfjord

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites
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Ramberg

— 2 nights
The village of Ramberg draws visitors to its broad, white crescent beach and expansive views of the Arctic Ocean.
On the 8th (Wed), see the interesting displays at Smeden i Sund/Sund Fiskerimuseum, then kick back and relax at Rambergstranda Beach, then take a leisurely stroll along Nusfjord Fishing Village, and finally look for gifts at The Glasblower At Vikten.

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

Traveling by car from Glomfjord to Ramberg takes 6 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Ramberg can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. You will leave for Leknes on the 9th (Thu).

Things to do in Ramberg

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 7 — 9:

Leknes

— 1 night
Leknes is a town in Nordland county, Norway. Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): look for gifts at Lofoten Gaver og Brukskunst AS, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Uttakleiv Beach, and then kick back and relax at Haukland Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: hike along Hiking on the hills, then step off the mainland to explore Lofoten Island, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Flakstad Church.

Make your Leknes itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Leknes is just a short distance from Ramberg. In July, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Svolvaer.

Things to do in Leknes

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 9 — 10:

Svolvaer

— 1 night
The largest town on the Lofoten Islands, Svolvaer serves as a good base from which to launch your tour of the archipelago.
To find where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Svolvaer tour builder.

You can drive from Leknes to Svolvaer in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Svolvaer are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. On the 11th (Sat), you'll travel to Bodo.

Things to do in Svolvaer

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks
Find places to stay Jul 10 — 11:

Bodo

— 1 night
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sun): get great views at Turisthytta Bodo and then learn about all things military at Norsk Luftfartsmuseum.

To see other places to visit, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Bodo vacation planner.

Traveling by flight from Svolvaer to Bodo takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. In July, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 12°C. On the 12th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Mo i Rana.

Things to do in Bodo

Museums
Find places to stay Jul 11 — 12:

Mo i Rana

— 2 nights
Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape at Marmor Slottet, then explore the fascinating underground world of Setergrotta, then explore the fascinating underground world of Gronligrotta Cave, and finally explore the activities along Ranelva.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Mo i Rana trip builder tool.

Getting from Bodo to Mo i Rana by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of flight and bus; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Mo i Rana can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Mo i Rana

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 12 — 14:

Nordland travel guide

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History Museums · Specialty Museums · Beaches
Best known for the surrounding natural scenery, Norland features a landscape of steep mountains near the sea and flat lowlands. Heavily reliant on tourism, the county also boasts thriving fishing and offshore petroleum industries. Norland possesses one of the least polluted coastal areas in Europe and offers easy access to the World Heritage-listed archipelago of over 6,000 islands, which are recognized for preserving the simple and sustainable way of life practiced by Norway's fishermen for over a thousand years. The county also serves as the gateway for the famous Lofoten Islands, known for their picture-perfect fishing villages, deep fjords, and tall peaks.