32 days in Nordland Itinerary

32 days in Nordland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Nordland trip planner

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Fly to Brønnøysund Airport, Drive to Bronnoysund
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Bronnoysund
— 3 nights
Drive
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Ramberg, Flakstadoy
— 3 nights
Drive
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Nusfjord
— 1 night
Drive
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Leknes, Vestvagoy
— 3 nights
Drive
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Svolvaer
— 4 nights
Drive
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Narvik
— 3 nights
Drive
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Stokmarknes
— 2 nights
Drive
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Andenes
— 2 nights
Fly
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Bodo
— 10 nights
Fly

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Bronnoysund

— 3 nights
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bronnoysund: Vevelstad Kirke (in Vevelstad Municipality), The Petter Dass Museum (in Sandnessjoen) and Laksforsen Waterfall (in Trofors).

To see where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Bronnoysund trip itinerary site.

Oslo to Bronnoysund is an approximately 4-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Oslo in December: highs in Bronnoysund hover around 3°C, while lows dip to 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can travel to Ramberg.

Things to do in Bronnoysund

Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 6 — 9:

Ramberg, Flakstadoy

— 3 nights
The village of Ramberg draws visitors to its broad, white crescent beach and expansive views of the Arctic Ocean.
Step out of Ramberg to go to Sorvagen and see Norwegian Fishing Village Museum, which is approximately 46 minutes away. There's more to do: stop by The Glasblower At Vikten and examine the collection at Smeden i Sund/Sund Fiskerimuseum.

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Ramberg road trip tool.

You can drive from Bronnoysund to Ramberg in 10.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 3°C in December, and nighttime lows around 0°C. On the 12th (Sat), you'll travel to Nusfjord.

Things to do in Ramberg

Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 9 — 12:

Nusfjord

— 1 night
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Kvalvika Beach, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Flakstad Church, then head off the coast to Lofoten Island, and finally make a trip to Nusfjord Fishing Village.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Nusfjord tour itinerary builder site.

Nusfjord is very close to Ramberg. Expect a daytime high around 3°C in December, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can drive to Leknes.

Things to do in Nusfjord

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 12 — 13:

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: take an in-depth tour of Lofotr Viking Museum, soothe aching muscles at Lofoten Yoga Studio, kick back and relax at Haukland Beach, and head outdoors with Lofoten fishing & searafting.

For maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Leknes road trip planner.

Leknes is just a short distance from Nusfjord. In December in Leknes, expect temperatures between 3°C during the day and -1°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can go by car to Svolvaer.

Things to do in Leknes

Outdoors · Parks · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 13 — 16:

Svolvaer

— 4 nights
The largest town on the Lofoten Islands, Svolvaer serves as a good base from which to launch your tour of the archipelago.
Change things up with these side-trips from Svolvaer: Gimsoy Landhandel Lofoten (in Gimsoysand) and Henningsvaer (in Henningsvaer). The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Lofoten Lights, steep yourself in history at Lofoten Museum, view the masterpieces at KaviarFactory, and shop like a local with Northern Norway Art Centre.

For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Svolvaer attractions planning app.

Traveling by car from Leknes to Svolvaer takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. December in Svolvaer sees daily highs of 3°C and lows of 0°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can go by car to Narvik.

Things to do in Svolvaer

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 16 — 20:

Narvik

— 3 nights
or Áhkanjárga is the third-largest town and municipality in Nordland county, Norway by population. When in Narvik, make a side trip to see Ballangen Museum in Ballangen, approximately Ballangen away. There's much more to do: take an in-depth tour of Narvik Krigsmuseum, sample the tasty concoctions at Skavli Brygghus, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Narvik Church, and fly down the slopes at Narvikfjellet.

To see where to stay, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Narvik day trip planning tool.

Drive from Svolvaer to Narvik in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from Svolvaer in December, plan for a bit cooler days in Narvik, with highs around 0°C, while nights are about the same with lows around -2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Stokmarknes.

Things to do in Narvik

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 20 — 23:

Stokmarknes

— 2 nights
Stokmarknes is a small town in the municipality of Hadsel in Nordland county, Norway. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Thu): examine the collection at Hurtigrutemuseet. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Vesteralen Museum, experience rural life at Inga Sami Siida, and then take in the exciting artwork at Jennestad Trading Post.

For maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Stokmarknes trip planner.

You can drive from Narvik to Stokmarknes in 3.5 hours. In December in Stokmarknes, expect temperatures between 3°C during the day and -1°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can go by car to Andenes.

Things to do in Stokmarknes

Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 23 — 25:

Andenes

— 2 nights
Andenes is a village and former municipality in the Vesterålen district of Nordland county, Norway. Start off your visit on the 26th (Sat): get up close to creatures of the deep with Whalesafari Andenes, then examine the collection at Polar Museum Andenes, and then engage your brain at Spaceship Aurora - visitor center at Andoya Space. Here are some ideas for day two: stop by Gammelbutikken, then head outdoors with Husky Andoy, and then head off the coast to Andoya.

For other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Andenes visit planner.

Drive from Stokmarknes to Andenes in 2 hours. In December, daytime highs in Andenes are 2°C, while nighttime lows are -2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can fly to Bodo.

Things to do in Andenes

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 25 — 27:

Bodo

— 10 nights
Explore Bodo's surroundings by going to Nordland National Park Center (in Storjord) and Fauske Folk Museum (in Fauske).

To find ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Bodo attractions planner.

Traveling by flight from Andenes to Bodo takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and ferry. In December, daytime highs in Bodo are 3°C, while nighttime lows are -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Bodo

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 27 — Jan 6:

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.