9 days in Norway, Sweden & Rovaniemi Itinerary

9 days in Norway, Sweden & Rovaniemi Itinerary

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9 days in Norway, Sweden & Rovaniemi Itinerary

Start: Oslo, Norway
Fly:  8 h 30 min
1
Sundsvall, Sweden
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 45 min
2
Lovanger, Sweden
— 1 night
Drive:  7 h 30 min
3
Rovaniemi, Finland
— 1 night
Drive:  7 h
4
Kiruna, Sweden
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  4 h 30 min
5
Narvik, Norway
— Few hours
car:  12 h
6
Svolvaer, Norway
— 1 night
Drive:  7 h 45 min
7
Rana Municipality, Norway
— 1 night
Drive:  6 h 30 min
8
Asen, Norway
— 1 night
Drive:  7 h 15 min
End: Oslo, Norway

1
night
Sundsvall, Sweden

Sundsvall ©
Sundsvall is a city and the seat of Sundsvall Municipality in Västernorrland County, Sweden. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Wed): let little ones run wild at Norra Berget, then enjoy some diversion at Himlabadet, then buy something for everyone on your list at Birsta City, and finally contemplate the long history of Kulturmagasinet.

For ratings, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Sundsvall online trip maker .

Oslo, Norway to Sundsvall is an approximately 8-hour car ride. You can also fly. When traveling from Oslo in October, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Sundsvall: temperatures range from 9°C by day to 1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Lovanger.

Things to do in Sundsvall

Fun & Games Parks Shopping
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Norra Berget ©
Norra Berget
Kulturmagasinet ©
Kulturmagasinet
Himlabadet ©
Himlabadet

1
night
Lovanger, Sweden

Lovanger
Lövånger is a locality situated in Skellefteå Municipality, Västerbotten County, Sweden with 761 inhabitants in 2010. Start off your visit on the 31st (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Bjuroklubbs Naturreservat.

For reviews, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Lovanger tour itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Sundsvall to Lovanger takes 4.5 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Lovanger can reach 7°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Lovanger

Wildlife Parks
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1
night
Rovaniemi, Finland

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
You've now added Santa Claus Village to your itinerary.

To find maps, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi trip planner.

Getting from Lovanger to Rovaniemi by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Lovanger to Rovaniemi. Traveling from Lovanger in November, expect Rovaniemi to be a bit cooler, temps between -2°C and -7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Kiruna.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Fun & Games
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Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

1
night
Kiruna, Sweden

Kiruna
Sweden's northernmost city, Kiruna remains best known for its proximity to the world's first hotel-museum built entirely of snow and ice.
To find reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Kiruna sightseeing site .

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Kiruna in 4.5 hours. The time zone changes from Eastern European Time (EET) to Central European Time (CET), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Rovaniemi in November, expect little chillier with lows of -12°C in Kiruna. On the 3rd (Sun), you'll travel to Narvik.

Things to do in Kiruna

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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hours
Narvik, Norway

Narvik
or Áhkanjárga is the third-largest town and municipality in Nordland county, Norway by population. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Narvikfjellet, browse the collection at Narvik Bibliotek, and then get engrossed in the history at Narvik Krigsmuseum. On the 12th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at Narvik Church, then take in the awesome beauty at Tverrfjellet, and then see the interesting displays at Ballangen Museum.

For ratings and tourist information, refer to the Narvik trip builder tool .

You can drive from Abisko to Narvik in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 3°C in November, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to travel to Svolvaer.

Things to do in Narvik

Outdoors Tours Parks
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1
night
Svolvaer, Norway

The largest town on the Lofoten Islands, Svolvaer serves as a good base from which to launch your tour of the archipelago.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Mon): take a memorable tour with Tours and then see the interesting displays at Lofoten Krigsminnenmuseum.

For reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Svolvaer online visit planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Narvik to Svolvaer. November in Svolvaer sees daily highs of 5°C and lows of 1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Rana Municipality.

Things to do in Svolvaer

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Fishing Charters & Tours
Lofoten Krigsminnenmuseum ©
Lofoten Krigsminnenmuseum

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night
Rana Municipality, Norway

Rana Municipality ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Tourist Information Mo i Rana. On the 5th (Tue), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Svartisen Glacier Austerdalsisen and then get all the information you need at Tourist Information Mo i Rana.

For more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Rana Municipality trip planner .

You can drive from Svolvaer to Rana Municipality in 8 hours. Traveling from Svolvaer in November, expect Rana Municipality to be a bit cooler, temps between 0°C and -4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can travel to Asen.

Things to do in Rana Municipality

Nature Parks

Side Trip

The Svartisen Glacier Austerdalsisen
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The Svartisen Glacier Austerdalsisen ©

1
night
Asen, Norway

Asen ©
Åsen is a village and former municipality in Nord-Trøndelag county, Norway. Start off your visit on the 6th (Wed): look for gifts at Kortmann Lysfabrikk.

For ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Asen road trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Rana Municipality to Asen with the Route module. While traveling from Rana Municipality, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Asen, ranging from highs of 5°C to lows of -1°C. On the 6th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Asen

Shopping
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Kortmann Lysfabrikk ©
Kortmann Lysfabrikk

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