7 days in Nordland Itinerary

7 days in Nordland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Nordland visit planner
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Fly to Tromsø Airport, Drive to Andenes
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Andenes
— 1 night
Fly
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Bodo
— 1 night
Drive
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Reine, Moskenesoy
— 1 night
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Leknes, Vestvagoy
— 1 night
Drive
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Svolvaer
— 1 night
Drive
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Narvik
— 1 night
Drive to Tromsø Airport, Fly to Zurich

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Andenes — 1 night

Andenes is a village and former municipality in the Vesterålen district of Nordland county, Norway. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): get curious at Spaceship Aurora - Visitor Center of Andoya Space, visit a coastal fixture at Andenes Lighthouse, then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and finally see the interesting displays at Polar Museum Andenes.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Andenes trip itinerary planning site.

Zurich, Switzerland to Andenes is an approximately 14.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Zurich in October, things will get little chillier in Andenes: highs are around 7°C and lows about 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can fly to Bodo.
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Museums · Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife
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Bodo — 1 night

Start off your visit on the 7th (Fri): see exotic creatures in open habitats at Nordland Turselskap and then take in the pleasant sights at Saltstraumen.

To find other places to visit and more tourist information, use the Bodo trip maker website.

Getting from Andenes to Bodo by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of car and ferry. In October in Bodo, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 4°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can drive to Reine.
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Reine, Moskenesoy — 1 night

The locals came to Reine to catch cod; visitors come to catch the views.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Helvetestinden and then stroll through Reinebringen.

To see traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Reine visit planner.

You can drive from Bodo to Reine in 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in October, and nighttime lows around 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can travel to Leknes.
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Leknes, Vestvagoy — 1 night

Leknes is a town in Nordland county, Norway. Start off your visit on the 9th (Sun): step off the mainland to explore Lofoten Island, then take a leisurely stroll along Nusfjord Fishing Village, and then get engrossed in the history at Lofotr Viking Museum.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Leknes online trip builder.

Traveling by journey from Reine to Leknes takes 1.5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Leknes are 8°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Svolvaer.
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): take an exotic tour of Lofoten Lights and then observe the fascinating underwater world at The Lofoten Aquarium.

Plan a trip to Svolvaer easily and quickly by telling Inspirock to suggest an itinerary.

You can drive from Leknes to Svolvaer in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In October in Svolvaer, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to drive to Narvik.
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Narvik — 1 night

or Áhkanjárga is the third-largest town and municipality in Nordland county, Norway by population. Start off your visit on the 11th (Tue): take an in-depth tour of Narvik Krigsmuseum.

For where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our Narvik online visit planner.

Drive from Svolvaer to Narvik in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Narvik can reach 7°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. You will have some time to spend on the 11th (Tue) before leaving for home.
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Highlights from your trip

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.
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Moskenesoy travel guide

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Hiking Trails · Beaches · Specialty Museums