8 days in Nordland Itinerary

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Kabelvag, Austvagoya
— 1 day
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Leknes, Vestvagoy
— 1 night
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Bodo
— 4 nights
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Storjord
— 1 day
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Kabelvag, Austvagoya — 1 day

Kabelvåg is a village in the municipality of Vågan in Nordland county, Norway. On the 23rd (Wed), contemplate the long history of Lofoten Museum, then admire the masterpieces at The Espolin Gallery, then see the interesting displays at Lofoten Krigsminnenmuseum, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Kabelvag Church.

For maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Kabelvag attractions planning website.

Dublin, Ireland to Kabelvag is an approximately 47-hour car ride. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Dublin to Kabelvag. When traveling from Dublin in August, plan for little chillier days in Kabelvag, with highs around 18°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can drive to Leknes.
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Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping
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Leknes, Vestvagoy — 1 night

Leknes is a town in Nordland county, Norway. Start off your visit on the 24th (Thu): find your balance on the water with Experience Lofoten Islands, then kick back and relax at Haukland Beach, and then take an in-depth tour of Lofotr Viking Museum.

For ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Leknes trip builder site.

You can drive from Kabelvag to Leknes in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Leknes can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can fly to Bodo.
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Outdoors · Adventure · Tours · Transportation
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Bodo — 4 nights

Bodo is known for museums, sightseeing, and wildlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: go for a walk through Saltstraumen, make a splash at Nordlandsbadet Swimming Pool, Indoor Water Park and SPA, examine the collection at Saltstraumen Museum, and identify plant and animal life at Bodomarka.

To find traveler tips and other tourist information, go to the Bodo trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Leknes to Bodo takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. August in Bodo sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Storjord.
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Storjord — 1 day

On the 28th (Mon), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Nordland National Park Center and then enjoy breathtaking views from Arctic Circle.

For other places to visit, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Storjord trip app.

You can drive from Bodo to Storjord in 2 hours. In August, daytime highs in Storjord are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to go by car back home.
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Nordland travel guide

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History Museums · Specialty Museums · Dolphin & Whale Watching
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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