8 days in Tromso, Reine & Ballstad Itinerary

8 days in Tromso, Reine & Ballstad Itinerary

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Tromso
— 1 night
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Reine
— 2 nights
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Ballstad
— 3 nights
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Tromso
— 1 night
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Tromso — 1 night

The cultural and economic hub of northern Norway, Tromso boasts a historical city center containing one of the highest concentrations of wooden houses in Europe.
For more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Tromso trip itinerary builder.

Athens, Greece to Tromso is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Athens to Tromso. Traveling from Athens in March, expect Tromso to be colder, temps between 1°C and -4°C. You will leave for Reine on the 4th (Fri).
Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Nightlife
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Reine — 2 nights

The locals came to Reine to catch cod; visitors come to catch the views.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Fri): kick back and relax at Bunes Beach. On your second day here, head off the coast to Lofoten Island.

To see photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Reine travel website.

You can drive from Tromso to Reine in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 2°C in March, and nighttime lows around -3°C. On the 6th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Ballstad.
Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature
Side Trips
Find places to stay Mar 4 — 6:
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Ballstad — 3 nights

Ballstad is a village in the municipality of Vestvågøy in Nordland county, Norway. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Holandsmelen Hiking Trail, enjoy the sand and surf at Haukland Beach, and then take a memorable drive along Uttakleiv Beach.

To find where to stay, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Ballstad trip itinerary builder app.

You can drive from Reine to Ballstad in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In March, daily temperatures in Ballstad can reach 3°C, while at night they dip to -1°C. You will leave for Tromso on the 9th (Wed).
Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites
Side Trips
Find places to stay Mar 6 — 9:

Tromso — 1 night

Kick off your visit on the 10th (Thu): observe the fascinating underwater world at Polaria.

For maps, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Tromso trip tool.

Getting from Ballstad to Tromso by car takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: drive. On the 10th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.
Zoos & Aquariums · Parks
Find places to stay Mar 9 — 10:
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