10 days in Lofoten Islands Itinerary

10 days in Lofoten Islands Itinerary

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Fly to Bodø Airport, Drive to Svolvaer
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Svolvaer
— 3 nights
Drive
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Leknes, Vestvagoy
— 2 nights
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Reine, Moskenesoy
— 2 nights
Drive
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Nusfjord
— 2 nights
Drive to Bodø Airport, Fly to Venice

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Svolvaer — 3 nights

The largest town on the Lofoten Islands, Svolvaer serves as a good base from which to launch your tour of the archipelago.
Svolvaer is known for museums, adventure, and wildlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Lofoten Krigsminnenmuseum, see what you can catch with a fishing tour, tour the pleasant surroundings at Tjeldbergtind, and hike along Lofoten Lights.

To find where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Svolvaer trip builder website.

Venice, Italy to Svolvaer is an approximately 20.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. When traveling from Venice in August, plan for colder days in Svolvaer, with highs around 18°C, while nights are little chillier with lows around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Leknes.
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Leknes, Vestvagoy — 2 nights

Leknes is a town in Nordland county, Norway. On the 21st (Sun), take an in-depth tour of Lofotr Viking Museum, then kick back and relax at Haukland Beach, and then shake up your sightseeing with Holandsmelen Hiking Trail. Keep things going the next day: look for gifts at Lofoten Gaver og Brukskunst AS, enjoy the sand and surf at Uttakleiv Beach, and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Leknes trip planning website.

You can drive from Svolvaer to Leknes in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Leknes are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Reine.
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Reine, Moskenesoy — 2 nights

The locals came to Reine to catch cod; visitors come to catch the views.
On the 23rd (Tue), enjoy the sand and surf at Kvalvika Beach and then kick back and relax at Rambergstranda Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Wed): hike along Reinebringen, see the interesting displays at Norwegian Fishing Village Museum, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Bunes Beach.

To see photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Reine trip itinerary maker tool.

Getting from Leknes to Reine by journey takes about 1.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can drive to Nusfjord.
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Nusfjord — 2 nights

On the 25th (Thu), take in the waterfront at Nusfjord Fishing Village, see Flakstad Beach, and then hike along Mountain Paths at Vikten.

To find reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the Nusfjord online driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Reine to Nusfjord in an hour. In August, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to go by car back home.
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Lofoten Islands travel guide

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