11 days in Lofoten Islands Itinerary

11 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
— 3 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: see the interesting displays at Lofoten Krigsminnenmuseum, take an exotic tour of Lofoten Lights, see what you can catch with a fishing tour, and trek along Tjeldbergtind.

For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Svolvaer road trip planner.

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 and a bit cooler nights in Svolvaer: temperatures range from 18°C by day to 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to drive to Leknes.
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Leknes, Vestvagoy — 3 nights

Leknes is a town in Nordland county, Norway. Leknes is known for beaches, nature, and adventure. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: enjoy the sand and surf at Haukland Beach, see the sights as you ascend with Holandsmelen Hiking Trail, take a memorable drive along Uttakleiv Beach, and examine the collection at Lofoten Seafood Center.

For more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Leknes trip itinerary site.

Getting from Svolvaer to Leknes by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: 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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Rambergstranda Beach and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Kvalvika Beach. On your second day here, hike along Reinebringen, then examine the collection at Norwegian Fishing Village Museum, and then stroll through Bunes Beach.

For ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Reine online visit planner.

Traveling by journey from Leknes to Reine takes 1.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Reine are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to drive to Nusfjord.
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Nusfjord — 2 nights

Kick off your visit on the 25th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Nusfjord Fishing Village, take a memorable tour with Flakstad Beach, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Mountain Paths at Vikten.

For other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Nusfjord trip builder tool.

Traveling by car from Reine to Nusfjord takes an hour. August in Nusfjord sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to drive back home.
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Lofoten Islands travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Beaches · History Museums