8 days in Nordland Itinerary

8 days in Nordland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Nordland trip itinerary planner
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Drive to Dublin Airport, Fly to Bodo
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Bodo
— 1 night
Drive
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Flakstadoy
— 3 nights
Drive
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Svolvaer
— 1 night
Drive
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Narvik
— 2 nights
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Drive to Tromsø Airport, Fly to Dublin Airport, Drive to Shannon

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Bodo — 1 night

Kick off your visit on the 31st (Tue): go for a walk through Saltstraumen and then brush up on your military savvy at Norsk Luftfartsmuseum.

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Shannon, Ireland to Bodo is an approximately 15.5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Shannon to Bodo due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Shannon in May; daily highs in Bodo reach 11°C and lows reach 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can travel to Flakstadoy.
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Museums

Flakstadoy — 3 nights

Get out of town with these interesting Flakstadoy side-trips: Lofotr Viking Museum (in Bostad), Reinebringen (in Reine) and Haukland Beach (in Leknes).

To see more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Flakstadoy road trip site.

Getting from Bodo to Flakstadoy by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive. May in Flakstadoy sees daily highs of 10°C and lows of 4°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Svolvaer.
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Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife
Side Trips

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.
On the 4th (Sat), cast your line with a fishing tour, examine the collection at Lofoten Krigsminnenmuseum, and then stroll through Festvagtind Hike.

For other places to visit and tourist information, read our Svolvaer driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Flakstadoy to Svolvaer in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In June in Svolvaer, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Narvik.
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Side Trip

Narvik — 2 nights

or Áhkanjárga is the third-largest town and municipality in Nordland county, Norway by population. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): hit the slopes at Narvikfjellet and then take an in-depth tour of Narvik Krigsmuseum.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Narvik trip itinerary maker app.

Getting from Svolvaer to Narvik by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. June in Narvik sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.
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Winter Sports · Outdoors · Museums · Parks

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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Lofoten Islands travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Beaches · History Museums