8 days in Northern Norway Itinerary

8 days in Northern Norway Itinerary

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8 days in Northern Norway Itinerary

San Francisco
Fly:  9​h 30​min
Tromso
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
Vestvagoy
— 2 nights
Fly:  30​h
San Francisco

4
days
Tromso

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.
Spend the 26th (Sat) behind the viewfinder with an inspiring photography tour. The adventure continues: take in the dramatic natural features at Tromso Fjords, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, get curious at Polaria, and see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour.

For traveler tips, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Tromso vacation trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Santa Clara, USA to Tromso. Traveling from Santa Clara to Tromso, you'll lose 9 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Santa Clara in November, plan for much colder days in Tromso, with highs around 37°F, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 30°F. On the 29th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Vestvagoy.

Things to do in Tromso

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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Arctic Cathedral ©
Arctic Cathedral
Polaria ©
Polaria

2
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Vestvagoy

Vestvagoy ©
Start off your visit on the 30th (Wed): admire the majestic nature at Haukland Beach and then step off the mainland to explore Lofoten Island. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the water at your own pace with Experience Lofoten Islands, then examine the collection at Lofoten Krigsminnenmuseum, and then get engrossed in the history at Lofotr Viking Museum.

For photos, maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Vestvagoy itinerary maker.

Getting from Tromso to Vestvagoy by combination of flight and car takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of bus and car. In November, daily temperatures in Vestvagoy can reach 39°F, while at night they dip to 34°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Vestvagoy

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Lofoten Krigsminnenmuseum, Lofoten Island
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Haukland Beach ©
Haukland Beach
Lofotr Viking Museum ©
Lofotr Viking Museum
Lofoten Krigsminnenmuseum ©
Lofoten Krigsminnenmuseum

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