20 days in Oslo & Northern Norway Itinerary

20 days in Oslo & Northern Norway Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Jeddah
Fly:  12 h
1
Oslo
— 5 nights
Fly:  3 h
2
Bodo
— 5 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
3
Leknes, Vestvagoy
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h 15 min
4
Tromso
— 6 nights
Fly:  17 h 30 min
End: Jeddah

5
nights
Oslo

Oslo ©
Norway's capital city, Oslo boasts a thousand years of history and a diverse mix of architecture that blends old, new, and ultra-modern.
Authentic Scandinavia has been added to your itinerary. And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Akershus Castle and Fortress (Akershus Slott og Festning), get engrossed in the history at Viking Ship Museum, see the interesting displays at Fram Museum, and stroll around Vigeland Park.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Oslo vacation maker.

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia to Oslo is an approximately 12-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Jeddah to Oslo is minus 2 hours. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Jeddah in October: high temperatures in Oslo hover around 13°C and lows are around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Bodo.

Things to do in Oslo

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Vigeland Museum ©
Vigeland Museum
Kon-Tiki Museum ©
Kon-Tiki Museum

5
nights
Bodo

Bodo is known for museums, wildlife, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: kick back and relax at Mjelle, don't miss a visit to Valnesfossen, look for all kinds of wild species at Bodomarka, and take in the pleasant sights at Saltstraumen.

To find other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Bodo trip planning tool.

Fly from Oslo to Bodo in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. When traveling from Oslo in October, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Bodo: temperatures range from 9°C by day to 4°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly to Leknes.

Things to do in Bodo

Wildlife Outdoors Parks
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Safaris
Mjelle ©
Mjelle
Kjerringoy Trading Post ©
Kjerringoy Trading Post

2
nights
Leknes, Vestvagoy

Leknes ©
Leknes is a town in Nordland county, Norway. On the 12th (Mon), take a memorable drive along Rambergstranda, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Kvalvika Beach, thenstep off the mainland to explore Lofoten Island, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Flakstad Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Tue): take a leisurely stroll along Nusfjord Fishing Village, look for gifts at Lofoten Gaver og Brukskunst AS, thenstroll through Haukland Beach, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Uttakleiv Beach.

To find where to stay, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Leknes travel route builder.

You can fly from Bodo to Leknes in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and car; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 8°C in October, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Tromso.

Things to do in Leknes

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Nusfjord Fishing Village, Kvalvika Beach, Lofoten Island, Rambergstranda, Flakstad Church
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Lofoten Island ©
Lofoten Island
Rambergstranda ©
Rambergstranda
Haukland Beach ©
Haukland Beach

6
nights
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.
Take a break from Tromso with a short trip to The Steindal's Glacier in Lyngseidet, about 1h 45 min away. There's still lots to do: take a memorable tour with Tours, admire the natural beauty at Tromso Botaniske Hage, examine the collection at The Polar Museum, and kick back and relax at Telegrafbukta Beach.

To find reviews, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read Tromso itinerary builder website.

Traveling by flight from Leknes to Tromso takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October in Tromso, expect temperatures between 6°C during the day and 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tromso

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

The Arctic Cathedral, The Steindal's Glacier
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
The Arctic Cathedral ©
The Arctic Cathedral
Tromso Fjords ©
Tromso Fjords

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