14 days in Lofoten Islands, Kristiansand & Oslo Itinerary

14 days in Lofoten Islands, Kristiansand & Oslo Itinerary

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14 days in Lofoten Islands, Kristiansand & Oslo Itinerary

Start: Portland
Fly + Drive:  27​h
1
Svolvaer, Vagan
— 1 day
Drive:  15​min
2
Kabelvag, Austvagoya
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
3
Leknes, Vestvagoy
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
4
Kristiansand
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
5
Oslo
— 6 nights
Fly:  15​h 45​min
End: Portland

1
day
Svolvaer, Vagan

The largest town on the Lofoten Islands, Svolvaer serves as a good base from which to launch your tour of the archipelago.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Lofoten Krigsminnenmuseum, see the interesting displays at Magic Ice Lofoten, then take in the awesome beauty at Tjeldbergtind, and finally see what you can catch with a fishing tour.

For traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Svolvaer itinerary tool .

Portland, USA to Svolvaer is an approximately 27-hour flight. You'll lose 9 hours traveling from Portland to Svolvaer due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Portland in July, you will find days in Svolvaer are cooler (62°F), and nights are a bit cooler (51°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can go by car to Kabelvag.

Things to do in Svolvaer

Outdoors Nature Tours
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Fishing Charters & Tours
Lofoten Krigsminnenmuseum ©
Lofoten Krigsminnenmuseum
Magic Ice Lofoten ©
Magic Ice Lofoten

1
night
Kabelvag, Austvagoya

Kabelvag ©
Kabelvåg is a village in the municipality of Vågan in Nordland county, Norway. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Wed): look for gifts at Rundt & Rundt, view the masterpieces at Lofoten Glass AS, kick back and relax at Rorvikstranda Beach, then view the masterpieces at Gallery Espolin, and finally hike along Festvagtind Hike.

To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Kabelvag trip planner.

Kabelvag is very close to Svolvaer. In July, daytime highs in Kabelvag are 60°F, while nighttime lows are 51°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can go by car to Leknes.

Things to do in Kabelvag

Parks Outdoors Shopping

Side Trip

Festvagtind Hike
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Lofoten Glass AS ©
Lofoten Glass AS

2
nights
Leknes, Vestvagoy

Leknes ©
Leknes is a town in Nordland county, Norway. On the 18th (Thu), take an in-depth tour of Lofotr Viking Museum, admire the majestic nature at Haukland Beach, and then make a trip to Rambergstranda. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Fri): hike along Justadtinden, cruise along Uttakleiv Beach, and then stop by The Glasblower at Vikten.

For more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Leknes trip maker tool .

Drive from Kabelvag to Leknes in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. July in Leknes sees daily highs of 59°F and lows of 50°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel to Kristiansand.

Things to do in Leknes

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Lofotr Viking Museum, Rambergstranda
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Haukland Beach ©
Haukland Beach
Lofotr Viking Museum ©
Lofotr Viking Museum
Justadtinden ©
Justadtinden

1
night
Kristiansand

Kristiansand ©
Kristiansand, historically Christianssand / Christiansand, is a city and municipality in Norway. On the 20th (Sat), look for all kinds of wild species at Ravnedalen Naturpark, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Dyreparken, and then shop like a local with Pyramidehuset Art Gallery - Birte Lohne. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: view the masterpieces at Kristiansand Kunsthall, step off the mainland to explore Odderoya, and then grab your bike and head to Baneheia.

For traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Kristiansand itinerary site .

Traveling by flight from Leknes to Kristiansand takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Leknes in July, you will find days in Kristiansand are a bit warmer (69°F), and nights are about the same (53°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can travel to Oslo.

Things to do in Kristiansand

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Theme Parks
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Dyreparken ©
Dyreparken
Ravnedalen Naturpark ©
Ravnedalen Naturpark
Baneheia ©
Baneheia

6
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.
Oslo is known for museums, nightlife, historic sites, parks, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Vigeland Museum, have fun and explore at The Kon-Tiki Museum, admire the striking features of The Norwegian Museum of Cultural History, and get engrossed in the history at Viking Ship Museum.

To see maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Oslo trip itinerary planner .

Fly from Kristiansand to Oslo in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Oslo are 73°F, while nighttime lows are 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Oslo

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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Vigeland Museum ©
Vigeland Museum
Vigelandsparken ©
Vigelandsparken

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