15 days in Lappajarvi, Abisko & Northern Norway Itinerary

15 days in Lappajarvi, Abisko & Northern Norway Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Fly + Drive:  29 h
1
Lappajarvi, Finland
— 1 day
Drive:  10 h
2
Abisko, Sweden
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  6 h 30 min
3
Alta, Norway
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 30 min
4
Nordkapp Municipality, Norway
— 1 night
+3
Bus + Fly + Foot + Bus:  8 h
5
Svolvaer, Norway
— 1 day
Drive:  1 h 30 min
6
Leknes, Norway
— 2 nights
+4
Fly + Bus + Foot + Ferry + Bus:  5 h
7
Senja, Norway
— 1 night
Taxi + Ferry:  3 h
8
Tromso, Norway
— 3 nights
Fly:  20 h 30 min
End: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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Lappajarvi, Finland

Lappajarvi
Lappajärvi is a municipality in Finland in Southern Ostrobothnia region. To see where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Lappajarvi trip maker site.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Lappajarvi is an approximately 26- hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 6 hours traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Lappajarvi. In November, Lappajarvi is cooler than Kuala Lumpur - with highs of 2°C and lows of -1°C. On the 9th (Sat), you'll travel to Abisko.

Things to do in Lappajarvi

Outdoors
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Abisko, Sweden

Abisko ©
Abisko's northern location free of light pollution makes it home to one of the greatest displays of the Northern Lights and midnight suns.
On the 10th (Sun), explore the striking landscape of Abisko National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: head outdoors with Mount Njulla, then make a trip to Trollsjon, and then see the sky in a new way at Aurora Sky Station.

To find ratings, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Abisko online trip planner.

Traveling by car from Lappajarvi to Abisko takes 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Lappajarvi to Abisko is minus 1 hour. In November in Abisko, expect temperatures between 3°C during the day and 0°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Alta.

Things to do in Abisko

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Trollsjon
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Abisko National Park ©
Abisko National Park
Mount Njulla ©
Mount Njulla
Trollsjon ©
Trollsjon

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Alta, Norway

Alta ©
Alta is the most populated municipality in Finnmark county, Norway. On the 12th (Tue), hit the slopes at SarvesAlta Outdoor Activity. Keep things going the next day: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, learn more about the world around you at Alta Museum - World Heritage Rock Art Centre, then look and learn at Northern Lights Observatory at Haldde, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Northern Lights Cathedral.

For where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Alta holiday planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Abisko to Alta. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Abisko in November: high temperatures in Alta hover around 0°C and lows are around -7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can go by car to Nordkapp Municipality.

Things to do in Alta

Outdoors Tours Parks
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SarvesAlta Outdoor Activity ©
SarvesAlta Outdoor Activity
Alta Museum - World Heritage Rock Art Centre ©
Northern Lights Cathedral ©
Northern Lights Cathedral

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Nordkapp Municipality, Norway

Nordkapp Municipality ©
Some 200,000 visitors take a trip to Nordkapp Municipality every year, drawn by its two main attractions--North Cape and Knivskjellodden, considered by many the northernmost point of Europe.
On the 14th (Thu), get a taste of the local shopping with The Gallery "West Of The Moon", view the masterpieces at The Gallery - East of the Sun, then explore the striking landscape at North Cape, and finally get engrossed in the history at Nordkapphallen.

To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Nordkapp Municipality online tour planner.

Traveling by car from Alta to Nordkapp Municipality takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Alta in November since evenings lows in Nordkapp Municipality dip to 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can travel to Svolvaer.

Things to do in Nordkapp Municipality

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

North Cape
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North Cape ©
North Cape
The Gallery ©
The Gallery "West Of The Moon"
Nordkapphallen ©
Nordkapphallen

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Svolvaer, Norway

Svolvaer ©
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 15th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Tjeldbergtind, examine the collection at Magic Ice Lofoten, then examine the collection at Lofoten Krigsminnenmuseum, then stop by Engelskmannsbrygga i Henningsvaer, and finally view the masterpieces at KaviarFactory.

To find maps, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Svolvaer road trip website.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Nordkapp Municipality to Svolvaer in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, flight, and ferry. November in Svolvaer sees daily highs of 5°C and lows of 1°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can go by car to Leknes.

Things to do in Svolvaer

Museums Parks Trails

Side Trip

Henningsvaer
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Lofoten Krigsminnenmuseum ©
Lofoten Krigsminnenmuseum
Magic Ice Lofoten ©
Magic Ice Lofoten
KaviarFactory ©
KaviarFactory

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Leknes, Norway

Leknes ©
Leknes is a town in Nordland county, Norway. Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): trek along Justadtinden, look for gifts at Lofoten Gaver og Brukskunst AS, and then step off the mainland to explore Lofoten Island. On your second day here, get engrossed in the history at Lofotr Viking Museum, kick back and relax at Kvalvika Beach, and then explore and take pictures at Rambergstranda.

Make your Leknes itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by car from Svolvaer to Leknes takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Leknes can reach 5°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to travel to Senja.

Things to do in Leknes

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Lofoten Island, Kvalvika Beach, Rambergstranda, Lofotr Viking Museum
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Lofoten Island ©
Lofoten Island
Rambergstranda ©
Rambergstranda
Lofotr Viking Museum ©
Lofotr Viking Museum

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Senja, Norway

Senja ©
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Mon): take a memorable drive along Husoey, examine the collection at Senjatrollet, then get in on the family fun at Senja Troll Park, then get great views at Tungeneset, and finally get great views at Bergsbotn.

To see reviews, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Senja itinerary builder website.

Getting from Leknes to Senja by combination of flight, ferry, and bus takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Leknes in November; daily highs in Senja reach -1°C and lows reach -10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Tromso.

Things to do in Senja

Scenic Drive Museums Outdoors
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Husoey ©
Husoey
Tungeneset ©
Tungeneset
Bergsbotn ©
Bergsbotn

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Tromso, Norway

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.
Tromso is known for nightlife, wildlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of The Arctic Cathedral, pause for some serene contemplation at Tromso Domkirke, take in the dramatic natural features at Tromso Fjords, and explore the world behind art at Perspektivet Museum.

For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Tromso trip maker app.

Traveling by combination of taxi and ferry from Senja to Tromso takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Senja in November; daily highs in Tromso reach 2°C and lows reach -2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tromso

Museums Parks Nightlife

Side Trip

The Arctic Cathedral
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Tromsø Museum – Universitetsmuseet ©
Tromsø Museum – Universitetsmuseet
The Arctic Cathedral ©
The Arctic Cathedral
Tromso Fjords ©
Tromso Fjords

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