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 15 min
6
Leknes, Norway
— 2 nights
+4
Fly + Bus + Foot + Ferry + Bus:  5 h
7
Senja, Norway
— 1 night
Taxi + Ferry:  2 h 45 min
8
Tromso, Norway
— 3 nights
Fly:  20 h 15 min
End: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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Lappajarvi, Finland

Lappajarvi
Lappajärvi is a municipality in Finland in Southern Ostrobothnia region. To see reviews, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Lappajarvi trip itinerary builder website.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Lappajarvi is an approximately 26- hour combination of flight and car. You'll gain 6 hours traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Lappajarvi due to the time zone difference. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Kuala Lumpur in November: high temperatures in Lappajarvi hover around 2°C and lows are around -1°C. You'll set off for Abisko on the 8th (Fri).

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 9th (Sat), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Abisko National Park. On the 10th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get outside with Mount Njulla, go for a walk through Trollsjon, and then see the sky in a new way at Aurora Sky Station.

For photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Abisko driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Lappajarvi to Abisko in 10.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Lappajarvi to Abisko is minus 1 hour. In November, plan for daily highs up to 3°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can travel to Alta.

Things to do in Abisko

Nature Parks 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 11th (Mon), fly down the slopes at SarvesAlta Outdoor Activity. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, then steep yourself in history 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.

Plan my day in Alta using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Abisko to Alta. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Abisko in November: high temperatures in Alta hover around 0°C and lows are around -7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to drive to Nordkapp Municipality.

Things to do in Alta

Tours Outdoors Winter Sports
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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 13th (Wed), view the masterpieces at The Gallery "West Of The Moon", then take in the exciting artwork at The Gallery - East of the Sun, then explore the striking landscape at North Cape, and finally take an in-depth tour of Nordkapphallen.

For other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Nordkapp Municipality route maker app.

Drive from Alta to Nordkapp Municipality in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Alta in November, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 0°C in Nordkapp Municipality. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to travel to Svolvaer.

Things to do in Nordkapp Municipality

Nature 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 14th (Thu): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Tjeldbergtind, examine the collection at Magic Ice Lofoten, see the interesting displays at Lofoten Krigsminnenmuseum, then stop by Engelskmannsbrygga i Henningsvaer, and finally take in the exciting artwork at KaviarFactory.

For maps, reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Svolvaer day trip site.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Nordkapp Municipality to Svolvaer in 10.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus, flight, and ferry. In November, daily temperatures in Svolvaer can reach 5°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to drive to Leknes.

Things to do in Svolvaer

Museums Nature Parks

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 15th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Justadtinden, then look for gifts at Lofoten Gaver og Brukskunst AS, and then head off the coast to Lofoten Island. Here are some ideas for day two: get engrossed in the history at Lofotr Viking Museum, stroll through Kvalvika Beach, and then take a memorable drive along Rambergstranda.

For more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Leknes day trip planning app.

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 16th (Sat) early enough to travel to Senja.

Things to do in Leknes

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

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

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Senja, Norway

Senja ©
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sun): cruise along Husoey, see the interesting displays at Senjatrollet, then get in on the family fun at Senja Troll Park, then take some stellar pictures from Tungeneset, and finally take some stellar pictures from Bergsbotn.

For photos, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Senja online sightseeing planner.

Do a combination of flight, ferry, and bus from Leknes to Senja in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Leknes in November, things will get slightly colder in Senja: highs are around -1°C and lows about -10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can travel to Tromso.

Things to do in Senja

Museums Theme Parks Tours
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Senjatrollet ©
Senjatrollet
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 striking features of The Arctic Cathedral, explore the world behind art at Perspektivet Museum, appreciate the history behind Memorial to Deportation of Jews of Tromso, and examine the collection at The Polar Museum.

For more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Tromso online trip planner.

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. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Senja in November: high temperatures in Tromso hover around 2°C and lows are around -2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Tromso

Museums Parks Fun & Games

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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