Northern Norway – off the beaten track (5 days self drive)

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Experience Tromsø, the lively capital of the Arctic, and explore traditional fishing culture on the island of Sommarøy with its beautiful white sandy beaches and emerald green sea. The scenic road on the spectacular coast of Northern Norway’s hidden gem Senja offers fantastic photo opportunities. Watching the sunset over the serene fjord landscape around Malangen will make for an unforgettable summer adventure.


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3565 NOK per person in a double room and 5990 NOK per person in a single room


Day 1: Tromsø


Tromsø, often referred to as the capital of the Arctic, is a lively city in a beautiful natural setting on the island Tromsøya. Go for a stroll on the city’s charming pedestrian street with its mix of modern architecture and colorful, wooden houses from the 19th century, enjoy the best panorama the city has to offer from Storsteinen, or soak in some culture in one of the many museums in Northern Norway’s cultural center.

Accommodation in Tromsø: Clarion Collection Aurora including breakfast and a light evening buffet


Day 2: Tromsø to Sommarøy


Driving: 75km (approx. 1 hour and 30 minutes)


Sommarøy (Summer Island) is as the name indicates a true summer paradise. The island’s natural beauty with its white sandy, coral beaches, surrounded by emerald green, clear water and stunning island landscape is simply unique in the area. There are about 300 people living here, mostly of fishing. Here you get a unique opportunity to experience the life in a vibrant fishing community that has kept its ancient traditions alive.

Accommodation on Sommarøy: Sommarøy Arctic Hotel including breakfast


Day 3: Sommarøy to Senja


Driving: Sommarøy – Brensholmen 6 km (10 minutes)

Ferry: Brensholmen – Botnhamn (30 minutes)

Driving: Hamn i Senja 67 km (1 hour, 15 minutes)


Senja is Northern Norway’s hidden gem, and despite its natural beauty still off the beaten tourist track. The island is said to be a miniature of Norway, as it reflects almost the entire span of Norwegian nature. Drive alongside the islands spectacular coastal road and enjoy the islands best panorama views from here until you reach peaceful Hamn I Senja.

Accommodation in Hamn: Hamn I Senja in a big suite incl. breakfast (cooking facilities available) 


Day 4: Senja to Malangen


Driving: 143 km (2 hours 30 minutes)


Forested roads will lead you from Senja to the Malangen peninsular. Malangen has it all, dramatic mountains that invite for a hike, stunning views and proximity to the fjord and ocean for great fishing. Enjoy the breathtaking fjord views the area offers.

Accommodation in Malangen: Malangen Resort incl. breakfast


Day 5: Malangen to Tromsø


Driving: 74 km (1 hour 30 minutes)


After breakfast, drive alongside the Malangen fjord back to Tromsø in time for your flights back home.



Accommodation and breakfast, road map and route descriptions, ferry schedules and times.

Not included:

Flights to and from Tromsø, Rental car, Add-on activities (can be booked on request, please contact us for more information), Ferry tickets and road toll


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