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From Svolvær: Best of Lofoten Tour in One Day

From Svolvær: Best of Lofoten Tour in One Day

Get ready for an unforgettable adventure in the breathtaking Lofoten islands of Norway. Embark on a day trip from Svolvær, where you can explore the best that this stunning destination has to offer. Hop on a sightseeing bus and get ready to be amazed by the natural beauty that surrounds you. With your ticket in hand, you'll have access to the most picturesque spots in Lofoten, from its iconic fishing villages to its awe-inspiring mountains and fjords. Special features on this route that showcase the best of Lofoten: • From Svolvær to Henningsvær: a 60-minute stop which is included in your ticket • From Svolvær to Nusfjord: a 60-minute stop in Nusfjord and the entry ticket which is included in your ticket • In Reine, a 60-minute stop is included • From Flakstad to Svolvær: a 30-minute stop at Flakstad/Lofoten Beach Camp is included in your ticket Itinerary (important): 1. Hop on the bus in Svolvær at 07:35 2. Visit Henningsvær (Arctic Route bus stops here for 60 minutes) 3. Visit Nusfjord (Arctic Route bus stops here for 60 minutes, and the entrance ticket is included) 4. Visit Reine (Hop off the Arctic Route at 14:15 - the bus continues to Å), spend 60 minutes in Reine, and hop back on the bus when the bus comes back from Å at 15:15) 5. Visit Flakstad (Arctic Route bus stops here for 30 minutes) Download your Digital Storytelling app before you hop on the Arctic Route. Following along the route with stories, facts, information about the bus stops, activities to join, and so much more. Download the multi-language app 'Voice of Norway' in your app-store and follow this link to get to the Arctic Route Digital Storytelling app.

From Leknes: Private Lofoten Islands Tour with Transfer

From Leknes: Private Lofoten Islands Tour with Transfer

Explore the Lofoten Islands in just 1 day as you relax on a slow-paced private tour from Leknes. Discover picturesque fishing villages, quiet bays, traditional red houses, and towering cliffs. Admire the majestic natural landscape of the area, seemingly taken right out of a postcard. Start with a visit to Vik and Haukland Beach with their white sand and Caribbean-like green waters. Stop by the charming village of Vikten, see the first glass factory in northern Norway, and discover Flakstadpollen Fjord. See Flakstad Church, the oldest in the archipelago. Then, pass by Ramberg Beach to reach the beautiful Reinefjord, to take in views of Hamnoy and Reine. Take a break to have a drink and taste some local snacks or request to stop and buy lunch. Discover the fishing village of Å, the last village of the archipelago. Learn the history of local stockfish production and visit the open-air museum with its boathouse, traditional cabin, and the village's cod liver oil factory.

From Svolvær: Reine & Å Lofoten West Island Full Day Tour

From Svolvær: Reine & Å Lofoten West Island Full Day Tour

Our adventure begins in Svolvær, where we set off westward along the E10 highway. As we drive, we'll be treated to the essence of Nordic landscapes—fjords, glaciers, forests, and meadows. Our first stop is Vikten Village, home to glass workshops and ceramic studios in northern Norway. Here, you can witness artists using local quartz sand and seawater to create exquisite glass and ceramic pieces. Don't miss the spectacular beaches and fjord views—the handiwork of nature itself. Next, we arrive at Nusfjord, a fishing village with over 1000 years of history. Stroll among 19th-century fishing cabins, immersing yourself in the traditional life of Norwegian fishermen. Explore historical sites like the fish oil factory, old smokehouses, blacksmith shops, and boat docks. The UNESCO World Heritage designation adds to the village's allure. Capture breathtaking photos from the observation deck or savor a fresh seafood lunch at a cozy tavern. Skagsanden Beach awaits—a white sandy stretch surrounded by towering peaks. The beach features a blend of white quartz sand and black olivine sand, creating intriguing patterns. It's an ideal spot for landscape photography, where you can marvel at the changing colors of the waves, sand, and sky. Nearby, the Flakstad Church (built in 1780) with its white exterior and red roof is worth a visit. At Hamnøy, a high point on a small island, we gaze down upon Reine Village and the surrounding mountains. The red wooden houses hug the coastline, framed by majestic peaks and crystal-blue waters—a photographer's paradise. Our journey continues to Sakrisøya Island, known for its distinctive yellow fishermen's cabins, a testament to the local fish processing industry. Reine, an ancient and tranquil fishing port, nestles at a rocky cape enveloped by massive granite peaks. Red and white fishermen's cottages dot the coastline, making it one of Norway's most picturesque villages. Wander among fishing boats and huts, soaking in the authentic fishing village ambiance. Visit a café or restaurant to savor local cuisine, and don't forget your camera to capture stunning shots. Our final destination is simply called "A Town," a place named with a single letter—a quirk unique to Norway. Here, you'll find the Lofoten Fisheries Museum, where you can delve into the region's fishing history and culture. Explore ancient fishing boats and gear, and perhaps catch a beautiful sunset to conclude our day. As the day winds down, we return to our hotel in Svolvær, rest, and prepare for tomorrow's adventures.

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What an amazing tour! Andrea was a great guide! He was very nice and had lots of information about the islands. The route he prepared was very beautiful and the snacks were a really nice touch. His spanish was very good too. I highly recommend this tour.

Perfect trip! The tour guide was very nice in that he explained and accompanied us patiently and enthusiastically. He told us a lot about the history and folk customs of Lofoten. The scenery along all the way was very spectacular! Worth experiencing!

Excellent excursion. Andrea is a very friendly, very knowledgeable guide. Very interesting visits. I highly recommend