Henningsvær
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Henningsvaer Cultural Tasting Cruise

1. Henningsvaer Cultural Tasting Cruise

Enjoy an evening cruise that takes you from Svolvær to the fishing village and art center of Henningsvær. Take in the majestic wall of the Lofoten mountains from panoramic decks and lounges, getting a new perspective in complete silence. On the way, see the launch of an underwater drone, bringing you closer to the rich marine life that provides both Lofoten and the world with delicacies like sea urchins, kelps and crabs. On arrival in Henningsvær you can make a stop so you can visit one of the galleries or explore the picturesque fishing village on your own. As you board for the return cruise to Svolvær, enjoy an Arctic tapas dinner, with a modern approach to local and traditional foods. With the sun nearing the horizon, the light Arctic night will color the backdrop of craggy peaks, white sandy beaches, islands and skerries.

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Svolvaer: Lofoten Islands 5-Hour Tour with Photographer

2. Svolvaer: Lofoten Islands 5-Hour Tour with Photographer

See the most spectacular locations that these islands offer, both natural, historical, and cultural. Sit on pure white beaches facing a crystal sea to admire imposing mountains and magnificent cliffs, where the waves of the North Sea break. Visit archaeological sites and learn the story of the Viking population and the origins of this land. Walk amongst the old Rorbu (fishermen’s houses) in the different, colorful villages of the islands. Take the chance to taste the various typical products of these islands in some characteristic local restaurants. Explore the area's unspoilt nature, the most genuine and extraordinary part of this beautiful archipelago. Drive through Gimsøy Island and its amazing white sandy beaches, lakes, mountains, landscape and historical wooden church. Continue to Bøstad and stop to marvel at the panoramic view. Move on to the Vestfjord side for the chance to visit Henningsvær, the Venice of the north and Kabelvåg. In these old fishing villages, breath in the history and atmosphere of the ancient times, as fishermen used to gather here to participate in the cod fishing season. More and more famous photographers and artists gather up here each year to catch the beauty of these islands. The magnificent northern lights have inspired and continue to inspire artists from all over the world. Search for the best spots and learn you how to use your camera to capture the beautiful sights.

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Photography Tour of the Lofoten Islands

3. Photography Tour of the Lofoten Islands

Situated 200 kilometers above the Polar Circle, the Lofoten Islands archipelago offers the perfect location to take unforgettable photos of the Arctic lights. Inhabited since the Viking age, these islands offer steep peaks rising directly from the sea, white sand beaches and a sea so blue that it is hard to believe that you are in the Arctic. During this tour you will visit the Atlantic side of the archipelago—the wild side—where nature shows its purest and untamed form. The fantastic fishing villages of Kabelvåg and Henningsvær remind visitors of a glorious past while Henningsvær captivates with picturesque architecture. In Kabelvåg the well-preserved buildings from the Middles Ages tell the story of local culture and agriculture—all these historical sites will capture your photographic eye and your imagination. An English-speaking guide will lead the tour over seven hours, weather permitting, to give you all the time and light necessary to take home amazing photos of the archipelago's enchanting hidden corners. 

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Svolvaer: Lofoten Islands 5-Hour Tour with Photographer

4. Svolvaer: Lofoten Islands 5-Hour Tour with Photographer

On this 5-hour excursion, discover the Lofoten archipelago with a professional guide in comfortable transportation. You'll not only visit some of the characteristic fishing villages which have made these islands famous, but you'll also visit areas of unspoiled nature, the most extraordinary parts of this beautiful set of islands. First, you'll drive through the Gimsøy island and take in its amazing white sandy beaches, lakes, mountains, landscapes, and its historical wooden church. Then, continue on to Bøstad where you'll stop at a panoramic viewpoint. The tour continues to the Vestfjord side where you have the chance to visit Henningsvær, the Venice of the North, as well as Kabelvåg. Both are fishing villages where you can breathe in the history and atmosphere of ancient times when fishermen used to gather here to participate in the cod fishing season. Don't miss out on this opportunity to see the best that these islands can offer.

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What people are saying about Henningsvær

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 9 reviews

The tour was nice. Our tour guide, Eric was nice, knowledgeable and good photographer. He was very patience in explaining each nice spots on our way. Lofoten is very lovely place to visit.. Highly recommended if you are scenery lover. Best regard, Helene,

The beautiful excursion although it was a risk on our part to travel in December since the weather conditions quite condition the activities. In any case, it is a unique experience to see how they can live with so few hours of light in the polar winter.

A very nice evening, great company and a delicious dinner. I had a very relaxing time and it felt good to be at sea... I recommend this cruise 100%! Thanks to the staff who were great.

Extremely relaxing tour. The guide was cool and brought us to a lot of beautiful places for phototaking. There was sufficient time at each stop. The lunch place was great too.

The trip was really nice, very interesting; the guide Maurizio was really perfect, so kind and gave us a lot of valuable information. Really satisfied!