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Are you planning a trip to Lofoten and are wondering where to stay in the Lofoten Islands? Here we give you a complete guide to what we think are the best places to stay in Lofoten, with our 10 favorite Lofoten hotels and rorbuer. We hope this where-to-stay guide to Lofoten can help you plan your Lofoten trip.
We have made a list of what we consider to be 41 of the best things to do in the Lofoten Islands no matter whether you are visiting during the summer or the winter.
Travel Guide To The Lofoten Islands – Norway Lofoten Highlights Lofoten is packed with highlights, and if you’re anything like us you will constantly feel the need to stop to photography the spectacular landscape of fjords, mountains, and beaches. Although Lofoten Islands is mostly known for its landscape, there are also plenty of other things … Read more
Lofoten Islands in Norway is one of the world’s most beautiful landscapes. It has a spectacular nature with peaky mountains going straight down into the fjords lined with white-sandy beaches and shoreline dotted with red fishermen’s cabins. Here is everything you should see when heading on an epic roadtrip through the Lofoten Islands.
Phuket, Thailand’s most popular tourist destination, is packed with hotels and places to stay on any budget, from affordable guesthouses to luxury getaways. However, choosing the right place to stay in Phuket can feel quite overwhelming as the island has many beaches. In this guide on where to stay in Phuket, we reveal our 10 favorite Phuket beaches along with all the great hotels we discovered along our way.
On a cape stretching out into the sea of Vestfjorden, lies the village Å, a fascinating and unique end-point on the southern tip of the Lofoten islands. Å is Northern Norway’s best-preserved traditional fishing village with roots dating back to the early 1800s. Walking among these old houses and fishermen’s cabins you get a sense of the life and hardship of the generations of fishermen that lived and worked here. Here we give you all the things to do, see, and where to stay in Å in Lofoten.
Lofoten’s most picturesque fishing village Reine, with its scenic landscape of Reinefjord and the small islands, is dotted with red fishermen’s cottages and hugged in between steep mountains that rise straight up from the sea. It is one of Norway’s most photographed villages, and you have probably seen photos from Reine on Instagram.
Lofotr is hands down one of our favorite museums! We’re not really huge fans of museums in general, they honestly tend to be kind of boring, but Lofotr is different. They have managed to make the past come alive in a fun and entertaining way while still being educational. And the fact that you can participate in activities like sailing on a real Viking ship makes all the difference and is a pretty unique and fantastic experience that you will never forget.
The small town of Henningsvær is my favorite place in Lofoten. Wondering around the streets of Henningsvær, we could easily picture ourselves living here! I love the cozy small-town atmosphere with its old wooden houses, unique boutiques, cafes, restaurants, and art galleries, all surrounded by the sea and the tall jagged mountains. This Henningsvær travel guide gives you the best things to do and see in Henningsvær, as well as the best places to stay and eat.
Kabelvåg is a small and cozy town in Lofoten, just next to Svolvær city (a 10-min drive). Kabelvåg is the oldest city in the northern part of Norway and was called “Vagar” back in the Viking Age. It has some of Lofoten’s most famous tourist attractions, like Lofoten Museum, Lofoten Aquarium, and Gallery Espolin. This comprehensive travel guide gives you everything you need to know to plan your ultimate Kabelvåg trip – including our recommendations on what to do, where to eat, and where to stay.
When visiting Norway’s Lofoten Islands, taking a boat trip out on the sea and fjords is a must-do. The most spectacular fjord in Lofoten is the narrow Trollfjord, tucked in between tall peaky mountains. We took a cruise to Trollfjord with Brim Explorer, the new Electric Ship that promises eco-friendly tours. But what was the cruise really like and is it the perfect Trollfjord tour?