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Travel Guide of Lofoten in Norway by Influencers

Lofoten is an archipelago and a traditional district in the county of Nordland, Norway. Lofoten is known for a distinctive scenery with dramatic mountains and peaks, open sea and sheltered bays, beaches and untouched lands.

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Discover our travel guide of Lofoten in Norway made of pictures from travel influencers and photographers.

What you will see and do in Lofoten:

  ⛰️ Mountain range     ❄️ Glacial landform     ❄️ Fjord     🤿 Snorkeling     ⛰️ Highland     ❄️ Glacial lake  

Travel Tips for visiting Lofoten

Discover the Lofoten IslandsTaste the simple pleasures offered by Mother Nature. 

Although Værøy is not at the top of the list of the most explored islands, it is nevertheless one of the most beautiful in the archipelago.

It is popular with trekking enthusiasts who find the opportunity to follow "easy" trails for about 4 hours. 
Its cliffs that fall into the sea are of breathtaking splendor.
From Fredvang, walk for about 1 hour to reach Kvalvika beach. 
The panorama formed by the white sand is often enhanced by the charm of the northern lights. 

These natural spectacles take place mostly between September and mid-April.
You can climb to the top of Ryten, 543 meters above sea level, and fully appreciate the picture you are now part of.

 If walking is not your thing, consider rafting and fishing.

 Diving is also an unforgettable and unmissable experience during your trip to the Lofoten Islands if you love the ocean.
In addition, the coastline is a great surfing spot.

Head to Lofoten Islands for an unforgettable stay

Do you want to know more about the history of the Lofoten Islands?
The Viking Museum in Lofotr, in the heart of the village of Borg, tells the story of the life of the conquerors of yesteryear.
Replicas of Viking ships and the old chieftaincy can be seen on site. 

The collections housed in the exhibition rooms bring the museum to life and allow visitors to immerse themselves in this era that is so much in the news. The visit proves to be unmissable and unforgettable.

The Lofoten Islands, a journey to the heart of Norwegian history

If you plan to travel to the Lofoten Islands between the end of May and mid-July, get ready to see the sky take on reddish-yellow tones.
We are talking about the famous midnight sun, comparable to a prolonged twilight or early dawn. It's simply beautiful and you won't even notice the hours passing. 

In fact, why not take advantage of the clear night sky to take a midnight swim? 

Note that at this same time, activities are in full swing until dawn. It is common to tease golf balls, go fishing, or even canoeing around midnight

Frequently Asked Questions by Travelers planning a trip to Lofoten

Where are the Lofoten Islands?

The Lofoten Islands are located 300 km north of the Arctic Circle 

The archipelago is the perfect place to admire the famous midnight sun(between the end of May and mid-July). 

Before leaving, and depending on the season, it is therefore imperative to find out about the sunrise and sunset times.

The best time to go to Lofoten in summer is during June and July. Favor June to avoid the flow of travelers on school vacations. 
It is also the month when it rains the least. 

If you don't want to enjoy the midnight sun you can come until September.

If you want to go to the Lofoten Islands in winter to observe the Northern Lights and the snowy landscapes,
We advise you to go in February or March.

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  ⛰️ Mountain range spots     ⛰️ Hill spots     ❄️ Glacial landform spots     🏞️ Loch spots     🌊‍ Ocean spots     ⛰️ Highland spots     ❄️ Fjord spots     🛣️ Road trip spots     🏖️ Archipelago spots     🏖️ Shore spots     🏖️ Bay spots     🏘️ Cottage spots     🏖️ Beach spots     ⛰️ Mountain spots     ⛰️ Hill station spots     Adventure spots     🏞️ Waterway spots     🌉 Bridge spots     🏖️ Coast spots     🚢 Dock spots     🌲 Ecoregion spots     ❄️ Glacial lake spots     🏖️ Headland spots     Panorama spots     🏞️ Reservoir spots     🏞️ River spots     🤿 Snorkeling spots     ⛰️ Summit spots     🏘️ Town spots     ❄️ Tundra spots     🤿 Underwater spots  

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