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“Scenically stunning”
Review of Lofoten Island

Lofoten Island
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Ranked #1 of 324 things to do in Nordland
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Reviewed 30 August 2017

These islands do not disappoint. Scenically dramatic, with delightful small fishing villages and much to enjoy. Our Hurtigruten boat brought us to Svolvaer but take a trip around, go to the prettier places always shown in photographs .

1  Thank Margaret T
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"off season"
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"fishing village"
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"spectacular scenery"
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"northern lights"
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"cod"
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"bus ride"
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"the main road"
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"small fishing"
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"photo opportunities"
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"snow capped mountains"
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"lucky with the weather"
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"arctic circle"
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"easy hike"
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"on stilts"
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Reviewed 20 July 2017

Cod are harvested year after year in these waters as the come to this area to spawn. The earliest Norse settlements were here. You see traditional fishing cottages on stilts above the water and traditional fish drying racks. Parts of the city smell pretty fishy, but if you live there it is the smell of money and part of the ambiance. Also, while travelling \north, this is we
here the 'Midnight Sun' becomes evident.

Thank Storyteller-N03
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Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

Visited the island by bicyle in July. A lot of tourist-traffic but south and north islands are worth a visit. The middle is not that breathraking.

Thank MarcelGeiheem
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Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

Amazing drive around! Rent a car with GPS for sure.

Lots of fun tunnels, lots of bridges, sometimes sheep on the road.

We stayed in Leknes, I think that's a great central place, seems to have more than one restaurant and gas stations.

Can be very very cold in the summer.

1  Thank pinecone77
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Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

Lofoten is just very fantastic to visit. Some many view points and fantastic nature landscape. We drove from south to north, the whole way from Å to Svolvær and stayed a few days and visited many places. Some of the highlights (with risk of forgetting many more) are Å, Reine, Ballstrand, Leknes, Svolvær, Henningsvær, Kabelvåg, Trollfjorden and so on. Plenty of sceneries, mountains, fjords, beaches, bridges, ports, fish places, fish boats, etc. A lot of tourists but not too crowded. One of the best places in Norway! We will be back...

5  Thank Fornebu
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