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Review of Lofoten Island

Lofoten Island
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US$137.67*
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Snowshoeing and Hiking in Lofoten
Ranked #1 of 266 things to do in Nordland
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Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Lofoten is a must visit. It is physically spectacular- the sheer diversity - beaches, snow capped mountains, sheer cliff faces, hundreds of tiny islands- I've seen nothing like it before. There are several islands you can keep as a base, I stayed in Lofoten, which is possibly the best equipped among the islands, to deal with tourists.

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank Tj1287
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"off season"
in 4 reviews
"fishing village"
in 6 reviews
"spectacular scenery"
in 5 reviews
"northern lights"
in 7 reviews
"bus ride"
in 3 reviews
"the main road"
in 4 reviews
"an amazing experience"
in 2 reviews
"small fishing"
in 2 reviews
"photo opportunities"
in 2 reviews
"whale safari"
in 4 reviews
"amazing place"
in 3 reviews
"cod"
in 5 reviews
"midnight sun"
in 7 reviews
"norwegian sea"
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"bad weather"
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"every corner"
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"snow capped mountains"
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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 .

Date of experience: August 2017
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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.

Date of experience: July 2017
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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.

Date of experience: July 2017
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.

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank pinecone77
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