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Your trip to the Lofoten islands in Norway

Welcome to Lofoten, the Arctic paradise in northern Norway. This archipelago of islands offers stunning views of mountains rising from the sea, white coral beaches and picturesque fjords.

Lofoten is a certified sustainable destination that strives to protect the environment, support the local communities and offer a high-quality experience for the visitors. Lofoten is committed to preserving its natural and cultural heritage for the future generations.

Discover Airlines flies directly from Frankfurt to Harstad/Narvik airport in Evenes and brings you to this beautiful paradise in the far north.

Midnight Sun in Lofoten

Imagine a world where the sun never sets. Where the day lasts forever and the night is just a myth. Where you can enjoy the beauty of nature without worrying about time or darkness. This is not a fantasy, this is Lofoten. Lofoten is a place where the Midnight Sun shines over majestic mountains and stunning fjords. A place where you can experience the magic of endless summer and feel the joy of living in the moment. If you want to see the Midnight Sun in Lofoten, you should travel here sometime between 28 May and 14 July, however it will stay bright for 24 hours until the end of August. From September you will be able to see the northern lights until April.

Where the accommodation is a part of the experience

Lofoten has a signature accommodation, the Fisherman’s cabin. A millennium long tradition officially established in the 1100s by King Øystein. Originally built as an accommodation for fishermen eager to join the world famous Lofoten fisheries, it now represents a unique and historical accommodation with everything from luxury to pure historical hospitality levels.

Become an arctic surfer

Are you ready for an arctic surfing adventure? Surfing has been a part of Lofoten since 1963 and it is the perfect place for surfers of all levels, from beginners to experts. Enjoy the stunning scenery, the friendly locals and the amazing waves. Whether you want to surf with your family, your friends or by yourself, Lofoten has something for everyone. Don't miss this opportunity to experience the arctic surf culture in one of the most beautiful places on Earth.

Meet the Vikings

Lofotr Vikingmuseum is a must-see for anyone who loves history and adventure! It has the world's biggest vikinghouse ever found, a stunning replica of the Chieftain's house that was 83 meters long. You can explore the different rooms, such as the living quarters, the gildehall (where they had feasts and celebrations), and the animal stable. You can also learn about the vikings' beliefs, myths, and culture. And if you're hungry, you can enjoy a delicious lamb soup cooked over open fire in the gildehall, and even try the honey wine that the gods drank!

Art and handcraft fuelled by nature

In Lofoten, you can meet many creative and skilled artisans who produce and offer amazing art and products with their heart and soul. You can find painters, wool makers, wood carvers, glassblowers, ceramicists and more among them. The art scene is vibrant and diverse, inspired by the majestic nature of Lofoten. Henningsvær is a hotspot for art lovers, where you can visit galleries like Galleri Lofoten and KaviarFactory. Lofoten Art Galleries is a network of thirteen local galleries that showcase the best of the region's art.

Lofoten is pure magic

  • Haukland beach is a stunning destination in Lofoten, Norway. It has white sand, turquoise water and majestic mountains. Lonely Planet calls it "one of the most beautiful beaches in the world". You can enjoy swimming, surfing, hiking or just relaxing on this amazing spot. Haukland beach is a must-see for anyone who loves nature and adventure.
    Lofoten Landscape
  • If you are looking for a unique and unforgettable experience in Lofoten, you should visit Hov on Gimsøy island. Hov is a historical and geographical gem, with traces of ancient Viking settlements, stunning views of the ocean and the mountains, and a cozy farm where you can enjoy delicious food and friendly horses. You can join one of the amazing riding tours at Hov Hestegård, where you can explore the white sandy beach, the green hills, and the majestic Hoven mountain on the back of an Icelandic horse. You can also witness the spectacular phenomenon of the midnight sun or the northern lights, depending on the season. Hov is a place where you can connect with nature, history, and yourself in a magical way.
    People riding horses on the beach
  • Have you ever seen the Trollfjord? It's a stunning sight! The fjord is tucked away in Raftsundet, surrounded by majestic peaks that reach up to 1100 meters. Some of them have glaciers on top, and others have cascading waterfalls. There are no roads here, only nature and adventure. The Trollfjord has captivated many people, from emperors to movie stars. You might recognize it from the film "Downsizing" with Matt Damon. The Trollfjord is a magical place that you have to see for yourself!
    people take a boat trip
  • If you are looking for a place to experience the beauty and culture of Lofoten, look no further than Sakrisøy. This small island is nestled at the foot of Olstind, one of the most iconic mountains in the region. Here you can enjoy stunning views in every direction, taste local delicacies steeped in history, and stay in authentic fisherman's cabins. Sakrisøy is a place where nature and tradition meet, and where you can feel the warmth and hospitality of the people who have lived here for generations. Come and discover Sakrisøy, a place flavoured by nature.
    Sakrisøy, Lofoten
  • If you love adventure and nature, you should try climbing Svolværgeita, also known as "The Goat". This stunning rock formation has been attracting climbers from all over the world since 1910. You can choose from different routes depending on your skill level and enjoy the amazing views from the top. Our guides will take you on a scenic hike to the base of the pinnacle and help you reach the horns, which will be an unforgettable experience. Don't miss this opportunity to challenge yourself and have fun in Svolvær Lofoten!
Take fishing equipment for free
Good to know! On Discover Airlines flights to Evenes you can take one extra piece of baggage with fishing equipment for free.

Top summer activities in Lofoten

Ocean Safari

Ocean safaris in Lofoten with RIB are a thrilling and unforgettable way to explore the stunning scenery and wildlife of the coast. You can join a guided tour or rent your own boat and enjoy the freedom and adventure of cruising through the crystal-clear waters, surrounded by majestic mountains and islands. You might spot seals, dolphins, whales, eagles, puffins and more as you glide along the fjords and bays.

Kayak tour in Lofoten

You won't believe how amazing Lofoten is for kayaking! It's a place where you can enjoy the beauty and tranquility of nature all year long. Imagine paddling in the calm waters and watching the sun go down in a blaze of colors. There's no better view of the sky than from Lofoten.

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Lofoten is a paradise for hikers. You can enjoy stunning mountains, white sandy beaches and amazing views all year long. A place for every level. You can choose from easy walks by the sea, moderate hikes on green hills, or challenging climbs to the top of peaks like Hermannsdalstind or the famous Vågakallen.

Surfing in the arctic

Surfing in Lofoten is an amazing activity in the summer! You can enjoy the stunning scenery of the islands, the crystal-clear water, and the midnight sun. The waves are perfect for beginners and experts alike, and you can find many surf schools and camps to help you out.

Under the surface

If you love the Arctic and its underwater wonders, Lofoten is the place for you! Thanks to the Gulf Stream, the water is warmer than you might think. You can snorkel or dive with local guides in Lofoten, and see amazing marine life like saithe, mackerel, sea anemones, jellyfish, and crabs. Whether you are a beginner or an expert, you can join a diving program that suits your level.
Lofoten island landscape
How to get around in Lofoten
Best Arctic offers you a transfer of a unique kind. The coach will be waiting at Evenes Airport according to the arrival time of your Discover Airlines flight to take you to the most beautiful destinations in Northern-Norway between Tromsø, Narvik and along the Lofoten islands.
Want to know more about Lofoten and the surrounding destinations of Narvik, Harstad and Vesterålen?
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