Except for the island of Røst at the far end of Lofoten, Lofoten’s jagged rock wall towers straight and majestically towards the sky. Each of the islands has its unique character, but common to them all is magnificent nature and a proud local population with rich culture and history.
Lofoten is world-famous for its lush sea fauna, and the marine wildlife has been the basis for settlement and visitors here for many thousands of years. Today, Lofoten is a favourite destination for visitors from all over the world who want to experience magnificent nature, indulge in a world-class dish, as well as experience and learn more about the island culture and Lofoten’s exciting history.
In Lofoten, you can spend the night in the iconic small red cabins of the fishermen, called ‘rorbu’.
Or you can stay in a private lodge, hotel or just camp on a beach.
In the Summer you can enjoy hiking in the mountains, paddling from one beach to another, playing golf in the midnight sun, strolling in historic fishing villages, and enjoying short-distance food, art, and culture. Although the famous Lofoten fishing takes place early in the year while it is still Winter, there is almost a year-round catch guarantee for deep-sea fishing.
The Winter in Lofoten is endlessly beautiful. A white duvet lies over the mountains and offers playful mountain activities. Lofoten is a popular destination for skiers from all over the world who want to ski in untouched snow and spectacular surroundings. In the Winter, there are also good chances of seeing the night sky obscured by dancing northern lights.
Activities offered in Lofoten.