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2 - Day Sightseeing & Photography Tours in Lofoten

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Day 1: Discover the north of the archipelago

Stop At: Gimsoya, Gimsoya, Lofoten Islands, Nordland, Northern Norway
Gimsøya, the smallest of the islands with its 300 inhabitants, is a fantastic spot where the Fjord and the Atlantic Ocean meet each other and the steep mountains on the background make this spot a perfect location to start taking pictures.
Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Torvdalshalsen picnic, 8360 Bøstad, Norway
TORVDALSHALSEN (Eggum)
It offers fantastic views over Vestvågøya, over the sea, over the countryside, over the several farms which characterize the island, and over the steep high mountains which make this spot unique and photogenic. Perfect for photo passionate.
Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Haukland Beach, Uttakleivveien 200, Leknes 8370 Norway
The most beautiful place in Norway - crystal clear water - white sand - the arctic paradise. We will stop and enjoy the beauty of nature.
When in Haukland, it's hard to believe we are 200 kilometers above the Polar Circle and not in the tropics!

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Eggum, Eggum, Vestvagoy, Lofoten Islands, Nordland, Northern Norway
The fishing village of Eggum lies on the seaward side of Vestvågøy island, alone between the ocean and the mountains. It faces the open sea and its landscape shows the power of nature.
Its multiple and colorful small wooden houses together lying close to the Ocean and white - sandy beach makes Eggum a perfect spot to take great pictures.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Unstadvika, Vestvågøy, Norway
Unstad is one of Lofoten’s gems, with green meadows and lush mountainsides. Sheep graze along the roadside and at the base of the mountains that shoot up towards the sky.

After driving through the narrow tunnel towards Unstad you are presented with a picture-postcard view. If that isn’t reason enough to journey to this part of Lofoten, Unstad Beach happens to be one of the Norway’s best surf spots.

The beach serves as the starting point for one of the more relaxing hikes in Lofoten, perfect for families or after a few days hiking in the mountains. The quiet trail leads along the coast to Eggum. Along the way, you might meet some of the local population – like grazing sheep or a curious seal.
Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Henningsvaer, Henningsvaer, Vagan, Lofoten Islands, Nordland, Northern Norway
"Henningsvær, the place God had built without the help of surveyors and architects": Henningsvær is the most famous and characteristic fishing village, also know as the Venice of the North.

Henningsvær is spread across a number of islands, with breakwaters and dikes bringing the fishing village together. The inhabitants were dependent on a ferry until 1982, when two bridges were built, linking the community with the rest of Austvågøya.
Many local shops and nice coffee shop to taste local and home-made cakes.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Kabelvag Church, Kabelvag Norway
On the boat crossing to the Lofoten Islands, the towers of Lofoten Cathedral are the first sign of human habitation. For 900 years, fishermen have prepared themselves for fishing in Lofoten at the church in Kabelvåg.
The Lofoten Cathedral has an unique position, facing the Fjord.

Duration: 15 minutes

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 2: Discover the south of the archipelago

Stop At: Nappsstraumen, Flakstad, Norway
Napp is a small fishing village in the island of Flakstad.. The village is located on the northern part of the island. The village lies along the European route E10 highway, just west of the Nappstraum Tunnel which connects it to the neighboring island of Vestvågøya. A very tiny and characteristic fishing village and a good location to take beautiful pictures.
Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Nusfjord, Nusfjord, Flakstad Municipality, Lofoten Islands, Nordland, Northern Norway
Nusfjord is one of the oldest and best preserved fishing villages in Norway. It is located on the Lofoten Islands and belongs administratively to the municipality of Flakstad. Nusfjord was designated by UNESCO in 1975 as a pilot project to preserve traditional Norwegian architecture.

Nusfjord is not a permanently inhabited village but rather a museum.
Archaeological excavations have brought to light settlements dating back to the 5th century. It was one of the first places where cod processing in the Nordland region was developed on an industrial scale.
Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Flakstadoy, Flakstadoy, Flakstad Municipality, Lofoten Islands, Nordland, Northern Norway
Flakstad beach in know for its impressive rocks and high waves, perfect to surf.
the landscape is wild: a walk on the white-sand beach is always worth it.
Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Ramberg, Ramberg, Flakstadoy, Flakstad Municipality, Lofoten Islands, Nordland, Northern Norway
A wide and long sandy beach you can't miss!
Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Hamnoy, Hamnoy, Moskenes Municipality, Moskenesoy, Lofoten Islands, Nordland, Northern Norway
Hamnøy isa small jewel located south, on the island of Moskensøy, with its picturesque port, fishermen's small houses built in stilts, surrounded by high mountains, the oldest of northern Europe. You will get enchanted by the beauty and delicacy of this small hamlet of its few inhabitants.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Reine, Reine, Moskenes Municipality, Moskenesoy, Lofoten Islands, Nordland, Northern Norway
Reine is one of Lofoten’s best known fishing villages and is the centre of municipal administration in the borough of Moskenes.
Reine is also one of Norway’s most frequently photographed landscapes, and a source of inspiration for many an artist.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Sakrisøya, Moskenes, Norway
Driving back home, we will stop in Sakrisøya where it will be possible to taste local fish and buy local products.
Duration: 15 minutes

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
Pick up at your hotel in Svolvær
Departure Time
9:30 AM
Duration
2 days
Inclusions
  • Private transportation
  • Certified guide
  • Licensed driver
  • Pick up at the hotel in Svolvær
  • Warm drinks
  • photos taken during the tours, if required
  • Small group, maximum 7 adults
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • meals
  • Entry/Admission - Torvdalshalsen picnic
  • Entry/Admission - Haukland Beach
  • Entry/Admission - Kabelvag Church
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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We had a great time with Maurizio. He showed us all the special places in Lofoten while telling us about the people around him. He is an implant from Italy and his passion drove him to Lofoten. Claudia made sure by calling us 3 times to see how we were doing and to make sure
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Response from LofotenL, Manager at 2 - Day Sightseeing & Photography Tours in Lofoten
Responded 4 weeks ago
Dear Fonzie! thanks a lot for your kind feed back! We, both me and Maurizio, have really appreciated the day we spent together! We are very very happy you enjoyed your stay and we really hope to see you again! Thanks a lot, Fonzie! Say hallo to your family and .. see you soon! Claudia & Maurizio
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  • Duration: 2 days
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