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Lofoten Islands: Summer Photography Tour to Haukland beach

1. Lofoten Islands: Summer Photography Tour to Haukland beach

Visit the Atlantic coast of the islands, which is the wildest side where nature reveals its purest and most untamed form. See the colorful wooden houses in Eggum, the beautiful tropical beaches at Haukland, and the surfing paradise of Unstad.  Discover the history, culture, and folklore or the Lofoten Islands as you isiting explore ancient fishing hamlets with picturesque architecture including Kabelvåg, and Henningsvær. All these historical sites, together with the beauty of nature and the power of the natural light will capture your eyes and your imagination.

Lofoten Islands: Road Bike Scenic Tour

2. Lofoten Islands: Road Bike Scenic Tour

This trail is a must for every mountain biker visiting Lofoten! You will experience stunning views on every corner. While enjoying the scenery you will ascend and descend the perfect mountain bike trail for intermediate riders. This is a great mountain bike tour mostly on a flowy trail with beautiful views. From the plateau are panoramic 360-degree views of the breathtaking landscape. You will see fjords with hundreds of little islands spread along the coast, steep mountains with dramatic cliffs rising right from the ocean and majestic eagles in the sky. Natural trail and very enjoyable for intermediate skilled riders as well as experienced advanced riders. The plateau section is fast, fun and flowy with many fun features followed by a technical rocky section. The bottom of the hill is through a conifer forest with some roots and rocks to spice up the experience.

Svolvaer: Lofoten Islands 5-Hour Tour with Photographer

3. Svolvaer: Lofoten Islands 5-Hour Tour with Photographer

See the most spectacular locations that these islands offer, both natural, historical, and cultural. Sit on pure white beaches facing a crystal sea to admire imposing mountains and magnificent cliffs, where the waves of the North Sea break. Visit archaeological sites and learn the story of the Viking population and the origins of this land. Walk amongst the old Rorbu (fishermen’s houses) in the different, colorful villages of the islands. Take the chance to taste the various typical products of these islands in some characteristic local restaurants. Explore the area's unspoilt nature, the most genuine and extraordinary part of this beautiful archipelago. Drive through Gimsøy Island and its amazing white sandy beaches, lakes, mountains, landscape and historical wooden church. Continue to Bøstad and stop to marvel at the panoramic view. Move on to the Vestfjord side for the chance to visit Henningsvær, the Venice of the north and Kabelvåg. In these old fishing villages, breath in the history and atmosphere of the ancient times, as fishermen used to gather here to participate in the cod fishing season. More and more famous photographers and artists gather up here each year to catch the beauty of these islands. The magnificent northern lights have inspired and continue to inspire artists from all over the world. Search for the best spots and learn you how to use your camera to capture the beautiful sights.

Leknes: Lofoten Islands Mountain Bike Tour

4. Leknes: Lofoten Islands Mountain Bike Tour

It is best for an advanced skilled rider with good fitness. The total uphill is approx 700alttitude meters. Most of the climb is pushing the bike uphill in some sections you will need to carry the bike. The downhill trail has great variability and offers all kinds of terrain to enjoy. The line has a very dynamic character and it smoothly changes from technical steep, rocky sections into the fast trail with little drops and jumps back into the tech parts again. The bottom part is slower and about fun rolling over big smooth boulders and riding across wooden bridges and paths.

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We were guided by Eric. The 7 hours flew by. We saw a lot of beautiful stretches of coast and got a lot of information about the country and its people. All in all a very successful day, absolutely recommendable

The tour actually lasted almost 7 hours with interesting stops and a very knowledgeable and nice guide, Eric.