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Lofoten Island

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Ranked #1 of 122 Attractions in Nordland
Type: Islands
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Appleby-in-Westmorland, United Kingdom
15 reviews 15 reviews
9 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Much of this was for scenery and even wet it looks good. If you wear the correct clothing you can enjoy the Norwegian landscape and the history and the towns such as Leknes and Gradval.

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Didcot, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
13 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Words fail me! The scenery is breathtaking. The fact that people live on the brink here with a standard of living that is the envy of anyone who sees it.

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56 reviews 56 reviews
4 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

I just returned from bicycling for a week in the Lofoten Islands, and it was a once in a lifetime experience. The scenery, of course, is just spectacular, and the people so warm, helpful, and friendly. I knew it could be rainy, windy, and cold, and we were prepared as we had all those conditions! It added to the adventure!... More

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Troms, Norway
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Fasinating mountains, White beaches, stockfish and man old fishplaces where You can have a look back to old days. Fantastic.

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Berlin, Germany
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

The Lofoten are a great place for hiking. In winter you can experience the polar lights.. In summer however, the weather is much better and one can really enjoy the mountains, sea and local villages. So make sure you plan your trip in the right time of the year: http://www.yr.no/place/Norge/Nordland/Flakstad/Lofoten/statistics.html. I am a great fan of hiking and so we... More

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Holmfirth, United Kingdom
13 reviews 13 reviews
8 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Docked at Leknes not much there but get away from the town and the scenery is beautiful, ditch the car and walk to get the best scenery

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Essex, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

My Wife and I have recently returned from a 10 night Norwegian cruise, on which one of the stops was Leknes in the Lofoten Islands. Having seen on the web that the 3 excursions laid on by the cruise company were all fall, I searched on the web for private excursions. Given there were no private excursions advertised on the... More

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Istanbul, Turkey
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47 reviews 47 reviews
13 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

These islands are hidden beauties of the world. Be there in June and experience the never setting sun. The scenery is beautiful. Fishes are delicious. Try the bacalao dish, or fish soup. Watch the non sunset in the midnight. Perfect tranquility and beauty.

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

The Lofoten Islands is an outshning, mesmerizing place.... The fjords are just a subset of what nature has to offer there, the turquoise lakes, snow capped mountains and fresh air is also part of this set. During our early June visit, the weather was in one word ’PERFECT’, not too hot, not too cold, not much much rain, but 24HR... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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457 reviews 457 reviews
252 attraction reviews
349 helpful votes 349 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

We visited the Lofoten Islands as part of a Hurtigruten Bergen-Kirkenes-Bergen trip. It's beautiful (as with all of Norway!!). We did an excursion where we went to Henningsvaer which is a lovely little town (we had too long there on the excursion though at an art gallery). We stopped off at an art sculpture in Vagan which was cool. It... More

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