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Lofoten Island

Norway
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Ranked #1 of 124 Attractions in Nordland
Type: Islands
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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Great fishing venue,fantastic scenery but expensive country to visit,also a long long day in travel 2hour flight to oslo then 90 min flight to evenes followed by a 3 and a half hour drive but the scenery is breathtaking boats and guides are great

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Singapore, Singapore
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Lofoten Island is unheard of for someone living in the opposite part of the world in Hong Kong like me. Only until I saw a discount air ticket to Oslo on Travelzoo website, and started to research the travel information about the country and discover Lofoten did I decide to travel to Norway. Despite the air ticket was a good... More

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Solihull, United Kingdom
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248 reviews 248 reviews
141 attraction reviews
149 helpful votes 149 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

Sadly we only had a few hours in the Lofoten Islands on a tour off the Hurtigruten ship. It was late afternoon/early evening; the light was amazing. It is easy to see why so many artists choose to live and work here. The water was so still, and the light so perfect, that photographs of the beautiful wooden houses and... More

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Levice, Slovakia
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68 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Amazing. Full of old fishermans houses, and tools to dry fish. Best view is from ship. On every beach you may find the shells.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Lofoten Islands are something special. We spent 4 days there, travelling and hiking on the Islands and you will hardly find a beautiful place like this in Europe. It´s just a pitty that is really touristic now.

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Julich, Germany
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

It is the most beautiful place I have visited so far. The combination of sea, sky, mountains and the local Rorbus, picture something so memorable that one would like to go back again as soon one leaves. An excellent place for hiking, cycling or driving to each and every corner of all the islands.

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Appleby-in-Westmorland, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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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33 reviews 33 reviews
15 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 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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Buffalo
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60 reviews 60 reviews
4 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 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
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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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