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Address: All at or close to Svolvaer, Svolvaer, Norway
Description: Trollfjord boat trips, magnificent mountain scenery and fisheries with...
Trollfjord boat trips, magnificent mountain scenery and fisheries with great volumes of cod drying in the air.
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Stunning scenary

Brilliant place to observe the natural beauty of the Lofoten Islands. Here you have the sea, skerries and fjords, mountains and wild life.A paradise for photographers. In the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 21, 2015
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West Midlands,UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Brilliant place to observe the natural beauty of the Lofoten Islands. Here you have the sea, skerries and fjords, mountains and wild life.A paradise for photographers. In the Winter brilliant spot for watching the Aurora Borealis, likewise in the Summer the Midnight Sun.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

I especially recommend a visit at the aquarium. Beautiful displays in a very nice building by the sea.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

hiking trail starts from soccerfield but u cant see Soccerfield when u drive E10. Good landmark is graveyard if u come from Svolvaer u have to turn left from E10 before the Graveyard and drive to the graveyard and go on the road left side then u find soccerfield. U don't need map u can ask Svolvaer turist info to... More 

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Brooklyn
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 309 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

If you are taking the Hurtigruten due south, you will stop here as the introduction to the Lofoten Islands; it is the initial stop the boat makes on the Islands and the town is the capital of the Lofoten Islands. As a ship passenger, you will have a choice of many excursions, but I recommend just taking the time to... More 

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Northern Norway, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

Lofoten is Lofoten. The most dream like place in the world. The nature is out of this world. It is like being in a Harry Potter film. Everything is simply nice. The people are hospitable and will welcome you to their homes. Wonderful.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

There is something incredible that happens every June in Svolvaer in the Lofoten Archipelago (off the west coast of Norway just north of the Arctic Circle). Once the sun hasn't set for a week, there is no nighttime loss of temperature at the ground, and you can live 24 hours of rugged gorgeous island life, with snow capped crests dropping... More 

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South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

It is beautiful to see! We were so sad that we did not have a bit more time to allow us to take the bus at least all the way to the tip of the island. Magnificent scenery, and it must be breathtaking in summer!

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Charleston, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

No Eiffel Tower, No Tower of London, Not a Coliseum to be seen, nor Jeweled Palaces but there was never a dull moment in this town. Without a detailed plan for the day we had NO problem keeping occupied while we reeled in the town and the area by foot. I would suggest getting a map either locally or from... More 

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Solihull, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

On an all too brief visit to Svolvaer, our appetite was whetted for a return visit. The beautiful soft light, multi-coloured wooden houses reflected in the still water, the church standing on a low rise, the evocative Fisherman's Wife statue gazing anxiously out to sea, the fish drying racks. Yes, we will come back for a much longer stay.

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Stockholm, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Svolvaer is a fantastic place. Very beuatiful, with the see and the snow-capped mountains around. We were extremely lucky with the weather, sunshine and above 20C. It was even possible to go for a swim at Svolvaer's beach "Under fjellet". We walked the first day across the bridge to Svinöya and then along Gunnar Berg's road to the very end... More 

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Address: All at or close to Svolvaer, Svolvaer, Norway
Location: Europe  >  Norway  >  Northern Norway  >  Nordland  >  Vagan Municipality  >  Svolvaer

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