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The Glasblower At Vikten

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
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A growing artist colony

Vikten is a tiny village on the Northeastern tip of Flakstad island, in the Lofoten archipelago... read more

Reviewed September 6, 2019
Gabriel H
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Bellaire, Texas
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What a perfect place to sit on their chair overlooking the sea and mountain. The buildings... read more

Reviewed August 15, 2019
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Viktenveien 21, Ramberg, Flakstad Municipality 8380, Norway
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Vikten is a tiny village on the Northeastern tip of Flakstad island, in the Lofoten archipelago. The high mountains on the island limit the habitable surface but offer great views. Since 1976, a master glass blower, Asvar Tangrand, started his artistic endeavor and today his
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What a perfect place to sit on their chair overlooking the sea and mountain. The buildings themselves are works of art. Gallery is interesting and very clever but style not to my taste. Village is lovely and its a nice drive to get there
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The detour to Vikten is well worth it -- cute village and the Glasshytta (glassblower) is a treat. Some very nice pieces (and some that seemed a bit garish to me) and much, much more affordable than at a smaller glassblower we visited in another village. And the glassblower gave
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Slightly out of the way, but worth the effort to visit. Watching the folks work creating works of art is a neat opportunity. A definite must add to anyone’s itinerary.
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On an extremely snowy day in January, my mom, sister, and I decided to drive from Leknes to Vikten to visit the glassblower. We were worried he wasn't going to be open, since it was such a crazy snowy day, but he was! We were greeted by one man, whose name I can't remember, but
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