Lofoten Islands, National Geographic named one of the world’s best-preserved islands.
Few if any in Norway, lasted up with more interesting culture, fantastic scenery and unique opportunities for activity than this particular destination. Lofoten attracts summer and winter, hundreds of adventure-seeking tourists, whether they come on a quick trip, by car, or by plane.
Fishing is of course the first thing one might think of, but there are countless peaks to climb that offers the most beautiful views, and if you like to climb steeper granite, there are plenty of cracks to hang fingers in. Do you, however, enjoy the sea better, you can join a cruise along the Lofoten with the beautiful 80 foot sailboat Ylajali, surf the Unstad, fishing for big Pollock in Henningsvær Stream or kayaking in the archipelago. In other words, many options and you have many hours available; the midnight sun is up from 27 May to 17 July and will keep you awake and running around the clock.
Much has been said and written about how beautiful Lofoten is, but the magic of the island have only to be recognized and experienced with your own eyes.
Lofoten has for thousands of years had a strong attraction to many people. Many artists live in periods in Lofoten, because of the unique nature and the special light that is there during the winter. That is why there are so many galleries around the Lofoten. On a drive along the E-10 , you will find many small galleries of artists from around the world. Amongst them, you will find pictures of the famous Norwegian artist Espolin Johnsen and Svolvær great artist, Gunnar Berg.
In our century, we see that the Lofoten constantly being focused on both the Norwegian, European and world context. Lofoten name is a concept in the world.