Lofoten War Memorial Museum, privately and passionately run, is a fascinating place. Models in original military uniforms gaze down and...
Galleri Dagfinn Bakke
One of Svolvær's more interesting little private galleries, this place showcases works by local artist Dagfinn Bakke, in which the...
On the main square and beside the tourist office and Lofoten Kulturhus (lofotenkulturhus.no; a cultural centre housing a cinema and...
Svolvær's oldest pub is all dark crannies that speak of sailors long gone. There's football on the telly whenever there's a big game.
With cafe at street level and more formal dining upstairs, this excellent place is good whatever the occasion. The airy, modern interior...
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Magic Ice information
Housed, appropriately, in what was once a fish-freezing plant, this is the ultimate place to chill out, perhaps with something to warm the spirit, served in an ice glass. The 500-sq-metre space is filled with huge ice sculptures, illustrating Lofoten life. If you can't come back to northern Norway in winter, here's a great, if brief, approximation. Admission includes a drink in an ice glass.