Cod-heads on giant drying racks, or hjell.

©Justin Foulkes/Lonely Planet


Many visitors make their acquaintance with Lofoten on Austvågøy, the northernmost island in the archipelago. It's a pretty place with some fascinating attractions, but it's more appealing as a gateway to the archipelago than as a destination in its own right.


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