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Picture perfect Lofoten

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Tjeldbergtind, Svolvaer, Vagan, Lofoten Islands, Nordland, Northern NorwayWe will hike up TjeldbergtindenDuration: 20 minutes

$166.85 Day Trips & Excursions

Lofoten: Scenic Drive & Hike to Reinebringen

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: BringenThis tour goes to Reine in Lofoten. This small fishing village on the outer part of Lofoten offers an absolutely stunning view and attracts thousands of visitors each year. With a permanent population of only just above 300 people, the picturesque feeling of a small town vibe shaped by the atlantic waves is an experience you will remember for a lifetime. Reine is located just southwest of Sakrisøya, and as we drive through the landscape the narrow roads and bridges between the villages is breathtaking to say the least.On the mountain peak west of Reine town, we find the famous Reinebringen, a peak reached by a hike from the shoreline in 1-1.5 hours. The view from the peak is mesmerizing and magazines, bloggers, and explorers use the view over reine to promote the stunning landscape of Lofoten all across the world.The scenic drive & hike to Reinebringen tour starts in the fishing village and municipality “Svolvær” where we our crew meets you for the drive through Lofoten islands towards Reine. Our professional drivers & experienced guides make this scenic journey a fun and educational drive where you get to see plenty of the beauty Lofoten is so famous for.When the group arrives in Reine, our guides are knowledgeable in the area, where we will find a good location for parking within the shortest possible distance from the trailhead to Reinebringen. Despite the fact that the trailhead is not very well marked, the hike to the peak is made slightly easier by an ambitious project being the new “sherpa stair way”, covering the majority of the steepest part of the hike.Arriving at the peak, the group will be rewarded with one of the most remarkable views one can imagine, an epic fjord landscape, with Reine and Sakrisøya just below. This is a very special moment part of the adventure which will not disappoint even the most experienced outdoor enthusiasts. After taking in the view, we will enjoy some snacks and drinks alongside photos taken by your guide before making our way down from the mountain.When we make it down to sea level again, we will drive to find a beautiful spot for a light picnic, share stories and let the experience of the viewpoint sink in, before heading back through the arctic landscape to a well deserved rest at your accommodation in Svolvær.Duration: 2 hours

$160.89 Day Trips & Excursions

Lofoten: Top 5 Sightseeing and Photography Tour

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Kabelvag Church, Kabelvag, Austvagoya, Lofoten Islands, Nordland, Northern NorwayKabelvåg is an important historical fishing village located just 5 Kilometers (3.1 Miles) and about a 10 minute drive from Svolvær. This village is a popular day visit and offers a picturesque atmosphere with its blend of historic importance and modern updates of a typical Norwegian coastal town, known for its cod fishing. In the middle ages Kabelvåg became the most important cod fishing harbours on the Norwegian coast, and contributed to the dry cod from “Nordland” accounting for almost 80% of Norway's export in the 13th century.Kabelvåg has traces of settlements from the late stone age, and now offers attractions such as the Lofoten Museum, Lofoten Aquarium and Vågan Church (known as the Lofoten Cathedral).Duration: 15 minutesStop At: Haukland Beach, Leknes, Vestvagoy, Lofoten Islands, Nordland, Northern NorwayHaukland Beach is one of Lofoten’s most famous beach and hike, located on the westside on Lofoten. The caribbean like-waters, mountain landscape in the background, and white sand beach make Haukland Beach, a popular destination for travelers and photo-seekers year round.Haukland beach is Lofoten’s “swimming beach”, although the water temperatures don’t reach above 15 degrees, you’ll see locals and tourists enjoying the water in the summer sun (water temperatures range from 3-15 degrees). Haukland beach is a unique destination in Lofoten as itoffers the possibility to easy access from the road that takes you all the way to the beach.Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Hamnoy, Hamnoy, Moskenes Municipality, Moskenesoy, Lofoten Islands, Nordland, Northern NorwayHamnøy Bridge is yet another very photogenic location in the outer parts of Lofoten. The bridge connects the island Hamnøya with the island of Toppøya, and is one of the most popular viewpoints for photography in all of Lofoten.Logistics on the small island can be challenging, due to the volume of visitors passing by, but the rewarding views are worth the effort of a short leg stretcher around the island, the view’s won't disappoint you! Traditionally Hamnøy was connected to Reine by ferry, but replaced by this beautiful bridge as part of European route E10.Duration: 15 minutesStop At: REINEBRINGEN HIKING PARKIGN AREA ISakrisøya is a very small island just North of Reine and West of Hamnøy bridge. It’s probably one of the most photogenic islands in scandinavia, and every day a large amount of visitors drive through the small village. A unique blend between a traditional fishing village, with the sound and smell of the ocean with stunning views of the dramatic mountain landscape in the background is a dream for every photographer and explorer. On the island we’ll find a fishing industry, small cabins for rent and a dolls & toy museum.Duration: 15 minutesStop At: REINEBRINGEN HIKING PARKIGN AREA IThis small fishing village on the outer part of Lofoten offers an absolutely stunning view and attracts thousands of visitors each year. With a permanent population of only just above 300 people, the picturesque feeling of a small town vibe shaped by the atlantic waves is an experience you will remember for a lifetime. Reine is located just southwest of Sakrisøya, and as we drive through the landscape the narrow roads and bridges between the villages is breathtaking to say the least.On the mountain peak west of Reine town, we find the famous Reinebringen, a peak reached by a hike from the shoreline in 1-1.5 hours. The view from the peak is mesmerizing and magazines, bloggers, and explorers use the view over reine to promote the stunning landscape of Lofoten all across the world.Duration: 15 minutes

$143.02 Day Trips & Excursions

Lofoten: Sightseeing to Henningsvær and Haukland Beach

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Henningsvaer, Henningsvaer, Vagan, Lofoten Islands, Nordland, Northern NorwayHenningsvær is located 20 Kilometers (12 Miles) and about 40 minute drive from Svolvær. This traditional fishing village accommodates about 500 permanent residents.The village is build on top of a couple of islands and rock formations, connected to the rest of Lofoten with small picturesque bridges, making the drive to Henningsvær an absolute treat for your senses.Narrow streets and fishing boats parked all in the middle of town, are blended with small shops, restaurants, dried fish and maybe the world's most unique soccer field.Duration: 40 minutesStop At: Haukland Beach, Leknes, Vestvagoy, Lofoten Islands, Nordland, Northern NorwayHaukland Beach is one of Lofoten’s most famous beach and hike, located on the westside on Lofoten. The caribbean like-waters, mountain landscape in the background, and its white sand beach make Haukland Beach, a popular destination for travelers and photo-seekers year round.Haukland beach is Lofoten’s “swimming beach”, although the water temperatures don’t reach above 15 degrees, you’ll see locals and tourists enjoying the water in the summer sun (water temperatures range from 3-15 degrees). Haukland beach is a unique destination in Lofoten as it offers the possibility to easy access from the road that takes you all the way to the beach.Duration: 30 minutes

$1336.84 Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Community Sailing Trip in Norway

We include you into planning each day’s itinerary. We are true to a real sailing spirit and plan together with the wind, weather and you! Therefore, please just treat the below itinerary as a general idea. We will customize it to meet your crew wishes and the current weather. Only the mad ones sail against the wind!Day 1 TROMSØ: The starting point of our Midnight Sun route is Tromsø, also known as “The Paris of the North”. With 75,000 inhabitants, it is the largest city in the north of Norway.Day 2-3 HARSTAD: Arriving in Harstad, in the distance we spot the towering cliffs of the island of Grytøya. Harstad is the last town we’ll encounter on our way. We stop a few hours for rest and dinner, and organise our teams for our “night” sailing!Day 4 TROLLFJORDEN: If there is one place where we have a chance to spot Trolls, it’s definitely here! This magnificent 2km long fjord is only accessed through a 100m narrow opening cutting. The perfect place for an overnight stop, telling each other troll stories and follow the course of the midnight sun.Day 5 HENNINGSVÆR: A fisherman village nicknamed the “Venice if the North”. We’ll moor our gondola for the night in the tiny harbour and head for the first Italian pizzeria. Henningsvær is built across a series of islands connected by bridges.Day 6 REINE: Seen by many as the most beautiful village in Norway, this tiny fishing village is dominated by impressive peaks and spectacular fjords. From Reine we could hike to the top of Reinebringen (a three hour steep round trip) and enjoy epic views of the Reinefjorden and Lofotveggen (the Lofoten wall), a massive rise of peaks closing the horizon.Day 7 SVOLVÆR: The town of Svolvær, which is the main settlement in the Lofoten, is also an important fishing port. A vibrant place with many cafes, bars, restaurants and museums, it is connected to the mainland by regular ferries. Time to rest our sea legs, check out how land sick we are, and why not an evening climb to “The Goat”, the characteristic local mountain visible from the town offering incredible views for those brave enough to perform the famous “Svolvær Goat leap.Day 8 KEEP THE CONNECTION:  is the day to say goodbye. All the miles sailed, skills gained and time shared with others will make you bond and build relationships. Cherish these, keep in touch and remember that our Sailing family is there. See you another time!  

$90.77 Cultural & Theme Tours

TROLLFJORD & WILDLIFE CRUISE

What’s Included?Trollfjord & Wildlife cruiseHot beverages & snacksLunch package (extra cost)What to Bring?Warm clothsWater bottleSun screenTrip InformationMeeting time: 11:15 a.m.Start time: 11:30 a.m.Duration: 2.5 hoursDifficulty: Easy/MediumBoat type: OpenGroup size: 4-12Meeting point: Wild Seas booth (Svolvær market square)Trollfjord & Wildlife CruiseWe cruise through fjords and islands and discover incredible wildlife along the way. The white-tailed sea eagle is the main attractions, but we can also observe a variety of sea birds, seals, porpoises and whales if we are lucky. We support sustainable eco-tourism and do not feed the wildlife.Lunch PackageIf you don’t want to pack a lunch, we can prepare a delicious baguette sandwich and hot soup for an additional cost. Must order in advance. Vegetarian/vegan options available.Visit Skrova IslandAfter seeing the fjords, we cruise to Skrova island, also referred to as Lofoten’s little Hawaii. You have the option to get off the boat and visit this charming place or return to Svolvær.Skrova Highlights There are several photography exhibitions along the roads and nice sites to see. The locals are always eager to meet us, and the restaurants offers 10% discount on food to Wild Seas’ guests! Please note you may need to take the ferry back to Svolvær.