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Stunning photos of the Lofoten Islands in all their brooding glory, most of them for sale, are the work of photographer Anders Finsland. It's worth stopping by even if you don't plan to buy.

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Nearby Svolvær attractions

1. Galleri Stig Tobiassen

0.02 MILES

This place is another of Svolvær's fine little galleries that show and sell paintings in which the Lofotons are the focus.

2. Nordnorsk Kunstnersenter

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On the main square and beside the tourist office, the North Norwegian Artist's Centre hosts changing exhibitions of paintings, sculpture, ceramics and…

3. Galleri Dagfinn Bakke

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One of Svolvær's more interesting little private galleries, this place showcases works by local artist Dagfinn Bakke, in which the distinctive light and…

4. Lofoten Krigsminnemuseum

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Housed in the town's old post office, Lofoten's little war-memorial museum recounts the islands' role in the drama of WWII, when the islands were occupied…

5. Lofoten Temagalleri

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The Lofoten Theme Gallery is very much the creation of one man, Geir Nøtnes, a keen photographer from a fishing background. It's devoted mainly to cod…

6. Magic Ice

0.17 MILES

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). The 500…

7. Vågan Kirke

2.43 MILES

Built in 1898 and Norway's second-largest wooden church, Vågan rises above the E10 just north of Kabelvåg. Built to minister to the influx of seasonal…

8. Lofoten Glass

2.77 MILES

Given the view, it's little wonder owner Cathinka Mæhlum was inspired to set up a workshop and gallery beside Kabelvåg's pretty harbour. Drop in to admire…