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Top Choice Museum in Vestvågøy

Lofotr Viking Museum

In 1981 at Borg, in the heart of Vestvågøy, a farmer's plough hit the ruins of the 83m-long dwelling of a powerful Viking chieftain, the largest building of its era ever discovered in Scandinavia. The resulting muse…
Top Choice Norwegian in Vestvågøy

Rebecca's

This glorious little cafe along the coast road is a treasure. A lovely wooden dining hall, terrific local cooking with an emphasis on home cooking (dishes include fish specialities and whale) and the feeling of bein…
Farm in Vestvågøy

Lofoten Gårdsysteri

On the road to Saupstad, this lovely little farm has goats, pigs and chickens that the kids will enjoy. But we like it because it's a working organic farm and cheese factory. It sell its produce, including cheese, h…
Cafe in Vestvågøy

Skjærbrygga Sjøhus

Low-beamed, large yet cosy, this place is right at the water's edge in Stamsund. It has a limited dinner menu (three starters, three fish dishes and two meat mains) that includes all the local favourites such as ten…
Gallery in Vestvågøy

Galleri 2

The gallery of Lofoten painter Scott Thoe is barely 175m from the Hurtigruten quay in Stamsund, a short detour from the Rv185. It displays the works of a number of contemporary Norwegian artists, including scale mod…