Walking The Lofoten Islands

Drive from Reine in the south to the island’s capital, Svolvær, in the north, taking in classic hikes, sandy beaches, and traditional fishing villages along the way. Boarding the ferry at Bodø, the silhouette of the imposing ’Lofoten Wall’ can soon be spotted on the horizon, marking the start of a trip of a lifetime. Travel around the islands by car (included) and stay in three towns; Reine, Nusfjord and Svolvær, all superb bases for exploration. 

Expect moderate walks, involving an ascent up summits for far-reaching views of the surrounding towns, mountains, and on a clear day, even as far as mainland Norway. Reward yourself with a leisurely lunch of fresh prawns or gourmet fish and chips. Stay in idyllically located Rorbuer cabins, a real home from home with all the comfort and amenities of a hotel. Relax waterside with a glass of wine and watch the sun disappear behind the towering peaks, ready to do it all over again the next day!

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Hiking trail · Moskenes

Reine to Reinebringen

June 07, 2019
moderate
5 km
3:15 h
453 m
453 m
Leave the quaint fishing cabins of Reine behind and make the short, sharp ascent up to the viewpoints on Reinebringen's ridgeline - the views are ...
from Catherine Allan,   Macs Adventure
Hiking trail · Moskenes

Lake Agvatnet Linear Walk

June 07, 2019
easy
2.7 km
1:30 h
134 m
134 m
A short stroll from the village of Å, its colourful cabins lining the coast, the route follows a soft grassy path through open woodland to reach a ...
from Catherine Allan,   Macs Adventure
Hiking trail · Flakstad

Ryten Summit & Kvalvika Bay Loop Walk

June 07, 2019
moderate
9 km
4:30 h
819 m
842 m
Enjoy this wonderful loop walk on varied terrain and raised wooden walkways from the road side taking in countless viewpoints over Kvalvika Bay ...
from Catherine Allan,   Macs Adventure
Hiking trail · Moskenes

Sørvågen to Munken Summit (North Top)

June 07, 2019
moderate
11.9 km
7:00 h
897 m
898 m
A linear walk from the coastal village of Sørvågen to the lofty heights of Munken's north top passing a myriad of mountain lakes and the Munkebu hut.
from Catherine Allan,   Macs Adventure
Hiking trail · Vestre Toten

Haukland Beach & Uttakleiv Loop Walk

June 07, 2019
easy
7.9 km
3:00 h
201 m
201 m
An easy going loop walk from the beautiful white sand beach at Haukland, over the hill to the fields of Uttakleiv and around the coast to finish ...
from Catherine Allan,   Macs Adventure
Hiking trail · Vestre Toten

Ballstadheia Plateau Loop Walk

June 07, 2019
moderate
6.3 km
5:00 h
526 m
523 m
A short, but undulating, loop walk that takes you around the rugged headland south of Ballstad to Grænvika Bay and up the peak (459 m) of ...
from Catherine Allan,   Macs Adventure
Hiking trail · Flakstad

Nesheia Summit

June 07, 2019
moderate
8.2 km
6:00 h
653 m
649 m
A stunning ridge walk high above the jaunty colours of Nusford’s cabins; wander the lunar-like landscape of the ridge and enjoy magnificent views ...
from Catherine Allan,   Macs Adventure
Hiking trail · Vågan

Kabelvåg to Osan via Tjeldbergtinden

June 07, 2019
moderate
6.6 km
3:30 h
517 m
486 m
A relaxed hike on the island of Austvågøya; from the outskirts of Kabelvåg follow a lovely trail through forest over relatively open ground with ...
from Catherine Allan,   Macs Adventure
Hiking trail · Vågan

Svarttinden Summit

June 07, 2019
moderate
6.8 km
4:00 h
681 m
681 m
The Svarttinden summit is reached from Gravermarka; leave the hamlet behind to gain the lofty peak on a linear walk for excellent views over ...
from Catherine Allan,   Macs Adventure