Holidaymakers who are yet to visit the Norwegian archipelago of Lofoten are missing out on a truly incomparable holiday experience. Located in the Arctic Circle, Lofoten is associated with the Viking and Iron Ages, and has a rich history that is centred on its numerous fish resources.
The most notable islands in Lofoten include Moskenesøya, Vestvågøy, Flakstadøya, Gimsøy and Røst. They are considered to be amongst the most beautiful islands in the world. Lofoten is home to the Lofotr Viking Museum located at Borg, and the Skomvær Lighthouse found in Røst. Holidays in Lofoten can be extremely exciting and exhilarating. This is because of the vast array of activities that you can engage in whilst holidaying there. These include boat tours, fishing trips, ocean rafting, diving, surfing, kayaking, snorkelling, and skiing.
Favourite Destinations (Lofoten)
Lofoten Holiday Lettings - discover the amazing flaura and fauna of this beautiful Norwegian archipelago
Wildlife safaris are also common in Lofoten - through them, you will get to see firsthand the various bird species (including cormorants and sea eagles), otters, moose, king crabs, elks, seals and even killer whales! If you choose to visit the Viking Museum you will meet professionals who will tell you more about Viking life. They are usually clad in Viking costumes as they carry out their presentations. Lofoten holiday cottages are available in abundance, thus eliminating the need for worrying about accommodation. They are strategically located near grocery stores and restaurants - this enables you to replenish your supplies easily, and to sample the tasty Norwegian seafood. Even though some Lofoten holiday rentals appear older and traditional on the outside, rest assured that once you get in, you will encounter the very latest in house furnishings and fittings. Most Lofoten holiday rentals have a picnic bench in the garden, which allows you to gaze at Lofoten’s scenic beauty as enjoy your meal.
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Come diving, surfing, kayaking, snorkelling, and skiing in Lofoten with Lofoten Cottage Rentals
Lofoten holiday rentals recieve very favourable reviews from those holiday lovers that have been to the Norwegian tourist destination. They have been lauded for being close to the sandy beaches, and for having outdoor furniture. Lofoten holiday rental bikes - that come free of charge - have also impressed many. Plenty of good things have also been said about the quality of the beddings and kitchen utensils, and the cleanliness of the bathrooms. Reviewers confirm Lofoten holiday rentals are very easy to book and the vast majority of visitors to the destination respond in the affirmative when asked whether they would recommend the Lofoten holiday rentals to prospective tourists. Try Lofoten!