Downhill & Ski Touring

skiing with sea view

Skiing with sea view - a unique combination. Could there be any more perfect place than Lofoten? Downhill skiing and even more Ski Touring have become very popular, and you will find challenging routes all over the archipelago. Skiing guides can be arranged.

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Cross-Country Skiing

easy and challenging tracks

Visitors who dont't care for steep slopes may rather prefer cross-country skiing through the beautiful winter scenery. There are some prepared and partly illuminated tracks near Leknes, but apart from that you can choose any type of terrain. Actually, you can start cross-country / mountain skiing direct from the house's doorstep.

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Northern Lights

Fire in the sky

From september till march is usually the best time to watch the Northern lights. Don't miss the opportunity and visit Lofoten in winter. Provided, the weather allows it, you can see a natural phenomen that you'll never forget.

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Snowshoe Hikes

Go out into the wild!

Have you ever tried to go on Snowshoe hikes? You can start right at the guesthouse. Rent a pair of snowshoes and walk trough the flat mountain range in the vicinity. Furthermore I can give you recommendations for scenic routes of all difficulty levels and may even arrange a guide for your tours.

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Lofoten - a dreamland for Photographers

As you can see in the various pictures on my website, the Lofoten archipelago is a dreamland for those who are into Photography. No matter which time of the year you come: midnight sun during summer or the northern lights in winter - the islands offer countless photo subjects.

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Surfing & Kiting

great fun in cold water

Vestvågøya is known to have some of the best surfing spots in whole Northern Norway. Bring your gear and visit the wonderful beaches at the outer coast, like Unstad and Uttakleiv. You will eperience a steady fresh breeze straight from the sea as well as meet other folks enjoying the same kind of sport. Don't forget a Neoprene suit!

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Walk along amazing paths.

Hiking is the most preferred thing people want to do when they come here. Although the best time to explore the wild landscape is from spring to autumn, it can be also very nice to try a little hike in winter, particularly if there is no or just little snow like last year. You can borrow my maps for your tours for free, as well as get useful tips & hints.

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explore Lofoten the eco-friendly way

Cycling is very popular activity on Lofoten. Almost flat roads through breathtaking landscape invite you to discover the islands the sporty way. The fresh breeze that always comes from the sea makes the rides a bit more challenging. I've got two trekking bikes that guests may rent for free, together with maps and useful hints for your trips.

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Take out your rod

You can rent small fishing vessels in Kabelvåg. Or if you like a rowing boat instead, just ask my friends from "De Grønne Båtan" near Rolvsfjord, at the inner coast of Vestvågøya. You may borrow my fishing gear for free, in case you want to try your luck on Storfjordvatnet. Or just take a fishing pole and walk a few minutes up to the lakes in the mountains nearby.

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discover the islands from the sea-side

You have just found your perfect home base to go kayaking! Feel free to use my kayaks at any time. The lake behind the house is just ideal: flat and protected from wind. Advanced will find suitable waters in the picturesque Storfjord nearby, or in Valberg, where there are countless little islands in front of the coast.

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the only course on Lofoten

If you like to play Golf you can do it as well here on Lofoten. The most beautiful golf course above the arctic circle can be found on Gimsøya. It's just a 30 minutes drive from my house. A round of golf at the ocean shore during the midnight sun season is a unique addon to your records and a memorable experience. The club house has a café which is open all year.

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find the hidden treasures

Ever more popular throughout the last years, Geocaching has reached Lofoten. Best to be done during summer, when all the spots are easily reachable. Although most of them are located in the vicinity of Kabelvåg and Svolvær, we also have some really nice caches to be found on Vestvågøya. Perfect activity with children.

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discover viking history

A recommendable thing to do, if the weather is bad, is visiting the handful of museums that are spread over Lofoten. The biggest and best-known is the Viking Museum "Lofotr" in Borg, 15 minutes by car from my house. It has been enlarged during the last years and gives you a comprehensive insight into the life of the ancient vikings.

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