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Activities in Lofoten to warm you up

Lofoten offers plenty of activities to warm you up after a big day out. Try any of the below that offer a perfect combination of nature, culture and amazing experiences.

Learn to make cheese

At the award-winning Lofoten Gårdsysteri, you can take a course to become a cheesemaker and learn how to make sausages. This small farm has gained international recognition for its organic goat’s milk cheeses, which include seaweed and kelp.

Lofoten Gårdsysteri

Photo: Min Yoga Lofoten / Nok Sandholm

Relax with Yoga

After a long day out in the fresh air, it’s great to come into the warmth at Min Yoga. Scents, colors and greenery give your body a sense of relaxation the moment you step inside the door.

Min Yoga

Full Steam

Have you ever tasted genuine caviar and seen cod liver oil being made? At Full Steam, you can watch the entire process from catching the fish in the sea to processing it and making use of all of it. An experience of what Lofoten has historically been all about.

Full Steam

Photo: Kjell Ove Storvik/Lofotr Vikingmuseum

Lofotr Vikingmuseum

Viking banquet under the northern lights – After a long day out in the Lofoten mountains, enjoy a delicious dinner in historic surroundings. Vikings in magnificent costumes, flickering light from oil lamps, beautiful decorations and the smell of tar and an open fire. And, of course, they serve the drink of the gods – golden mead.

Lofotr Vikingmuseum


On the quayside in Henningsvær you’ll find Klatrekafeen that serves the most fantastic fish soup in a genuinely cozy setting. It’s popular with skiers, rock climbers and surfers all year around.


Enjoy a Lofot-Spa

At Nyvågar Rorbu-hotell and Lofoten Ski Lodge, you can take a seat and admire the magnificent nature all around you. The saunas have large glazed areas with sea and mountain views. You can even run straight out onto the jetty and jump into the sea – at any time of year. Lofoten Ski Lodge also offers guided ski outings.

Nyvågar Rorbu-hotell and Lofoten Ski Lodge

Photo: Lofoten Glass

Lofoten Glass

Visit glass artist Cathinka Mæhlum’s studio, watch a glassblower in action and try your hand at shaping a glowing blob of glass into your own small piece of art. Here you’ll find glass objects in every shape and form inspired by the local sea and mountains.

Cathinka Mæhlum’s Studio

Last edited: March 6, 2019


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