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Norway - Lofoten Islands - Self-Guided Leisure Cycling Holiday

Holiday Highlights

  • Tasting the fresh Lofoten Islands’ air as you cycle along
  • Relaxing on the beach and taking a brave dip in the icy waters of the Lofoten
  • Looking out for sea eagles during your days on the bike
  • Marvelling at the incredible light of the midnight sun
  • Spending your nights in quaint island rorbus
  • Visiting the Viking Museum of Borg and picture postcard Nusfjord

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Day Description Distance Meals
1 Arrival into Bodø - Coastal Steamer from Bodø to Svolvær    
2 Svolvær to Henningsvær 16 Miles / 25 Kms B  
3 Henningsvær to Gimsøy Island 23 Miles / 37 Kms B  
4 Gimsøy Island to Ballstad 37 - 50 Miles / 60 - 80 Kms B  
5 Ballstad Loop Ride 31 Miles / 50 Kms B  
6 Ballstad to Sakrisøy 25 - 37 Miles / 40 - 60 Kms B  
7 Reine and Å Loop Ride 19 Miles / 30 Kms B  
8 Departure from Sakrisøy - Transfer to Moskenes   B  

Meals: B = Breakfast L = Lunch D = Dinner | Please keep in mind the distances and ascent information provided are intended to be indicative and may vary from the actuals due to accommodation changes or when compared on different GPS devices and software

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Holiday Information

A gently-paced self-guided cycling holiday in Norway through the majestic Lofoten Islands. The endless days and magical light around the time of the midnight sun provide the setting for this easy-going cycling tour.
This narrow chain of islands crams in more mountains per square mile than any other part of Norway. Jagged peaks sweep down to the sea, leaving a narrow brim of coastal roads with breath-taking views, amid charming fishing villages - simply perfect for cycling! With daytime melting into night time, there are also lots of opportunities for midnight walks for those with the energy.
For accommodation in the Lofotens we use small guesthouses or hotels and lovely quayside rorbus; traditionally-painted, fishermen’s wood cabins perched on stilts. With some providing rowing boats, you may wish to try some fishing, or take a sauna and optional fjord dip for an invigorating experience, Scandinavian style.
Evening meals are either taken at the superb local restaurants, renowned for their delicious seafood, or in the rorbus if you prefer to try your hand at cooking. Lunches en route can be taken at small cafes or done picnic style, with lots of Norwegian delicacies available at the villages you'll be staying at.
If you're interested in doing this holiday with children, do take a look at our family holiday in the Lofoten Islands where you may find the information more relevant to your needs.

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Duration: 8 days
Return: 08/01/2050

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£1,700 p.p.

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7 nights rorbu / small hotel / guesthouse accommodation

6 days biking



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Last Updated: 30/05/2018