Experience Lofoten – Havila excursion

Soccer field in Henningsvær, Lofoten Islands by Fjord Travel Norway

Experience Lofoten – Havila excursion:
Disembark in Svolvær for a bus tour of the stunning Lofoten Islands, rejoining the ship in Stamsund. Wind your way along the the steep Lofoten mountains taking in views of a myriad of small islands and islets.

This is an optional excursion which you can add to your Havila cruise booked through Fjord Travel Norway. The excursion will appear during the cruise booking process, with prices and details.

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Svolvær on the Lofoten Islands

Henningsvaer Fishing Village Lofoten Norway by Fjord Travel Norway

Henningsvær fishing village in Lofoten

In Svolvær the guides will meet you at the quay where you board the buses.

Stop at Lofoten Cathedral, the largest wooden building and the largest church in northern Norway. With its distinctive appearance and the church’s unusual yellow colour, this is a popular photo opportunity.

Continue to Henningsvær, which is located beyond some small islands. The houses are close together, with just enough space to fit in a football pitch! Henningsvær is one of the oldest fishing villages in Norway and is now a port for fishermen and adventure-seekers in Lofoten. You can visit Galleri Lofoten and see Norway’s largest art collection of northern Norwegian paintings from the turn of the last century. If you are interested in modern art, you can also pay a visit to the art gallery, Kaviar Factory (available from 01.06.23).

Drive on through the bright summer evening and the green agricultural lands to Stamsund where you reboard the Havila Voyages ship.

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Harbour in Henningsvær


Available: April 9-August 31
Duration: 3 hrs 30 mins
Transportation: Bus
Clothes/footwear: Comfortable shoes and warm clothing
Difficulty  level: Suitable for everyone
Direction: Southbound
Excursion: #SVJS4

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Summer on the Lofoten Islands


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