Lofoten Islands self guided cycling vacation, Norway

Eight days of glorious point to point cycling through the beautiful Lofoten Archipelago, with luggage transferred. A self guided vacation, so you’re free to pedal each day at your own pace.
Bodø Svolvær Henningsvær Gimsøya Ballstad boat to Nusfjord Reine free day in Reine, option to cycle to Å option to take a cruise in Kjerkfjorden Moskenes ferry back to Bodø
Price
NKr 15600 excluding flights
Duration
8 Days
Type
Small group
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Book early discount before 1 june: Nkr 250.- p.p. Price includes: 7 x accommodation incl.
breakfast and self-packed lunch.
3 x 3 course dinner Bicycle ferry Ballstad - Nusfjord Map and tour description Luggage transfer  Bike rental is not incl.
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Description of Lofoten Islands self guided cycling vacation, Norway

Price information

NKr 15600 excluding flights
Book early discount before 1 june: Nkr 250.- p.p. Price includes: 7 x accommodation incl.
breakfast and self-packed lunch.
3 x 3 course dinner Bicycle ferry Ballstad - Nusfjord Map and tour description Luggage transfer  Bike rental is not incl.
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Lofoten Islands travel guide
This diverse archipelago combines the epic and the intimate in a relatively compact footprint of 1,200 sq km. Mighty mountains and sheer-sided fjords ...
Self guided cycling

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Reviewed on 14 Jul 2019 by

The scenery was amazing. Read full review

Reviewed on 28 Aug 2018 by

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Reviewed on 23 Jul 2018 by

Very good. With some corrections it would be perfect. Read full review

Reviewed on 16 Jun 2015 by

Great. Tourism seems to be very important to the islands. Read full review

Responsible Travel

As the pioneers of responsible tourism, we've screened this (and every) vacation so that you can travel knowing it will help support the places and people that you visit, and the planet. Read how below.

Planet

Our Tour in Lofoten is self-guided. Our guests are not followed by a service car. The trip runs on fixed dates, so that luggage transfer becomes as energy efficient as possible. Bicycling doesn’t make any sort of pollution itself. Where other transportation is needed, like between Bodø and Lofoten we use public transportation. This never include air transport.

Our guests follow main roads and do not run through vulnerable nature.
Part of the tour follows Norwegian Scenic Routes, Lofoten, with scenic viewpoints and picnic areas along the route. The rest areas have garbage disposals and toilets. This way, we help free the land and waterways from waste and rubbish.

Plastic waste entering our oceans is a big issue all along the Norwegian coast. In Lofoten you’ll find dedicated garbage disposals at some of the beaches. More and more volunteers and students help keep the most famous beaches pretty. We urge all our guests to participate in the effort to keep the shoreline free of plastic and waste.

Lofoten is in the process of being certified as a Sustainable Destination. Becoming a sustainable destination takes years of work, with the whole local community working together. Lofoten is expected to be certified in the year to come.
The certification Sustainable Destination is a seal of approval given to destinations that work systematically to reduce the negative impact of tourism. In addition to providing visitors with enjoyable experiences, the destination must preserve the local nature, culture and environment, strengthen social values, and be economically viable. The municipality and the travel industry must cooperate closely to assure that the destination is a great place both to live in and to visit.

The Norwegian Nature Diversity Act
The act has the purpose of protecting biological, geological and landscape diversity and ecological processes through conservation and sustainable use, and in such a way that the environment provides a basis for human activity, culture, health and well-being, now and in the future.
The act allows you to ski wherever you want, as long as nothing else is announced. This gives numerous possibilities for exciting excursions! Private ground and cultivated land however, should not be trafficked, and…
- Nature must not be damaged!
- Always bring back your litter, never throw rubbish outdoors
- There might be stricter access to protected areas
- Show respect for people and animals

People

We are a small, privately owned company, located in Lillehammer, Norway. We have our office in “FABRIKKEN”, an office community that houses 30 small businesses within art-, culture- and adventure industry. This is a low-cost community with high interest in supporting and maintaining a good cooperation within creative industries. Our premises are close to public transportation, and we all focus on low energy consumption, and recycling.

In Lofoten our guests stay much of the nights in old traditional Rorbu Cabins/Fishermen’s huts. In this way we support the owners and help them keep and restore these important cultural buildings, and keep the Fishing villages as living communities.
In Lofoten there is a great awareness of preserving the history and culture. The area offers amazing experiences, including activities and culture in a unique landscape.

Our activity in Lofoten contributes to employment related to accommodation, dining and bike rental. We also encourage our guests to visit local galleries and museums. We also provide some information on local arts and crafts.
In Henningsvær you can’t avoid seeing the Haddock hats, designed in Lofoten, made in the Himalayas, used worldwide.
We also support local economy by recommending guided excursions and activities.

We focus on finding good restaurants, offering traditional food of local ingredients. Small farms, producing organic food, are more and more common in Lofoten, and you can be sure to get fresh fish and seafood from the waters just outside the isles. Lofoten is also famous for its stock fish industry. The local restaurants are good at utilizing this resource.

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