STORIES FROM NORWAY

How To Hike Ryten (543 m) & Kvalvika Beach (2024)

Ryten is one of the most popular hikes in the western part of the Lofoten islands. It is no wonder, by Lofoten standards, it is a relatively easy trip you can do all year round. The views from the top are stunning, especially the view towards the isolated Kvalvika beach, with its ice-cold turquoise waters roaring on the white sand between massive vertical cliffs rising straight from the ocean. The cherry on top of the cake is the cliff close to the summit, which resembles a miniature Trolltunga and belongs to classical Lofoten Instagram shots.

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The narrow roads in Lofoten in the town of Henningsvaer
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Drone Flying in Lofoten: Where and How to Fly Legally (2023)

Ready to embark on an epic aerial adventure in the enchanting Lofoten Islands? Well, before you grab your buzzing buddy and jet off north of the polar circle, let’s talk drone flying dos and don’ts! As fellow drone enthusiasts and pilots ourselves, we totally get the thrill of capturing stunning shots from above. In this article, we’ve got your back and will walk you through the ins and outs of legally flying your drone in Lofoten, following both Norwegian and EU regulations.

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Driving in Lofoten: 10 Things Tourists Do Wrong

Driving in Lofoten can be a memorable adventure. However, it’s no secret that some tourists tend to make hilarious blunders behind the wheel. To ensure you don’t become the star of a local comedy show, we’ve compiled a list of 10 things tourists often do wrong while driving in our beautiful Lofoten Islands.

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