Lofoten Snowshoe Experience

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Discover the craggy Norwegian mountains on a snowshoeing adventure in Lofoten. This easy route is a great way to enjoy nature and the fresh air without needing technical experience. From January to April, the region is often blanketed in snow and offers excellent conditions for snowshoeing.

You never have to travel too far to find fluffy snow, easy terrain, and the Arctic's signature solitude. If you encounter any icy patches, you can swap your snowshoes for crampons. Along the way, enjoy the views, keep an eye out for area wildlife, and listen to stories about the Lofoten Islands' culture, folklore, and history.

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Itineraries with Lofoten Snowshoe Experience

Off-Season Highlights of the Lofoten Islands

The word is out on the Lofoten Islands, especially in summer. Traveling in the off-season is an ideal option to bypass the crowds—and luckily, it's easy to go at any time of year. Here's what you can expect to find September through May.

Northern Norway Arctic Adventure - 5 Days

In less than a week, experience snow-covered scenery and the Northern Lights with this photogenic road-trip through the Lofoten Islands. The trip begins with a car ferry from Bodø, where you'll drive across the coastline at your own pace and explore some of Norway's oldest and most colorful fishing towns hugging the shore with traditional red 'rorbu' (fishermen's huts). Conclude the adventure with an overnight coastal steamer to Tromsø for a slice of Northern Norway's biggest city.

Lofoten Islands & Tromsø Winter Excursion - 6 Days

Dramatic, snow-covered mountains and the Northern Lights are highlights of this 6-day adventure above the Arctic Circle. Starting in Bodø, you'll ferry to the stunning Lofoten Islands and drive at your own pace through some of Norway's oldest and most colorful fishing towns. Then, exchange your rental car for an overnight coastal steamer where you'll travel to Tromsø for some urban culture and dog sledding.