The trail is not that difficult (for experienced hikers rather easy), not that long (2-3hours returning) but the views are stunning! We met a local who said it was her favourite trekiking in Lofoten, that means something :)
Holandsmelen Hiking Trail
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There is a nice panorama from the summit, the trail is quite easy. But if you have time and energy, the nearby Himmeltinden is a better option.
I am in Leknes for landscape photography. This looked like a good choice, and I was very pleased. Over an hour to go up, less coming down. Some moderately steep sections, some wet areas. Glad I went.
The hike itself is a bit steep with some good views but once you are on the top you are rewarded with a fantastic 360 degrees panorama: mountains, sea, islands and some of the beautiful Lofoten beaches. We spent an hour and a half in...More