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Walks in the Lofoten Islands

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Walks in the Lofoten Islands


I'm planning a cycle tour trip passing through the Lofoten Islands in July this year. I plan to take a day off to do some walks in the area as the scenario looks stunning. I was thinking of trying to find a hill to walk up from Reine to get a good view of the bay and mountains. Does anyone have any recomendations?.

One issue I was a bit worried about is that I'm told that the Lofotoens will be very busy in the summer and as I wasn't planning to book accomadation in advance but stay at a local campsite I was wondering whether it is possible that these could get full during this time. Is it reasonable for me to assume that I will be able to camp without prebooking as it's been suggested?.

Thanks in advance,


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1. Re: Walks in the Lofoten Islands

With a tent I think there is always space (although I do not Lofoten camping specifically).

For hiking best to ask locals.

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For hiking see


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You can camp anywhere in Norway, so long as its 100m away from roads and buildings!

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This is a good source of info for hikes http://www.68north.com/outdoors/ The guy whose site it is has done a lot of camping in Lofoten.

I guess Reinebringen is what you are looking for if you want a good view of the Reine area.

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I used www.hiking-lofoten.net. They have by far the most walks in their database on the Lofoten.

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I second the recommendation of www.hiking-lofoten.net , better known as www.rando-lofoten.net . Great photos and videos in addition to hike descriptions. You need to register to get access to all the information on the site.

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