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    • One day ashore in Lofoten

      Lofoten Yesterday

      we are coming in June aboard NCL Star and would appreciate advice on what to see in such a short time please.

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    • Weather in early May

      Lofoten Feb 19, 2015 at 8:14 AM

      Hello,

      we are planning to visit Lofoten in early may.. First stop being Reine.
      I would like to know if it is a good time to be there , and whether there will still be snow.
      Personally i prefer more greenery and clear skies.. can i expect that in first week of May ?
      Would appreciate any suggestions, else i might plan my trip a bit late in the month of May.

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    • Weather in early May

      Lofoten Feb 19, 2015 at 8:14 AM

      Hello,

      we are planning to visit Lofoten in early may.. First stop being Reine.
      I would like to know if it is a good time to be there , and whether there will still be snow.
      Personally i prefer more greenery and clear skies.. can i expect that in first week of May ?
      Would appreciate any suggestions, else i might plan my trip a bit late in the month of May.

      3 Answers Feb 20, 2015 at 6:08 AM
    • Bus from Abisko to Navik and Navik to Tromso in March 2015

      Narvik Jan 6, 2015 at 10:35 PM

      Can anyone tell me if there is any bus depart from Abisko to Navik on Sunday, in the morning of March 2015, from which I can connect the bus from Navik to Tromso on the same day?

      I would appreciate it if you could also give me the timetable.

      Thank you for your help

      Pracha

      1 Answer Jan 7, 2015 at 4:56 AM
    • Gen. Fleichersv. 365 Tennevoll, 935-- how I can get here

      Narvik Jan 5, 2015 at 7:41 AM

      I want to go to the address 'Gen. Fleichersv. 365 Tennevoll, 935' from Narvik railway station. How can I get there,by bus or by taxi, and how much I need to pay for the transportation? Thank you.

      2 Answers Jan 5, 2015 at 12:24 PM
    • is there train from narvik norway to oslo ?

      Narvik Dec 29, 2014 at 12:02 PM

      Can i take train from narvik to oslo plz help me before time goes cuz i need it til 1 january 2015

      4 Answers Feb 15, 2015 at 10:29 AM
    • 1 week visit

      Lofoten Dec 26, 2014 at 6:58 AM

      Hello

      I was wondering if a one week visit is sufficient or would I have to stay longer, I will be in Skandinnavia for a while and I found a company that offers one week tours (www.exploranor.com).
      Any experiences with that company?
      Will a week be long enough?

      Furthermore I read that people surf in Unstad (unstadarcticsurf.com), I am an beginner, will I still be able to surf there?
      That would make the trip perfect!

      1 Answer Dec 27, 2014 at 4:03 PM
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      Can anyone recommend a Hotel or B & B in Trofors, Norway for June 2015?? Thank you!

      Trofors Dec 7, 2014 at 7:27 AM

      Can anyone recommend a Hotel or B & B in Trofors, Norway for June 2015? Trofors must be a very small village in Nordland though, there is a train station there. I have looked at several hotel sites on line though, found nothing there. I am visiting Hattfjelldal, Nordland then looking at Trofors to catch a southbound 8:56 morning train. Any & all thoughts are greatly appreciated. Thank you, Chuck Ps. having a hotel can make this trip a workable, as traveling on to Geiranger to meet friends one day later.

      4 Answers Dec 9, 2014 at 7:24 PM
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      Northern Lights in Narvik

      Narvik Oct 21, 2014 at 1:20 PM

      I'm sure this question has been asked and answered many times, but I can't find the answers in the forum, so apologies if it has been answered before.

      What is the best time and the best place to see the Northern Lights in Europe during winter?

      I have seen Narvik suggested, but other people suggest Kiruna in Sweden because it is further inland and therefore more likely to get clear conditions rather than cloudy coastal weather. Or maybe Narvik doesn't get cloudy in the middle of winter?

      And are there any statistics for the northern lights, similar to statistics for weather, like 20% chance of seeing the them during January nights, etc?

      And what is the best month of year to go?

      Thanks for any info or suggestions.

      4 Answers Oct 23, 2014 at 12:06 PM
    • Uttakleivveien

      Haukland Oct 13, 2014 at 11:26 PM

      UttakleivveienHow to get on the road that goes Uttakleivveien bypass tunnel? It is possible to drive around barriers on both sides?

      1 Answer Oct 15, 2014 at 1:02 AM
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      Ferry from Bodo to Moskenes then taxi

      Moskenes Aug 6, 2014 at 5:48 PM

      Has anyone taken the ferry from Bodo to Moskenes? Had any experience getting a taxi for around 10 KM from the ferry terminal? I have checked that there are two big tunnels, so walking is out of the question. The other option is renting a car in Bodo - but don't see a way to get insurance as to not risk approx. $1500 USD if an accident. So - is a taxi a viable choice? I know there is a bus, but understand they take hours to arrive.

    • Hiking in the Lofoten

      Lofoten Jul 28, 2014 at 8:21 AM

      Can someone recommend me any nice hikes in the Lofoten?

      6 Answers Dec 24, 2014 at 1:18 AM
    • Road conditions (traffic and ice) in March

      Lofoten Jul 20, 2014 at 3:48 AM

      Just wondering if someone can provide advice about the road conditions that could be expected in late March. I drive on the left hand side of the road at home so feel a little uncertain about driving in Lofoten Islands. I would also be keen to have an understanding about how busy the roads are likely to be at that time of the year.

      Many thanks.

      1 Answer Oct 14, 2014 at 2:43 AM
    • Prices of buses in Lofoten?

      Lofoten Jul 17, 2014 at 8:28 AM

      Hi can anyone link me some website or explane me how i can find prices of buses in Norway? im planning to go from Narvik to Moskenes and than one more time from Andalsness - Trollstigen - Geiranger and back. Anyone know how much are these two trips? thanks a lot

      4 Answers Jul 17, 2014 at 2:47 PM
    • driving in the finnmark

      Lofoten Jul 17, 2014 at 12:36 AM

      what is the best route from bodo to kirkenes

      2 Answers Jul 17, 2014 at 4:32 AM
    • transportation Svolvaer to Kabelvag

      Svolvær Jul 3, 2014 at 12:16 PM

      How would we get from the high speed ferry port in Svolvaer (arrival at 21:00) to Kabelvag lodging? Do we need a rental car, or is there transportation at night?

      1 Answer Jul 3, 2014 at 12:23 PM
    • Round trip or one-way?

      Lofoten Jun 22, 2014 at 4:15 AM

      So, we're doing a bike tour in Lofoten in August. Is it worth making a round trip (Which would be about 400 km) along the southern coasts first and the northern coasts getting back? Or are we better off getting from Moskenes to Svolvaer in one go and then use the days we have left for something else around Bodo, or for going further west of Svolvaer?

       

      2 Answers Jun 22, 2014 at 12:24 PM
    • Bus from Evenes Airport

      Narvik Jun 17, 2014 at 11:37 PM

      Hi everyone, I will arrive in Harstad/Narvik, Evenes Airport (EVE) in July. And I need to go to Narvik (which is 79km far from Evenes airport). Can you please show me which bus number I can take and how much it costs? Thank you so much for your help.

      1 Answer Jun 17, 2014 at 11:48 PM
    • transportation

      Svolvær Jun 1, 2014 at 8:34 AM

      What is the best way to get from the ferry to Kabelvag at 9:00pm at night? Is there a grocery store a long the way?

      1 Answer Jun 1, 2014 at 10:19 AM
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      paying for bus

      Moskenes May 16, 2014 at 2:28 PM

      How many NOK to travel from Moskenes to Leknes or Gravdal? Does the company accept credit cards?

      1 Answer May 16, 2014 at 10:47 PM
    • camping in the lofoten

      Lofoten May 6, 2014 at 2:03 AM

      I'm planning to camp in a tent end of August in the lofoten and since I did not find many information or previous experiences for this, I am wondering if it is realizable in terms of weather and temperature, with a simple small tent (type quecha 2 seconds) and a good sleeping bad. What would you advise? Do you have any recommendations? Thank you!!

      1 Answer May 6, 2014 at 9:04 AM
    • Narvik to Honningsvag by Bus ?

      Narvik Apr 18, 2014 at 8:54 AM

      Who could help to get information about timetable and prices. We arrive, 2 guys on August 2, 14 by train from Stockholm and need to proceed to North kapp.
      Overnight stay in Narvik necessary or gives arrival enough time to pick up bus to north?

    • Narvik to Honningsvag by Bus ?

      Narvik Apr 18, 2014 at 8:54 AM

      Who could help to get information about timetable and prices. We arrive, 2 guys on August 2, 14 by train from Stockholm and need to proceed to North kapp.
      Overnight stay in Narvik necessary or gives arrival enough time to pick up bus to north?

    • how to get to svolvaer from evenes on thursday the 17(holiday)

      Narvik Apr 12, 2014 at 12:26 PM

      Hello,

      we are two Italian tourists travelling to Svolvaer on Thursday the 17th in order to get our rented car at Europcar for that day.
      Unfortunately we saw, just few hours ago, on the 17th the bus lines to Svolvaer are not working on those days.
      We'll arrive at Evenes at 10:35 with the flight from Oslo, we kindly ask you how we can reach Svolvaer.

      Thank you very much for your answer.

      Annalisa and Francesco

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      Tromso recommendations

      Nordland Mar 4, 2014 at 1:28 PM

      I will have two days in Tromso in early June. What 'must see' recommendations would you give me? Also, any budget-friendly places to stay overnight (more than camping but less than a luxury hotel)?

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      clothting questions

      Lofoten Jan 13, 2014 at 11:41 AM

      I'm coming to Lofoten in mid-June. How serious of rain and wind gear will I need to pack?
      Also, are wool sweaters appropriate?

      3 Answers Jan 15, 2014 at 12:51 AM
    • Road surfaces

      Lofoten Jan 6, 2014 at 12:55 PM

      What are the road surfaces like on the minor roads in Lofoten? Are they Tarmac or gravel?

      3 Answers Jan 7, 2014 at 5:01 AM
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      transport from narvik to lofoten island. and then back to harstad narvik airport.

      Narvik Jan 5, 2014 at 5:50 AM

      hi there, ineed help regarding transportation from narvik to svolvaer(or any interesting place in lofoten island) and then back to evenes airport to catch flight to oslo. does anyone have any idea? im on a tight budget. id done my research but couldnt find any. i am also looking for narvik-svolvaer-bodo-oslo route but its quite expensive. the flight from bodo to oslo is expensive. also the hurtigruten service from moskenes/svolvaer to bodo is expensive.

      perhaps, if anyone got another route plan, it would be great also. thanks.

      3 Answers Jan 5, 2014 at 9:03 AM
    • Winter fjord cruises?

      Narvik Nov 1, 2013 at 5:03 AM

      I'll be travelling to Narvik in mid to late February, and I was wondering if there were cruises going at those times? Also is it easy to get around without a car, as we'll be taking a train from Kiruna.

      Cheers!

      4 Answers Nov 2, 2013 at 9:33 AM
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      Visiting Brønnøysund

      Brønnøysund Oct 27, 2013 at 4:39 AM

      Hello. I am planning to visit Brønnøysund in a few days in the future. What is the easiest way to get there? What one can do and see in this town? Greetings.

      1 Answer Oct 27, 2013 at 8:54 AM
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      Svolvaer-Abisko in one day

      Narvik Oct 25, 2013 at 8:48 AM

      Hello, it seems impossible to travel from Svolvaer to Abisko in one day with public transport,
      I can't find any connection. Trains and busses arrive too late in Narvik to have the right connection.
      Any tips? hitchhiking? Did I miss something? To be precise: it's about the 5th of march 2014.
      Thank you!
      Aleida

      4 Answers Nov 1, 2013 at 3:12 PM
    • From Svolvaer to Abisko

      Narvik Oct 22, 2013 at 8:23 AM

      We are planning to go from Svolvaer tot Abisko in one day, but we can't find a bus or train that will takes us from Narvik to Abisko. The bus will get us from Svolvaer to Narvik at 14.10, but according to the Swedish railways-site there are no connecting trains/buses. Anybody?

      1 Answer Oct 22, 2013 at 8:33 AM