The Lofoten Islands emerge from the turbulent waters of the Norwegian Sea, above the Arctic Circle. This unique community in the midst of wild nature offers an uninterrupted landscape of majestic mountains, deep fjords, seabird colonies and long beaches, ideal for surfing.
Between the end of May and the middle of July you can experience the midnight sun, while the northern lights can be seen from September to mid-April. Choose the time of the year well, according to the needs of your audiovisual project.
It is an archipelago of deep fjords and impressive cliffs, a conglomerate of more than 2000 islands that, in addition, forms a kind of mountainous barrier between the Scandinavian Peninsula and the Norwegian Sea. Seen from the sky, it looks like an immense great wall. The magnificent light – and quickly changing weather conditions have inspired and attracted many artists to this area for several decades. An ideal location for an audiovisual production or photographic shooting.
Reine, installed on islets and surrounded by mountains, is one of the most spectacular villages of the Lofoten Islands. It is presided over by the peak of the imposing Reinebringen mountain. A climb to the top will surprise you with the best views of the islands. We encourage you to approach the bridge that is just before the tunnel that takes you to the village, to capture one of the best views of Reine in your audiovisual project.
It is a small fishing village, located in the municipality of Moskenes, 1 km away from Reine. At the moment Hamnøy and Reine are united by bridges, but before they were built one had to travel this short distance in a ferry. A unique and charming location for any audiovisual production or photographic shooting.
In the south of the archipelago is the island of Flakstadøya located. Here you can enjoy green landscapes and the typical houses of the area. A different landscape for your audiovisual project.
The largest Viking building in Scandinavia
In Borg, a village on the island of Vestvågøy, was in 1981 a wooden structure discovered that turned out to be the largest Viking building ever found in Scandinavia. Are you going to miss it for your photographic shooting or audiovisual production?
It is a town, located further south on the E10 road that runs through the Lofoten, and it is the town with the shortest name in the world. Although many of its “rorbuer”, the traditional wooden houses, are intended for tourist accommodation, some are still maintained for their original use: fishing. Only some 100 people live here, but its beauty and the peculiarity of the name will make you will visit it in your next audiovisual project.
Sund is one of the oldest fishing villages on the Lofoten Islands. It is located south of Flakstad, with just some 100 inhabitants. It is built around the port where boats continue to arrive. A traditional village, ideal for a photographic shooting or audiovisual production.
It is the most famous fishing village of Flakstad. It was chosen as a pilot project for the conservation of the architectural styles of the islands in 1975. To get to it you pass some of the most photogenic places, Lake Storvatnet, a marvel for your audiovisual project.
Near the capital, Svolvær, and located in the municipality of Vågan, we find Kabelvåg. Its main attraction is the Vågan Kirke, the cathedral of the Lofoten. It is the second largest wooden church in Norway, with a capacity for 1.200 people. A great construction as background in your audiovisual production or photographic shooting.
This town is known as “The Venice of the North” and composed of small islands separated by channels. It perfectly combines traditional wooden architecture with modern art galleries and cafes. A mixture of tradition and modernity, ideal for your audiovisual project.
This is the capital of the Lofoten Islands and its largest town, with a beautiful harbor. The road to Svolvær is going through one of the most beautiful landscapes of the islands, competing with that of Reine. The mountainous landscape of the area will surprise you for your audiovisual production or photographic shooting.
One of the most famous beaches of the islands. You can walk to the neighboring beach of Uttakleiv along the road that runs along the coast through the mountains. Near this beach you also find Vik beach. If the weather conditions allow it, you can ascent to the peak of the Mannen mountain, with a privileged view of the beach of Vik and Haukland. It is an ideal location to watch the sunset and the aurora borealis in your audiovisual project.
It is considered as the most romantic beach in Norway and the favorite one for photographers, ideal to watch the sunset and the northern lights. The black line of rocks in the foreground will give you a wide range of possibilities. Will it be the favorite of your photographic shooting or audiovisual production?
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- Portada – https://www.viajejet.com/consejos-documentacion-y-requisitos-para-viajar-a-noruega/las-islas-lofoten-un-impresionante-archipielago-en-noruega/
- Reine – https://www.locationscout.net/norway/2951-reine
- Hamnøy – https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Hamn%C3%B8y_Reine_Moskenes_Lofoten_norway_tunliweb_02.jpg
- Flakstadøya – https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Ramberg_Beach,_Flakstad%C3%B8ya,_Lofoten.jpg
- Borg – https://www.bivrost.com/the-proud-vikings-of-lofoten/
- A – https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:A_-_Lofoten_Islands.jpg
- Sund – https://www.pinterest.de/pin/303993043587300999/?autologin=true
- Nusfjord – https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Nusfjord.jpg
- Kabelvåg – http://www.norwegenstube.de/kabelvag
- Henningsvær – https://www.dailyscandinavian.com/norway-europes-beautiful-country/
- Svolvær – https://ca.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fitxer:Svolvaer,_Lofoten,_Norway.JPG
- Haukland – http://moorejphotos.blogspot.com.es/2015/01/norway-day-one-workshop.html
- Uttakleiv – https://www.locationscout.net/norway/3177-uttakleiv-beach