Photo: Northern Alpine Guides


Get active in Lofoten

There are plenty of activities to fill your winter in Lofoten. Here are some suggestions.

Photo: Northern Alpine Guides

Ice climbing with Northern Alpine Guides

In Lofoten, you can experience some breathtaking climbing above the sea. With its jagged peaks, Lofoten is a climber’s dream and the possibilities here are endless. Northern Alpine Guides tailors programs to suit you.

Northern Alpine Guides

Price: Contact them for details. When: From February .

Hiking with bonfires

Arctic Guide Service will take you on a 5km-long hike to Lofoten’s fantastic winter beaches. Nestling between steep mountains are the beaches of Haukland and Uttakleiv. Enjoy a hot drink around the bonfire and the Northern Lights may put on a show if you’re lucky.

Arctic Guide Service

Hov Hestegård

Horseback riding under the Northern Lights

Hov Hestegård stables offer riding tours all year round. Hov is situated on the coast of Lofoten, facing north and with no mountains blocking the view, which makes it an excellent starting point for experiencing the Northern Lights. Naturally, they offer late-night rides so you can marvel at the overhead display as you ride. The riding tours take you along white beaches, past ancient Viking monuments and to a small fishing village at a leisurely pace.

Hov Hestegård

Price: NKr990. When: From September to April

Snowshoeing with Lofoten aktiv

Take in the scenery in snowshoes and experience the beautiful, pure nature up close. Local guides will take you on easy tours that are safe from avalanche.

Northern Lights photography workshop in Reine

Seize the opportunity to experience the greatest show on earth – the Northern Lights. You’ll learn important night-photography skills and experienced photographers will show you the best techniques for capturing the Northern Lights on camera.


When: January–March / September–October. Price: Contact them for details.

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