Lofoten from Svolvaer Self-Guided Cycling Holiday
Self-Guided | Individual | 8 days | 7 nights | £1589 per person
Other durations available on request.
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• Cycle past Stone Age settlements and old boathouses
• Visit a doll museum and art galleries
• Cycle through picturesque fishing hamlets and towns
A biking holiday in Lofoten is a once-in-a-lifetime experience. Around practically every bend you will experience new,
indescribably beautiful scenery. Sun or rain, calm or gale force winds, any type of weather will provide you with truly unique and memorable experiences! As long as you have appropriate clothes and equipment, any trip will be a success.
The route from Svolvær to Å passes through picturesque fishing hamlets and towns, such as Henningsvær (the so-called Venice of Lofoten), Nusfjord, Reine and Sakrisøy. You bike past Stone Age settlements, old boathouses, one of the world’s northern-most golf course, a doll museum and innumerable art galleries – here you need to have your eyes and ears open and take time to visit some of the many attractions along the way. A bicycle trip through Lofoten will provide you with memories for a lifetime!
The approximate difficulty level for this tour
Day 1: Arrival Bodø. Hurtigruten (Costal Steamer) to Svolvær.
Overnight accommodation in Svolvær.
Day 2: Cycling Svolvær – Henningsvær – 24 km.
Overnight accommodation in Henningsvær.
Day 3: Cycling Henningsvær – Hov / Gimsøya – 32 km.
Overnight accommodation at Hov. Possible to play golf in Midnight Sun!
Day 4: Cycling Hov – Stamsund – Leknes – Ballstad – 66 km.
Overnight accommodation in Ballstad.
Day 5: Go by boat 11:00 from Ballstad to Nusfjord. Spend the rest of the day in Nusfjord.
Overnight accommodation in Nusfjord. Possible with more cycling, hiking, fishing etc.
Day 6: Cycling Nusfjord – Reine 40 km.
Biking from Nusfjord, via Sakrisøy and Husøy to Reine. Overnight accommodation in Reine (2 nights).
Day 7: Rest day in Reine.
We highly recommend to go by bike to Å and visit the Stock fish Museum and to Sakrisøy and visit the Doll-museum! Also possible with boat trips and hiking tours.
Day 8: Cycling to Moskenes.
Ferry Boat to Bodø, depart 10:30, arrival Bodø 14:30. Delivering of bikes today.
We recommend x-night In Bodø.
This tour starts in Bodo. Overall, this is a rather easy tour. A few short climbs can be conquered easily by pushing the bike. You will cycle on beautiful bike ways and minor roads.
A challenging leisure cycling holiday suitable for experienced cyclists and those comfortable with changing weather conditions, good at map navigation and able to handle cycling in remote locations.
Where is the starting point of the holiday?
Tour Route Map
The Lofoten from Svolvaer tour stays in cabins, hotels and guesthouses carefully chosen for their location, hospitality and proximity to your tour route.
- 7 nights accommodations with breakfast
– 7 x self made packed lunch and refill of brought thermos
– 6 × 2 or 3-course dinner (all days except arrival day in Svolvær)
– Transfers: Hurtigruta Bodø – Svolvær (Monday)
– Bikeferry (Friday)
– Ferry Moskenes – Bodø (Monday), map and tour description
Bike hire is included in the price
This follows the bike: helmet, wirelock, Repair kit with patches, the necessary keys for adjustments, spare hose, pump, lights for mounting on helmet, reflective vest with a half-long arms. It is possible to bring own pedals.
Lofoten from Svolvaer, 8 days, 7 nights
All prices are per person and include bike hire.
2017 Cycling Holiday Prices:
Prices are based on seasonal date bands
Season 1: 05.06. – 14.08.2017
Arrival every Mondays
Category A: Prices per person including bike hire
Season 1: £1589 | Book online here >>
Hotel Category Descriptions
Category: Cabins, hotels and guesthouses.
Holiday Price: From £1589
Single Supplement: From £389