Lofoten is a group of islands and a traditional district located in the northern Norway, within the Arctic Circle.
Lofoten is well known for it’s natural beauty and has been a inspiration for artists for centuries. This place offers a diversity of natural locations: wonderful wild beaches, untouched land, open sea, dramatic mountains and peaks as well as sheltered bays and small, scenic villages.
In Lofoten the Norwegian Sea is always close by. The traditional and historical deep sea fishing culture is visible through the whole place, with fisherman’s cabins along the cost line and fish-drying racks in the fishing villages.
Winter temperatures in Lofoten are very mild considering its location north of the Arctic Circle – Lofoten has the largest positive temperature anomaly in the world relative to latitude. May and June are the driest months, while October has three times as much precipitation.