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8 nouveaux topos de randonnées sont disponibles gratuitement et accessibles pour les utilisateurs enregistrés.

Tous les topos que nous proposons sont réalisés par notre équipe, ce qui veut dire que chaque randonnée est préalablement testée et que toutes les informations (tracés gps, indications topographiques, etc.) sont collectés et vérifiés par nous même.

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Une rubrique consacrée aux Aurores Boréales
C’est maintenant la pleine saison pour observer ce phénomène physique spectaculaire. Nous vous proposons des outils en ligne de prévision des aurores boréales, ainsi qu’une galerie de photos « fraîchement » prise des dernières aurores observées aux Lofoten.

Une mini-galerie de photos des Lofoten en hiver ainsi que des actualités locales qui ont attirés notre attention de randonneurs et d’amoureux de la nature arctique et qui vous permettrons sans doute de mieux appréhender  l’hiver dans cette région du globe.

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8 new hiking guides are available for free and can be accessed by registered users.

All the routes we offer have been drawn up by our team, which means that each hike is tested beforehand and we have collected and tested all the information (satnav routes, hiking specifications, etc.).

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A section dedicated to the Northern Lights
This is now the best time of the year to observe this spectacular natural phenomenon. We provide on-line tools for forecasting the Northern Lights, as well as a gallery of recently taken photos of the latest display of Northern Lights in the Lofoten Islands.
 
A mini-gallery of photos of the Lofoten Islands in the winter and local news that we have spotted as hikers and arctic nature lovers that will give you a better idea of what winter is like in this part of the world.
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Boat Shuttle

Reine/Vindstad/Kjerkfjord

forsfjord vindstad

If you want to go from Forsfjord power station to Vindstad (or vice versa), and you don’t want to rely on the boat shuttle MS Fjordkyss, it is now possible to do it by foot.

We provide GPX track, map and the description (in french only) for the section connecting Vindstad to Forsfjord. This new possibility is particularly interesting for hikers engaged in the great crossing of the Lofoten Islands trek.

Our tips

Where to sleep, eat, drink and more in the Lofoten Islands

As we are not a tourist office, we will only publish recommandations for places we think are hikers and backpackers friendly and that we have tested AND appreciated. This section will get more stuff as we go along.

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North of the archipellago

Laukvik
Brotoy: E Raftsundet
Kabelvag: Ip kamera skistua, kongstind
Henningsvær - Austvågøya

Center of the archipellago

Steine: F Hagskaret (Retning Stamsund)
Ballstad: havn i Lofoten, Vestvågøy, Nordland

South of the archipellago

E10 Kåkernbrua - Moskenesøya
Vindstad: E Akkarvika

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 Increasingly accurate maps!

The Day Walks section has been improved thanks to the work of Frank Ingermann and the fantastic vector map background of Norgeskart.no (Norwegian Mapping Authority - Karverket). Hiking-Lofoten offers hiking guides that are getting ever more accurate and professional. Come and find out about them!

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Download the official Lofoten Islands maps

Lofoten Islands maps, scale 1:50 000 (UMT33)  download them for free on hiking-lofoten!Maps from the Norwegian National Institute of Cartography (Kartverket) are available in high definition (Tiff) on a set of ten maps.  Essential to prepare your hikes in the Lofoten Islands...

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Northern lights forecast

Discover aurora forecast for Lofoten islands, thanks to NOAA POES satelitte from the "National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration"

GPS routes

  • The GPS hiking routes are finally available as free downloads from the Hikes section!
  • Discover eight new routes in the Lofoten Islands with detailed Topos from Rando-Lofoten.

Day Length in the Lofoten

The Lofoten archipelago is located above the Arctic Circle, the result of this situation is a period of permanent days in summer and at the opposite a period of permanent night in winter (polar night).

To organize properly your trips and expedition in this region, it is important to take this phenomenon into account due to the high latitude. Discover our sunset/sunrise calendar

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