All Lofoten Islands maps in scale 1:50 000 (UMT33)
Hiking-Lofoten provides Lofoten maps. All maps can be downloaded for free in high resolution TIFF format.
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All the maps offered in this section are provided by ”Kartverket” (the Norwegian National Institute of Cartography) and are licensed under creative commons by 4.0 no.Map overview above was modified by Hiking-Lofoten for its own purpose.
Hiking maps (paper) Three maps on a scale of 1:50,000 cover the whole of the Lofoten islands. You can buy them once you arrive in the islands at bookshops, most food-shops, petrol stations and tourist offices. It is cheaper to buy them in the Lofoten islands than on line. They are not very detailed and the marking of the routes is sometimes rather inaccurate. They are, however, the best available unless you decide to go for a handheld GPS with a vectorial map database.
Vågan Turkart 1 :50 000 (Varenr:2671)
Vestvågøy Turkart 1 :50 000 (Varenr:2673)
Vest-Lofoten Turkart 1 :50 000 (Varenr:2745)
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Vectorial maps for handheld GPS (Garmin®) - Paid Download Norway is entirely covered by 1:50,000 vectorial maps that can be used on certain handheld GPS systems as well as on mapping software packages such as Garmin Base Camp® or Garmin Map Source®. The extremely accurate Topo Experience Pro® series, which is published for Garmin® handheld GPS systems is available on line.
The series is available as 10 DVDs:
Topo Experience PRO 01 Sørvest Topo Experience PRO 02 Sørøst Topo Experience PRO 03 Vest Topo Experience PRO 04 Sentral Øst Topo Experience PRO 05 Nordvest Topo Experience PRO 06 Trøndelag Topo Experience PRO 07 Nordland Sør Topo Experience PRO 08 Nordland Nord (LOFOTEN) Topo Experience PRO 09 Troms Topo Experience PRO 10 Finnmark
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Frikart.no – free access vector maps for your Gamin GPS, PC or MAC - Free
Frikart.no offers free downloadable maps! Their accuracy and quality is in our opinion as good as the other paying maps available on the market. Even better, frikart.no’s maps are on a single file that covers the entire Norway (instead of the 10 different maps that you’ll need to cover the country when using the maps powered by Garmin® for example).
The following maps can be downloaded for free (for GPS, MAC and PC):
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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!
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...
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).