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Plan Your Trip to Svolvær

Svolvær is the biggest city in the Lofoten region, an archipelago in northwest Norway that’s known for its natural beauty, waterfront towns, and being one of the best places in the world to see the famous Northern Lights. The views from this small city are incredible in every direction, with mountains, oceanfront, and charming streets. With a city centre and amenities like a shopping mall, cinema, and art galleries, Svolvær is the ideal spot for a northern Norway getaway.

There are so many things to do in Svolvær. Browse shops, enjoy restaurants that serve fresh, local food, and take in the stunning beauty of the region. One of the most popular things to do in Svolvær is view the Northern Lights, the amazing atmospheric phenomenon that casts green and purple streaks of light across the dark night sky. Seeing the Northern Lights is certainly a bucket-list experience and one you can’t miss if you’re spending time in Svolvær. While you can spot this natural marvel from land, your experience will be even more heightened on a private yacht cruise to see the Northern Lights. Imagine soaking in a hot tub while watching the light show above you.

If you can’t get enough of boating in Svolvær, Norway (and we can’t blame you!), book a whale watching tour to see humpback whales and orcas up close! These magnificent creatures visit Svolvær to feed on the annual herring migration, and you don’t want to miss it. Be sure to reserve in advance.

No matter how you spend your time in Svolvær, you’ll never forget this peaceful Norwegian city. Book your Svolvær tour or activity online today.