Svolvaer is a stunning location in the Lofoten archipelago in Norway. This breathtaking fishing town boasts towering peaks that overlook the shores of the Vestfjorden. It is famous among artists for its light and colors. Backcountry skiing is a great way to enjoy the winter landscapes of this beautiful spot. Furthermore, the town is also famous for its vibrant culture and cuisine, as well as for its variety of winter activities to enjoy when off the mountains!
Although Svolvaer is located above the Arctic circle, it is not as cold as other northern locations. Average winter temperatures are −0.7 °C.
Svolvaer has a regional airport and can also be accessed via ferry, by bus or by car.
For backcountry skiing, the best time to visit is during the winter months between December and March.
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