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Backcountry Skiing in Svolvaer: Top Outdoor Adventures Awaiting You


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Discover the beautiful mountains and fjords of Norway with one of the certified guides at Explore-Share.com on an unforgettable backcountry skiing adventure in Svolvaer!

Svolvaer is a charming fishing town north of the Arctic circle located on the island of Austvågøya in the Lofoten archipelago in Norway. Facing the Vestfjord to the south and stunning mountains to the north, Svolvaer is an ideal location for a unique backcountry skiing adventure.  Compare and book a certified guide for your trip on Explore-Share.com: 1500+ guides, 70+ countries and more than 8000 different programs to choose from. Take a pick from our selection of Backcountry Skiing trips in Svolvaer. The mountains are calling!

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FAQs: Backcountry Skiing in Norway

What should I know about Backcountry Skiing Svolvaer?

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!

Why should I choose Svolvaer for my Backcountry Skiing adventure?

Sea and mountain

With the mountains rising up overlooking the coastline, Svolvear combines the best of two worlds, and offers stunning landscapes and views!

Fishing, northern lights and more

The span of winter adventures you can enjoy in Svolvear is unlimited. Fishing, catching sight of the northern lights, circle dancing and more are part of Svolvaer charm, as well as backcountry skiing of course!

Culture and cuisine

Svolvear is a lovely fishing town with a stunning port, as well as strong cultural scene with a lot of artistic activity and amazing restaurants. There is plenty to do, both on and off the mountains!

What can I expect from the weather during my Backcountry Skiing trip in Svolvaer?

Although Svolvaer is located above the Arctic circle, it is not as cold as other northern locations. Average winter temperatures are −0.7 °C.

Which language is predominantly spoken in the Svolvaer region?


What currency is accepted around Svolvaer?

Norwegian krone

How can I get to Svolvaer?

Svolvaer has a regional airport and can also be accessed via ferry, by bus or by car.

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When is the best time to travel to Svolvaer for Backcountry Skiing?

For backcountry skiing, the best time to visit is during the winter months between December and March.

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Great week with an impresively expert mountain guide, Franco, from Pro-Rock Adventures, who managed the complicated wether conditions to bring us always to the right place in the right moment.

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