If the cold never bothered you anyway and you really can't stay away from the beach even when it's snowing, there is one place you should head to in Norway. It's none other than Lofoten!
An archipelago located in the county of Nordland, Lofoten is one of the most popular places to head to for those who want to catch the aurora borealis. However, it has also become a go-to destination for anyone who wants to enjoy the water and the beach even during the winter.
Beaches in Lofoten
Beaches in Lofoten have become very popular among visitors for their clear waters and white sand. Here are some examples of beaches that can be found in Lofoten:
- Haukland Beach
- Kvalvika Beach
- Ramberg Beach
- Skagsanden Beach
- Unstad Beach
- Uttakleiv Beach
- Ytresand Beach
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Water-Related Activities in Lofoten
Due to its nature as an archipelago, travelers can enjoy a number of water-related activities while in Lofoten. And yes, these activities can be enjoyed even when it's snowing.
These water-related activities include diving, fishing, kayaking, snorkeling, and surfing. For those who enjoy fishing in particular, head to the archipelago during the start of the year as it is the time the Northeast Arctic cod heads back to the fjords to spawn.
You can also go on a winter sea safari while Lofoten. Many operators offer a sea safari experience, which you are recommended to book prior to heading to the archipelago. For more information, head here.
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