History tells us that the first fisherman's cabins in Lofoten were built by King Øystein in the 1120s. Many of the old fisherman's cabins have been taken care of and modernized for rent to tourists.
Do you dream of a holiday in Lofoten?
We give you 5 good reasons to choose Svinøya Rorbuer as your base in Lofoten
Fishing has always been a reason to live in Lofoten. The Lofoten Fishery for arctic cod in the winter is the world`s largest cod fishery.
You can mostly experience autumn in Lofoten in the same way as summer.
Read more about autumn in Lofoten here.
During November-December, the winter will arrive in Lofoten. The snow will fall and settle and bring more light into our days.
The Lofoten Islands offers some of the most beautiful summits in the country. The contrast between pointed peaks, solid views and the sea below is unique and created for epic skiing experiences.
Lofoten is one of the world's best destinations for experiencing the Northern Lights.
Read more about why here.
It can be technically difficult to photograph the northern lights, but with the power of patience and determination, will it be possible for anyone to get a good shot. Read more about how you can photograph the Northern Lights here.
With Svinøya and Svolvær as the starting point, there are many great hikes you can do. All of them will give you spectacular views and the opportunity to take amazing pictures.
Read the story of when Ola and Camilla tried out one of the most spectacular experiences the Lofoten Islands has to offer - making the jump on Svolværgeita.
Ready to take the coolest challenge of the summer? Climb the famous "Svolvær goat" this summer.
Fantastic hiking trails in Lofoten - local favourites.
Trollfjord & sea eagle safari by RIB in Lofoten - a WOW-experience for everyone!
This is the story of Gunnar Berg (1863-1893), the painter from the Lofoten Islands .
There’s not much that will help with the world-known stress levels rising before Christmas, but we know what will - spending time in a rorbu at Svinøya. Travel to the Lofoten Islands to experience traditional Christmas markets and get the festive spirit started.