Svolvaer

Svolvaer

(svōl`văr), town, Nordland co., W Norway, on Austvågøya island. It is the administrative center of the Lofoten island group and has fisheries.
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At the end of a scenic drive from the airport in a hire car, guests will reach Svolvaer, the capital of the Lofoten Islands.
It was all so impressive that we hardly felt the late afternoon chill or the approaching drizzle, as our boat made its way from Trollfjord to a rendezvous with Midnatsol in the Lofoten Island fishing port of Svolvaer, with its distinctive racks filled with sides of cod which dry naturally in the northern sun.
nd ed st e, Next, we were taken to see the pretty fishing town of Svolvaer, where he re we were happy to sit on the quayside and watch sea eagles soaring amid the surrounding mountains.
The episode, titled OCoastal Express,O was taped last fall on a Hurtigruten journey from Kirkenes, located just a few miles from the Russian border, to Svolvaer, the administrative center of the Lofoten Islands.
NORTHERN LIGHTS: Cruise Thomas Cook (0800 916 6070) offers 14 nights on Marco Polo ex-Tilbury Mar 21 to Amsterdam, Molde, Svolvaer, Narvik, Tromso, Alta, Aalesund and Bergen from pounds 699.
The only purpose-built concert hall in the archipelago is the splendid brand new (2009) Lofoten Kulturhus in Svolvaer (population 4,300), the capital of Lofoten and its main port.
A reminder of the price many have paid is a statue at the entrance to the harbour of Svolvaer, the main town, of a woman staring out to sea, awaiting her husband.
The price of pounds 979pp includes return flights from Stansted, two nights' B&B accommodation on the ship, one night's half-board in a hotel in Svolvaer, whale safari trip, transfers and taxes.
The war museums in Svolvaer and Kirkenes depict the Nazi occupation in wrenching detail.