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 Lofoten

Vestvågøy diary is a major producer of butter and cheese. Cheese from Lofoten is sold to all parts of the country, and a national test has confirmed that the best lamb in the country comes from Lofoten.

The biggest Viking Age chieftain´s homestead in Scandinavia has been excavated at Borg and a full-scale replica of the chieftain´s house has been reconstructed. Here, you can see the archaeologists impression of how the living quarters and banqueting hall will have looked during the Viking Age.

In what was the barn, you can now see a comprehensive exhibition of Viking Age finds from Borg and the rest of the island of Vestvågøy. You will also meet real-life people who will show you what life might have been like during the Viking Age. And if you have time, you can go down and take a look at Lofotr, the Viking ship, and the authentic boathouse replica.

Regardless of the time of year you visit - with the mystical Midnight sun, a spectacular thunderstorm or the magical Northern Lights. The polar night occurs when the night lasts for more than 24 hours. This occurs only inside the polar circles.



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