Lofoten beach camp. Lofoten's Most Scenic Beaches

Lofoten's Most Scenic Beaches

Lofoten beach camp

Parking is available in the parking area at the end of the road. Additionally, the sides of the beach provide rocky outcroppings for a variety of photographic opportunities, depending on the tide and waves. Though not a photographic priority, it is always worth a stop if the light is right. Though popular among tour groups, and you will likely find Haukland filled with tripods and covered in footprints. Skagsanden is 3km east from Ramberg, just before the turnoff to Flakstad.

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Lofoten's Most Scenic Beaches

Lofoten beach camp

Changes will take effect once you reload the page. You can also change some of your preferences. I usually find myself on the left side and shooting towards the southwest. The draw of this small, sandy beach is the assortment of large boulders perfectly placed in the tide line. Rørvika Beach — Austvågøy 16km west from Svolvær Rørvika is a popular summer location for the locals. And on a summer evening as the sun hangs above the sea in the north, there is not much better than a barefoot stroll through the waves or a nice driftwood-fire to bring in the new day.

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Lofoten's Most Scenic Beaches

Lofoten beach camp

Many big name photographers have come here to photograph the wave action over the last couple years. Mostly only reached by gentle waves, not much drama usually occurs here. As a northern lights destination, Unstad is not always the best, as the beach is relatively closed in, though the aurora do occasionally appear in the right part of the sky. It used to be that I would rarely see another photographer here, but in recent years it seems people are heading here more and more to escape the relative crowds at Uttakleiv and Haukland. Typically the words arctic and beach are not usually mentioned together in the same sentence, however, on the Lofoten islands there are perhaps some of the most spectacular beaches you will ever see. Drive to the north side of Gimsøya.

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Lofoten's Most Scenic Beaches

Lofoten beach camp

Facing almost directly north with a low ridge to the west, there are no mountains in the immediate background, with only the distant peaks of Flakstadøy if looking across the beach to the right. Click on the different category headings to find out more. There is parking on the left or right side of the beach and then a 1 minute walk. Parking is available in the pullout just past the beach try to avoid parking at the passing area next to the beach. The parking is on the left side of the beach, a short drive past the village. Located along the E10 a few kilometers east from Ramberg, this flat, sandy beach often provides scenic reflections of the surrounding mountain terrain.

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Lofoten's Most Scenic Beaches

Lofoten beach camp

In winter, this beach can have a sublime beauty, and makes for one of the best sunrise or sunset locations on Lofoten. The following is an overview of some of my favorite beaches on Lofoten. Uttakleiv is the most photographed beach on Lofoten. White sand and turquoise blue water. Storsandnes Beach — Flakstadøy 13km west from Leknes The secret is now out about Storsandnes, a quiet little beach on the east side of Flakstadøy.

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Lofoten's Most Scenic Beaches

Lofoten beach camp

The beach does have a tendency to collect seaweed, often leaving it with a cluttered appearance, except at low tide. This is also a popular place for camping on the grassy dunes behind the beach. Eggum — Vestvågøy 24km east from Leknes Eggum is perhaps most popular as a midnight sun watching destination and in the height of summer, dozens of campers will line the coastline. For most of the beaches there is not really a proper parking place, you just have to find the entrance to a field and try to park on the edge of it while not blocking the way, especially in late summer when the farmer will be cutting the grass. Parking available at the end of the road past the village.

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