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A boat from Narvik will take you to Svolvær in 3½ hours.
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An express boat goes between Svolvær and Bodø Sunday-Friday, and takes approximately 3½ hours. Additionally, there is an express boat between Narvik and Svolvær in 3½ hours. Further, you may take the Coastal Steamer, Hurtigruten, which arrives at 19:00 (southboud) or 21:00 (northbound) daily. Otherwise there is an airport in close proximity to the town.
  
 
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There's lots of different kinds of accommodation. Hotels are widespread, there's camping or you can get a rörbu (a cabin). Sleeping on the street is possible as it is quiet, but the temperatures can be near freezing even in the summer and the cold wind from the sea doesn't help at all.
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There's lots of different kinds of accommodation. Hotels are widespread, there's camping or you can get a rorbu (a traditional fisherman's cabin). Sleeping outside is possible as it is quiet, but the temperatures can be near freezing even in the summer and the cold wind from the sea doesn't help at all.
  
 
==Get out==
 
==Get out==

Revision as of 12:48, 9 July 2007

Svolvær is in Lofoten.

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Get in

An express boat goes between Svolvær and Bodø Sunday-Friday, and takes approximately 3½ hours. Additionally, there is an express boat between Narvik and Svolvær in 3½ hours. Further, you may take the Coastal Steamer, Hurtigruten, which arrives at 19:00 (southboud) or 21:00 (northbound) daily. Otherwise there is an airport in close proximity to the town.

Get around

Svolvær is really compact so the best thing you can do is walk.

See

There are many art galleries here.

Do

Buy

It's not so easy to keep to the budget here. Narvesen kiosk is a good place to buy things such as drink. There's a bookshop in the town, art is being sold in many places and overpriced souvenirs are easy to find.

Eat

Drink

Sleep

There's lots of different kinds of accommodation. Hotels are widespread, there's camping or you can get a rorbu (a traditional fisherman's cabin). Sleeping outside is possible as it is quiet, but the temperatures can be near freezing even in the summer and the cold wind from the sea doesn't help at all.

Get out

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