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Svolvær Destination Guide

Discover Svolvær in Norway!

Svolvær in the region of Nordland with it's 4,197 habitants is a town located in Norway - some 586 mi (or 943 km) North of Oslo, the country's capital.

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Local time in Svolvær is now 12:37 PM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named "Europe / Oslo" with an UTC offset of 1 hours. Depending on your flexibility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Sorsele, Vestpollen, Vatnfjord, Straumnes, Storvagan or Bodø. When in this area, you might want to check out Svolvær, Kongsmarka, Svolvaer Lofoten, Svolvaer Lofoten and Svolvaer Lofoten as well. We found some clips posted online. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.

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Hurtigruten - Nordstjernen - Svolvær

06:54 min ( December 28, 2011 by MsCruiseguy)
Views: 1,249 - Rating: 5/5

The departure of the MS Nordstjeren from Svolvær on 31-07-2011. The MS Nordstjeren in the oldest ship of the Hurtigruten-fleet. In 2012 she will leave the fleet. What she will become is at this momen...

MS Fram and MS Nordstjernen meet in Svol...

05:00 min ( May 28, 2010 by marbeers)
Views: 5,124 - Rating: 5/5

On the 27th of May 2010 The newest and the oldest ship in the Hurtigruten-fleet meet in the harbor of Svolvær, Lofoten

Mega Yacht Utopia - Svolvær

03:35 min ( December 02, 2011 by MsCruiseguy)
Views: 1,984 - Rating: 3.66667/5

The MegaYacht Utopia visited Svolvær on the Lofoten in Norway. The ship can be chartered for a serious amount of money. She was build by Feadship in 2004 and had a refit in 2007. There are 6 cabins o...

Svolvær video from My Phone for Novemb...

01:08 min ( November 01, 2007 by Oywind)
Views: 5,350 - Rating: 3.5/5

Video uploaded from my mobile phone

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Interesting facts about this location

Svinøy Bridge

Svinøy Bridge is a cantilever road bridge in the town of Svolvær in Nordland county, Norway. The bridge connects the small island of Svinøya with the "main island" of Austvågøya in the middle of the town of Svolvær. Svinøy Bridge is 359 metres long, the two main spans are 24 metres and 22.5 metres long, and the maximum clearance to the sea is 19 metres . The bridge was opened in 1964.

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Located at 68.23, 14.57 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:1964 establishments in Norway, Bridges completed in 1964, Road bridges in Nordland, Vågan


Austvågøy or Austvågøya is the northeasternmost of the larger islands in the Lofoten archipelago in Nordland county, Norway. It is located between the Vestfjorden and the Norwegian Sea. The island of Vestvågøya lies to the southwest and the large island of Hinnøya to the northeast. Most of the island is part of Vågan municipality, while the northeastern part belongs to Hadsel municipality. The main town on the island is Svolvær. Austvågøya is popular among mountain climbers.

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Located at 68.23, 14.57 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:Hadsel, Lofoten, Vågan

Svolvær Airport, Helle

Svolvær Airport, Helle (Norwegian: Svolvær lufthavn, Helle) is a regional airport serving the town of Svolvær in Vågan municipality (and the region surrounding Svolvær) in Nordland county, Norway.

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Located at 68.23, 14.57 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:1972 establishments in Norway, Airports established in 1972, Airports in Nordland, Avinor airports, Vågan


Skrova is an island group and village area in the municipality of Vågan in Nordland county, Norway. The Skrova island group is located in the Vestfjorden, south of the islands of Austvågøya, Lille Molla, and Store Molla. It lies about 9 kilometres south of the town of Svolvær. The largest island in the group is Storskrova and the island of Heimskrova is where most of the population is located. Skrova Lighthouse is located in the southwestern part of the island ground.

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Located at 68.23, 14.57 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Tags:Islands of Nordland, Populated places of Arctic Norway, Villages in Nordland, Vågan


Lofoten is an archipelago and a traditional district in the county of Nordland, Norway. Though lying within the Arctic Circle, the archipelago experiences one of the world's largest elevated temperature anomalies relative to its high latitude.

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Located at 68.23, 14.57 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 7 mi away.
Tags:Archipelagoes of Norway, Archipelagoes of the Norwegian Sea, Districts of Nordland, Fishing communities in Norway, Lofoten