Hiking Above the Arctic Circle

Lodging

Listed below are our signature accommodations for this trip. Although it is highly unlikely, we may make substitutions when necessary.

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Reine Rorbuer

Days 1 to 2 (2 nights), Reine, Norway

Originally fishermen’s cabins, these converted cottages are on the harbor in Reine and while they are simple, they retain much of their original charm. In the middle of a quiet fishing village, the cabins have wood paneled walls, grass roofs, and a lovely waterfront location.

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Svinoy Rorbuer

Days 3 to 4 (2 nights), Svolvaer, Norway

Bright and chic, Svinoy Rorbuer offers comfortable rooms and clean living quarters. Each cabin is equipped like its former fishermen’s cabin, with original log cabin paneling and rustic charm. It serves as a fantastic base to experience the heart of the Lofoten Islands.

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Vesteralen Sjohus

Days 5 to 6 (2 nights), Vesteralen, Norway

Set along the western edge of the Vesterålen Islands, these Sjøhus, or “sea houses,” offer welcoming cabins. With panoramas of the Norwegian Sea and set amidst mountainous peninsulas, the simple-styled cabins offer cozy bedrooms and living rooms, and bathrooms with underfloor heaters. 

Hotel Marena

Hotel Marena

Day 7 (1 night), Andenes, Norway

The modern Marena is not far from the Andenes harbor, with its whale-watching boats.  Guest rooms are small but comfortable, and there is a ...

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Hamn i Senja

Days 8 to 9 (2 nights), Senja, Norway

Set along the water and framed by grassy hills, Hamn i Senja has an unparalleled location. Enjoy views of Senja Island from the comfort of your room or in the veranda “lighthouse.” Unwind in the cognac saloon or enjoy the hot tub built into a wooden boat!

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Ishavshotel

Days 10 to 11 (2 nights), Tromso, Norway

Situated on the quay in the center of Tromsø, directly across the Arctic Cathedral, Ishavshotel offers lovely water and bridge views and is easy walking distance from the city center for convenient sightseeing.