Lofoten with kids
The calm pace and the safe environment Lofoten provides are ideal ingredients for having fun on a relaxing or active family adventure.
Lofoten is a natural amusement park with many beautiful places to frolic. A family holiday to Lofoten can offer magical experiences where the journey is an adventure in itself.
Family-friendly overnight stays
Lofoten is made for family and quality time together. No matter where you live in Lofoten, you are in the middle of the world-renowned nature, which is exactly what children and parents love. Here, the accommodation is part of the experience, no matter how you stay.
Lofoten has something for everyone: Farm visits, horse riding, surfing, meet the Vikings at the Lofotr Viking Museum – or the seals at the Lofoten Aquarium. Paddle in a kayak, or jump from the jetty. In other words, there is plenty to choose from when it comes to activities for families with children of all ages.
Water based activities
Check out the various water based activities for children in Lofoten.
Hiking – Great walks in nature
Discover Lofoten on foot in easy terrain. Although many of the mountains are steep, there are easier hikes that are great for children.
Fishing in Summer
Lofoten is a community that subsists on fish and what lives in the ocean. And here there are plenty of fun fishing experiences for children availible.
Local sightseeing and safari
Bring the children and discover Lofoten’s diversity.
Farm visits with the family
Let the children join you on farm visits when you are in Lofoten. Stop by Aalan Gård, Hov Gård Lofoten, Lofoten Gårsysteri and Livland gård and the children will get close contact with animals and taste new things. Livland Gård also makes its own ice cream!
Fun at the museum
A number of the museums in Lofoten offer exhibitions and activities especially aimed at children. Here are our tips for family-friendly museums and attractions in the region.
Experience Lofoten on a horse.
Art and cultural experiences for the children
Let the children explore their creative abilities during the holiday. In Lofoten we have several galleries that are fun for children and adults. A visit to Magic Ice is a must – the children love entering a whole new world of ice, where they can sled and drink from a glass that is also edible.