Youth Hostel in Ballstad
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27 Feb 2013 François, France:
A og Reine on the last Lofoten island accessible by the road
12 Feb 2013 Wojciech, Poland:
Aurora looks great from coast near Myrland.
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Lofoten Hostel Ballstad and Kremmervika Rorbuer is located in picturesque surroundings at the heart of Lofoten, in the fishing village of Ballstad. From this unique place we can offer a wide range of fantastic experiences all year round; A Fisherman's cabin / fisherman home where you can find shelter, with activities such as ocean fishing/ fresh water fishing, breath-taking treks in the moutains, arctic surfing or adventurous ocean safaris. In short Lofoten Hostel Ballstad provides outstanding opportunities in premium Norwegian nature. Far against North, at the heart of Lofoten, facing the foaming shores of the Vestfjord, between fjords and mountain tops, old stone age caves and viking tombs, lies Kræmmervika, Ballstad. A fishing community which has been a safe port for fishermen during centuries. The fishermen, the heroes of the sea, who have had the ocean as their primary food chamber for generations, have come to Kremmervika from all areas of coastal Norway. With their lives at stake, they sailed, or even rowed, all the way to the islands of Lofoten in order to access the "gold of the ocean". The fishing community of Ballstad is still very active. Nowadays however, it also provides tourists and travellers modern and comprehensive facilities. Lofoten Hostel Ballstad accomodates people thoughout the entire year, and represents a suitable starting point if you are going to explore all the beautiful things Lofoten has to offer; picturesque surroundings summer and winter, a calm Fisherman's cabin holiday, a cycling holiday, climbing, arctic surf, ocean safari or fishing. Northern lights (Aurora borealis) during the winter and the Midnight Sun during the summer. At Lofoten Hostel Ballstad you will be able to meet all of your needs, whether it is to enjoy a mindblowing adventure holiday or to stress down, get in touch with the nature and find peace at heart. In total Lofoten Hostel Ballstad offers accommodation, restaurant, bars, conference rooms as well as a wide range of activities adjusted to the four seasons of Lofoten. | more......