Surrounded by four towering mountain peaks that rise over 1300 meters above sea level and a serene 17-kilometer long and 2-kilometer wide fjord, Lavangen offers a peaceful escape into the heart of nature.
The Lavangen fjord is surrounded by majestic mountains that seem to soar into the sky, creating a breathtaking panoramic view. The fjord terminates at the base of the picturesque Spansdalen valley, which is home to the highest peak in the area, the well-known Spanstinden mountain. This majestic mountain is a popular destination for both winter and summer summit trips, offering an unforgettable adventure for those seeking an adrenaline rush.
Read the hike description of Spanstinden 1457 mas.
War historical experiences
But Lavangen's natural beauty is not the only attraction. The municipality is also home to Lapphaugen, a site of great historical significance. It was here that Hitler-Germany suffered its first defeat during World War II, making Lapphaugen a meaningful location for those interested in exploring the country's rich military history. In memory of General Fleisher, who led the Norwegian operations at Narvik during 1940, a memorial boat has been placed at Lapphaugen as a symbol of remembrance and respect.
Walk In the footsteps of the Mountain Warriors on a 12km guided scenic hike.
Krambuvika village museum shows dramatic stories and unique objects from WW2 and is well worth a visit.
The thrill of adventure
Embrace the beauty of Norway's wilderness with our exciting cave hiking, canoeing, ski touring, and ice fishing experiences! Explore the stunning landscapes as you navigate through dark caves, glide down rivers surrounded by towering peaks, ski down slopes to reach serene fjords, and cast your line on frozen lakes in search of fish.
With the guidance of our knowledgeable guides, you'll delve into the heart of Norway's natural world, discovering its unique flora and fauna, and gaining a deeper appreciation for its beauty. Book now for an unforgettable adventure!
Arctic Ice Festival
Join the ultimate winter experience at the Arctic Ice Festival, happening from 17th to 26th February 2023. This festival is open to all levels of ice climbers, ski enthusiasts, and outdoor lovers. Enjoy a packed schedule of winter mountaineering events during the evenings. Discover the beauty of ice and snow in Norway's far North. Marvel at the harsh yet magnificent arctic landscape, where steep rock-faces meet sparkling seas and snow-covered ridges and mountains tower above. Get ready for a breathtaking experience in the shimmering ice and snow of the arctic. The evenings will be filled with an exciting program of events all around winter mountaineering.
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