The Lofoten Islands, an archipelago of hundreds of islands extending into the Norwegian Sea, are perhaps one of the most beautiful and rugged regions on Earth. Completely north of the Arctic Circle, the islands form a dramatic silhouette of steep peaks, glacial lakes suspended above sea level, and long fjords that delineate yet unite sea and land. “Eight Hikes through the Lofoten Islands” showcases some of the most quintessentially Lofoten landscapes on four of the archipelago’s major islands—Moskenesøya, Flakstadøya, Vestvågøya, and Austvågøya. In addition, this guidebook discusses travel basics, weather, the midnight sun, transportation options to and from and within the islands, major attractions, accommodation options, and restaurants to help plan one’s stay. The story of the Lofoten Islands is furthered through detailed hiking information, trail notes, custom maps and graphics, and photographic sequences of each of the eight hikes..