The archipelago lies in the middle of what is often called “the world’s largest dinner plate”, and the unique commodities the inhabitants of Lofoten have fed on and lived from for centuries, are in large scale.
When the narrative is experienced through, and in combination with real flavors, our guests are left with a strengthened picture on life in Lofoten over the years.
The tour starts at the main dock in Svolvær where the local guide awaits you. On our way to the venue we make stops to see the fish racks, and the first taste of Lofoten is served. Arriving the special glass fish factory the stories and delicacies from the north continues.
Among the flavors you will find dried Arctic cod and salmon from the Lofoten ocean. Lofoten-lamb. Tasty cloudberries and locally produced yoghurt made on milk from cows grassing right by the Arctic coast. Roe / caviar from the exclusive arctic cod. Supported by pictures, artifacts and hosts carrying wide knowledge and experience, this visit will give a historical and authentic touch to your Lofoten experience.
Taste of Lofoten is hosted in new-opened Thon Hotel Svolvær in a private, informal state of the art glass fish factory. The flavors are many, but are not counted as a full meal. There are possibilities of purchasing a variety of beverages on spot.