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3 days - Remote Norwegian break, staying in designer accommodation.

"Here are no shops, and no cars. Here is no stress, and no dangerous animals. The arctic hideaway - simplicity at its finest"

Fordypningsrommet is the creation of Håvard Lund, a well-known Norwegian musician from the area of Gildeskål in Nordland, Norway. This Arctic sanctuary by the sea is architecturally unique set among the barren islands and skerries of Fleinvær - with the next stop westward being Greenland.

The place is created to take you away from the everyday hustle and bustle of city life. A detox from the modern world where the sky is big, and the stars bright. Enjoy the midnight sun in summer, northern lights in winter, and everything in between.

Our 3 or 4 night stays are designed as a relaxing island experience with a strong connection to the local community, and for you to connect with your inner self. Extend your break by ferry-hopping across to the Lofoten Islands. Håvard closes the sanctuary off to others when you arrive - you will have the place to yourselves. No interference or sharing the peace and quiet with others!

Read Barry Stone's article about staying in remote accommodation in Norway here.

Highlights include

  • Experience an express boat through the coastal islands of Northern Norway, stopping at communities along the way
  • Enjoy magnificent island scenery, birdlife and tranquil silence
  • WiFi free, no distractions, no other guests for your complete stay
  • Private chef can be arranged to cater for you
Day 1
Arrive in Bodø, hour ferry ride to your sanctuary by the sea
Day 2
Detox at Fleinvær
Day 3
Return to Bodø by express boat or continue by boat on to Lofoten or Helgeland
Start/End Place
Bodø, Norway
Country Visited
Norway
Duration
3 Days
Suitability
Easy independent voyage suitable for singles & couples
Code
WMW002

Details

Transportation

Ferry and transfers to the island.

Included
Not Included

Flight tickets, any airport taxes, travel insurance, visas, gratitudes and any items of personal nature.

You have two options for meals - you can pre-order food from a shopping list that is brought in from a neighbouring island that you can then cook and prepare at your leisure. Alternatively, you can hire a private chef, EUR 500 per day, plus a fee for all meals, EUR 180 pr person pr day.

Itinerary

Day 1 - Arrive in Bodø, hour ferry ride to your sanctuary by the sea

You may arrive in Bodø any time this morning. The express boat departs from the central Bodø harbour in the early evening. Before you board we recommend dinner at Kaia, or at Roast Restaurant on the 17th floor of Scandic Havet Hotel.

The express boat trip takes 45 minutes stopping at island communities along the way. On arrival you will be met by your host before you settle into your cabin.


Day 2 - Detox at Fleinvær

Spend the day enjoying the magnificent island scenery, the birdlife and the tranquil silence. Depending on the season your host may take you for walks telling you about the area and its history. You may also be lucky enough to join one of the local fishermen out at sea where you can try your luck.

Among the island wildlife you may find otters, sea eagles, grouse, geese, various sea birds, seals and the occasional porpoise.

The local fare consists of seafood, and other local produce. The season and weather will decide what is served.


Day 3 - Return to Bodø by express boat or continue by boat on to Lofoten or Helgeland

In the mid morning return to Bodø by express boat and fly out, or continue your travels to Lofoten or south along the Helgeland coast.

Dates & Prices

Price per person.

Dates
Valid From
Valid To
Price
Status
Accommodation
1 May 2019
30 Sep 2019
1 May 2019
30 Sep 2019
EUR 871
Limited availability
Standard

Important Information

The fast ferry goes from Bodø to Fleinvær every day, it takes approx. 45 minutes - 1 hour each way. Depending on when you visit, ferry times can change. There are no shops near the Sea Cabins.

This tour can also include Lofoten, continuing with ferry to Svolvær, contact us for a quote.

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