Come along and meet local Svolvær beer avatar Thorvardur at Lofotpils Bryggeri, which he established in a fish-landing depot dating back to the 1930s along the waterfront in Svolvær.
Visit a local craft brewery in Lofoten
Learn about the history and good conditions for brewing
Available all year
Level 1: For everyone
Clothes/ footwear: Comfortable shoes and warm clothing. Guiding in Norwegian and English only.
In an old fish landing facility from 1937 in the center of Svolvær, local beer enthusiast Thorvardur started Lofoten’s first brewery, with a distinctive taste that comes from Lofoten’s nature. The local supplier will meet you outside Hurtigruten and will take you to the brewery, a two-minute walk away.
Our guided tour takes visitors around the only craft brewery in Lofoten, where you will learn all about the beer making process. You will also learn about the history of Lofotpils and how the special water conditions of Lofoten made it possible to start the brewery. The tour ends with a beer tasting.
Disembarking port: Svolvær
Embarking port: Svolvær
Available period: All year
Transportation: A 250-metre walk
Meals on the trip: Beer tasting
Clothes/ footwear: Comfortable shoes and warm clothing
Please note: Guiding in Norwegian and English only. Not available 01.01, 23.-31.12
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