Hiking in Lofoten: Haukland Beach and Veggen

While the Kvalvika beach is the iconic beach of Lofoten, Haukland beach is definitely a ‘must see’ arctic paradise as well. It’s probably the most famous beach for swimming and SUP boarding, with easy access by car (no climbing needed, the parking area is by the beach) or by public transportation. For those craving for trails runs or hikes, there are various opportunities: walking by the beach all the way to the next Uttakleiv beach or going vertical to the popular Mannen (400 m) or the other peak closer to the ocean, Veggen (489 m). I enjoyed the panoramic views from Veggen and camped on the Haukland beach in the beginning of August.

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