Play golf under the incredible Northern Lights of Norway
Situated on the western side of the Scandinavian peninsula, Norway isn’t the first destination many golfers think of when they think of a golf holiday. However, Norway has a lot to offer those who do take a chance, rewarding those bold enough with some best and most stark landscapes in the world. Golfers will revel in the untamed wilds of Norway, which have allowed some truly outstanding courses to emerge.
Why book a golf break in Norway?
- Unique experiences such as playing under the midnight sun
- Play fairways in fairy tale surroundings
- Glaciers, mountains, & waterfalls Norway has an unrivalled natural beauty
- A substantial number of golf courses, in relation to its size
- Discover the Norwegian viking past
- Indulge in Norway's culinary revolution combining modern & traditional plates
Norway will surprise you
Although golf isn’t the main sport in Norway, it is quickly gaining foothold and the beautiful landscapes lend themselves well to some truly exceptional golf courses.
Lofoten Links Golf Club is one of Norway’s top golf courses, not only does it boast some outstanding views of Norway’s beautiful landscapes and features, its design is intricate unlike anything else you will find in continental Europe.
The best time to visit this course is from August till October as golfers can experience the incredibly beautiful Northern Lights, while a visit in May boasts 24 hours of sun meaning you can pretty much play any time of day!
Quiet fairways & breathtaking scenery
Norway isn’t a country typically associated with the game of golf, however much like the rest of Scandinavia it is taking great strides and its unique and beautiful golf courses are beginning to gain the recognition they deserve.
One course specifically which is leading the way is the breath-taking course at Lofoten Links Golf Club, notable for its excellent quality, intricate design and its use of the natural landscapes.
What makes golf in Norway truly special is the amazing quality and condition of the courses here, the fact that Norway isn’t ultimately that well-known in a golfing sense means that golfers who visit Norway can expect quiet fairways and courses which are kept in great condition especially in the spring and summer months.
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Where to stay
Despite the fact Norway isn’t that well-known for golf, it is clear to see that they’ve invested heavily in it and golfers can expect a wide range of excellent golf resorts and hotels available to them, in a range of different prices meaning there’s somewhere to stay no matter the budget.
Scandic Svolvær is an outstanding 3* boat-shaped hotel on a small island in Svolvær harbour, with a bridge to connect the hotel to the town centre. The hotel consists of 146 guestrooms which either overlook the stunning mountains or the magnificent harbour, with an on site à la carte restaurant and bar, plus its close proximity to the best local courses Scandic Svolvær is an excellent accommodation choice.
Lofoten Links Lodges is a supreme choice, especially for those who want to play the legendary Lofoten Links course. There are six lodges, all of which have 3 bedrooms with either double of twin beds. Other facilities include a small terrace facing the mountains, a big living room with kitchen, and a larger terrace overlooking the sea.
Golfers who stay during May and August can observe the Midnight Sun and those who visit between September to April can see the incredible Northern Lights.
History, culture & delicious cuisine
Norway is a destination with so much to offer all those who visit from its fantastic golf courses, incredible landscapes, beautiful natural phenomena, history, culture and delicious cuisine.
We’ve included a few things for you to see and do away from the golf course to really make the most out of your stay in Norway.
A trip to Geirangerfjord is an absolute must if you want to see one of the best natural landscapes of Norway. The fjord is a true Norwegian landmark and the cliffs and waterfalls are not only a beautiful sight to behold but also quite interesting to learn about especially if you’re interested in geography.
A great day out in the area of Lofoten is a visit to the fantastic Lofotr Viking Museum, located in what was once a Viking Chieftain's longhouse the museum is specifically aimed to educate people about the Vikings way of life and has real Viking artefacts recovered from a dig site which was where the museum stands today.