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It lies 570 miles to the north of Oslo, the national capital of Norway.
The Dagmar's Museum of Dolls and Toys and the Stockfish Museum are quite close to the middle of Hamnoy, 10 miles to the south. Need more? Reine, 11 miles to the south of Fredvang, boasts the Norwegian Fishing Village Museum and the Norsk Telemuseum.
Tourists and locals alike often head over to Kabelvag. This place is 35 miles to the east and not far from the Lofoten Krigsminnemuseum, the Nordnorsk Kunstnersenter and No problem Sportfishing. If you're staying a while, don't miss Vågan Kirke and the Lofotmuseet.
Release the explorer within and check out the region's landscapes with some tobogganing. Or, why not try your hand at snowmobiling?
A clear day is a fantastic opportunity to head outdoors and spend a lazy afternoon cycling. If the nice weather continues, also try some bird watching.
Head off on a journey of discovery with a knowledgeable guide and some fellow travellers. Guided nature walks, segway tours and city walking tours are waiting for you in this area.
Are you interested in watersports? Add a little more excitement to your holiday with a bit of swimming or scuba diving.
If you're not sure what to do during the wintertime, try snowboarding or skiing. You'll be so busy having fun, you'll barely even notice the teeth-chattering temperatures!
The region's art museums, nature museums, history museums, art galleries and theaters offer something for everyone. Take a look inside and find out what's happening.
On the hunt for something outside that will please the whole family? The local area boasts some fantastic open-air museums, open-air exhibits, lighthouses and gardens.
Northern Norway has an interesting past. Spend a day checking out some of the close-by traditional villages, old towns, fortresses and war relics and monuments. Don't stress if you can't find that much information available online — the locals are likely to have a few stories to share!
Whether or not you believe in something bigger than yourself, stopping at one or two of the surrounding churches and cathedrals is a terrific opportunity to familiarise yourself with the area's spiritual leanings.
There's a whole world of unique flavours waiting to dance across your taste buds in Northern Norway. With so many scrumptious things to indulge in, all you need to bring with you is a hearty appetite — and perhaps your stretchiest jeans.
This area has some unique recipes based on traditional ingredients. You'll find moose and whale meat are two typical elements in much of the fare.
Ask one of the locals for a meal suggestion and svinekoteletter (pork chops) will likely be among the first things they advise. Barents ham (whale meat dish) is another of the region's signature foods you might like to take a bite out of.
"Stressed" spelled backwards is "desserts", and that's not just a coincidence. There's no more delightful way to wave goodbye to your worries than with krumkake (thin rolled cake filled with cream), a treat that's often found on dining tables here.
Karsk (coffee and vodka) is what the locals drink when the night beckons for something with a bigger kick. Ask your bartender for a tiny taste and see if it does the job.
Your visit to Fredvang is bound to be more fulfilling if you put in a little effort to memorise a couple of the local phrases and expressions. "Eg forstår ikkje" translates to "I don't understand". Perhaps you'll find "Gratulerer med dagen" is a bit easier to roll off the tongue? It means "happy birthday".
Each year on the 17th of May, Constitution Day occupies a special place in the hearts and minds of the locals. It offers an excellent chance to learn about the country's past and have a little fun while you're at it!
The good news is that Fredvang will stay just where you found it, so this "Se deg senere" doesn't have to be your last!
Do you need to know where the closest airport is? Well, it's called Leknes Airport (LKN) and you can find it 12 miles east.