Gravdal (Leknes, Vestvagoy Island, Norway)

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Region
Baltic - Norwegian Fjords - Russia

Local Time
06:38 20 Apr 2018

Coordinates
68.12783 N, 13.57056 E

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Gravdal is a port town in Nordland Norway, located on Vestvagoy Island (central Lofoten archipelago). As cruise port, Gravdal shares a ship docking pier with Leknes - another port town on Vestvagoy Island. Gravdal is along Buksnes fjord's coast, approx 72 km (45 ml) west of Svolvaer (Austvagoya Island) and approx 63 km (39 ml) east of Moskenes (Moskenesoy Island). The small town has population around 2,000.

Gravdal (Norway) cruise port

Nordland School of Fisheries and Nordland Hospital are located in Gravdal. They have been its major economic centers for a very long time, along with the Gravdal port. The Buksnes Church (built 1905) is the town's main tourist attraction.

In the past, Gravdal was Vestvagoya's main trade center, with 4 different grocery stores, bank, postal office, fashion boutique, flower shop, furniture shop, architect's office, cinema, hotel, restaurants. Currently, in Gravdal there are a primary school, kindergarten, bowling alley, kiosk of Narvesen-chain, RV-dealership, tanning salon, hair salon, the legendary night club "Titanic Dancing", football fields, basketball court, gymnasium (with handball court) and a small beach. Current-day Gravdal is mainly a residential area, while the neighboring Leknes became the island's center for administration and trade.

Leknes' population is around 3,000. The town is one of the few in Lofoten Norway that doesn't depend on fisheries. Also unlike most Lofoten towns, its centre is not located by the sea. However, Leknes is among Norway's most stunning nature areas, with its surroundings mountains, cliffs, white-sand beaches.

Leknes (Norway, Lofoten Islands)

Leknes is Lofoten's trading and shopping centre, rivaled only by Svolvaer. Trough the town runs the E10 highway, that connects all the archipelago's main islands to mainland Norway. Leknes Airport serves regional air traffic. The domestic airline Wideroe has 7 daily scheduled flights from Leknes to Bodo, plus some to Svolvaer. The town's bus terminal is the hub linking to the rest of the archipelago.


Highlights: Vestvagoy, Lofoten Islands

Gravdal cruise terminal

While smaller-sized vessels usually dock at the pier, most cruise ships to Gravdal and Leknes are anchored and their passengers transported to the pier via the ship's tender boats. The docking pier is located approx halfway between Gravdal and Leknes (around 5 min tender ride).

Leknes-Gravdal (Norway) cruise ship terminal

Port Gravdal cruise ship schedule shows timetable calendars of all arrival and departure dates by month. The port's schedule lists all ships (in links) with cruises going to or leaving from Gravdal, Leknes, Vestvagoy Island, Norway. To see the full itineraries (ports of call dates and arrival / departure times) and their lowest rates – just follow the corresponding ship-link.

Day Ship Arrival Departure Next Port of Call
3 June, 2018
Sunday
AIDA Cruises Cruises cruise lineAIDAluna09:0019:00 Bergen, Norway
12 June, 2018
Tuesday
Costa Cruises Cruises cruise lineCosta Pacifica08:0018:00 Trondheim, Norway
18 June, 2018
Monday
Silversea Cruises cruise lineSilver Cloud09:0017:00 Tromso, Norway
19 June, 2018
Tuesday
Viking Cruises Cruises cruise lineViking Sea Lerwick, Shetland Island, Scotland
21 June, 2018
Thursday
Small Cruise Lines Cruises cruise lineRCGS Resolute Trollfjord, Norway
21 June, 2018
Thursday
AIDA Cruises Cruises cruise lineAIDAluna08:0017:00 Kiel, Germany
22 June, 2018
Friday
Norwegian Cruise Line Cruises cruise lineNorwegian Jade06:0017:00 Tromso, Norway
22 June, 2018
Friday
AIDA Cruises Cruises cruise lineAIDAaura07:0020:00 Honningsvag, Mageroya Island, Norway
22 June, 2018
Friday
Phoenix Reisen Cruises cruise lineAmadea17:0019:00 Rorvik, Norway
23 June, 2018
Saturday
Costa Cruises Cruises cruise lineCosta Pacifica08:0018:00 Trondheim, Norway
25 June, 2018
Monday
Holland America Cruises cruise linems Prinsendam08:0017:00 Bodo, Norway
25 June, 2018
Monday
AIDA Cruises Cruises cruise lineAIDAsol09:0019:00 Bergen, Norway
25 June, 2018
Monday
Phoenix Reisen Cruises cruise lineAlbatros17:0019:00 Namsos, Norway
30 June, 2018
Saturday
Viking Cruises Cruises cruise lineViking Sky Lerwick, Shetland Island, Scotland

The Gravdal cruise port map is interactive. It shows the port's exact location, along with the real-time cruise ship traffic (if any) in its vicinity - today, and right now. By zooming-out you can see other cruise ship ports located near Gravdal, Leknes, Vestvagoy Island, Norway.

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