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Leknes-Gravdal (Vestvagoy Island, Lofoten Norway)

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Region
Baltic - Norwegian Fjords - Russia

Local Time
2020-04-01 00:42

min: 29 °F (-2 °C) / max: 40 °F (5 °C) 33°F
0.8°C
Wind: 360°/ 10 m/s  Gust: 12.7 m/sWind: 360°/ 10 m/s  Gust: 12.7 m/sFresh breeze
10 m/s
Min / Max Temperature40 °F / 5 °C
29 °F / -1 °C

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 (port town on Vestvagoy) located approx 4 km (2,5 ml) to the south. 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.

Leknes-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 Leknes-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 Leknes-Gravdal, Vestvagoy Island, Lofoten Norway. To see the full itineraries (ports of call dates and arrival / departure times) and their lowest rates – just follow the corresponding ship-link.

DayShipArrivalDeparture
4 June, 2020
Thursday
Hapag-Lloyd Cruises Cruises cruise linems Europa 208:0020:00
7 June, 2020
Sunday
AIDA Cruises Cruises cruise lineAIDAbella09:0019:00
11 June, 2020
Thursday
Costa Cruises Cruises cruise lineCosta Favolosa08:0018:00
12 June, 2020
Friday
Viking Cruises Cruises cruise lineViking Star
15 June, 2020
Monday
AIDA Cruises Cruises cruise lineAIDAluna09:0019:00
17 June, 2020
Wednesday
Viking Cruises Cruises cruise lineViking Sun
19 June, 2020
Friday
Norwegian Cruise Line Cruises cruise lineNorwegian Star07:0015:00
21 June, 2020
Sunday
AIDA Cruises Cruises cruise lineAIDAbella07:0019:00
22 June, 2020
Monday
Princess Cruises Cruises cruise lineCrown Princess09:0018:00
22 June, 2020
Monday
AIDA Cruises Cruises cruise lineAIDAsol09:0019:00
23 June, 2020
Tuesday
Fred Olsen Cruises cruise lineBraemar
24 June, 2020
Wednesday
Crystal Cruises Cruises cruise lineCrystal Symphony07:0008:00
25 June, 2020
Thursday
AIDA Cruises Cruises cruise lineAIDAvita08:0019:00
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