Originally built as accommodation for visiting fishermen during the fisheries of Lofoten, fishermen's cabins, or "rorbus" as they are known as in Norway, are today immensely popular both amongst Norwegian and foreign holidaymakers. You are advised to book well in advance, especially if you are coming to the Realm of Hamsun in July and August.
Find tranquillity at Tranøy Lighthouse. Look across the Vestfjord towards the Lofoten Islands, hear the reawakening of the birds, and feel the peace and quiet.
Traditionally the wharf houses had production and storage areas on the ground floor, whilst the upper floors were used as lodgings for the fishermen. Many of the wharf houses have now been renovated and are used as accommodation for tourists.
They normally have a common living room, kitchen and sanitary facilities. In some wharf houses, visitors share kitchens and common rooms.
Today, the term wharf house ("sjøhus") is also used to describe accommodation units that may be quite new. What they have in common with the older ones, is the fact that they are close to the sea and often have architectural features that reflect former building traditions.
There are a number of camp sites in the Realm of Hamsun. Most of them are small-scale, and you can find many sites of high standard and with a range of activities. Several camp sites have facilities for emptying caravan and campervan toilets.
Most of the villages in the Realm of Hamsun have hotels.
Best prices guaranteed by BookNorway.
View all listings for The Realm of Hamsun
Copy and paste this code into your blog/website
A wide range of accommodation options are available in the Realm of Hamsun, everything from excellent hotels to idyllic camp sites and a lighthouse.
Where to stay in the Realm of Hamsun
Loading seems to take longer than expected.
Please try again later. If the problem persists, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Search, compare and book accommodation in Norway.
Wide selection of hotels, cottages, flights, ferry, cruise and rental cars for your trip to and within Norway.
Compare rates from leading car rental companies nationwide.
Best price guaranteed - Ferries to and from Norway.
Best price guaranteed - Cruise in Norway.
Contact usAbout visitnorway.comPhoto service and creditsLegal disclaimerJoin us on Facebook or TwitterMedia & press
OsloFjord NorwayBergenThe Stavanger RegionThe Lofoten IslandsTromsøThe Svalbard ArchipelagoNorthern lightsMidnight sun
Reservation SupportAbout Book NorwayTerms and conditionsPrivacy & securityFAQ
Games and moreFree games:- Holmenkollen Ski Jump- Trysil Twin TipView all our videosDownload videosFree screensaver from Norway
Order & download brochuresTour operators
You are browsing the full version of Visitnorway on a small screen.
Go to mobile version
You are currently browsing the mobile version of Visitnorway.
Go to full version