SKJÅNES & HOPSFJORDEN

Idyllic settlements in a deep and beautiful fjord

Fishing and relaxation in serene surroundings

The communities around Hopsfjorden are popular fishing, boating and hiking destinations.

Places

Skjånes is a busy fishing village with a fish depot, school, grocery store and post office.

Langfjordnes is a small settlement with eight permanent inhabitants and several cabins. It is located in a beautiful bay along Langfjorden.

Laggo is an old Sami settlement, now a cabin area with three permanent inhabitants, and is a popular summer destination for salmon fishing in the Laggo river. It's also a popular hiking destination.

The fishing settlement Nervei has 35 permanent inhabitants and a small fishing industry.

 

Transport, lodging and activities

In addition to sea fishing, the area around Langfjorden has several lakes with excellent trout and arctic char fishing.

There are local bus routes to Skjånes and regular ferry service four times a week between Skjånes, Langfjordnes, Nervei, Laggo and Smalfjord in neighbouring Tanafjord.

Langfjordnes Gjestegård offers comfortable overnight stays in pleasant surroundings.

Skjånes Sjøutsikt provides cabin and boat/equipment rentals, and has lots of information about good fishing spots and outdoor activities.