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Hov Sauna

Gimsøysand, Lofoten Islands, Norway

Journey with us as we explore the quiet seaside town of Gimsøyand on the shore of the Lofoten islands in Norway, at the Hov Sauna.


About Hov Sauna

Embark on a captivating journey through the tranquil seaside town of Gimsøysand, nestled on the shores of the awe-inspiring  Lofoten islands in Norway. Join us as we delve into the immersive experience of sweat bathing at the Hov Sauna, a cultural gem, followed by invigorating cold plunges in the crystalline waters of the Arctic fjord.

The Lofoten Islands, lauded for having some of the world's most stunning surroundings, beckon travelers with their pristine landscapes and have earned certification as a sustainable destination. In the summer months, Gimsøysand bathes in perpetual sunlight, offering a myriad of activities. Seize the opportunity to play golf, observe wildlife, indulge in horseback riding along the beach, or embark on adventures such as hiking, fishing, or rock climbing at any hour, thanks to the constant daylight. The vibrant atmosphere extends to a thriving art scene, with galleries and a Viking museum awaiting exploration. Delight your palate with award-winning cheeses, savor fine dining at local restaurants, and peruse charming small-town shops for a unique shopping experience.

Gimsøysand's allure continues into the winter months, where the Northern Lights grace the night sky from September to March, painting an ethereal masterpiece. Winter enthusiasts can revel in skiing or embark on the exhilarating journey of dog sledding, transforming the serene landscape into a winter wonderland.

Central to this experience is the Hov Sauna, where the ancient tradition of sweat bathing becomes a ritualistic and communal affair. Nestled in the midst of breathtaking natural beauty, the sauna provides a refuge for both relaxation and rejuvenation. Following the soothing warmth, immerse yourself in the invigorating Arctic fjord waters for a cold plunge that awakens the senses and invigorates the spirit.

The allure of Gimsøysand lies not just in its physical beauty but in the harmonious blend of cultural, outdoor, and culinary experiences that cater to every taste and preference. It's a destination where time seems to stand still, and the natural wonders of the Lofoten Islands unfold in a captivating tapestry of adventure and tranquility. So, join us in Gimsøysand, where the luminous days of summer and the enchanting winter nights converge to create an experience that lingers in the heart and soul.



Director & Producer: : Robin Hansen-Tangen

Production Manager: Charlie Stråhle

DP & Sound: Erik Johnsen

Drone: Erik Johnsen

Editor: Alex Albers

Cast Christoffer Bauer Andreassen, & Michael Mack Thorud


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