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Leknes is a city in Northern Norway, located in Vestvågøy municipality in Nordland county in Norway .Leknes has 2,660 inhabitants (2009), and was given city status until 2002. The city is an important trade center for western Lofoten, and is one of Northern Norway’s major ports, which are often frequented by cruise ships.
Leknes has great northern Norwegian landscape with steep mountains, sea, cliffs and white sandy beaches. Here visitors have the best opportunities for outdoor recreation, fishing and hiking in Lofoten mountains.
Between 26 May 17 July you get the midnight sun, and you can during the winter (the weather) see the northern lights – a unique natural phenomenon of northern Norway.
Leknes has a well-developed services with stores and shopping centers, restaurants / cafes, sports park and swimming pool.
14 km north of Leknes find tourist attraction “Lofotr Viking Museum” located on the Borg.
Here is a reconstruction of the main house – Chieftain farm – which is found from the Viking era, and visitors get an insight into how the Vikings lived and lived. In addition, you can take a boat trip with a Viking ship, see exhibitions of handicrafts, and in August the museum organizes a popular Viking Festival.
The city’s airport – Leknes Airport – located 2 miles north of downtown.