A French team at Røst in the Lofoten. If you’re looking for a unique way to celebrate July 14th, the French national day, why not consider combining fishing and culinary art in the stunning surroundings of Røst in the Lofoten Islands? This remote island getaway in Northern Norway offers a perfect blend of natural beauty, cultural heritage, and gastronomic delights. Let’s explore the captivating experience of celebrating July 14th above the Arctic circle. Our French friends are experienced anglers and well advised with Côt&Pêche chief redactor. Kiki as we call it start to have a long history with our camp.
July 14th, known as Bastille Day in France, commemorates the French Revolution and is a day of national pride and celebration. This year, instead of traditional festivities, our guest embark on a remarkable adventure in the Lofoten Islands. For one week the camp will only speaks French and every evening the French cuisine will complete the satisfaction of long fishing days.
Røst, an island in the Lofoten archipelago, offers a unique and remote vacation experience. With over 350 islands and skerries, Røstlandet, the main island, is connected to several others by road. The isolation of Røst provides an ideal setting for those seeking tranquility and a break from the hustle and bustle of everyday life.
That’s what they say in the books, and it’s true. But the reality of a French team at Røst travelling here can be different. A plane delay due to fog forced our group to change traveling plans. But did not change the smile on their faces.
There is something special with French group in general. You see it fast anyway. You need 2 vehicles, one for luggage, one for people. This unique event brings together two rich cultural traditions and creates an atmosphere of camaraderie and festivity.
Without doubt, images are talking more than words. Everyone will agree that ”Kiki” the chief editor of the French magazine Côt&pêche the perfect “chef d’orchestre”.
Another key point for Røst, it offers breathtaking landscapes and a diverse range of wildlife. Birdwatchers will be delighted by the abundance of birdlife, including Atlantic puffins and eider ducks. To catch a glimpse of these remarkable creatures, a sightseeing tour to the bird cliffs in the southwest of the main island is highly recommended. However, if you decide to go to the south grounds, it’s on your way. Therefore, you don’t even lose fishing time.
For hiking enthusiasts, that want to rest from fishing, Røst provides marked trails through a protected nature reserve. Although the walks are not physically demanding due to the islands’ flat terrain, appropriate footwear is essential for navigating the occasionally boggy ground.