Gravdal is a village in Vestvågøy municipality in the county of Nordland, located on Vestvågøy island which is part of the Lofoten Archipelago in northern Norway (north of the Arctic Circle). The island boasts lively fishing hamlets below steep mountains, white sandy beaches and lakes for fishing.
The town of Gravdal was once a small trade center on the island, however Gravdal's neighboring town Leknes has become the municipality center of administration and trade. Attractions in and around Gravdal include Buksnes church, which was built in the year 1905 (built in Dragon Style) and a small beach.
Things to See & Do
* Buksnes church
* Deep sea fishing
* Nordland school of fisheries
Cruise Season – Feb to Dec
Currency - Norwegian Krone (NOK)
Language - Norwegian
Land Area – 405 km² (Vestvågøy)
Population – 1,900 approx
Electricity – 2 round pins European style
Time - GMT/UTC plus one hour
International Country Telephone Code – +47
Port Location – The port is located in the town centre of Gravdal.
Travel Links - Leknes has an airport, Leknes Airport, for regional aircraft, with 7 daily scheduled flights to Bodø and some daily flights to Svolvær with the airline Widerøe.
The town has a small bus terminal which serves as a hub with bus links to the rest of Lofoten.