Try not to limit yourself to Henningsvaer; the wider region has been blessed with plenty of natural and man-made attractions which await the savvy traveler. While in the region, visit the Lofotr Vikingmuseum and Stockfish Museum in and around Leknes, approximately 15 miles (24 kilometers) to the east of Henningsvaer.
Grab some transportation and head to Bodo, a regional center, located 60 miles (97 kilometers) from Henningsvaer. This regional center offers plenty of points of interest, for example Kjerringoy Trading Post, Bodin Church and Norwegian Aviation Museum (Norsk Luftfartsmuseum). Aspmyra Stadium and Saltstraumen are other attractions definitely worth visiting for those who have more time on their hands.
Places of worship are the best doorways into a region's spiritual and religious cultures. The cathedrals of Northern Norway are no exception. Get outdoors and explore Northern Norway's gardens, open-air exhibits and open-air museums.
If you are happy to hit the outdoors in winter, Northern Norway could be the ideal destination. Grab some gear and go snowboarding and snow shoeing. The area around Henningsvaer offers some great options for energetic visitors who enjoy watersports. Sea kayaking and canoeing are some of the popular water-based activities here.
As your vacation finishes up, you'll be sure to bid Henningsvaer a sad "Ha det bra"