Mysterious soccer field in a fishing village on one of the most remote islands in the world

Hidden away in northern Scandinavia, in the Lofoten Islands of Norway, lay what many consider to be one of the most beautiful football pitches in the world

Henningsvær football stadium in Norway
Henningsvær football stadium in Norway, one of the jewels of the football world

On a remote Norwegian island, a soccer field has been captured in stunning wilderness.

A remote pitch deep in the Scandinavian wilderness has been captured in stunning photos.

Drone footage shows the hidden gem of football in Northern Europe, tucked away in a fishing village in Norway.

Ivan Pedretti visited Henningsvær, a rural settlement on the edge of the Lofoten archipelago.

Some may head to the village for snapshots of nature or the stunning scenery and idyllic homes tucked away alongside sea and mountains alike; Instead, he got pictures of one of the most unique football pitches in the world.

But the 50-year-old snapper went out of his way to catch one of the most beautiful stadiums in the world.

The remote soccer field in Henningsvær, Norway


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The photographer from Sardinia, Italy added: “The pitch is the size of a classic soccer field, it’s incredible to have a pitch like this on such a small island.

“Because it’s a famous place in Lofoten it’s almost a must to visit and after seeing it for the first time in 2020 I wanted to see it again to take a photo from above.

“Henningsvær Stadium is made entirely of artificial turf as the cold winter season would not allow the turf to have natural continuity between seasons.”

The spectacular shots were taken with a drone


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The pitch is not far from the Arctic Circle and has one of the most breathtaking settings of any stadium or pitch in the football world


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Located not far from the Arctic Circle, the stadium is notorious for its beautiful scenery and unique setting.

The small town is home to around 25,000 people immersed in the breathtaking beauty of the archipelago.

It is surrounded by the sea and only connected to the main island by a bridge built in 1983.

Snapper Ivan Pedretti visiting the remote Norwegian village


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The playing field was built by leveling the solid bedrock of the southernmost part of the island of Hellandsøya.

Then they laid asphalt in front of the artificial turf pitch, with a tiny margin for fans and cars to park.

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