North Norway Region

Rv812 – The Cultural Road

Rv812 – The Cultural Road The arctic link that is placed between the E6 in Saltdal and Route 17 in Salstraumen,the home of the worlds strongest Maelstrom. Winding its way through spectacular mountain scenes and untouched landscapes, the culture road invites you to explore breathtaking nature, local culture, arts &...

Harstad Hiking Association

Harstad Hiking Association The association regularly organizes day and weekend hikes in summer and winter. Check advertisements in the local newspaper, Harstad Tidende. The association’s unstaffed cabins on Hinnøya and on the mainland may be rented by the public. For more information, please contact Tourist Office. Harstad...

Polarsirkelsenteret (The Arctic Circle Centre)

Polarsirkelsenteret (The Arctic Circle Centre) Tne Arctic Circle Centre was officially opened on July 13, 1990, at the same time as the new E6 highway across the Saltfjellet mountains was completed. Inside the Centre you will find a cafeteria serving North Norwegian fare, a cinema and exhibition hall with information about the Arctic Circle,...

Statskog Nordland (Nature Areas)

Statskog Nordland (Nature Areas) Statskog is the biggest owner of nature areas in this area. With Okstindan and Saltfjellet/ Svartisen as the most known areas, you'll find areas to hike in like nowhere else. here you'll find beautiful valleys, eternal ice, caves, rivers, lakes, culture treasures and high mountains. Statskog does...

Helgelandskysten Reiseliv (Helgeland Coast Tourism)

Helgelandskysten Reiseliv (Helgeland Coast Tourism) This coastline is said to be the most beautiful coastline in the world. Here we want to welcome you to the boroughs of Herøy, Alstahaug, Leirfjord and Dønna. These municipalities are diverse and comprehensive, with attractions ranging from colourful Viking history and virgin countryside, to wide...

Alta Museum

Alta Museum Alta Museum is located near Northern Europe’s largest and most abundant rock carving range. 2,000-6,200 years old. Adapted to accommodate the public by way of pathways. Local history exhibitions. Museum café with view across the Altafjord and souvenir shop. Alta Museum has a 30-page guide booklet...

Vilgesvarre-Blåfjell (Guided Tour)

Vilgesvarre-Blåfjell (Guided Tour) Restored sami settlement in very beautiful surroundings, abandoned in 1958. Accommodation in sami hut or tent. Sami food. Activities such as trout fishing, canoeing, bow and arrow, lassoing, nature trail, berry and mushroom picking, exploring a cave and old sacrificial site. Culture information,...

Vega Kommune (Vega Municipality)

Vega Kommune (Vega Municipality) The municipality delivers welfare services to the inhabitants, such as health services, care of elderly, nursery schools and basic education of the population. Vega is situated in the County of Nordland in the Northern part of Norway. Gladstad is the administrative and shopping centre of the...

Stappan Seaproducts Inc

Stappan Seaproducts Inc A fantastic nature experience and beamong millions of birds in a landscape you cannot find anywhere else except on this part of the Artic Circle on top of the world. The famous Stappan Nature Park is one of Europe’s biggest bird paradise where the birds are protected and thrive and can be seen up...

Alta Canyon

Alta Canyon Northern Europe’s largest canyon. Hiking, riverboat trips, bus tours. The showroom is inside the mountain, above the 110-metre high dam. The dam and power plant are only open to visitors taking part on guided tours. Road closed by a barrier. It is possible to walk to the canyon from the barrier at...

Tromsø's historic city centre

Tromsø's historic city centre The historic city centre of Tromsø contains lovely, neo-classical merchants' residences in wood, modest, colourful workers' houses and some characteristic public buildings. Picturesque and/or unfortunate examples of the architecture of the 20th century are richly interspersed. The selection of...

Mount Hatten

Mount Hatten The mountain Hatten, 1128 meters above sea level, has a rather peculiar shape. It looks like a hat and that is the reason for its Dame. In the Lapp. language it is called Aartpije, which means widow-the ODethat stands alone. Geologically, in Hatten, the minerals serpentine and olivine are found....

Norwegian Fishing Village Museum

Norwegian Fishing Village Museum A comprehensive fishing village museum displaying 150 year old coastal building environments: Life and work in the fishing village and fishermen’s huts. The Lofoten fisheries, boats and tackle. Dried fish and clipfish (split, salted and dried cod). Sea monsters, myths, beliefs and superstitions....

Bodø Tourisinformation

Bodø Tourisinformation Bodø is the capital of the county of Nordland and is a city undergoing rapid growth. It is a driving force in the field of Norwegian aviation and one of the cornerstones of the armed forces. The city has a population of 47,000 people and is situated on a peninsula on the world’s most beautiful...

Lofotr Viking Museum

Lofotr Viking Museum An impressive reconstruction of the largest house that has been found dating back to the Viking Age. In the longhouse there is a banquet hall, a living area and an exhibition. There is a copy of the Gokstad ship, smithy and boathouse. Wild boars, horses and sheep. Activities arranged in the summer...