Situated right below the Arctic Circle, Helgeland is known for its unique coastline and spectacular mountain formations.
Experience the cultural heritage of Northern Norway and its many natural wonders, from the majestic Svartisen Glacier to the Vega Islands.
Experience the paddling paradise of the Helgeland Coast, which is regarded as one of Norway’s best areas for sea kayaking.
Buy art and handicrafts directly from local artists. The Helgeland region also has several modern shopping centres.
Pack your walking boots and explore Helgeland on foot. Hiking options abound, whether you follow marked trails or make a foray into the wilderness.
Helgeland is a large and majestic region covering 18,000 square kilometres in the southern part of the county of Nordland.
Getting to Helgeland is easy whether you choose to drive, fly, catch a train or travel by Hurtigruten.
Go island hopping on a bike, paddle in a sea kayak, explore a cave or go hiking in the spectacular mountains dotted along Helgeland.
You will find four tourist information centres to help you plan your trip to the Helgeland Region.
Helgeland's culinary traditions span fish and seafood, bread, cakes, dairy products and meat. Here are a few places where you can try the local fare.
Stay in a traditional Norwegian fisherman's cabin, in an authentic small hotel on the coast or in a historic hotel in Mosjøen or Mo i Rana.
A UNESCO World Heritage site, a Viking long house, a mountain with a hole through it, puffins and eider ducks are among the attractions in Helgeland.