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Enjoy a summer's night on the island of Ylvingen in Helgeland, Norway - Photo: Liv Ask/Mathis Ståle Mathisen
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Enjoy a summer's night on the island of Ylvingen in Helgeland, Norway Photo: Liv Ask/Mathis Ståle Mathisen

Helgeland

Situated right below the Arctic Circle, Helgeland is known for its unique coastline and spectacular mountain formations.
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Enjoy a summer's night on the island of Ylvingen in Helgeland, Norway - Photo: Liv Ask/Mathis Ståle Mathisen

Helgeland

Situated right below the Arctic Circle, Helgeland is known for its unique coastline and spectacular mountain formations.

Helgeland

Source: Visitnorway

Explore Helgeland

What to do in Helgeland

Go island hopping on a bike, paddle in a sea kayak, explore a cave or go hiking in the spectacular mountains dotted along Helgeland.

Attractions in Helgeland

A UNESCO World Heritage site, a mountain with a hole through it and a cruise with Hurtigruten are just some of the attractions in Helgeland.

Eating in Helgeland

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.

Getting to Helgeland and around

Getting to Helgeland is easy whether you choose to drive, fly, catch a train or travel by Hurtigruten!

Hiking in Helgeland

Pack your walking boots and explore Helgeland on foot. Hiking options abound, whether you follow marked trails or make a foray into the wilderness.

Shopping in Helgeland

Buy art and handicrafts directly from local artists. The Helgeland region also has several modern shopping centres.

Where to stay in Helgeland

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.

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Tourist information for Helgeland

You will find four tourist information centers to help you plan your trip to the Helgeland Region.

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