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Travel on our direct flight high over the Arctic Circle to Northern Norway’s Vesterålen archipelago where by day you will experience unique and exclusive insights into Arctic wildlife and island living and each night you will take part in guided searches for the bewitching spectacle of the northern lights.
The Polar Museum is situated in Fyrvika cove, not far from Andenes Lighthouse and Whale Safari Andenes. An exhibition from the polar regions is on show here, with emphasis on the life of hunter Hilmar Nøis, who spent 38 winters in Spitsbergen.
The Omd turf museum
Parts of the cottage were built in about 1826 and it was extended in 1895. There is an old hearth pit inside, probably used for preparing food. Beside the cottage is a peat shed that was perhaps used earlier as a shelter for animals. Renovated in 2008 and use today as: turf museum shows history of turfing and with pictures and working tools, what the fishermen family used in the 1800s.
The Heggelund Cottage- museum
The cottage was moved to the Veita complex probably towards the end of the 1800s. It was very likely used as a boathouse/rorbu and is probably the only authentic rorbu dating back to that era. The house has a log core of hewn timber and porticos on each side, with a simple timber framework. It will serve as a museum / display. with funitures and pictures show the way of living in 1800s.
The red house- in Loviktunet is a traditional 'Nordlandshus' from 1918. Restored in 2014 back to the original style.The red house is located next to the yellow house in Loviktunet. Loviktunet is located in a small village in Andøy, called Lovik. The house is situated 100 metres from the shore, where there is a small boat harbour with a guest pier. From the house you can enjoy the beautiful view of Andfjorden and the mountains at Senja, Grytøy and Bjarkøy in the distance.
The Beach Houses in Bleik are built on a wooden pier just above the white sandy beach.
The next time you visit Andøy and Andenes – whether you plan to see the large whales, the grand nature or some of the people who live here - you are welcome to stay at the newest hotel in town – Hotell Marena. Hotell Marena has 29 rooms, including a minisuite.
Fargeklatten Veita is a new overnight accommodation for tourists and local visitors featuring reasonably priced overnight stays in historic rooms. We are located centrally on Andenes Harbour in Andøy municipality.
You can visit our artshop, artgallery,turfmuseum,history museum with fotogalleri. The island is renowned for its expansive moors, white sandy beaches and craggy mountains, the midnight sun and space research centre. With Veita as your home base, you can take advantage of Whale Safari excursions, admire the bird rocks at Bleiksøya, catch your own dinner in the sea, or experience HISNAKUL, the Polar Museum, The Island Museum, arts and crafts workshops, boat excursions and whalesafari. Welcome!
Kvalnesbrygga Camping is situated near the shore at Eastern side of Andoya.
The seahouse ia an old trading centre built at the beginning of 19.-century.
Sea Safari Brygga at Andenes has 6 double rooms. Located at the harbor of Andenes you find our new Brygga where we rent out in total 6 double rooms. We rent to the rooms with bedcovers and towels.
The rooms are all provided with WIFI. You can share the living room with TV and a kitchen to make coffee and tea.
The reception is available 7/24 in Summer and Winter season
Spaceship Aurora is a visitor centre linked to Andøya Space Center in Andenes, and welcome visitors who are interested in the aurora and space.