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Helgeland

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

Kystriksveien

Kystriksveien is a beautiful scenic road between Steinkjer and Bodø. Most people travel Kystriksveien by car, but it is also a great cycling route.

Rica Hotels

Rica Hotels is one of the largest hotel chains in Norway and covers most of the country.

Tourist information for Helgeland

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

Paddling in Helgeland

Experience the paddling paradise of the Helgeland Coast, which is regarded as one of Norway’s best areas for sea kayaking.

Attractions in Helgeland

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.

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.

Shopping in Helgeland

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

Hiking in Helgeland

Put on your boots and get ready for outdoor adventures in Helgeland. Here, hiking fun is available for both experts and beginners.

What to do in Helgeland

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

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.

Key facts about Helgeland

Helgeland is a large and majestic region covering 18,000 square kilometers in the southern part of the county of Nordland.

Getting to Helgeland and around

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

Getting to Kystriksveien and around

Most people explore Kystriksveien by car, but there are plenty of options for those who prefer public transport.

Where to stay along Kystriksveien

Stay in a historic hotel or in a remote fishermen's cabin along Kystriksveien. But whatever type of accommodation you choose, book well in advance.

Tourist information along Kystriksveien

The tourist information center in Steinkjer will help you book accommodation and plan a tailor-made itinerary for your trip along Kystriksveien.

Shopping along Kystriksveien

You will find artists, craftsmen and farmers selling things as varied as Sami-inspired handicrafts and local food along the Kystriksveien road.

What to do along Kystriksveien

The best place for fishing along Kystriksveien is Saltstraumen. Hiking and biking are other popular activities.

Tour suggestion along Kystriksveien

Spend at least five days when driving from Steinkjer to Bodø.

Eating along Kystriksveien

You will find many places offering good food along Kystriksveien, from fine dining restaurants to corner shops selling local produce.

Go on a cruise with Hurtigruten

Witness stunning scenery with Hurtigruten along the Norwegian coast. Travel the entire voyage from Bergen to Kirkenes, or hop on and off as you wish.
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Excursions en route

Hurtigruten’s extensive program of excursions takes advantage of local guides and benefits from calling at ports that larger ships cannot reach.
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Explore authentic Norway with Hurtigruten

A Hurtigruten voyage is arguably the best way to experience Norway. Discover fjords, waterways and ports that other ships cannot reach.
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Hurtigruten

A journey with the iconic Hurtigruten offers the best views at a gentle pace – it is the ideal way to discover Norway’s varied coastal landscape.
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Classic and short voyages

The Classic Roundtrip Voyage with Hurtigruten is a 12 day journey, but there are also shorter options available.
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Four seasons with Hurtigruten

Every season has its charm; the northern lights in winter, the Arctic awakening in spring, the midnight sun in summer and the vivid colors in fall.
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