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Person on mountain top looking down on Nordfjorden in Rødøy, Helgeland
Nordfjorden in Rødøy, Helgeland.
Photo: Stefan Barth

White beaches and undiscovered islands

The Vega archipelago, situated off the Helgeland coast, is named one of the world’s top undiscovered island gems. You should also pay a visit to the Svartisen glacier and the Arctic Circle, and hike in mountains like the Seven Sisters.

Three kayakers paddling around Rødøy in Helgeland, Northern Norway.
Kayaking at Rødøy, Helgeland.
Photo: Terje Rakke / Nordic Life / Helgeland Reiseliv / Visithelgeland.com/Roedoey
Glacier walking at Svartisen.
Photo: CH / Helgeland Reiseliv
Cycling with a view of the Seven Sisters.
Photo: Erlend Haarberg / www.visithelgeland.com/Herøy
Rabothytta, Helgeland
Rabothytta cabin at Okstindan mountain, Helgeland.
Photo: Jan Inge Larsen / Helgeland Reiseliv/Hemnes
Træna, Helgeland
Træna, Helgeland.
Photo: Bård Løken / www.nordnorge.com/Træna
Trollhatten, Helgeland
Trollhatten mountain in Brønnøy, Helgeland.
Photo: Ronny Lien / www.visithelgeland.com
Vega, Helgeland
Hiking at Vega island, Helgeland.
Photo: Øyvind Flatmo / www.visithelgeland.com/Vega
Lurøy, Helgeland
A puffin at Lurøy, Helgeland.
Photo: Erlend Haarberg / www.visithelgeland.com/Lurøy

Find activities and attractions

Whether you're going on a trip with your family, partner, or friends, you'll find plenty of things to do here.

Getting here and around

Get in-depth travel information on Helgeland’s official website.

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Seasons and climate

Due to the temperate waters of the Gulf Stream, Helgeland has a much milder climate than other parts of the world at the same latitude.

January and February are the coldest months, with an average temperature of 1°C on the coast and -8°C inland. July and August are warmest with an average temperature of 13°C.

You can experience midnight sun and northern lights at Helgeland, even though the area lies south of the Arctic Circle.

The weather can change quickly in the mountain areas, so read up on safety in the mountains.

Get the latest weather forecast on yr.no.

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Safety in the mountains

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Norway is an incredible place to explore, with untamed mythical landscapes, mountains, valleys, and fjords. Before you enter the outdoors, get familiar with the nine simple rules of the Norwegian mountain code to help you stay safe.

  1. Plan your trip and inform others about the route you have selected.
  2. Adapt the planned routes according to ability and conditions.
  3. Pay attention to the weather and the avalanche warnings.
  4. Be prepared for bad weather and frost, even on short trips.
  5. Bring the necessary equipment so you can help yourself and others.
  6. Choose safe routes. Recognize avalanche terrain and unsafe ice.
  7. Use a map and a compass. Always know where you are.
  8. Don’t be ashamed to turn around.
  9. Conserve your energy and seek shelter if necessary.

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