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Person on mountain top looking down on Nordfjorden in Rødøy, Helgeland Person on mountain top looking down on Nordfjorden in Rødøy, Helgeland
Nordfjorden in Rødøy, Helgeland.
Photo: Stefan Barth
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White beaches and undiscovered islands

The Vega archipelago, situated off the Helgeland coast, is named one of the world’s top undiscovered island gems. If you’re looking for distinctive nature in Northern Norway, Helgeland should not be missed.

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Kayaking at Rødøy at the coast of Helgeland
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Træna, Helgeland
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Where to stay

Food and drink

Getting here and around

By plane:
  • There are direct flights from Oslo to Brønnøysund and Sandnessjøen.
  • There are also direct flights from Trondheim and Bodø to Brønnøysund, Sandnessjøen, Mosjøen and Mo i Rana.
By road:
  • The E6 motorway runs the length of Helgeland and is the most direct route to the interior. An alternative to the E6 is Kystriksveien (“the Coastal Route”, FV17), which stretches from Steinkjer to Bodø. You can also reach the Helgeland Coast via Tosenvegen (fv. 76), via Mosjøen (fv. 78) or via Mo i Rana (E12).
  • There are frequent bus services between the coast of Helgeland and inland destinations.
By train:
  • The Nordland Railway extends from Trondheim to Bodø. The train journey from Trondheim to Mosjøen takes about five hours, while the trip to Mo i Rana takes six hours. Trains from Bodø take three hours to Mo i Rana, and four hours to Mosjøen.
By boat:
  • The famous Hurtigruten, The Norwegian Coastal Voyage, calls at Brønnøysund, Sandnessjøen and Nesna twice a day.

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