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.
Whether you're going on a trip with your family, partner, or friends, you'll find plenty of things to do here.
Two person cabin (double sofa bed with kitchenette, pots and pans, fridge and satellite TV. Cold and hot water…More
Large apartments 50 - 60 m2 with 2 bedrooms, 4 - 6 beds. Bathroom, kitchen, living - room, TV, wireless…More
This historic hotel offers a good location in the centre of the Arctic Circle town of Mo i Rana, set in the…More
Accommodation in a charming old house from the 18th century. It's nice location is at Stokka, about 10km south…More
Vassenget is situated in Velfjord, South of Helgeland in Nordland County. App. 3 km. from Nevernes Havn and 6…More
Bjerka Camping is situated along the Bjerka river.More
Comfort Hotel Ole Tobias is ideally situated in the centre of Mo i Rana only a short walk from the main…More
Centrally located apartment hotel with family rooms and self catering. Close to bus/ coach and train station.…More
Kvarøy Sjøhus has modern 'rorbu' fisherman's cabins perched right at the water's edge. The seahouses have a…More
Is situated at Gjessøy island in Rødøy, an island that was abandoned in 1977.More
If you are looking for a good fishing place, hiking in the wilderness or just some peace and quiet, then…More
Gryteselv Fjellgård has a beautiful location with views to forest and mountain in Hatffjelldal municipality.More
At Lurøy lies the Renaissance garden at the polar circle. Perhaps the world's northernmost of its kind. Here…More
At Lurøy lies the Renaissance garden at the polar circle. Perhaps the world's northernmost of its kind. Here…
Fully equipped cottage, situated beautifully close to the famous mountain Torghatten. Wonderful hiking and…More
Accommodation in cabins of various sizesMore
Velfjord is a place for adventures.More
Fru Haugans Hotel is situated in the famous old street Sjøgata in the centre of town, and has a very long…More
Skogly campsite is ideally situated just off the main road, the E6, in a peaceful and tranquil location.More
A beautifully furnished new rorbu, set right at the water’s edge beside the Toftsundet.More
Situated in the centre of Mo i Rana.More
Haugen Camping is situated in beautiful surroundings north of Grane Centrum, by the E6.More
Strandli Gård is a farm located in the beautiful Fiplingdal in Grane municipality.More
Are you looking for a unique experience? An experience where nature and culture meet and leaves an impression…More
Aspnes Camping is situated by Fustvatn, about 15 km north of Mosjøen. Offers cabins and accommodates RVs /…More
An old, recently renovated house at Fjellsøya/Toft.More
At the ferries of Vennesund, (trunk road connection, Holm-Vennesund, RV 17,) you will find Vennesund Brygge og…More
Four star camping E6 just south of Mosjøen city center.More
5 family rooms with bathroom and kitchenette.More
A wharf dating from 1965, renovated in 1995 and converted into two modern apartments with a shared entrance.More
Don`t miss the only food, wine and herb farm in northern Norway!More
Restaurant Ellenstuen is well known for delicious Food and wine.More
This cosy restaurant at Thon Hotel Brønnøysund serves local specialities as well as international cuisine, and…More
See the raging waters of perhaps the most beautiful waterfall in Europe.More
The menu includes pepper salmon, breaded plaice, salads and a children`s menu.More
Vikgården landhandel og kaffebu is situated on Sjøgata in the old part of Mosjøen.More
A friendly cafè and cultural veneue, with concerts and pub evenings throughout the year.More
Welcome to a small farm Cafè in Hattfjelldal.More
Kaffistova in Mosjøen is a pleasant cafeteria right in the city center.More
This is a multi-purpose centre for the coastal culture of southern Helgeland.More
Restaurant Hagestuen is situated in Fru Haugans Hotel in Sjøgata in Mosjøen.More
Lokalmatbutikken (“the local food shop”) is the place for people who are passionate about foodMore
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The Nordlandsbanen railway is named one of the world’s most beautiful train journeys by Lonely Planet and runs from Trondheim to Bodø. The train journey from Trondheim to Mosjøen takes about five hours, whilst the trip to Mo i Rana takes six hours. Trains from Bodø take three hours to Mo i Rana, and four hours to Mosjøen.
The E6 runs the length of Helgeland and is the most direct route northwards.
If you want to drive the scenic route, choose the National Tourist Route Helgelandskysten (“the Coastal Route”, Rv17) which stretches from Steinkjer to Bodø. Note that this road includes several ferry crossing.
You can also reach the Helgeland Coast via Tosenvegen (Fv76), Mosjøen (Fv 78) or Mo i Rana (E12).
Several express boats and ferries take you between the destinations at the Helgeland Coast. Find out more at Helgeland’s official website.
The famous Hurtigruten calls at Rørvik, Brønnøysund, Sandnessjøen, Nesna, Ørnes, and Bodø twice a day.
There are frequent bus services between the coast of Helgeland and many inland destinations.
Several buses runs between the larger destinations in Helgeland.
A number of ferries and express boats are ready to transport you between the destinations along the National Tourist Route Helgelandskysten (Rv17) and to and from the islands off the coast.
Find out more at Helgeland’s official website.
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.
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.
Read more about northern lights
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.
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