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Explore the islands by foot, chase the northern lights, or join a whale safari. Vesterålen has a lot of opportunities, whether you want to explore the archipelago yourself, or you are more interested in guided trips.
Welcome to the kingdom of whales with Arctic Whale Tours! We are located in the village of Stø on Langøya,…
Whale Safari Ltd The Whale and Dolphin Society has given as the following commendation: « Whalesafari Ltd.…
At Spaceship Aurora you will get a virtual trip into space. Here you will visit the Northern Lights, and will…
Visit a real fish farm! Norway is the world's largest producer of Atlantic salmon, and around 14 million…
Galleri Uvær and Betty's Tea Salon is located on the western side of Hadseløya, by the idyllic Tegian valley.…
The national museum foundation for the coastal express at Stokmarknes. Exhibitions of authentic rooms and…
Alveland Shop & Café specializes in natural products, handmade soaps and local food. Pop in for a delicious…
You can chart out a suitable daily route that let you travel at your own speed, and enjoy as much as possible…
Now you can experience whale watching even closer to sea level from a RIB boat (rigid inflatable boat).
Stave Hot Pools is surrounded by the wild and spectaular beauty of Andøya's west coast and offers visitors the…
We have kayak rental, both single and double kayaks, including all necessary equipment, also dry suits. It…
Møysalen is the highest mountain in Vesterålen and Lofoten which also was rated Norway's Most Splendid Natural…
Sami adventures We offer our guests a unique experience of pure and authentic local Sami culture. Participate…
The national fishing industry museum was established in the spring of 1991 as a public institution, and was…
After ten years of northern light photography, Marius Birkeland finally caught the movement of the colours without time-lapse.
Tourism in Northern Norway is thriving, and the opportunities for whale watching is seen as part of the explanation.
Ask Norwegians where you should spend your holiday, and you will get extremely diverse answers. Find your new favourite destination in this list.
The Norwegian word for mountain is “fjell”. Hence the “fjellfie” trend on social media that you can’t miss in Norway this summer.
Go right before or just after the high season and enjoy a warm welcome from locals, usually mild weather, and few crowds.
Take a hike around the clock at Senja, dive into Blåisvatnet lake, or simply kick back and enjoy the majestic scenery at Andøya. Here are some of Northern Norway’s hot spots.
There is no need to wait until you’re here to find out what you’d like to do.
Find more inspiration on Vesterålen’s official website.