The total distance from Steinkjer to Bodø is 650 km, but there are plenty of opportunities for side-trips – not least out among the islands. Along the route you will encounter many famous landmarks, such as Torghatten, De Syv Søstre (The Seven Sisters mountain range), Svartisen glacier and Saltstraumen (world’s strongest whirlpools).
These amazing sites line the route and are easily accessible.
Several hundred islands are spread along the coastline of Kystriksveien, many of which are easy to visit by ferry; there are six ferry crossings along the road. At our website you will find the free Kystriksveien Guide Book and other planning tools.
The combination of express boat/auto-ferry allows you to hop from place to place and from island to island. Cruising along on your bike really gives you time to enjoy the nature along the Kystriksveien route. Thousands of islands awaits you.
Stay in a historic hotel or a remote fishermen's cabin when you visit Kystriksveien. Just make sure you book your accommodation well in advance.
Kystriksveien is ideal for acitivties like hiking, biking and kayaking. You may go on boat trips out in the islands or experience thousands of years of coastal history in one of the many museums. We provide you with the suggestions.
Most people explore Kystriksveien by car, but there are plenty of options for those who prefer public transport.