Experience the Arctic Circle and some of the world`s most beautiful coastline.
Dating back to the 1800`s, the street of Sjøgata represent the oldest part of Mosjøen. Sjøgata street is vibrant and genuine. It helps give the town its own very special atmosphere, inviting you for coffee in old-fashioned surroundings, shopping in small idyllic shops, visits to the quayside buildings, galleries and craftsman`s stalls, and to pleasant evenings in distinctive restaurants. Guided tours are offered.
The famous mountain, with its distinctive hole all the way through, just has to be seen. Man seems very small walking through this 160 m long, 35 m tall and 20 m wide hole that the glacier and the sea dug out of the mountainside thousands of years ago.
Vega ia an island realm consisting of approximately 6500 islands, isles and skerries. It is this island domain that was inscribed into UNESCO’s World Heritage List in 2004. Visit the Eider duck museum at Vega, it documents the unique tradition whereby eider ducks are utilised as domestic animals and the unique coexistence of man and eider.
Svartisen glacier & caves
Discover the land of the Arctic Circle at 66 degrees, 32 minutes north latitude. The area just south of the Arctic Circle is full of adventures for the whole family. Visit the 2nd largest glacier in Norway, the Svartisen glacier, explore the only lit tourist cave in Norway, Grønligrotta, or join a guided tour through the more challenging Setergrotta cave.
Explore the wild and scenic Helgeland coast
There are thousands of stunning islands dotted along the Helgeland coastline. Explore Træna with its characteristic mountain formations or visit Rødøy and enjoy first class locally produced food. Lovund is a popular destination for bird watchers with the yearly homecoming of the puffin while Tomma offers good walking opportunities and white sandy beaches.
Cross the Arctic Circle
The Arctic Circle is the magical boundary of the midnight sun. Visit the Arctic Circle centre as you travel through the Saltfjellet national park or alternatively cross the Arctic Circle by boat and visit the island Vikingen.
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