Vega, with its gentle mountains contours, lies off the southern coast of Helgeland, in one of the most beautiful parts of Norway. Beyond it lie the 6500 islands, islets and skerries of the Vega archipelago, the largest in Norway. Not all of these can be visited. This summer you have the opportunity to visit Lånan the largest down station in the World Heritage site.
During the summer season, there are regularly scheduled boat trips out to Lånan. On Lånan you will be greeted by the bird wardens who take you along on a historical walking tour in the realm of the Elder Duck.
The boat departs from Gardsøya on Vega at 13:30.
Total duration: approx. 4 hours
The total duration of the trip is about 4 hours. There will be local guides on board, and we go ashore on Lånan. The bird tenders welcome us, convey their story and serve locally produced food.
All capacities are not presented here, so if there is not possible to book - take contact with the touristinformation at Vega: 75 03 53 88.
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Distance: 29.7 km
Thon Hotel Brønnøysund is a full-service hotel with 92 new rooms. Our restaurant, Schrøder Stue, serves the award-winning Thon breakfast buffet, and offers à la carte dining in the evening.
Distance: 29.9 km
Corner Hotel - Hotel in the center of Brønnøysund, a coastal town in the middle of Norway!
Corner Hotel offers affordable accommodation in close proximity to Norway's perhaps most beautiful coastal stretch. Vega world herritage area is only a 25 minute boat ride away. The motel is perfect for those who want adventure and activity when visiting Helgeland.
Distance: 25 km
The old shop at Forvik is beautifully situated by the Forvik ferry dock, and has long traditions as the trading post. The trade post offers double and single rooms in a 300 year old building.
No private toilet/shower in the rooms, but common facilities in the same building. If you are looking for something special there is a coffe roastery and a coffe bar. Here you will also find imported foods from Europe. The trade post is located next to the ferry dock Forvik on road 17 between Brønnøysund and Sandnessjøen.
Nb: For booking the same day as your arrival, contact Helgeland Reiseliv: +47 75 01 80 00