A bicycle tour with tasteful experiences at the beautiful coast of Helgeland
Experience the highlights of the Islands of the North, with the local cuisine at its best!
Experience a beautiful summer day on the coast of Helgeland when the sun warms your skin. You are on your bike on an unexplored road. The scent of the summer flowers tickles your nose. The hair blows in your eyes, in a friendly, playful way and true happiness sneaks up on you….
As you cycle along, your appetite sharpens and you can loo
Day 1: The coastal town Brønnøysund.
You arrive in Brønnøysund on Thursday afternoon/evening and check in at Thon Hotel Brønnøysund in the centre of town. Your two-course dinner tonight is served at the Hotel Restaurant; the Schrøder Stua. If you like, there is still time to explore the centre of the town and maybe a visit to the local pub, the Kred Café, and Pub and meet some locals.
Day two: Torghatten, The Norwegian Aquaculture Centre, and the Hildurs Herb garden. Apr. 59 km
The bicycles are ready for you at the hotel in the morning. It is time to start to explore the many adventures that are waiting for you. First, we recommend that you visit the Torghatten mountain, and make your way up to the magnificent hole. Enjoy the amazing view of the many islands in the region. On the return from Torghatten, we suggest a short detour to visit the Norwegian Aquaculture Centre, which demonstrates modern fish farming.
Here you may enjoy a tasty lunch, of course with local fish as one of the ingredients. In the early afternoon, the Hurtigruten arrives and if you do as the locals, it is a good time to taste the world's best soft ice at the kiosk at the key At the Hildurs Herb Garden, you will get a five-course dinner in the evening. The Herb Garden is about 7 km north of the Hotel.
Day 3: Experience Vega 45 km
Today you will start your journey to Vega with the local speedboat. The Vega Island offers a beautiful landscape and easy roads to explore. At the small fishing village Nes, you can learn more about the Vega World Heritage and visit the local eider duck museum. Your luggage is already at the Vega Havhotel where you will spend the night. This hotel is in an idyllic part of the north part of the island, and the owners Anna and Jon offer unique five-course taste experiences. This kitchen represents the best of Norwegian culinary art and uses local and the freshest ingredients that are available.
Day 4: Vega-Brønnøysund 10 km
At this fourth day, there is still time to have a look at some of the other nice areas at Vega. For example, the Sundsvoll beach, The Gullsvåg Mountain or the Guristraumen area. You return to Brønnøysund with the speedboat. Back in Brønnøysund, there is time to visit the Lokalmatbutikken in the main street, where you can enjoy a nice lunch before you start on your way home. We hope you have charged your batteries and taken with you some happy memories from this North Norwegian experience.