Five Recommended Hiking Trails
Vesterålen has over 150 marked and signposted hiking routes. The trails are easily accessible with beautiful
views of fjords and arctic landscapes as far as the eye can see, regardless of which trail you choose. The
level of difficulty varies with trails suitable for the novice and seasoned walker alike.
Dronningruta (The Queen's Route)
The Queen’s Route is a marked hiking trail between the historical fisherman’s villages Nyksund and Stø in the Vesterålen archipelago. The route is a round trip which winds its way along the coastline, the white sand beach Skipssanden, and over mountaintops 400 meters above sea level with an incredible view of the Atlantic ocean. In 2015 the trip was named one of the top 10 most spectacular hiking trails in Nowray by visitnorway.com. Vesterålen has over 150 marked trails and paths.
Skata (736 masl)
2017-02-24 15:06Skata is a chieftain among the Vesterålen mountains; with its three-edged formation, it has an identical appearance from all sides. It takes one long day to climb 736-metre-tall Skata, but you will be rewarded with a beautiful view of the mountains and fjords of Vesterålen.
The Stave - Bleik coastal trail
2017-02-24 15:06The Stave – Bleik coastal trail in Andøy is one of the Coastal Trails in Vesterålen.
This is a trip with varying degrees of difficulty. The trail stretches over a distance of 9 km through a landscape of beaches, rocky shorelines, hills and mountains. The highest point is Måtind (408 masl), offering
Skredtinden (442 masl)
2017-02-27 20:06Starting from the ski cabin at Øyjorda near Straume, your trip can run across Rundtuva and Øyjordheia to Veggfjellet and Skredtinden (442 mas). The return trip runs along the ridge towards the southwest, via Hundsdalen and Nilsåsen and back to your starting point. There is a view of most of the Bø s
Lynghaugtinden & Vetten
2017-02-27 20:06The trip we describe here is only one of many possibilities taking Fjærvoll in Bø as your point of departure. In the area east of Fjærvollfjellet, you will find a number of well marked trails and forest roads where you can start your trek into the mountains or remain on the lowlands between the vill