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Vegaoyan -- The Vega Archipelago

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Address: Vega, Norway
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+47 900 97 539

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This relates to the fishing village of Nes and the e-Huset Museum.

If you take the Hurtigruten ship from Kirkenes back South to Bergen, you will doubtless be offered a trip to the "UNESCO World Heritage site on the island of Vega in the... read more

Reviewed 31 August 2015
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Reviewed 31 August 2015

If you take the Hurtigruten ship from Kirkenes back South to Bergen, you will doubtless be offered a trip to the "UNESCO World Heritage site on the island of Vega in the archipeligo. The excursion takes you off the Hurtigruten ship and puts you on a small boat which takes you through endless low skerries for over an hour to... More 

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Namsos, Norway
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Reviewed 13 June 2015

Explore the island by bike Take a boat trip and visit Hav hotellet for an execellent meal. Be prepared for cold weather in the summer. Tourist information at Gladstad will help you out or ask the locals. To get there ferry from Horn outside Brønnøysund approx 1 hour or hurtigbåt from centre of Brønnøysund

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Oppdal Municipality, Norway
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Reviewed 23 May 2015

We had wished to visit Vega for some time. The Archipelago is on the Unesco list, and deserve it. The landscape with a lot of small islands is unique and worth a visit. You can take a large ferry either from north (Tjøtta) or from south (Horn). Or a smaller boat from Brønnøysund without bringing your car. Taxi or minibus... More 

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Wehl, Netherlands
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Reviewed 2 September 2014

Not a lot of people knows that Vega is a Unesco Heritage Site since 2004 due to the unique relationship between the islanders and the eider ducks (!). A small museum at Nes on the north coast of Vega shows and explains this extraordinary relationship which protects the migrating eider ducks and in return earns the people valuable down. Vega... More 

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Reviewed 12 October 2010

We were there at the end of August on an excursion from Sandnesjoen. We came there by Hurtigruten ship. The trip in the boat to Nes on Vega was beautiful. The small museum on the eider ducks and their relation with the people was very interesting. Local Kari was very informative. We loved the tour. Spend a couple of hours... More 

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