Vega is an archipelago comprising 6,000 islands, holms, and skerries, but the only islands with a permanent population are Vega, Ylvingen and Omnøy. The Majority of people live on the main island Vega. Vega includes the largest concentration of islands and maritime islands, high mountains, wetlands, and rich bird, plant, and mammal populations.
These unique islands was voted in 2004 to be on UNESCO´s World Heritage List. Vega can be reached by the local express boat from Brønnøysund or Sandnessjøen or by ferry from Horn or Tjøtta.
Valla, Viksås, Vallsjø, Sundsvoll, Gullvåg. These villages are called "Yderbøgde". Here´s our benchmark for large farms, rich fishing waters and the island´s only hotel, Vega Havhotel on Viksås.
For those who enjoy nature, have IL Vega marked trails to the top of Gullsvågfjellet mountain, around Holmvatnet and from Sundsvoll to Vegdalen or Eidem. The road ends in a rural road on Sundsvoll. There are great hiking along the pebble beach at the foot of Gullsvågfjellet mountain with panorama view to Søla.