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Beiarn


Beiarn in Norway Beiarn municipality coat of arms

Population:
1,058

Areal:
1.221,9 km2


Beiarn Local Directory


Accommodation, Businesses and more pictures from Beiarn

Beiarn municipality has approximately 1.150 inhabitants a covers a area of 1.221,9 km2. The administrative center in the muncipality is in Moldjord. Different kinds of cave tours suitable both for families and the more adventurous! You will need on a cave tour rubber boots or mountain/hiking boots sneakers are not recommended. Under the coverall a warm sweater is recommended clothes you are not afraid of getting dirty nor wet. Dry clothes for when returning to your car. Guided tours to the mountaintops of Beiarn, and a moose safari.

Beiarn is located just north of the Arctic Circle, along the Beiarelva River including the Beiar Valley and some surrounding areas in the Saltfjellet mountains. The river is one of the best salmon rivers in Northern Norway. There are several large lakes in Beiarn including Arstaddalsdammen, Litle Sokumvatnet, and Ramsgjelvatnet.

SALTFJELLET / SVARTISEN NATIONAL PARK

The Svartisen glacier is the second largest glacier in Norway. The Svartisen glacier is a park of Saltfjellet / Svartisen national park, wich is Norway´s most various national park. The Svartisen glacier is 375 square kilometer, an thereby covers quite a bit of land. The glacier stretches all the way from the widths in Saltfjellet mountain area, through beautifull valleys with calm rivers, and out to fjords and steep mountains at the coast. Location of the Svartisen glacier is: Saltdal, Rana, Rødøy, Meløy, Gildeskål, Beiarn and Bodø.

LAFTEHYTTA

Laftehytta, the log house at Storjord, which in addition to touristinformation houses a craft store where you can purchase knitwear, embroidery, jewellery, wooden crafts, Beiarn's own clothing brand "Beiar", and several other items from close to 90 local crafters. At "Laftehytta" you will also find information on rooms for rent, camp- grounds, where to buy groceries, and activities in Beiarn during the whole year. In general: what, where and when in Beiarn.

LØVSTAD CAVE

The (Løvstadgrotta) cave- tour itself is not too hard, since we go in by boat across two lakes (possibility for crawling if you want to). The tour fits for everyone, if you are able to walk for 10-15 minutes. On all the tours photo-equipment can be brought at your own risk, remember that it is dirty, moist and wet under the ground. The guide will bring you back outside immediately if you feel uncomfortable during the tour. Please let us know when ordering the tour if there are any special health problems we must be aware of. We want to do the tour on your premise. If you wish to make the tours shorter or longer, please let us know, it can easily be arranged.

CAVE EXPEDITION

For those who want more action, families with older kids. But of course, according to your condition and wish. Some walking, the cave tour itself contains crawling, low walking along streams, and some simple climbing. You will get wet and dirty.

CRAZY HORSE

The (Ville Hesten) cave tour for those who want more action, families with older kids. But of course, after your condition and wish. Some walking, the cave tour itself includes crawling, low walking along streams, and some simple climbing. In periods with normal water supply the water will reach up to your neck.

BREIARN CHURCH

Beiarn church at Moldjord is open every day during the summer season.

BREIARN FARM MUSEUM

Beiarn farm museum, with an overview of Beiarn's cultural history from the Viking age through the middle of last century.

FRONTIER CAMP

Frontiercamp in Tollådal show you samii food, and introduction to the samii cultural history. By appointment.

MIDNIGHT SUN

The Midnight Sun stays above the horizon, and it is light 24 hours a day. The sky must be clear and there must be unobstructed visibility northwards in order to see the Midnight Sun. A summer night on the fjord or in the mountains is an experience not to be missed, you can go fishing in the fjord, which contains splendid variation of fish, or you can take a walk in the wilderness surrounding.

NORTHERN LIGHTS

Aurora Borealis is the Latin name for the Northern Lights – solar winds that meet the atmosphere in a zone around the magnetic North Pole. The Northern Lights are only visible when the sky is dark and clear, from August to April, and they are most intense from 10 pm to midnight. The region on the 700 northern latitude is a fantastic place for experiencing the beautiful and intense play of colours given off by the Northern Lights.

POLAR NIGHT

The dark time, or the long, dark Polar Night, lasts from 30th November - 12th January - there is only a twilight-dusk type of light (the blue light) for a few hours during the middle of the day. This does not mean that it becomes totally dark, however. The aurora borealis trails its multicoloured banner across the sky and the moon lights the scene just like the nightlight of Our Lord. The experience of the winter with the uniqueness of the light, the northern lights and snow is fantastic. Especially beautiful is the blue light southwards, just before it becomes dark.   

BOAT RENTAL

A 17 feet wooden boat with engine for the Beiarfjord. Boat in Ramskjellvatnet. 26 feet boat with cabin, for fishing and sightseeing on the Beiarfjord with guide. Canoe-rental, Touristinformation at Laftehytta, Storjord.

MOOSE SAFARI

The Touristinformation takes you on a guided tour late at night or early in the morning to a place with a very good chance to see moose in the wild.

FISHING

The Arstadelva river is open for sea char and sea trout fishing from 15th of June through 14th of September. The Beiarelva river is open for sea trout fishing from 26th of June through 14th of September. The landowners sell fishing cards for most of the river.

GOLF

Golf Clubs in Nordland.