Nesna

Nesna is an idyllic and tranquil former trading post.

Nesna is a municipality in Nordland county and part of the Helgeland region. The scenic surroundings comprise the islands of Hugla, Handnesøya and Tomma. Our ships arrive twice a day, but unfortunately, we do not stop long enough here for you to take a walk. Still, from deck you can see locals embark and disembark, and mail and cargo getting loaded on and off the ship – a part of everyday life along the coast.

Port Address
Kaia, Moveien, 8700 Nesna
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Telephone
+47 75 05 69 30

History

Nesna was established as a municipality in 1838. It originates from a parish, which in turn is named after the old Nesna farm (Old Norse: Nesnar), since the first church was built there. The name is derived from the word nes which means 'headland'.

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