Andøya National Tourist Route

Andøya National Tourist Route is a scenic drive in Norway

Andøya National Tourist Route is the name of a very scenic drive running along the west side of Andøya Island, in the Vesterålen archipelago, in Nordland county, Norway. It's one of the famous scenic drives in Norway.

National Tourist Route Andøya is totally paved and comprises Norway roads 974, 976 and 82. It’s 58km (36 miles) long and runs from Bjørnskinn in the south to Andenes at the northernmost tip of the island. The route winds its way through staggering scenery.

Tucked away inside the Arctic circle, the drive offers stunning views on the west coast of Andøya Island. The region has been shaped by the rough Norwegian Sea. Along the road it’s possible to see seals, whales and eagles from your car window and offers a magnificent view of white sandy beaches, cragged peaks and the wide expanse of the ocean. The route connects to National Tourist Route Senja by ferry.


Roads: Road 974/976/82
Length: 58km
Highest elevation: 65m asl
Ferries: 0
Winter notice: Open to traffic throughout the year. May be closed for short periods in winter when the weather is bad.



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