Located in the Nordland coastline of Norway, the Kystriksveien – road 17 is one of The Best Coastal Drives in the World.
The scenic road is 650 km long. Starting in Steinkjer it takes you north, across the Arctic Circle, to Bodø. The drive is definitely worth it. A drive not to be missed! There are many excellent photo opportunities. According to National Geographic, it’s one of the ’101 World’s most Scenic Routes. Along Kystriksveien there are many islands that you may visit by ferry or boat. On the 650 long road you need to take 6 ferries, taking from 10 min to an hour each.
The road encompasses miles of stunning views along the Nordland coastline. Allow yourself to travel slow and explore! Along the road you will encounter many famous landmarks, such as Torghatten, De Syv Søstre (The Seven Sisters mountain range), Svartisen glacier and Saltstraumen (world’s strongest whirlpools).
More info: https://www.visitnorway.no/reisemal/trondelag/kystriksveien/