Nyksund is a small fishing village in Norway, in the Vesterålen Islands, in the county of Nordland, about 10 kilometers from Myre.
The fishing village of Nyksund is located at the end of a dead-end road in the far north of the island,Nyksund was depopulated in the 1970s, but in the 1980s a German tourist got the idea to start the so-called Nyksund project there. Nyksund became an international meeting place, especially for young people.The townscape is dominated by colorful fishing houses that squeeze into a narrow bay. Some of them are still dilapidated, some have already been renovated and furnished.
Nyksund has now become known for its reggae and ska concerts as well as its gastronomy. In recent years the proportion of Norwegian residents has increased again. Nyksund it has become a haven of peace for passing tourists and those who like “end of the world” atmospheres.
Access : Coordinates: 68.9958, 15.0135 /
- The Dronningruta ( “The Queen’s Trail ” ), a hiking trail, connects Nyksund to Stø, located on the other side of the island, crossing the island via the mountain.
- The village is car-free. The only narrow road that serves it does not allow you to cross paths and there are few areas to turn around.
Go next : Myre , a fishing village on the northwestern part of the island of Langøya in the Vesterålen archipelago.