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Vegaoyan -- The Vega Archipelago

Vega, Norway
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Ranked #1 of 6 Attractions in Vega
Type: Geologic Formations, Outdoors
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Wehl, Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Not a lot of people knows that Vega is a Unesco Heritage Site since 2004 due to the unique relationship between the islanders and the eider ducks (!). A small museum at Nes on the north coast of Vega shows and explains this extraordinary relationship which protects the migrating eider ducks and in return earns the people valuable down. Vega... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2010

We were there at the end of August on an excursion from Sandnesjoen. We came there by Hurtigruten ship. The trip in the boat to Nes on Vega was beautiful. The small museum on the eider ducks and their relation with the people was very interesting. Local Kari was very informative. We loved the tour. Spend a couple of hours... More

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