The Hansa and the Nordland Trade

The trading place of Finnesset in Vågan.
The French king Louis-Philippe stayed in the guesthouse in 1795 on his way to North Cape.
Painting by Kirstine (Stine) Colban Aas 1814.

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The Northern Lights Route is part of The Council of Europe Cultural Routes. The Cultural Routes are an invitation to Europeans to wander the paths and explore the places where the unity and diversity of our European identity were forged.