Dynamic Variation:
Offers
x

There was not an exact match for the language you toggled to. You have been redirected to the nearest matching page within this section.

Choose Language
Toggling to another language will take you to the matching page or nearest matching page within that selection.
Search & Book Sponsored Links
  • Hotels

    Scandic Hotels – in alle belangrijkste steden van Noord tot Zuid

    Nordic Choice Hotels – een bijzondere hotelketen

    Thon Hotels – met een geweldig ontbijt

    Radisson Blu Hotels – boek je hotel in Noorwegen

    Citybox – moderne en betaalbare hotels op een centrale locatie

  • Reizen in Noorwegen

    Widerøe – de grootste regionale luchtvaartmaatschappij in Scandinavië

    AutoEurope – altijd een vlotte huurervaring

    Vy express – gemakkelijk groen reizen met de bus

    DFDS – Europa's toonaangevende ferrymaatschappij 2012-2019

    Rent-A-Wreck – de slimme optie voor autoverhuur

    Arctic Campers – de verhuurdienst voor campers in Noorwegen

    NOR-WAY Bussekspress – reis milieuvriendelijk met snelbussen

    Vy – groen reizen zou gemakkelijk moeten zijn

    Cabin Campers – je vakantiehuis op vier wielen

    SJ NORD – het avontuur begint op de trein

  • Tours en rondtochten

    Authentic Scandinavia – spannende tochten door Noorwegen

    Norrøna Hvitserk – expedities en avontuurlijke vakanties

    Up Norway – reizen op maat

    Hurtigruten – 'De mooiste boottocht ter wereld'

    Fjord Tours – ervaar Norway in a nutshell® met één ticket

    50 Degrees North – onvergetelijke reizen in Noorwegen, op maat en voor kleine groepen.

    Discover Norway – ski-, fiets- en wandeltochten in Noorwegen

    Norwegian Holidays – vakantiepakketten voor een lage prijs met Norwegian. Vlucht, hotel en huurauto

    Secret Atlas – de authentieke manier om Spitsbergen te verkennen

    Stromma – sightseeing, uitstapjes en activiteiten met de bus, boot en trein

    Booknordics.com – tours en activiteiten, safari's, daguitstapjes, expedities, blokhutten en avontuurlijke verblijven

  • Blokhutten en vakantiehuizen

    DanCenter – jouw specialist voor vakantiehuizen in Noorwegen

    Norgesbooking – boek je perfecte verblijf in een blokhut in Noorwegen

  • Alpine skigebieden

    Beitostølen – avontuur en plezier, het hele jaar door

  • Offers

Search
or search all of Norway

Northern Norway Nordland GILDESKÅL

Viewpoint at Ureddplassen

  • +47 74401717
  •  /  km From You
Overview

The Uredd Memorial rest area is one of the Nordland coast’s very best places from which to observe both the archipelago and the midnight sun. Ureddplassen is a point of interest along the National Scenic Road Helgelandskysten.

The rest area offers visitors a magnificent view towards the open ocean, as well as toward Fugleøya Island and including the Lofoten Islands, which are all visible in the distance on a clear day.

During the darker winter months, there is hardly a nicer place from which to observe the Northern Lights as they dance across the northern skies.

At the Uredd Memorial rest area, there is a sculpture of a swordfish as a monument commemorating World War II. On the monument, visitors can read the names of all those who perished on board the Norwegian submarine, KNM Uredd (Uredd means fearless).

In February 1943, the submarine Uredd was on a mission whereby it was to set ashore some agents from Norwegian Independent Company 1 in Bodø. The agents were planning to sabotage the power supply for the Sulitjelma Gruber mining facility. The submarine had been informed by British Intelligence that the Fugløy Fjord was not mined, which was incorrect. Uredd struck a German mine and all on board perished. The submarine was found resting on the sea bottom southwest of the Fugløy Islands, which are visible from the Uredd Memorial rest area, at a depth of 105 metres in 1985, with the aid of a submersible. Researchers were able to ascertain that it had been catastrophically damaged by a mine that exploded near the engine room. Uredd is the only Norwegian submarine that has ever been lost in battle.

In 2018 the reststop Ureddplassen was  upgraded as part of the National Scenic Route project.  The the restroom has been named "the world's finest outdoor toilet" by British press.  


  • Last Updated:
  • Source: Kystriksveien
Statens Kartverk, Geovekst og kommuner - Geodata AS
TripAdvisor Reviews
Traveler Reviews in partnership with TripAdvisor
Your Recently Viewed Pages