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The northern Norwegian town of Sortland has 4,600 inhabitants (2008), and is adminstrasjonssenter in Sortland municipality. The city is located in Nordland county, and belongs to the region and øydistriket Vesterålen. Sortland is connected to the mainland via Sortland bridge.
The city is often called ‘the blue city of the strait “- since the city’s buildings in connection with a project were painted in various shades of blue.
Vesterålen increasing tourist traffic, and the beautiful scenery, the midnight sun in summer and dark times of natural phenomenon northern lights contribute to this. The district also offers activities such as whale watching, sea kayaking, mountain and beach walks etc.
Of the city’s tourist taking action exists such Sortland Museum, with exhibitions at various places in the city – focusing on the cultural landscape history and Sortland church from 1901.The city’s annual jazz festival weekend is a popular event held in September.
12 km from center Lihallen Culture Farm (Sigerfjord), which has art gallery and cafe – where you also have wonderful views of mountains and fjords.
Closest airport is Stokmarknes Airport – Skagen, located 21.5 km north of Sortland.