Presteid Tourism

Presteid is a village in the municipality of Hamarøy in Nordland county, Norway. It is located immediately east of the village of Oppeid, along the Presteidfjorden. Presteid is part of the Oppeid urban area which has a population (2011) of 497 people. The village is the location of Hamarøy Church, the main church for the municipality. The famous Norwegian author Knut Hamsun lived in this village from the age of 9 until 14. He often wrote about Presteid in his works. The Knut Hamsun Centre is located in Presteid, and it is a museum about the author and his works. Stoklands Bilruter, a bus company, was based here until it was merged with Saltens Bilruter.


Looking for travel information about Presteid? Explore the best travel advice on Presteid, Norway. After your splendid visit to Presteid, you can proceed to an important near-by city of Leknes. Leknes is bestowed with interesting set of attractions for every type of traveller. If you want to fly to the destination, you can choose the nearest major airport to take a flight. The nearest major airport is Leknes Airport. 1-2 days is an ideal duration of visit to Presteid.