The town of Mo i Rana stands about halfway up Norways long eastern coast, 73 miles north of Bergen and 264 miles south of Narvik. Its just 5 miles south of the Arctic Circle at the head of Ran Fjord in the Helgeland region. Visitors who hire a car in Mo i Rana soon find that the main E6 highway runs through the town, where it joins the E12 that heads west to Sweden just 15 miles away. The Mo i Rana airport is six miles to the north of the city and the mainline railway also passes through. Mo i Rana serves as an excellent hub for adventures into the surrounding landscape of mountains, valleys and national parks.