Teodor Bjerrang

Bleik

Teodor Bjerrang
Bleik

Bleik is a fishing village in Andøy Municipality in Nordland county, Norway. The village is located on the northwestern part of the island of Andøya, about 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) southwest of the village of Andenes.

The village has a population (2018) of 461.

Bleiksøya Island Nature Reserve with its sea bird colony.

The triangle-shaped island off the coast is called Bleiksøya. This island is the biggest resort of puffins in all of Norway. The lake Bleiksvatnet lies just south of the village.

Bleik has one of the longest beaches in Norway, and it is said that the beach is the reason for the village's name. The beach is white, and bleik is a word for white/pale in the Norwegian language.

Sea Safari Andenes visiting Bleik and Bleiksøya.

Bleik beach