Nesna is a small village with 1200 inhabitants, located near the opening of Ranafjorden which stretches 70 kilometres inland to the town of 'Mo i Rana'. In Nesna you find a rural museum and an old vicarage. Among the islands in the area is Lovund with a large puffin colony (some 250,000). Among the Traena islands, the group of islands furthest from the mainland, there are several caves that was used for living as far back as in the Stone Age and the Iron Age. Here are also the oldest remnants of houses in Norway, around 6,000 years old.