What to do in Nordland
The Torghatten Mountain, the bird island of Lovunden and the Saltfjellet-Svartisen National Park are among the attractions on this trip.
It is recommended to spend at least five days when driving from Steinkjer to Bodø.
The best place for fishing along Kystriksveien is Saltstraumen. Hiking and biking are other popular activities.
Nordland gives you many possibilities for round trips or a longer stay in one place.
Cross the Arctic Circle, visit Saltstraumen, the world’s strongest maelstrom, and head out to the internationally acclaimed Lofoten Islands.
Nature rules the north of Norway, and over thousands of years, people have found ways to adapt to the Arctic climate.
See the northern lights, join a killer whale safari, experience the Lofoten Fishery or go skiing in Narvik.
Go island hopping on a bike, paddle in a sea kayak, explore a cave or go hiking in the spectacular mountains dotted along Helgeland.
Pack your walking boots and explore Helgeland on foot. Hiking options abound, whether you follow marked trails or make a foray into the wilderness.
Every winter, hundreds of people travel to the Lofoten Islands in Northern Norway to see who gets the most and the largest arctic cod.
Explore Lofoten by foot, go rafting in the Trollfjord and visit Lofotr Viking Museum. Taste stockfish and be amazed by the midnight sun.
Get a bird's eye view of the Lofoten Islands in Northern Norway, including Reine, Henningsvær and Svolvær, with these amazing 360 panorama photos.
Experience the Lofoten Islands by car or bicycle.
Experience the bird rocks outside the island of Røst and the cosy fishing village in Nusfjord.
If you want to experience the genuine atmosphere of the many fishing villages, you should visit Lofoten outside of the hectic summer season.
In November 2007, National Geographic Traveler rated the Lofoten islands of Northern Norway the third most appealing islands in the world.
Bodø offers unique countryside or urban pleasures, whether you are here for two days or two weeks.
Discover the beauty of the Lofoten Islands, anchored above the Arctic Circle, by driving from Fiskebøl to Å - one of Norway's most scenic routes.
There are daily flights into the airports in Lofoten. Travelling around Lofoten is most easily done by car, bike and ferries.
Get that little bit closer to nature in the Lofoten Islands. Jump in a kayak and go cod fishing with Norway host David Spinx.
On his way out to meet sea eagles in Lofoten, Norway host David Spinx can hardly contain his excitement. Join him on his bird-watching experience.
Few Norwegian towns and cities are so close to the wilderness as Bodø. Here winter activities under the northern lights are right on your doorstep.
Vesterålen has a lot of opportunities, whether you want to explore the islands yourself or are more interested in guided trips and safaris.
Visit the Whale Centre in Andenes, the fishing village of Nyksund, Møysalen National Park and experience the narrow Trollfjord from a boat.
Try deep sea fishing under the northern lights this winter. This is one of several exciting activities you can enjoy in the Vesterålen Islands.
There are marked hiking trails throughout the entire Vesterålen area. These are easily accessible and may be used in both summer and winter.
Bring your walking boots when you visit Harstad, and experience the town's attractions and nearby nature on foot.
The Ofotfjord is the perfect location for fishing. For those who love mountaineering, Narvik is surrounding by fantastic mountains.
Harstad offers a mix of modern and older architecture, and a pleasant location by the waterfront.
Harstad and its surroundings offer exciting excursions regardless of whether you want to go cycling, hiking, or on a drive to the Lofoten Islands.
There are plenty of accommodation alternatives in Harstad, from hotels in the town centre to camping by the sea.
Welcome to the districts of Hamarøy and Tysfjord, which offer the very best of Scandinavian nature, Sami culture and North-Norwegian pride.
- Whale, shouts the captain as he points eagerly in front of the ship. Full of anticipation we make our way to the gunnel and see the whale’s blow.
- There are 12 Fembøringer in Norway, says captain Steinrud as we leave Mosjøen harbour behind, on what looks like a sailing sculpture.
Discover Narvik's historic attractions and its abundant natural treasures, which too many people remain undiscovered.
Saltstraumen is the world’s most powerful maelstrom and is situated outside of Bodø in Arctic Norway. Join an eagle safari or go sea rafting.
The Arctic Circle Centre is situated 80 kilometres north of Mo i Rana and 70 kilometres south of Fauske.
Lofoten Kajakk offers a choice of sea and land-based activities year round, including kayaking, sailing, hiking, cycling, skiing and snowshoeing.
- My Polish guests got 14 and 15 kilo halibuts here last week, says Sverre Nilsen as he turns off the engine in his fishing vessel.