Givær, Bliksvær, Landegode, Helligvær and Karlsøyvær make up an island world of their own around the unobstructed Bodø peninsula - easily accessible and well sheltered.
Take a roundtrip on the fast passenger boat or jump off and stay for a day or two on the islands.
Stretching between the E6 in Saltdal and Rv 17 in Saltstraumen, the home of the world's strongest maelstrom, and winding its way through spectacular mountain scenery and untouched landscapes, the culture road boasts breathtaking nature, local culture, arts & crafts, herb gardens and historic churches.
Half hour's drive from Bodø, picturesque Kjerringøy is a historical trading post surrounded by a distinctive countryside. It has been used as the location for several films based on the novels of Knut Hamsun. In the Zahlfjøsen barn you will find the exhibition "Hamsun in Films and Pictures" and the Norwegian painter Karl Erik Harr's new Hamsun Gallery.
Many people refer to the Kystriksveien from Steinkjer to Bodø as the world's most beautiful tourist route. A trip along this road offers wonderful adventures for motorists and motorcyclists alike, with myriad sights easily accessible.
In Bodø there is a multitude of mountains just begging to be climbed, regardless of whether you are an experienced mountaineer or a family travelling with young children. A summit walk is never far away and after a short climb you can look out across the landscape as it opens up before you. Børvasstindene is a mountain range with a number of good hiking trails.
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Go island hopping or drive along the beautiful coastline. Bike to the historical trading post of Kjerringøy or hike to a coastal mountain peak.
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