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.
The best place for fishing along Kystriksveien is Saltstraumen. Hiking and biking are other popular activities.
Spend at least five days when driving from Steinkjer to Bodø.
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.
Experience the Lofoten Islands by car or bicycle.
Experience the bird rocks outside the island of Røst and the cosy fishing village in Nusfjord.
Get a bird's eye view of the Lofoten Islands in Northern Norway, including Reine, Henningsvær and Svolvær, with these amazing 360 panorama photos.
Discover the beauty of the Lofoten Islands, anchored above the Arctic Circle, by driving from Raftsundet 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.
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.
If you want to experience the genuine atmosphere of the many fishing villages, you should visit Lofoten outside of the hectic summer season.
"Of all the things I get to experience, I think this is the big one," says Norway host David Spinx, out to meet sea eagles in the Lofoten Islands.
Norway host David Spinx tries to get as close to the Lofoten nature as possible. He chooses a double kayak. And he ends up cod fishing.
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.
Bring some good shoes when you visit Harstad. 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 has a mix of contemporary and old architecture which, in combination with its waterfront location, provides a good atmosphere.
Stay at hotels, cabins, a youth hostel, traditional wooden storehouses or private accommodation in houses and on farms.
- 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.
Go to sea in a Viking longship to experience medieval boat building technology in action.
Discover Narvik's historic attractions and its abundant natural treasures, both of which remain undiscovered to many people.
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.