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Helgeland and Lofoten

The Torghatten Mountain, the bird island of Lovunden and the Saltfjellet-Svartisen National Park are among the attractions on this trip.

What to do in Helgeland

Go island hopping on a bike, paddle in a sea kayak, explore a cave or go hiking in the spectacular mountains dotted along Helgeland.

Hiking in 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.

What to do along Kystriksveien

The best place for fishing along Kystriksveien is Saltstraumen. Hiking and biking are other popular activities.

Tour suggestion along Kystriksveien

Spend at least five days when driving from Steinkjer to Bodø.

Tour suggestions in Nordland

Nordland gives you many possibilities for round trips or a longer stay in one place.

Attractions in Nordland

Cross the Arctic Circle, visit Saltstraumen, the world’s strongest maelstrom, and head out to the internationally acclaimed Lofoten Islands.

The Arctic

Nature rules the north of Norway, and over thousands of years, people have found ways to adapt to the Arctic climate.

Winter in Nordland

See the northern lights, join a killer whale safari, experience the Lofoten Fishery or go skiing in Narvik.

World Championship in Cod Fishing

Every winter, hundreds of people travel to the Lofoten Islands in Northern Norway to see who gets the most and the largest arctic cod.

What to do in Lofoten

Explore Lofoten by foot, go rafting in the Trollfjord and visit Lofotr Viking Museum. Taste stockfish and be amazed by the midnight sun.

Scenic attractions in Lofoten

Experience the bird rocks outside the island of Røst and the cosy fishing village in Nusfjord.

Tour suggestions in Lofoten

Experience the Lofoten Islands by car or bicycle.

Lofoten Islands 360 panorama SkyCam

Get a bird's eye view of the Lofoten Islands in Northern Norway, including Reine, Henningsvær and Svolvær, with these amazing 360 panorama photos.

Lofoten National Tourist Route

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.

Getting to Lofoten and around

There are daily flights into the airports in Lofoten. Travelling around Lofoten is most easily done by car, bike and ferries.

National Geographic recommends Lofoten

In November 2007, National Geographic Traveler rated the Lofoten islands of Northern Norway the third most appealing islands in the world.

What to do in Bodø

Bodø offers unique countryside or urban pleasures, whether you are here for two days or two weeks.

Winter in Lofoten

If you want to experience the genuine atmosphere of the many fishing villages, you should visit Lofoten outside of the hectic summer season.

Eagle safari

"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.

Kayaking and fishing

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.

Winter activities in Bodø

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.

What to do in Vesterålen

Vesterålen has a lot of opportunities, whether you want to explore the islands yourself or are more interested in guided trips and safaris.

Attractions in Vesterålen

Visit the Whale Centre in Andenes, the fishing village of Nyksund, Møysalen National Park and experience the narrow Trollfjord from a boat.

Winter in Vesterålen

Try deep sea fishing under the northern lights this winter. This is one of several exciting activities you can enjoy in the Vesterålen Islands.

What to do in Harstad

Bring some good shoes when you visit Harstad. Experience the town's attractions and nearby nature on foot.

What to Do in Narvik

The Ofotfjord is the perfect location for fishing. For those who love mountaineering, Narvik is surrounding by fantastic mountains

Attractions in Harstad

Harstad has a mix of contemporary and old architecture which, in combination with its waterfront location, provides a good atmosphere.

Where to stay in Harstad

Stay at hotels, cabins, a youth hostel, traditional wooden storehouses or private accommodation in houses and on farms.

Whale Safari

- 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.

Sailing a Viking Ship on the Vefsnfjord

Go to sea in a Viking longship to experience medieval boat building technology in action.

Attractions in Narvik

Discover Narvik's historic attractions and its abundant natural treasures, both of which remain undiscovered to many people.

The Saltstraumen maelstrom

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

The Arctic Circle Centre is situated 80 kilometres north of Mo i Rana and 70 kilometres south of Fauske.

Lofoten Kajakk

Lofoten Kajakk offers a choice of sea and land-based activities year round, including kayaking, sailing, hiking, cycling, skiing and snowshoeing.
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