With its dramatic surroundings and ever-changing light, Bodø and Salten are sought-after holiday destinations for photographers and nature lovers alike.
Bodø and Salten have good light conditions all year round, even during the darkest months. The polar night, which many assume is a time of darkness, is in reality just endless variations of light. The winter months surprisingly reveals beautiful glimpses of the sun – from deep blue to glowing variants of red, orange, yellow, magenta and indigo.
With its wild and wonderful landscapes, mountains, mountain plains, woodlands, islands, shorelines, fjords, and national parks, Salten is an eldorado for nature enthusiasts providing endless opportunities for hiking at all levels of difficulty.
And if you are the adventurous type, you might prefer caving, scuba diving, eel fishing, mountaineering, kayaking, stand up paddling or snorkeling in Saltstraumen – the worlds strongest tidal current only a short drive from Bodø.
Find more inspiration on Bodø’s official website.
The NorwayLights app provides the best prediction for when to see the northern lights in the area.
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