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Salten: City of Bodø, Fauske, Rognan, Realm of Hamsun

Salten, Bodø and the Realm of Hamsun

A gigantic glacier, the world’s strongest maelstrom, the distinctive old trading post at Kjerringøy and Hamsun’s prose surround the bustling coastal junction of Bodø.  Read more

Cycling on the island world of Hamsun

Norway’s third finest cycle tour is the route from Bodø to Kjerringøy, from where you can continue on from Steigen to Hamarøy. Here you will find the landscape made famous...  Read more

Storjord Hotel: Norway’s smallest hotel

Norway's smallest hotel consists of just four rooms and a little privy chamber, and is a delightful wooden building dating from the 1920s. The next time visi  Read more

Glacier hikes on Svartisen

If you want a challenge, albeit within safe limits, we recommend a trip to the Engenbreen glacier, from where you can look down at the green water of Holandsfjord and up at He  Read more

Guided tour to Mount Stetind

Mount Stetind in Nordland has been voted Norway’s national mountain. Why not try a guided tour to the summit, 1392 metres above sea level.  Read more

Kjerringøy Brygge, the summer adventure near Bodø

Spend a weekend at the Kjerringøy Bryggehotell (Wharf Hotel) and experience Norway’s best-preserved seaside trading post, strongly evocative of the late 19th century.  Read more

Wonderful Summer Bodø

Fresh, colourful Bodø is a hospitable and entertaining place with plenty to see and do. The town makes an excellent starting point from which to see some of the most...  Read more


Long and narrow, green and fertile, rugged and wild; Nordland is a county of contrasts and surprises  Read more

Tranøy Lighthouse – 360-degree Vestfjord panorama

A visit to a lighthouse is like sitting in the royal box in a theatre; one has by far the best view. The repertoire at Tranøy Lighthouse spans everything from the light...  Read more

Bodø by light

Bodø is a cool, modern, vibrant metropolis and cultural city in Northern Norway, nestled between jagged peaks, the archipelago and the open sea. During the day, the winter...  Read more

Wonderful Kjerringøy

Kjerringøy, a half-hour drive north of Bodø, is a gem on the Nordland coast. It has an idyllic, coastal-alpine landscape famous around the world from films based on Knut...  Read more

Væran – island hopping close to Bodø city

Givær, Bliksvær, Landegode, Helligvær and Karlsøyvær form an archipelago around the Bodø peninsula. Easily accessible and well protected. Ready for some island hopping?  Read more

Local Delicacies

Elk sausage, veal burgers, cured saithe, smoked salmon, home-brewed beer, grilled stockfish, local cheeses and an abundance of herbs. Salten is an eldorado for those seeking  Read more

Møsbrøm flatbread: the Rolls Royce of flatbreads

Møsbrøm flatbread is a flatbread enveloping a generous helping of rich and delicious møsbrøm, or melted brown cheese. A møsbrøm flatbread is a taste sensation that gives you...  Read more


The tiny island community of Støtt, with 35 inhabitants, offers gourmet food in historic surroundings, and accommodation in old beds under down duvets. Støtt has always been...  Read more
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