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

Animal rock at Leiknes

A myriad of animal figures sketched in simple, elegant lines form a consecutive frieze on a smooth field of rock stretching down to the Tysfjord. It is the largest collection  Read more

Glacier of Engenbreen

Engenbreen is the point at which Svartisen, Northern Scandinavia's biggest glacier, gets closest to the sea. The sight of the blue glacier ice tongue reflected in the Holandsf  Read more

Bolga – island idyll in the archipelago

The island community of Bolga, northern Helgeland, is a vibrant coastal community with 100 inhabitants. This is a place where you can live well, eat well, canoe in the archipe  Read more

Off-piste skiing in Meløy

There are still some undiscovered slopes for off-piste skiers. Meløy in the far north of Helgeland has a strikingly beautiful landscape of fjords and mountains, challenging...  Read more

Midnight golf in Bodø

As you look towards the green on the fifth hole, it can be a little hard to concentrate. It is one o’clock in the morning, and the midnight sun is shining in your eyes. Way...  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

Kayaking between glacier and archipelago

The rugged archipelago beneath Svartisen could have been made for kayaking, a place where beginners and advanced kayakers alike can experience fantastic nature from where it c  Read more

View Sea Eagles all Year round

Nordland has 35 % of all the white-tailed eagles in Norway and 20 % of the world population. You will not find a better guarantee for a meeting with this majestic bird of prey  Read more

Up Bolgtinden

A short but steep and particularly entertaining hike takes you up the 339 metre (1,112 ft) high Bolgtinden on the island of Bolga. From the top you can see virtually the entir  Read more

Engeløya — Vikings, lilies and romance

Travel through the ages on the island of Engeløya in Steigen, via a huge burial mound, unusual Iron Age military site, imposing stone church or towering memorial stone. Or...  Read more

The Coastal Road; Steinkjer – Bodø

Treat yourself to a trip along the Main Coast Road (Kystriksveien) either by car or by bike. Along the way you will encounter famous landmarks like Torghatten, the Seven Siste  Read more

The Magical Light

From dark blue to shimmering yellow and deep pink, the flickering iridescence in the Bodø night sky is captivating for locals and visitors alike. The unusual light conditions  Read more

From Kjerringøy to Andenes

From the historic trading post of Kjerringøy via Bodø and Lofoten to the whales of Andenes — much of the best that Northern Norway has to offer is packed into this tour.  Read more

Hamsun’s Nordland

He came north at the age of three. The storylines in his literature are often drawn from Nordland. You are sure to recognise the landscape and the people from Knut Hamsun’s...  Read more

Let the ship’s bell ring!

M/S Gamle Salten sails again! Board this popular vintage vessel and enjoy a cruise. Or how about an excellent dinner on board, when the boat is tied up at the quay in Bodø,...  Read more
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