The world’s greatest and most beautiful coastline view combined with one of the wildest regions - Nordland County is located in the northern part of Norway and is bordered by Troms and Nord-Trøndelag. This ancient city is a pillar of the food industry of Norway and is the main supplier of fresh seafood. With the mild weather all year round, this area is one of the best touristic destinations in the whole world because of its fantastic northern lights. During summer, the nights are never dark, and you can experience Norwegian sunsets in their real meaning.
Nordland can be the starting point of your adventure with guided tours of the surrounding islands and whale safaris on the open ocean. Enjoy a beautiful day on the open waters and watch these magnificent creatures in their natural environment. Your heart will start pounding the moment you realize the size of these marine mammals.
The county is composed of 44 municipalities, the most significant of the bunch being Narvik, Bodø, and Alstahaug. These regions are full of local landmarks and major cultural establishments that will satisfy your every curiosity about the area.
Narvik is a traditional city that hosts wildlife parks and preservation centers dedicated to ensuring that the indigenous species will still exist in the future. The Polar Park Wildlife Center is the most sought after attraction in the city and will give you the chance to see wolf packs in their natural environment. Guided tours can be booked for you to experience and hear the howls of real wild creatures.
Bodø is most famous for its North Cape and Arctic Circle. These areas are the places where you can experience the famous midnight sun. This phenomenon can be seen best in the summertime from Mount Rønvikfjellet – A high peak that offer an outstanding view of the horizon.
Alstahaug is the county’s wildest municipality with peaky mountains and rocky shores. The Seven Sister (De Syv Søstre in Norwegian) is the most famous rock formation in all of Norway. Nature shaped these peaks almost identical and at an altitude of 1072m they can be seen from all across the region.
If you decide to visit this extraordinary area, you should experience the restaurants in the area. With deep roots in traditional Norwegian cuisine, these quality establishments will provide menus appropriate for every taste and budget and will spice up your holiday.
Here is a list of the finest locations that Nordland offers: Restaurant Smak (Bodo), Tinja Mountain Lodge (Narvik) and Linken Restaurant og Bar (Narvik),
If you are interested in visiting this outstanding county, the hotels and holiday homes in the area will always be prepared to satisfy your every need and will welcome you with open arms.
The top rated establishments in the vicinity include names like: Best Western Narvik Hotel (Narvik), Scandic Narvik (Narvik), Scandic Bodø (Bodø), Clarion Collection Hotel Grand (Bodø), Scandic Syv Sostre (Alstahaug) and Lyngengarden Hotell (Alstahaug).