Bodo - Magic light and strong currents
"Going to Kjerringøy on the first june day" - yes maybe that's exactly what to do? Halvdan Sivertsen was so excited when he came out that it resulted in the famous song "Kjerringøy".
Kjerringøy located about 30 minutes drive away Bodø, and is today a small, modern village community. Out here among other things, the historical Kjerringøy.
Outside Bodø you will find a world of islands - Væran. Givær, Bliksvær, Landegode, Helligvær and Karlsøyvær served by speedboats and with a bike is the perfect place for "island hopping".
Bliksvær Located southwest of Bodo and consists of about sixty islands and islets. Here you will find magical beaches and great places for camping and kayaking.
Givær is approx. 25 km just west of Bodø, and is the world's only remaining traditional weather of the Nordland type. Givær has year-round settlement, and here is active fishing, milk production, cheese-making, sheep farming and eider breeding. Under "useful links"You will find links to NRK's program" Where no one would believe that someone could live, "where they had made the trip to Givær.
Helligvær consists of all 365 islands and represents a small paradise for kayakers and pleasure boaters.
Landegode Located just west of Bodø, and is a perfect island for excursions and camping life.
Saltstraumen is the world's strongest tidal current, and is approximately 30 km south of Bodo. Each 6. hour occurs tidal currents in that large quantities of water passing at a speed of about 20 knots through a 3 km long and 150 m wide strait. In Saltstraumen is both great fishing and rafting opportunities.
Bodø is the largest city in Nordland. Here you will find many great the attractions and recreation sites, and the most popular beauty spot are top of the mountain Veten in Bodø municipality - also known as Keiservarden. The mountain seems 366 m and is known for its fabulous views including the Lofoten Wall. Keiservarden named after Kaiser Wilhelm II of Germany who visited mountaintop 16. July 1889.
In Bodø you will also find the Norwegian Aviation Museum - a great experience for both young and old. And if it's a kid, it's so important to note that Pelle Politibil comes from Bodø ... Pelle is usually outside the police station in Bodø.
California also has the highest density of sea eagles in the world. Eagles can be seen all year round!
Great fun for children and adults at the Norwegian Aviation Museum
Selected campsites nearby
The camping portal gives you great presentations of Norwegian campsites. The list below shows those we have a presentation of and which is a short (and sometimes a little longer) drive away from the destination. It may not be the closest places to the destination, but these are great places worth a visit. Click in and be inspired by great pictures and lots of information. Good trip!