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Ranked #1 of 122 attractions in Nordland
Category: Islands
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Ranked #2 of 122 attractions in Nordland
Category: Specialty Museums
Lofoten Krigsminnemuseum
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Ranked #3 of 122 attractions in Nordland
Category: Military Museums; Specialty Museums
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Ranked #4 of 122 attractions in Nordland
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
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Ranked #5 of 122 attractions in Nordland
Category: Museums

Kjerringøy old trading Center, a museum 40 km north of Bodø, is one of the cities most viseted attractions. The museum gives a uniqe picture of the coastal communities in Northern... more »

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Ranked #6 of 122 attractions in Nordland
Category: History Museums
Owner description: At Borg in Lofoten, you may experience the Viking Age in a living museum. Visit a full scale (83 meters long) reconstruction... more » Owner description: At Borg in Lofoten, you may experience the Viking Age in a living museum. Visit a full scale (83 meters long) reconstruction of the Viking Chieftain´s longhouse at Borg in Lofoten. The longhouse is reconstructed close to the original site. The architecture, the arts and crafts work, the handicraft demonstration, a richly decorated Gildehall (feasting hall) and the Norse mythology exhibition give you an insight into the Viking life. Archeological artifacts, films about the sensational finds on Borg, along with a 12 minutes long film can be explored in the exhibition halls nearby. At the seaside, the viking ship, the forge and the activity area is located. 15th of June - 15th of August we arrange extra activites such as rowing the viking ship, visiting the blacksmith, trying your hand at viking games. The activities are included in the entrance ticket. Every year in August, we arrange a 5 day viking festival. Market, theatre, concerts, handicraft demonstrations, fight shows and much more. The museum is open all year (winter 2 days pr week). For more information: lofotr.no « less
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Ranked #7 of 122 attractions in Nordland
Category: Observation Decks/ Towers
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Ranked #8 of 122 attractions in Nordland
Category: History Museums
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KaviarFactory (Henningsvaer)
Ranked #9 of 122 attractions in Nordland
Owner description: The KaviarFactory is an international venue for contemporary art. Located in Henningsvær, in the middle of the archipelago of... more » Owner description: The KaviarFactory is an international venue for contemporary art. Located in Henningsvær, in the middle of the archipelago of Lofoten, Norway, it takes advantage of its off-the-grid location and aims to offer experiences and confrontations that never previously has been available to such regions. « less
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Mjelle (Bodo)
Ranked #10 of 122 attractions in Nordland
Category: Beaches
Owner description: “You have to have been there to understand,” sings the local troubadour, Terje Nilsen, describing Mjelle in a song. In the... more » Owner description: “You have to have been there to understand,” sings the local troubadour, Terje Nilsen, describing Mjelle in a song. In the summer, many excursions end at Mjelle, both weekends and weekdays. You don’t have to be a child to collect shells or build sand castles, or to enjoy a good ball game. Bring firewood and cooking equipment if you want to barbecue. « less
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Andoya (Andoy Municipality)
Ranked #11 of 122 attractions in Nordland
Category: Islands
Owner description: The island of Andoya is directly situated below the “auroral oval” at night, which makes this the best location to see the... more » Owner description: The island of Andoya is directly situated below the “auroral oval” at night, which makes this the best location to see the spectacular Northern Lights. Researchers and scientists travel here from all around the world. The phenomenon occurs in an oval around the earth’s magnetic North Pole and rotates around it. The clash of solar winds with the earth’s magnetic field pushes the oval towards the dark side of the planet, which rotates around the geographical North Pole. During winter we offer you trips leading out into nature. While wandering in fantastic picturesque surroundings you may be lucky to experience the fascinating Northern Lights dancing over the polar sky. According to your time schedule we are also able to offer you an overnight stay in the middle of nature including a winter barbecue and hot drinks. We are able to provide outdoor equipment, such as sleeping bags. Please contact us for information in detail. INFO Day:  on request Duration:  4 – 5 hours Price: NOK 600.00 to NOK 1000.00/person. depends on group size: min. 2 pers./max. 8 persons Including: a light snack and warm drink in the wilderness  PLEASE NOTE! Booking: We advise you to prebook latest 17:00 the same day, as we only take out small groups (Min. 2/Max. 6 persons) Clothing: Warm and wind-/waterproof clothing. Waterproof hiking boots and a small back pack. We advise you to bring a water bottle. Weather: Due to bad weather the trip will be cancelled at short notice. Payment: The payment is done before the trip begins. We accept Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Norwegian crowns(NOK) “CATCH A MEMORY” PHOTOGRAPHY On request we take photos of you and print them on a CD. So your picturesque holiday is kept present for the future. Please contact us for further information. The islands offer great opportunities for landscape and nature photography. Bring your own equipment and save memories for a lifetime.  « less
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Ranked #12 of 122 attractions in Nordland
Category: Mountains
Owner description: Norway’s second largest glacier, Svartisen, stretches over 370 km2 and has a full 60 glacier arms. One of the most famous... more » Owner description: Norway’s second largest glacier, Svartisen, stretches over 370 km2 and has a full 60 glacier arms. One of the most famous glacial arms is Austerdalsisen in Rana Municipality. To reach the glacier arm, you may take a 20-minute boat trip over Svartisvatnet, followed by a 3 km hike to Austerdalsisen. You can experience this exciting landscape, which was covered by the glacier just a few decades ago. Austerdalsisen deposits crevassed ice into the water and ice cold glacial rivers. It is a majestic sight. The boat across Svartisvatnet only operates during the summer season. Please contact Polarsirkelen Reiseliv for boat schedules: Phone + 47 75 13 92 00 « less
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Hurtigruten Museum (Stokmarknes)
Ranked #13 of 122 attractions in Nordland
Category: Museums
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Ranked #14 of 122 attractions in Nordland
Category: Tourist/ Visitor Centers
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Boderland Museum (Kirkenes)
Ranked #15 of 122 attractions in Nordland
Category: Museums
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Hamsunsenteret (Hamaroy)
Ranked #16 of 122 attractions in Nordland
Category: Museums
Owner description: The Knut Hamsun Centre is located by the vicarage ruins on the banks of the Glimma River in Presteid in Hamarøy Municipality... more » Owner description: The Knut Hamsun Centre is located by the vicarage ruins on the banks of the Glimma River in Presteid in Hamarøy Municipality in Northern Norway. The centre is situated in a beautiful cultural landscape surrounded by nature that remains virtually as untouched as it was in Hamsun’s time. The centre’s tower offers an impressive view over the realm of Hamsun, the area that inspired the author to write world renowned books like Pan, Growth of the Soil and Wayfarers. « less
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Magic Ice (Svolvaer)
Ranked #17 of 122 attractions in Nordland
Category: Specialty Museums
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Torghatten (Bronnoy Municipality)
Ranked #18 of 122 attractions in Nordland
Category: Mountains; Geologic Formations
Owner description: Torghatten, with its distinctive hole through it, is known both nationally and internationally. Petter Dass, our famous... more » Owner description: Torghatten, with its distinctive hole through it, is known both nationally and internationally. Petter Dass, our famous clergyman and poet, described the mountain as “an eye that keeps watch over Nordland’s people and riches – and which never sleeps. Torghatten offers the wild and untouched, excitement and atmosphere and people appear tiny as they walk through the 160 m long, 25-75 m high and 12-27 m wide hole, like in an enormous hall. « less
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Kirkehelleren (Traena Municipality)
Ranked #19 of 122 attractions in Nordland
  • Iconic islands 09/02/2014
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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Ranked #20 of 122 attractions in Nordland
Category: Water Parks
Owner description: The water park includes a number of pools of all shapes and sizes, including an exercise pool, a diving pool with 1m, 3m and... more » Owner description: The water park includes a number of pools of all shapes and sizes, including an exercise pool, a diving pool with 1m, 3m and 5m diving boards, a training and therapy pool, children’s pool, wave pool, outdoor pool, 3 water chutes of which one is 85 metres long and includes light and sound effects, several fountains, caves with a current channel, water mushrooms, jacuzzis, saunas and a café offering service in wet and dry zones. The resort also includes a 600m2 outdoor sunning and play area with free sunbeds, badminton, volley ball and an outdoor pool. You can bathe as long as you like here. « less
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Ranked #21 of 122 attractions in Nordland
Category: Geologic Formations
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Ranked #22 of 122 attractions in Nordland
  • good service 07/31/2014
Category: Tourist/ Visitor Centers
Owner description: The tourist information centre in Mo i Rana is centrally situated in the town centre and is well signposted to from the E6.... more » Owner description: The tourist information centre in Mo i Rana is centrally situated in the town centre and is well signposted to from the E6. Our friendly staff will be happy to help with any questions you might have about the region. There is a good selection of brochures from Helgeland and Northern Norway. Small shop with souvenirs and bike rental. « less
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Lofoten Stockfish Museum (Moskenes Municipality)
Ranked #23 of 122 attractions in Nordland
Category: Museums
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Grenselandmuseet (Kirkenes)
Ranked #24 of 122 attractions in Nordland
Category: Museums
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Treriksroysa (Kirkenes)
Ranked #25 of 122 attractions in Nordland
Owner description: Treriksroysa (or Three-Country Cairn) is the point at which the borders of Sweden, Norway and Finland meet. It is an example... more » Owner description: Treriksroysa (or Three-Country Cairn) is the point at which the borders of Sweden, Norway and Finland meet. It is an example of a geographical feature known as a tripoint. The tripoint monument itself is a yellow dome-shaped stone made of concrete, located about 10 metres (33 ft) out in Lake Goldajarvi (also known as lake Koltajauri). It is located at 489 metres (1,604 ft) above sea level. The monument was built in 1926. The size is about 14 square metres (150 sq ft) with diameter of about 4 metres (13 ft). It is mentioned as the world's smallest island divided by a border, even if that is a matter of definition. It is reached by walking 11 kilometres (6.8 mi) from Kilpisjarvi in Finland on a public road. In summertime, it can be reached by boat from Kilpisjarvi plus a 3 kilometres (1.9 mi) walk. « less
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Ranked #26 of 122 attractions in Nordland
Category: Specialty Museums
Owner description: Bodo cathedral was completed in 1956. A 12 metre stained glass window, 10 tapestries from Nordland, and a rose window... more » Owner description: Bodo cathedral was completed in 1956. A 12 metre stained glass window, 10 tapestries from Nordland, and a rose window decorate the beautiful interior. The cathedral is built as a basilica in the Gothic style. It was designed by the architects Blakstad & Munthe Kaas and was one of the first churches in Norway to have a detached steeple. Free admission. « less
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Ranked #27 of 122 attractions in Nordland
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Ranked #28 of 122 attractions in Nordland
Category: Beaches
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Narvikfjellet (Narvik)
Ranked #29 of 122 attractions in Nordland
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Ranked #30 of 122 attractions in Nordland
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
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