Hovdsundet is a secluded beach in Bodø. Getting there is half the fun as it’s a challenging adventure on foot. Although the hike is difficult at times, the natural beauty makes it worth it. The trail offers a diversity of terrain from white-sand beaches, pine forests and coastal cliffs to pebble beaches.
Mjelle Beach is one of many beaches close to Bodø and a great place for a day trip from this beautiful town. White sandy beaches may not be the first thing that comes to mind when you hear Arctic Norway? The fact is that some of the most stunning beaches in Norway is found up north.
A guided summit hike to Mt. Litltind (717 m above sea level) is within reach if you are in good physical condition and have previous hiking experience. It’s a moderately strenuous hike with some steep and exposed sections, but you will be rewarded with amazing views from the summit!
Åselidalen is a beautiful valley carved out by glaciers some hundreds of thousands of years ago. Crystal clear mountain lakes and waterfalls surrounded by peaks is what you’ll find today. Starting from Bodø, the valley is a perfect place for a moderate hiking day trip in Northern Norway.
Snowshoeing is easy and does not require any prior knowledge. If you can walk, you can snowshoe. Snowshoeing is a winter experience that gives you a close encounter with nature. You’ll get lots of fresh air, some exercise and at the same time enjoy snowy forests, silence and wilderness.
Keiservarden is a real classic for the people of Bodø. This mountain plateau is Bodø’s most visited year-round hiking destination and is renowned for the wonderful views of the city and the sea. Keiservarden is also one of the best places to see both the Midnight Sun and the Northern Lights.