Welcome to Bodø & Salten

Photo: Zdeno Dvorak

An urban cultural city on the edge of nature

Bodø & Salten is the ultimate combination of culture and nature. Here you will find one of Norway’s fastest growing cities, which will be the European Capital of Culture in 2024, located in the middle of magnificent natural gems in the surrounding region.

Experience the world’s strongest maelstrom – Saltstraumen, Europe´s most accessible glacier, Svartisen, northern lights, midnight sun, and famous national parks. Here you get to experience spectacular nature without standing in line.

Autumn in Salten

Photo: Zdeno Dvorak

Autumn Tips

Hidden Gems in Salten

European Capital of Culture 2024
The first events have been released

Bodø will be the European Capital of Culture in 2024, and we will, and we will deliver a magnificent cultural program throughout the year. The city and region already offer many exciting cultural experiences.

Find your favourite here:

Main attractions

Main attractions

When in Bodø & Salten, you have to check out these attractions!

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