Traveling to Bodø for Marcialonga?

We have made the perfect guide for your stay.

Welcome to Bodø

Bodø & Salten is the ultimate combination of culture and nature. Here you will find one of Norway’s fastest growing cities, located in the middle of magnificent nature and hidden gems.
Discover the captivating city of Bodø before and after the ski race.
Bodø is located in Northern Norway, above the Arctic Circle. Steep mountains, breathtaking landscapes, northern lights, and a rich culture is only a few of the thing that awaits you at this urban coastal gem.

Things to do in Bodø

Bodø presents lots of breathtaking natural adventures, vibrant city vibes, and activities for the whole group. We’ve set up a lineup of activities, whether you’re craving heart-pounding outdoor thrills, diving into the local culture, or unleashing your energy at one of the city’s indoor activity hubs, we’ve got you covered.

Activities To Do

Hunt the Northern Lights

Attractions, museums and places to see

You might also like…

Bringing your family?

Here are our best tips for familiy holidays in Bodø & Salten

Extend Your Stay: Extraordinary Adventures Before or After the Event

Make the most out of your journey to Bodø by adding a few extra days to your stay. Bodø is the “big city” surrounded with lots of beautiful places and hidden gems. Discover the beautiful region, explore the culture, the stunning nature and go for an endless adventures in the Salten region surrounding Bodø.

See our tips on what to do in our region below.


Bodø has immediate access to hiking adventures, perfect for young explorers. Set out on an evening hike to Keiservarden, a local favorite, or explore the beautiful beaches lining the northern side of the city. For those seeking more challenges, go for a longer summit hike to the peaks just outside the city center. We promise breathtaking views.

Bodø is The European Capital of Culture in 2024

The whole year will be filled with cultural events

Where to eat?

Discover a range of dining options. If you are eating with a big group, we suggest to book a table in advance.

More inspiration

Was this helpful?

Thank you for your feedback!

We are reading all feedback, but unfortunately we can not respond.