Our most recommended things to do in Bodø

Ålesund: Norwegian Coastal Cities Smartphone Audio Guide App

1. Ålesund: Norwegian Coastal Cities Smartphone Audio Guide App

Available in English and German language. Explore the cities along the Norwegian coast individually and in your own pace, while still getting the information of an experienced tour guide on your smartphone. The Hurtigruten and Havila Kystruten mailboats call at 34 ports along the Norwegian coast. There is plenty of time for a walking tour in the larger towns. Explore the Art Nouveau town of Ålesund, the old Norwegian capital Trondheim, Bodø, the Arctic capital Tromsø, Kirkenes, Hammerfest and Svolvær on the Lofoten Islands on extended city tours and shorter walks. In Alesund you will learn interesting facts about the great city fire and the reconstruction in Art Nouveau style. Nidaros Cathedral is certainly the highlight of the tour of Trondheim. But the historic workers' quarter Bakklandet and the former harbour area Nedre Elvehavn are also worth seeing. Somewhat bizarre is the world's only bicycle lift. Tromsoe was the starting point of Arctic expeditions for a long time. Today, the Polar Museum takes visitors back to the time of the Norwegian polar explorers Amundsen and Nansen. The famous Mack Oil Halls entice visitors to sample beer in what was once the world's northernmost brewery.

Downtown Bodo: A Self-Guided Audio Tour

2. Downtown Bodo: A Self-Guided Audio Tour

Once a remote port with only 55 registered residents in 1816, Bodo rose to international fame less than a hundred years later when a smuggling fiasco in the small town became the catalyst that dissolved Norway’s union with Sweden. Join me on this walking tour where you’ll see the city’s main attractions and hear its sometimes controversial history. You’ll make your way through the city’s downtown area to a jetty that’ll give you a clear view of the small but important Nyholmen Skandse fortress, located in the middle of the port. Along the way, you’ll see where Soviet spy, Selmer Nilsen, hid in the Norrona hotel to monitor aviation traffic during the Cold War. It was during this tense period that Krushchev threatened to obliterate Bodo after American pilot, Francis Gary Powers, was captured while flying through Soviet territory en route to the city. It’s not all doom and gloom on this tour. You’ll also have the opportunity to visit Bodo cathedral where, if you’re lucky, you’ll hear the carillon chiming, and to stroll down the glass-covered Glasshuset shopping street. I’ll tell you about the majestic Norwegian coastliner, the Gamle Salten and show you the city’s beloved Stormen Concert Hall. You’ll hear the answers to questions like: • Who was Anna Benoni, what was her motto, and why is there a park dedicated to her? • How did a lucky lunch break save the port manager, Ragnar Tonder, from a fire aboard the M.S Erling Jarl? • Why is the city’s concert hall called Stormen and which famous performances have been held there? • How are the Norwegian delicacies Sursild and Stockfish made? • Where can you buy fresh shrimp in Bodo? • Why did the artist Tony Cragg place his untitled sculptures along a dock on the edge of the Norwegian sea? So join me for this one-hour stroll as I lead you through the highs and lows of Bodo’s hidden history. Or, take your time to savour the local secrets that I’ll point out along our route.

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3. esim Norway unlimited data

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Norway/Europe: eSim Mobile Data Plan

4. Norway/Europe: eSim Mobile Data Plan

Make your trip to Norway hassle-free with your convenient eSIM. Stay connected on your travels with high-speed coverage in Norway and another 43 European regions (full list below). Purchase and install your eSIM anytime and anywhere, and choose from a variety of data packages, validity options, and coverage in additional countries. Simply scan the eSIM QR code to access all your essential apps on your trip. Avoid the trouble of managing multiple SIMs with this zero-waste solution. Get one eSIM per device and top up by simply buying and activating additional eSIM plans as you go. Once activated, your coverage will begin according to your selected duration. Most devices released after 2019 are compatible with eSIM (e.g. iPhone XR, XS of models beyond, Google Pixel 4 and beyond). If you are unsure, please check the compatibility guideline photo to confirm eligibility. If you can not connect to the internet after install this eSIM, please follow the Self Help Troubleshooting Guide in your GYG voucher. Network coverage: Albania, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Gibraltar, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Isle of Man, Italy, Jersey, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, North Macedonia, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, San Marino, Serbia, Slovak, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom, Uzbekistan, and Vatican City. Carriers to use in Norway: Telenor & Telia

Bodø: Trail challenge with electric mountainbike

5. Bodø: Trail challenge with electric mountainbike

A moderately challenging trip with electric full suspension mountainbikes takes you from the city's asphalt to a wonderful nature experience. We start in the city center and ride towards Maskinisten and the outbacks. It is a moderate effort from there up to peak Keiservarden at 360 meters above sea level. Once at the top, we follow a nice trail with magnificent views from Sweden in the east to Lofoten in the west. A challenge awaits with a narrow path on the first descent before it turns into a pleasant forest road. We adjust the degree of difficulty of the trip with the choice of route - and if it gets a bit difficult somewhere, just get off the bike a few steps. Satisfaction guaranteed!

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