Med Bodø som base kan du velge og vrake i opplevelser under nordlyset. Her kan du se havørnene seile over horisonten, gå på konsert i byparken eller shopping i byens kjøpesentra eller små spesialbutikker. Alt med en storslått natur som bakteppe.

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Contact person: Harald M. Jacobsen
Address: P.B. 464, N-8400 Sortland
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Web: www.sortlandhotell.no

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Contact person: Audun Aasnes
Address: P.B. 152, N-8309 Kabelvåg
Telephone: +47 95 77 44 01
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SALT is an independent consultant company with knowledge about and for the coast. We deliver services within research, consultancy and outreach related to the coast and sea. SALT is dedicated to working for the future of the coast – our interests span from sea urchins to human capital!

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Contact person: Oddny Wiggen
Address: Nordlandsforksning PB 1490, N-8049 Bodø
Telephone: +47 75 51 76 00
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Web: www.novadis.no

Nofima, the Norwegian Institute of Food, Fisheries and Aquaculture Research, was established by a merger January 1, 2008. This made Nofima one of Europe’s largest institutes for applied research within the fields of fisheries, aquaculture and food.

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Contact person: Eystein Markusson
Address: Postboks 700, N-8509 Narvik
Telephone: +47 45035418
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Web: www.narviksenteret.no

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Contact person: Heidi Soløy
Address: Postboks 434, N-8001 Bodø
Telephone: +47 90 77 51 24
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Web: www.nordnorge.com

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Contact person: Harald Kuraas
Telephone: +47 90 88 60 31
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Contact person: Unni Myklevoll
Address: c/o Austlofoten videregående skole P.b 237, N-8301 Svolvær
Telephone: +47 993 54 025
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Contact person: Anne Karine Statle
Address: Storeidøya 87, N-8370 Leknes
Telephone: +47 97 12 74 62
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Web: www.lofotenmat.no

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Contact person: Anders Øgsnes
Telephone: +47 76 94 04 48
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Web: info.hildringstimen.no

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Contact person: Dorthe Eide
Address: P.b. 1490, N-8049 Bodø
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Web: www.uin.no

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Contact person: Grethe Kvalvik
Address: Sjøgata 38 A, N-8480 Andenes
Telephone: +47 97 76 00 20
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Web: www.fargeklatten.no

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Contact person: Lise Hansen
Address: Stasjonsveien 1, N-8515 Narvik
Telephone: +47 94 85 77 61
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Web: www.destinationnarvik.com

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Contact person: Elisabeth Dreyer
Address: P.O.B. 210, N-8301 Svolvær
Telephone: +47 76 06 98 00
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Web: www.lofoten.info

Bilder_340_230_1232917942.jpgThe Old Lofoten Ferry was the first car ferry used in Lofoten, commencing service in 1956. The ferry sailed between Lilleeidet and Napp, the crossing between the islands of Vestvågøy and Flakstad. And today, as the skipper himself says, “This is the only ferry that will take you where you want, when you want.”

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Hamsunsenteret skal være et levende kunnskaps-senter for Knut Hamsuns forfatterskap, liv og samtid, med tilknytning til nordlandsk kultur og miljø. Hamsunsenteret åpnet i 2010 og er et nasjonalt senter for forfatteren og nobelprisvinneren Knut Hamsun (1859-1952). 

PerLunds___trepaarad2_1228827507.jpg This is a sight that has been common along the coast of Nordland for hundreds of years, and for many it is the very symbol of North Norwegian culture and tradition. This particular example of the Nordland type boat is called the “Hildringstimen”, and is a forty-foot ‘fembøring’ – a traditional rowing and sailing vessel with 6 compartments.

Reine_m_hvalspor2_340_230_1235726064.jpgOff the coast of Andøya, the edge of the continental shelf is particularly close to land. The deep known as Bleiksdjupet is the haunt of schools of male whales that spend most of their time eating their favourite food, squid. In Andenes, you can join Whale Safari and go out to the feeding grounds to see the whales at close quarters.

Lofoten_golf_12_lite_1228826045.jpgThe golf course is situated on the island of Gimsøya in the Lofoten Islands, and the setting is simply awesome. In fact, at times it can be difficult to concentrate on the task at hand, i.e. hitting the ball, because the surroundings make such a strong impression.

Isbjørn vannpostSpitsbergen Travel is Svalbard’s oldest and biggest tourism concern and tour operator, offering a wide range of activities and exhibitions all year round. The Spitsbergen Travel concern also runs three overnight accommodation facilities in Longyearbyen.

Svinøya Rorbuer is situated in the heart of Svolvær, Lofoten, and is a modern rorbu cabin camp with well established traditions. Svinøya also has long-standing traditions in the export of stockfish to Italy, and today the company still has strong ties with the Italians. Indeed, the chefs do some of their training in Italy in order to learn more about how the Italians prepare meals based on stockfish.

 

Tuvsjyen is a family-run activity centre near Saltstraumen, the world’s strongest maelstrom. Traces of settlement have been found here dating all the way back to the Stone Age. Elisabeth Johnston and her family have built up a camp here that brings back to life the 9,800 year old local Stone Age culture.

Many years of service as navy rangers at the base in Ramsund in the Ofotfjorden has given the founders of XXLofoten a knowledge of the coast in their operative region more thorough than many can imagine. Now they are putting this knowledge to use in their adventure products.

Aalan Gård is a family-run farm in Vestvågøy, Lofoten. They keep goats and produce ecological cheese and herbs. The people at Aalan Gård have been innovators within their field, and were one of the very first in North Norway to start up with a farm shop and cheese factory. Aalan Gård has received many awards, including awards for their cheese products and as best market seller.