Bodo is a municipality squatting in the Nordland county of the country and is known to be a part of the traditional region of Salten. A magical city which is home to some of the most dreamy villages such as Misvær, Saltstraumen, Skjerstad, Kjerringøy and Helligvær is knitted with ethereal beauty in every part of it, and these villages is a live example of it. Bodo happily nurtures a huge part of the country and is therefore seen to be the largest town in Nordland County and the second largest city in the northern part of Norway.
The lively atmosphere with a right amount of culture and history dangling in the air, architecture that swoops right into our hearts and makes this place secure a special position in our hearts. In the ancient times, the city was named to be one of the European capital of culture due to its perfect balance of everything that it creates for a traveller. From strolling through the city centre to watch the beautiful setting, the rustic architecture crafted in a baroque style, and the tiny shops tucked in the corner of the streets, everything will make you fall in love with the city.
It is usually said that the best places on the map are the ones which cannot be seen on the feed and we couldn’t agree more. Bodo is one of the most underrated places in Norway, therefore the most enchanting one. If you want to knock your feet out by visiting a different place, going far away from the hype, make sure to keep Bodo in your list. The history that you will be able to learn about in the city would be a little more than any other city, including the capital itself. For an ideal day out with your loved ones, you can consider starting your trip from Bodø Domkirke and then satisfying your taste buds at the local cafes and restaurants.
Best time to visit Bodo
Although it comes as no surprise that Norway is usually cold throughout the year, so is Bodo. However, if you are looking to visit the city when it adds in the beauty, make sure to book your tickets during the spring season which is from June to August. The temperature during these seasons are usually warm and assures a great trip to its visitors. If you are expecting to witness Northern lights in the city, you can expect it from September to April during the evening.