Nordland is one of the most beautiful and dramatic counties in Norway, and is a superb place to visit on holiday. The county of Nordland spans a region which is located right on the line of the Arctic Circle, and it is home to some of the most amazing natural sights imaginable. Nordland holiday cottages are ideal for those wishing to witness the northern lights during the winter months, and the midnight sun during the long summer days. From the lowland planes of the south, to the sculpted mountains of the highland regions, and the dramatic coastal inlets, there is so much to discover in this region, that it is difficult to know where to begin. One thing that is not so difficult to decide is where to stay, as there are some fantastic Nordland holidays rentals to choose from.
Nordland Cottage Rentals - watch the mesmerising Northern Lights shine outside your window
One of the major attractions to the area is the wide variety of wildlife, some of which cannot be easily found anywhere else on earth. If you are a nature lover or outdoor enthusiast then Nordland holiday lettings will provide you with the perfect base to explore the region's natural beauty. It is possible to arrange nature tours and trips out to try and catch a glimpse of some of these rare and magnificent creatures, which include the wolverine, brown bears, reindeer, eagles, sharks, whales and many others. There are many different areas of natural beauty and ecological importance in the county, which are closely protected and highly valued by the local people in the area. The lighting conditions in the region can vary dramatically from the north to the south, with the midnight sun being visible in the northern areas during high summer, so this needs to be taken into account when you plan your visit.
Nordland Holiday Rentals - visit Bodo for an unforgettable Norwegian city break
The largest city in the county is Bodo, which is the capital city of the region, and a cultural and economical centre point. This is a very popular destination for people to stay in when choosing to explore the regions further north. There are a number of Nordland holidays rentals in the city, which are perfect for those looking for accommodation with a difference. The city is extremely lively during the summer months, and is home to a number of music, art and cultural festivals, including the Parkenfestivalen and the Musikkfestuke, which is a really great spectacle of Norwegian culture. If you are trying to decide what time of year to visit this wonderful region, then timing your holiday with that of the popular local summer festivals, will help to make your stay a truly memorable one.
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