Boasting no fewer than three National Parks, the northern Norwegian county of Nordland is a must visit place for people who like stunning scenery and an abundance of wildlife. The area covers 14,000 kilometres and features over 18,000 islands, but only has a population of around 236,000 people, meaning there are plenty of open and tranquil places to see while staying in holiday homes Nordland.
Leading activities in Nordland include crossing the Saltfjellet mountain range into the Arctic Circle on the Joanna Lumley Dogsledge Tour; seeing sperm and killer whales in their natural habitat on a sea safari; and taking a trip to the mountains under the incredible Northern Lights.
A visit to the Lofoten archipelago is a must on your holiday in Nordland holiday apartments. Described by National Geographic as one of the finest groups of islands on the planet, it has picture perfect scenery that is sure to take your breath away and old fisherman's huts that will have you believing you have stepped back in time.
A number of Nordland holiday apartments can be found here, particularly in the scenic villages of Reine and Svolvær, and the isles main activities include cycling, rock climbing and mountaineering. Svolvaer is also home to the Lofoten War Museum which features hundreds of pieces from World War II and has exhibits labelled in English, German, French and Norwegian.
Those looking for holiday homes Nordland will also be drawn to the mainland town of Bodo. There they will find the sandy Mjelle beach and the Norwegian Aviation Museum amongst other attractions. Or you could try the nearby region of Trondelag, where one of the main cities of Norway, Trondheim is located and also not forgetting that Nordland makes it easy to jump across the border to Sweden.