For nature lovers, Bodø is the place for you. The city, despite rapidly expanding, is blessed with places that you can commune with nature. The strongest tidal current in the world – Saltstraumen, can be found only 30 km southeast of the city. Kjerringøy, one of the well-preserved trading villages in Norway can be found 40 km north of Bodø. For those who love camping, Geitvågen is a place where you can enjoy the tamed wilderness. You can also do mountain climbing, kayaking, caving and other active outdoor activities.