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Things to do in Northern Norway

 

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Tromso Fjords (Tromso)
Ranked #1 of 234 attractions in Northern Norway
Category: Geologic Formations
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Lofoten Island (Nordland)
Ranked #2 of 234 attractions in Northern Norway
Category: Islands
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Ranked #3 of 234 attractions in Northern Norway
Category: Geologic Formations; Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas
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Ranked #4 of 234 attractions in Northern Norway
Category: Specialty Museums
Lofoten Krigsminnemuseum
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Ranked #5 of 234 attractions in Northern Norway
Travelers' Choice® 2013 Winner Attractions
Category: Military Museums; Specialty Museums
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The Lyngen Alps (Lyngen Municipality)
Ranked #6 of 234 attractions in Northern Norway
Category: Ski/ Snowboard Areas
Owner description: Try cross-country skiing, off piste skiing or snowshoeing - this activity is made to suit your level. World-class off-piste... more » Owner description: Try cross-country skiing, off piste skiing or snowshoeing - this activity is made to suit your level. World-class off-piste skiing often on quality powder snow, on steep, rugged mountains which plunge into the arctic ocean - you know it’s going to be hard to beat! To have been skiing in the Lyngen Alps is something everyone will remember. Included: Hot drink, guide, sweet cake, transfer (90 min one way) « less
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Ranked #7 of 234 attractions in Northern Norway
Category: History Museums
Owner description: At Borg in Lofoten, you may experience the Viking Age in a living museum. Visit a full scale (83 meters long) reconstruction... more » Owner description: At Borg in Lofoten, you may experience the Viking Age in a living museum. Visit a full scale (83 meters long) reconstruction of the Viking Chieftain´s longhouse at Borg in Lofoten. The longhouse is reconstructed close to the original site. The architecture, the arts and crafts work, the handicraft demonstration, a richly decorated Gildehall (feasting hall) and the Norse mythology exhibition give you an insight into the Viking life. Archeological artifacts, films about the sensational finds on Borg, along with a 12 minutes long film can be explored in the exhibition halls nearby. At the seaside, the viking ship, the forge and the activity area is located. 15th of June - 15th of August we arrange extra activites such as rowing the viking ship, visiting the blacksmith, trying your hand at viking games. The activities are included in the entrance ticket. Every year in August, we arrange a 5 day viking festival. Market, theatre, concerts, handicraft demonstrations, fight shows and much more. The museum is open all year (winter 2 days pr week). For more information: lofotr.no « less
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Ranked #8 of 234 attractions in Northern Norway
Travelers' Choice® 2013 Winner Attractions
Category: Museums; History Museums
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Ranked #9 of 234 attractions in Northern Norway
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
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Tromso Lapland (Tromso)
Ranked #10 of 234 attractions in Northern Norway
Category: Specialty Museums
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Ranked #11 of 234 attractions in Northern Norway
Category: Observatories/ Planetariums
Owner description: Planetarium with shows about the Northern Lights and the night sky for the general public. Science centre promoting natural... more » Owner description: Planetarium with shows about the Northern Lights and the night sky for the general public. Science centre promoting natural science for schools and youth. « less
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Ranked #12 of 234 attractions in Northern Norway
Category: History Museums
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Alta Museum (Alta)
Ranked #13 of 234 attractions in Northern Norway
Category: Museums
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Ranked #14 of 234 attractions in Northern Norway
Category: Museums

Kjerringøy old trading Center, a museum 40 km north of Bodø, is one of the cities most viseted attractions. The museum gives a uniqe picture of the coastal communities in Northern... more »

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Arctic Circle (Nordland)
Ranked #15 of 234 attractions in Northern Norway
Category: Observation Decks/ Towers
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Ranked #16 of 234 attractions in Northern Norway
Category: Museums
Owner description: Become a member of the internationally renowned and exclusive club and take home the world-famous polar bear pin as proof... more » Owner description: Become a member of the internationally renowned and exclusive club and take home the world-famous polar bear pin as proof that you have visited Hammerfest! Our museum displays the town’s proud traditions related to fishing and hunting in Arctic areas. Experience the extreme cold, Northern Lights and the polar bear. New, fascinating premises. Our gift shop sells souvenirs of the Arctic. Membership: NOK 180, Entrance: FREE!. Opening hours: Summer: 06:00-18:00, winter: 09:00-15:00 « less
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Ranked #17 of 234 attractions in Northern Norway
Category: Gardens
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Ranked #18 of 234 attractions in Northern Norway
Category: Art Museums
Owner description: Themes from Tromso's past and present. Challenging temporary exhibits in a magnificent villa from 1838. Documentary photo... more » Owner description: Themes from Tromso's past and present. Challenging temporary exhibits in a magnificent villa from 1838. Documentary photo exhibits. Operates the Folkeparken open air museum « less
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Ranked #19 of 234 attractions in Northern Norway
Category: Religious Sites; Architectural Buildings
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Tromso Museum (Tromso)
Ranked #20 of 234 attractions in Northern Norway
Category: Museums
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Ranked #21 of 234 attractions in Northern Norway
Category: Historic Sites
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Haaja (Sommaroy)
Ranked #22 of 234 attractions in Northern Norway
  • Great!08/14/2013
Category: Islands
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Ranked #23 of 234 attractions in Northern Norway
Category: Tourist/ Visitor Centers
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Nordkapphallen (Honningsvag)
Ranked #24 of 234 attractions in Northern Norway
Category: History Museums; Caverns/ Caves
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Mjelle (Bodo)
Ranked #25 of 234 attractions in Northern Norway
Category: Beaches
Owner description: “You have to have been there to understand,” sings the local troubadour, Terje Nilsen, describing Mjelle in a song. In the... more » Owner description: “You have to have been there to understand,” sings the local troubadour, Terje Nilsen, describing Mjelle in a song. In the summer, many excursions end at Mjelle, both weekends and weekdays. You don’t have to be a child to collect shells or build sand castles, or to enjoy a good ball game. Bring firewood and cooking equipment if you want to barbecue. « less
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Ranked #26 of 234 attractions in Northern Norway
Category: Art Museums

Express your artistic side at this Museum! more »

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Slettnes Fyr (Gamvik Municipality)
Ranked #27 of 234 attractions in Northern Norway
Category: Lighthouses
Owner description: The world's northernmost mainland lighthouse is located near the village of Gamvik in Norway. It is situated in the middle of... more » Owner description: The world's northernmost mainland lighthouse is located near the village of Gamvik in Norway. It is situated in the middle of a unique nature reserve, and the area is also rich in cultural heritage. The lighthouse itself is protected by the Cultural Heritage Act. Accomodation is simple but cosy. During summer, one can join a guided tour in the lighthouse tower, or have a coffee and a waffle in the little café. « less
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Polar Park (Bardu Municipality)
Ranked #28 of 234 attractions in Northern Norway
Category: Zoos
Owner description: The world's northernmost zoo, where you can experience the big predators of the arctic: Brown bear, lynx, wolf and wolverine.... more » Owner description: The world's northernmost zoo, where you can experience the big predators of the arctic: Brown bear, lynx, wolf and wolverine. There's also moose, red deer, reindeer, musk ox and polar fox. During the summer we also have domesticated animals and birds, and attractions like zip lines, boulder park, barbeque areas and fishing spots. There's also a cafe, kiosk and gift shop. Adapted for the disabled. Polar Zoo is open all year. « less
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Ranked #29 of 234 attractions in Northern Norway
Category: Churches/ Cathedrals; Religious Sites
Owner description: The world`s northernmost stone church, dating back to the late Middle Ages (1250). The church is set in scenic surroundings... more » Owner description: The world`s northernmost stone church, dating back to the late Middle Ages (1250). The church is set in scenic surroundings and boasts several treasures and a beautiful interior. Guided tours by appointment available year-round. « less
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Hurtigruten Museum (Stokmarknes)
Ranked #30 of 234 attractions in Northern Norway
Category: Museums
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