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Alta Museum (Alta)
Ranked #1 of 68 attractions in Finnmark
Category: Museums
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Nordkapphallen (Honningsvag)
Ranked #2 of 68 attractions in Finnmark
Category: History Museums; Caverns/ Caves
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Ranked #3 of 68 attractions in Finnmark
Category: Churches/ Cathedrals; Landmarks
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Ranked #4 of 68 attractions in Finnmark
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 #5 of 68 attractions in Finnmark
Category: Historic Sites; Landmarks
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Ranked #6 of 68 attractions in Finnmark
Category: Tourist/ Visitor Centers; Traveler Resources
Owner description: Welcome to the municipality of Nordkapp, at the northernmost point of Europe. Visit Honningsvag, the North Cape town, or one... more » Owner description: Welcome to the municipality of Nordkapp, at the northernmost point of Europe. Visit Honningsvag, the North Cape town, or one of the lively fishing villages such as Repvag on the mainland, Nordvagen, Kamoyvaer, Gjesvaer or Skarsvag on Mageroya island. The name Mageroya is derived from the Sami name Makkaravju, which means thin island, due to its location. The municipality lies around 150 km north of the timber line and has an open, spectacular landscape. North Cape is one of Norway’s most popular destinations. Welcome to a wonderful adventure, where you will experience the true diversity of this area and enjoy activities in harmony with the sea, our nature and culture. Population: 3,219 Area, municipality: 924 km² Location: Honningsvag Harbour, in the centre of Honningsvag. « less
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Hammerfest Church (Hammerfest)
Ranked #7 of 68 attractions in Finnmark
Category: Churches/ Cathedrals; Landmarks
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Nordkappmuseet (Honningsvag)
Ranked #8 of 68 attractions in Finnmark
Category: History Museums; Museums
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Slettnes Fyr (Gamvik Municipality)
Ranked #9 of 68 attractions in Finnmark
Category: Lighthouses; Landmarks
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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Kirkeporten in Skarsvag (Nordkapp Municipality)
Ranked #10 of 68 attractions in Finnmark
Category: Geologic Formations; Nature and Parks
Owner description: This rock formation is a geological wonder a fissure several metres wide in a cliff overhang shaped like a big gate. The... more » Owner description: This rock formation is a geological wonder a fissure several metres wide in a cliff overhang shaped like a big gate. The midnight sun shines through this gate between midnight and two in the morning. The views of the rock formation “Hornet” are breathtaking. To get there, follow the 2.5 km long path starting at Kirkeporten Camping and Nordkapp Turisthotell. The walk there and back takes around 45 minutes. « less
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Honningsvag Church (Nordkapp Municipality)
Ranked #11 of 68 attractions in Finnmark
Category: Religious Sites; Churches/ Cathedrals; Landmarks
Owner description: The municipality’s oldest building, constructed in 1885. After WWII it was home for the population while the remaining... more » Owner description: The municipality’s oldest building, constructed in 1885. After WWII it was home for the population while the remaining buildings were reconstructed. « less
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Ranked #12 of 68 attractions in Finnmark
Category: ; Specialty Museums; Museums
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Ranked #13 of 68 attractions in Finnmark
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Ranked #14 of 68 attractions in Finnmark
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Nature and Parks
Owner description: Welcome to Stappan Seaproducts Here you can find a selection of exclusive products and services.... more » Owner description: Welcome to Stappan Seaproducts Here you can find a selection of exclusive products and services. Enjoy the delicacies of the sea and local fruits in the perfect maritime environment with wonderfulviews of the Stappan bird cliff, right on the coast, outdoors on our terrace or indoors in our restaurant.We have created our very own menu of traditional dishes with a modern twist.We organise exclusive deep-sea fishing trips, King crab safaris, birdwatching safaris,North Cape cruise and more.You can also try out Polar Night adventures out at sea in the moonlight and Northern Lights. « less
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Ranked #15 of 68 attractions in Finnmark
Category: Canyons; Nature and Parks
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Perleporten Kulturhus (Honningsvag)
Ranked #16 of 68 attractions in Finnmark
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Ranked #17 of 68 attractions in Finnmark
Category: Observatories/ Planetariums; Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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Alta Church (Alta)
Ranked #18 of 68 attractions in Finnmark
Category: Churches/ Cathedrals; Landmarks
Owner description: Alta Church is located in Bossekop and is a long church of wood/timber with a rear gallery, originally built in 1858 in an... more » Owner description: Alta Church is located in Bossekop and is a long church of wood/timber with a rear gallery, originally built in 1858 in an English-inspired neo-Gothic style. « less
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Ranked #19 of 68 attractions in Finnmark
Category: National Parks; Nature and Parks
Owner description: Seiland National Park: Steep costal landscape with Skandinavias northernmost glaciers. Seiland is a very beautiful part of... more » Owner description: Seiland National Park: Steep costal landscape with Skandinavias northernmost glaciers. Seiland is a very beautiful part of the islands of vestern Finnmark, with both small and big fjords surrounded by steep mountains. Seilands two glaciers are the northernmost galciers in Skandianvia. Even though the National Park is far north, it is still very green. These steep mountains are nesting place for a lot of bird pray. « less
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Ranked #20 of 68 attractions in Finnmark
Category: Amusement/ Theme Parks; Amusement Parks
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Struve Geodetic Arc (Hammerfest)
Ranked #21 of 68 attractions in Finnmark
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Ranked #22 of 68 attractions in Finnmark
Category: Museums

Tirpitz-Museum Alta AS 15 During World War II one of the germans pride ships was stationed in Kåfjord in Alta, the battle ship Tirpitz, along with the sister ship... more »

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Ranked #23 of 68 attractions in Finnmark
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Ranked #24 of 68 attractions in Finnmark
Category: Tourist/ Visitor Centers; Traveler Resources
Owner description: Welcome to Kautokeino – the heart of Sápmi and the centre for Sami education and research. Kautokeino is a meeting place for... more » Owner description: Welcome to Kautokeino – the heart of Sápmi and the centre for Sami education and research. Kautokeino is a meeting place for the indigenous culture and modern day. The majority of the population are Sami, and Sami is the main language. Kautokeino is the largest municipality in Norway, with a whole world of Sami culture and activities on the mountain plain. You can explore the area on your own or join an organised trip. The Sami Easter Festival in Kautokeino is well-known throughout the world. Kautokeino is also home to the famous Juhls’ Silver Gallery. Experience winter nights with the Northern Lights, summer nights under the midnight sun and the open mountain plain. On top of Finnmarksvidda plain, you feel as if you can almost touch the sky! Population: approx. 3,000 Area, municipality: 9,687 km² « less
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Ranked #25 of 68 attractions in Finnmark
Category: Tourist/ Visitor Centers; Traveler Resources
Owner description: The fishing village of Batsfjord is located on the northern side of the Varanger peninsula, and is a true paradise for both... more » Owner description: The fishing village of Batsfjord is located on the northern side of the Varanger peninsula, and is a true paradise for both deep-sea and inland fishing. Wonderful hiking with several nature reserves and excellent waymarked trails. Pay a visit to the depopulated fishing village of Syltefjord, which comes to life in the summer with tourists who travel here to study the nesting cliff of Syltefjordstauran and its special geology. Syltefjord river is one of Finnmark’s best salmon rivers. And the area is home to seal colonies and the sea eagle! Population: 2,200 Area, municipality: 1,431 km² « less
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Ranked #26 of 68 attractions in Finnmark
Category: Tourist/ Visitor Centers; Traveler Resources
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Ranked #27 of 68 attractions in Finnmark
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
Stabbursnes Naturhus og Museum (Porsanger Municipality)
Ranked #28 of 68 attractions in Finnmark
Category: Museums
Owner description: Stabbursnes Nature House and Museum is an information center for nature and culture in Finnmark and a National Park Visitor... more » Owner description: Stabbursnes Nature House and Museum is an information center for nature and culture in Finnmark and a National Park Visitor Center for Stabbursdalen National Park. The center offers: Standing exhibit of Finnmark's nature and culture. Film about Stabbursdalen National park and the Lappish seasons Sale of coffee/tea/refreshments Sale of souvenirs, books, postcards and works by local artisans Nature walk and guided thematic trips Conducted tour in the museum (Norwegian, English) must be ordered 2 days in advance. NATURE TRAIL We offer a nature walk that starts at the parking lot and goes to Stabbursneset. The trail partly follows the Stabbursnes Nature Reservation. It is approximately 2,8 km one way and you retrace your steps when returning. It will take about 45 minutes each way. The path is well marked, and easy to follow. It goes through woods, along the river, and on top of the Stabbursnes plateau were there is a magnificent view of the inner Porsanger Fjord. You may buy a small booklet describing the nature and walk at the Nature House. « less
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Ranked #29 of 68 attractions in Finnmark
Category: Tourist/ Visitor Centers; Traveler Resources
Owner description: Welcome to the world’s northernmost town, Hammerfest. An Arctic town full of life at 70 degrees North. Hammerfest was... more » Owner description: Welcome to the world’s northernmost town, Hammerfest. An Arctic town full of life at 70 degrees North. Hammerfest was officially recognised as a town in 1789 and is the oldest town in North Norway. But did you know that Hammerfest was also the very first town in Norway and Northern Europe to introduce electric street lights in 1891? The polar bear in the town’s coat of arms is the symbol of the town’s proud roots connected to Arctic hunting. In recent years, the town has gained world renown for Snohvit, the world’s northernmost LNG plant, and the very first natural gas development in the Barents Sea. From Hammerfest, you can explore sea, land, mountain and mountain plain – no matter the season! Population: 9,391. Area, municipality: 844 km². « less
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Sandfjorden (Berlevag)
Ranked #30 of 68 attractions in Finnmark
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Nature and Parks
Owner description: Sandfjorden is a landscape preservation area dominated by a tall mountain ridge and a long sandy beach with dunes and... more » Owner description: Sandfjorden is a landscape preservation area dominated by a tall mountain ridge and a long sandy beach with dunes and distinctive vegetation. All motor vehicles and camping are prohibited. Location: approx. 16 km from Berlevag on RV 890. « less
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