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Things to do in Finnmark

 

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Alta Museum (Alta)
Ranked #1 of 60 attractions in Finnmark
Category: Museums
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Ranked #2 of 60 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 #3 of 60 attractions in Finnmark
Category: Historic Sites
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Nordkapphallen (Honningsvag)
Ranked #4 of 60 attractions in Finnmark
Category: History Museums; Caverns/ Caves
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Slettnes Fyr (Gamvik Municipality)
Ranked #5 of 60 attractions in Finnmark
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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Ranked #6 of 60 attractions in Finnmark
Category: Specialty Museums; Museums
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Ranked #7 of 60 attractions in Finnmark
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
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 #8 of 60 attractions in Finnmark
Category: Churches/ Cathedrals
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Ranked #9 of 60 attractions in Finnmark
Category: Amusement/ Theme Parks
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Ranked #10 of 60 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 #11 of 60 attractions in Finnmark
  • Simply wonderful!02/09/2014
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Ranked #12 of 60 attractions in Finnmark
Category: Observatories/ Planetariums; Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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Nordkappmuseet (Honningsvag)
Ranked #13 of 60 attractions in Finnmark
Category: History Museums
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Honningsvag Church (Nordkapp Municipality)
Ranked #14 of 60 attractions in Finnmark
Category: Churches/ Cathedrals; Religious Sites
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 #15 of 60 attractions in Finnmark
Category: Canyons
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Kirkeporten in Skarsvag (Nordkapp Municipality)
Ranked #16 of 60 attractions in Finnmark
Category: Geologic Formations
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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Knivskjellodden (Nordkapp Municipality)
Ranked #17 of 60 attractions in Finnmark
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Alta Church (Alta)
Ranked #18 of 60 attractions in Finnmark
Category: Churches/ Cathedrals
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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Perleporten Kulturhus (Honningsvag)
Ranked #19 of 60 attractions in Finnmark
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King Oscar Chapel (Grense Jakobselv)
Ranked #20 of 60 attractions in Finnmark
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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Sandfjorden (Berlevag)
Ranked #21 of 60 attractions in Finnmark
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
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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Bamse statue (Honningsvag)
Ranked #22 of 60 attractions in Finnmark
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Ranked #23 of 60 attractions in Finnmark
Category: Lighthouses
Owner description: Hornoya – Vardo light house Norway’s easternmost protected wildlife reserve for seabirds, nesting area for 73,000-88,000... more » Owner description: Hornoya – Vardo light house Norway’s easternmost protected wildlife reserve for seabirds, nesting area for 73,000-88,000 pairs. Reference area for bird populations. Traffic restrictions are in force on Hornoya – vehicles are allowed in designated areas only. A recommended trip is on the harbour boat and other boats, approx. 12 min. during the period 1 Apr - 15 Oct. Contact Vardo Port Authority, Tel./Mob.: +47 78 98 72 75/ +47 901 79 585 Vardo Lighthouse Vardo lighthouse is located on Hornoya island, Norway’s easternmost point. Visitors can spend the night in the lighthouse keeper’s house, which has breathtaking views. Contact Tourist Information. For visits out of season, contact Vardo harbour, tel.: + 47 78 98 72 76. « less
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Trollholmsund (Lakselv)
Ranked #24 of 60 attractions in Finnmark
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Ranked #25 of 60 attractions in Finnmark
Category: Tourist/ Visitor Centers
Owner description: Nesseby municipality/Unjárgga gielda is a community of coastal Sami people, on the inland banks of the Varangerfjord in East... more » Owner description: Nesseby municipality/Unjárgga gielda is a community of coastal Sami people, on the inland banks of the Varangerfjord in East Finnmark. The municipality also has a significant cultural element and has invested a lot of time and money in presenting the Sami background. Unjárga/Nesseby is a fantastic place for outdoors pursuits, with activities ranging from the fjord to the mountain, both summer and winter. Visit Nesseby and enjoy our countryside – you can pick berries, go fishing for salmon and trout, go hunting, fishing on the fjord or long hikes in the silent, peaceful landscape. In Nesseby, nature, the great outdoors, culture and commerce are all in prefect harmony. Population: 856 Area, municipality: 1,438 km² « less
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Ranked #26 of 60 attractions in Finnmark
  • Worth a Visit02/23/2014
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Ranked #27 of 60 attractions in Finnmark
Category: Tourist/ Visitor Centers
Owner description: Do you need informastion on activities and accommodation in the Karasjok area? Please stop by the tourist information and get... more » Owner description: Do you need informastion on activities and accommodation in the Karasjok area? Please stop by the tourist information and get the information you need on the area and the rest of Finnmark. We are specialists on sami kulture and activities. Welcome to a fascinating and exotic adventure in the heart of Sápmi – Kárášjohka/Karasjok. Around 90% of the local population speak Sami, and the area is home to approx. 60,000 reindeer on autumn and winter grazing. Pay a visit to an authentic Sami family, see the reindeer and listen to the stories of past and present Sami culture. Taste Sami food such as bidos, a traditional reindeer stew, and listen to the fascinating joik, the Sami chant. We can also recommend a trip up onto the mountain plain in the winter, by ski, on a sled pulled by reindeer or huskies, or on a snowmobile. You will never forget the sight of the Northern Lights dancing over the winter skies, and the fascinating diversity of Sami culture and activities. Population: approx. 2,900. Area, municipality: 5,464 km². « less
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Ranked #28 of 60 attractions in Finnmark
Category: Tourist/ Visitor Centers
Owner description: Welcome to Vadso – where the sky is high and the horizon wide – by the powerful Arctic Ocean. This is home to the exotic king... more » Owner description: Welcome to Vadso – where the sky is high and the horizon wide – by the powerful Arctic Ocean. This is home to the exotic king crab and close to 100 species of bird in a beautiful, colourful and vital countryside. Vadso has an impressive range of services and cultural activities, with an annual musical festival and numerous cultural events. This was the central area for the Finnish/Kven immigrants in the 19th century, and the stop over site for the two North Pole expeditions. Vadso has a world of adventure just waiting for visitors, with outdoors pursuits, hunting and fishing in varying countryside. The Arctic Ocean and the Arctic nature are always close at hand, making their distinctive statements. Population: 6,062 Area, municipality: 1,259 km² « less
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Ranked #29 of 60 attractions in Finnmark
Category: Tourist/ Visitor Centers
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 #30 of 60 attractions in Finnmark
Category: Tourist/ Visitor Centers
Owner description: Alta – the City of the Northern Lights – where past meets future! Rock carvings created 10,000 years ago tell the history of... more » Owner description: Alta – the City of the Northern Lights – where past meets future! Rock carvings created 10,000 years ago tell the history of our cultural past. Today, export and technology, entrepreneurs and the service industry leave their mark for the future. Alta is a modern technological community, with an emphasis on research and higher education. 2,000 students have found their place in the community and fallen in love with the city of Alta and the wonderful countryside right on Alta’s doorstep. Alta, the City of the Northern Lights, is only a 2-hour flight from Oslo, and provides a natural base for daytrips to the most popular attractions such as the North Cape, Sapmi theme park and Juhls’ Silvergallery. Population: 18,090 Area, municipality: 3,845 km² « less
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