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Stop off on Hurtigruten cruise

We found it easy, albeit icy, to go for a jog around the town. Drivers are incredibly considerate... read more

Reviewed November 16, 2018
117DeniseO
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Bracklesham Bay, United Kingdom
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Just beautiful!

We docked in Kirkenes for a couple of hours and took a trip to the Russian border. Beautiful... read more

Reviewed October 19, 2018
Songro1
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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Nov 16, 2018
“Stop off on Hurtigruten cruise”
Oct 19, 2018
“Just beautiful! ”
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The municipality borders both Russia and Finland. Geographically, we are as far east as St. Petersburg and Cairo! Russian signposts, Finnish language, Sami culture and the Barents Sea. There is so much to experience here in Kirkenes, you will go...more
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Dr. Wessels gate 9, Kirkenes 9900, Norway
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is the only Tourist Office I know that is closed when it should be open. How do they expect visitors to fully appreciate the town when the facility to do so is shut?

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Michael P
Reviewed November 16, 2018 via mobile

We found it easy, albeit icy, to go for a jog around the town. Drivers are incredibly considerate to pedestrians/runners. Great to see sign to Murmansk !

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 117DeniseO
Reviewed October 19, 2018 via mobile

We docked in Kirkenes for a couple of hours and took a trip to the Russian border. Beautiful scenery along the way and incredibly blue lakes.... when the sun shines. Very interesting history about WWII. Really worth a visit

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Songro1
Reviewed October 13, 2018

We only had a day in Kirkenes, after disembarking from the Hurtigruten Coastal Ferry, and quickly found the Tourist Office in the centre of this little town. The lady there spoke very good English. We asked about trips to the Russian border, but she said...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank KernowTravellers10
Reviewed January 23, 2018

If you are seeing this, we would love to contact you but your website link doesn't work and there is no email address.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank MarklavLaptop
Reviewed November 13, 2017 via mobile

Tourist offices are always a good place to visit for local information this one only got three stars as they we not that helpful compared to others. Spoke good English. In their defence it was the cross over to winter and the weather had caused...More

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank Doug R
Reviewed July 21, 2016

This office was very helpful and people redy to hlep with a good service, excursions can be booked also from different operators to reasonable prices

Date of experience: July 2016
4  Thank HeinzHeld
Reviewed July 5, 2016

On a short stop, it was really useful to pick up maps and get advice on what to do. Also help with booking a boat trip to the Russian border.

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Localresident105
Reviewed February 14, 2016

Sorry but Street Map and the local sigage all pointed to an older location. Did see the library, largest in Scandinavia is suggested, a result of the large number of books donated after the war.

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank tom g
Reviewed December 23, 2015 via mobile

As of 23 Dec the Kirkenes Tourist Center has closed down. In its place is an asian food supermarket. Anyone coming to Kirkenes can get your souveniers from the convenience store - Narvesen - or at the Kirkenes Airport. Tourist information be can obtained from...More

Date of experience: December 2015
1  Thank Edmund K
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