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Visit Northern Norway

Northern Norway will captivate you from the start, whatever you go there in the summer or winter.

Time is no issue here, forget all about busy schedules, your neighbour, appointments or obligations. Just clean air, beautiful light, rough nature beauty, and adventures of many kinds, will spoil you here.


Where is the Northern Norway?

The Region starting from Helgeland in the south to Kirkenes in the North has the lowest population in Norway. The coastline is protected by beautiful islands like Svalbard, Lofoten and Vesterålen.

Earlier the easiest way to reach the region was from the sea. These islands are truly worth a visit because of their culture and fantastic nature scenery.


The Finnmark is the northernmost part of the continental Europe

Here the Norwegian coastline swings eastward and the Finnmark has always been an area where East meets West, in culture as well as in nature and geography

The large wilderness Finnmark area covers 48.000 m2 of the region, and you can travel hours here without seeing anyone. Travelling to Western Finnmark you will end by the most northern point of Europe - the North Cape. If you are in Northern Norway and it is the season for the Northern Lights (September- April), the North Cape is a very recommended place to experience this incredible sight.

Going east you will meet a big local historical culture experience, the local Sami people, which history here goes long way back. They are the only indigenous people of Nordic countries, recognised and protected under the international conventions of indigenous people. They still keep traditions up and it is a true experience and worth a visit.


Tromsø - the main city in the region

Most famous and developed town in Northern Norway is the university city Tromsø, also called “Paris of the North”. Tromsø is surrounded by incredible nature and invites to all kinds of adventure all year along. They are also very proud here to be the destination of the Northern Light in the Winter. This town offers some amazing museums experience, which telling about the Arctic region. Tromsø gets more and more culinary highlights, and Tromsø provides excellent transport possibilities from the rest of Norway, which makes Tromsø to the perfect begin for a Northern Norway adventure tour.


Adventures, Northern Light & Midnight Sun

To explore the amazing nature, the animals and the world famous seasonally lights, adventure tours are the right answer. Throughout snowmobiling, dogsledding, hiking, kayaking, biking, skiing, just to mention few. All year around local tour operators arrange tours or you can go by yourself, but tours with guides are recommended. By these amazing adventures tours, you also have the best way to experience the local civilisation, but also safer. Even accommodation made of snow is possible in Northern Norway.


How to get here?

The easiest way to reach Northern Norway is by aeroplane to the biggest cities like Tromsø, Bodø or Kirkenes, but it is also possible to take a cruise along the coastline with  “the Hurtigruten”.

 

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Go Far Up North in Norway

Northern Lights

Northern Lights

You forget all about the busy life, annoying noise and agreements by this experience.

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The Midnight Sun

The Midnight Sun

It is in the middle of the night and the sun still shining north of the Arctic Circle in Northern Norway. Here the summer days lasts for weeks and months.

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North Cape

North Cape

Visit the northern end of continental Europe - North Cape at the Magerøya island in Norway

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The Finnmark

The Finnmark

The Finnmarksvidda plateau has the widest horizons in the North. Discover pure nature, clean air and endless land.

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Winter Adventures in Northern Norway

Winter Adventures in Northern Norway

You can be sure to forget all about your normal life, when you go here.

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The Polar Park

The Polar Park

The Polar Park is home to Norway's large predators such as bears, wolves, lynx, wolverines and foxes, as well as their prey such as deer, elk, reindeer and musk ox.

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Northern Norway Top Destinations

Tromsø

Tromsø

Tromsø in Northern Norway is famous for the phenomenon Northern Lights, which make an indescribably light in many different colours over the city every winter

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Alta

Alta

Alta has the perfect combination of an Arctic holiday experience. Incredible nature, the exciting local society with the Samies, adventure hotels and wild adventure options.

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Kirkenes

Kirkenes

The town Kirkenes is right at the border to Russia and Finland and here is many possibilities for arctic activities.

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Recommended Special Hotels in Northern Norway

Sorrisniva Igloo Hotel

Sorrisniva Igloo Hotel

The Igloo Hotel in Norway is situated in idyllic surroundings next to the Alta River.

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Kirkenes Snowhotel

Kirkenes Snowhotel

By special designed snow-sculpted rooms Kirkenes Snowhotel welcome everyone for an unforgettable hotel experience.

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Arctic Panorama Lodge

Arctic Panorama Lodge

Welcome at the Arctic Panorama Lodge in Norway surrounded by majestic mountains reflected in the Arctic Sea.

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Northern Lights

You forget all about the busy life, annoying noise and agreements by this experience.
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The Midnight Sun

It is in the middle of the night and the sun still shining north of the Arctic Circle in Northern Norway. Here the summer days lasts for weeks and months.
Read more

North Cape

Visit the northern end of continental Europe - North Cape at the Magerøya island in Norway
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The Finnmark

The Finnmarksvidda plateau has the widest horizons in the North. Discover pure nature, clean air and endless land.

Read more

Winter Adventures in Northern Norway

You can be sure to forget all about your normal life, when you go here.
Read more

The Polar Park

The Polar Park is home to Norway's large predators such as bears, wolves, lynx, wolverines and foxes, as well as their prey such as deer, elk, reindeer and musk ox.
Read more

Sami Parliament

The Sámi Parliament was established in 1989 and meets four times annually. 39 representatives are elected from seven constituencies every four years.

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Lofoten Islands

Do you wanna forget all about busy schedules and stress, Lofoten Islands are the rights place to be.
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Vesterålen

The islands Vesterålen are lovely green islands, surrounded by whales, seals and seabirds.
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Polaria Museum

This museum gives you good insights into the Arctic.
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Arctic Cathedral

Tromsdalen Church, also known as Ishavskatedralen (The Arctic Cathedral) was dedicated on November 19, 1965.
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The Sami National Museum

Find out about the most impressive evidence of the Samies, their history, culture and lifestyle.
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Discover Northern Lights

Sami people in Norway

Sami people in Norway

The Sami culture is the oldest culture in large areas of the Northen part of Norway, Sweden, and Finland and the Kola Peninsula.

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Nature Public Right of Access in Norway

Nature Public Right of Access in Norway

To understand Norwegians, one must understand the natural environment in which they live.

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Lofotr Viking Museum

Lofotr Viking Museum

Explore the history and life of the Vikings through Lofotr Viking Museum.

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Sámi People in Lapland

Sámi People in Lapland

Discover and learn about the northernmost indigenous people of Europe.

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