North Norway Region

Whale safari Andenes

Whale safari Andenes In 1981 two Swedes travelled to Canada to observe whales. A Vancouver scientist asked them why they came all the way to Canada - for whales could be seen off the coast of Norway as well. Next year those two Swedes voyaged to Northern Norway – and this is how it all began. “The world’s largest,...

Arctic Pathfinder

Arctic Pathfinder All our itineraries are specially designed to allow you to experience Arctic Scandinavia your way! We pride ourselves in tailoring all our products to your exact requirements so feel free to request any wishes you may have. Please note that some of the activities are weather dependent so we cannot...

Lom & Skjåk Adventure AS (Rafting)

Lom & Skjåk Adventure AS (Rafting) Rafting in the area of Lom and Skjåk, is due to the great variety of rivers, an amazing experience. Because of the many alternatives in rivers, we have a unique opportunity of variation, flexibility and adaptability. Here you can find something forall preferences. The big, roaring rapids of the...

Mountain biking in Narvik

Mountain biking in Narvik Experience Narvik’s unforgettable view. One of the most famous viewpoints in Northern Norway is the plateau at the mountain restaurant in Narvikfjellet. From here, you can experience a view with dramatic changes from midnight sun and blue skies to powerful cloud formations encompassing the Ofot...

Stall Meyer - Unique Mountain Experiences

Stall Meyer - unique experiences In our magnificent scenery of mountains and fjords, we have a packed arena to get a spectacular experience. Here you can choose between activities such as snowmobile tours with ice fishing or to see the fantastic northern lights, dog sledding, hunting, horse rentals, guided mountain tours with or...

Stallo or Stalloen (sacrificial stone site)

Stalloen was a sacrificial stone, on which to honour the Gods. In ancient times, Stalloen was used as a sacrificial site, and was in use up to the 19th century. According to legend, it would bring great misfortune if anyone should try to pull it down. It is also thought that bad things will happen...

Kongsfjord and Veines (Beautiful Coastal Scenery)

Kongsfjord and Veines Veines, just outside Kongsfjord, is a peninsula with challenging and beautiful coastal scenery. Easy hiking terrain with a breathtaking view of Heløy, Kongsøy and Skarholmen nesting colony. Ruins of a German WWII coastal fortress at the top of the peninsula. The top of the peninsula is a perfect...

Church of Torsken

Church of Torsken Small wooden church dating from 1784 in the middle of the fishing village Torsken on the outer coast of the island of Senja. Norway's oldest preserved chasuble from the early 16th.c. Medieval crucifix and Madonna. Norway's first woman vicar served here 1961-65.

Church of Bardu

Church of Bardu Wooden church dating from 1829. Built as a smaller copy of Church of Tynset (southern Norway), from where many of the parishioners immigrated in the early 19th. c. Road church open 8am-3pm June, July and August.

The battleship "Murmansk"

On Christmas Eve 1994, as the church bells rang in Christmas, the Russian cruiser “Murmansk” ran aground just off Sørvær. The 200-metre long battleship lies there stranded right outside the breakwater at Sørvær, and has gradually become a landmark of its own.

Halti National Park Centre

Halti National Park Centre Halti Næringshage AS invites lusty ladies from Northern Norway that has a promising business idea of inspiration meeting Kvinnovasjon in North Troms. Set of Tuesday 9 November, for then comes Elizabeth Nordrup Michelson's female entrepreneur to North Troms. National Park information, tourist...

The Old Road in Øksfjordbotn

The Old Road in Øksfjordbotn Considered a very important cultural monument. Impressive road engineering skills where the landscape and road melt together in such a way that they enrich and compliment each other. The old road is a memorial and testimony to the efforts of the old road builders from 1905-1910. It is rare to find...

Halddetoppen (Mount)

Halddetoppen (Mount) From Kåfjord there is a permanent T-marked trail/cart road up to Mount Hálddetoppen – 904 metres above sea level. The world’s first Northern Lights Observatory was built here in 1899; but was closed down in 1926. Fantastic view across the entire Altafjord. The tour can only be made on foot and...

The Copper Works in Kåfjord

A walk in an area provoking memories from northern Scandinavia’s first major industry. The culture trail and information boards will show you some of the many remains. Carpark by Highway E6. The culture trail is 1.2 km long, and the final 250 meters may be under water if there is a very high tide....

Masi Sion / Maze Sion (school)

Masi Sion / Maze Sion (school) Máze Zion, the first church in Máze Zion was built in 1721 by the Sami missionary, Thomas W. Westen and Morten Lund. The first public sector school in Norway was also built at the same time. Politics laid the foundations for both the church and the school, the church to demarcate the Danish/...