Tourist information from Hasvik and surrounding areas

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11.March 2014

The North Cape and Western Finnmark

Visit the North Cape, go on a bird safari to Gjesvær. See the famous rock carvings in Alta or stay at the Sorrisniva Igloo Hotel.
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11.June 2014

Incentive programmes in Alta

Join a snowmobile ride or a king crab safari, sleep in a hotel made of ice or run silent with huskies on your incentive trip to Alta, Northern Norway.
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3.June 2014

Alta

Alta is the ultimate northern lights destination at the top of Norway. Come here with your team for an amazing Arctic dimension to your meeting.
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16.May 2014

Conference and meeting hotels in Alta

Alta provides a wide range of high-quality conference and meeting facilities. The largest conference hall can host up to 650 delegates.
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16.May 2014

Conference centres and exhibition halls in Alta

Alta has a total meeting capacity of 2,000 delegates. The largest conference hall can host up to 650 guests in a cinema style layout.
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16.May 2014

Snowmobiling and Sorrisniva Igloo Hotel in Alta

The coolest experience for groups – snowmobiling combined with a visit to Sorrisniva hotel, where everything is made from ice and snow.
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24.April 2014

King crab excursion to Honningsvåg and the North Cape

Combine your business trip to Alta with an exciting king crab safari in Honningsvåg by the iconic North Cape – great for summer in Northern Norway.
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24.April 2014

An evening of northern lights in Alta

Gather for a magical but informative evening focussing on the natural spectacle of the northern lights. Alta has a prime location to spot the lights.
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24.April 2014

Dog sledging with a difference in Alta

Try dog sledging with a difference in Alta. Groups can compete in a miniature version of the Finnmarksløpet dog race or try the obstacle course.
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4.December 2013

TripAdvisor forum on Alta

Read tips about Norwegian destinations from other travellers on the TripAdvisor forums. Ask for advice, and share your own experiences in turn.
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2.December 2013

Alta

Alta is the largest town in Finnmark and offers northern lights, midnight sun, mountains, Sami culture, reindeer and UNESCO-protected rock carvings.
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14.November 2013

Key facts about Alta

Alta has 19,000 inhabitants. The flight time is only one hour and 45 minutes from Oslo and the airport is just four kilometres from the town centre.
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27.February 2013

Transport to Alta

Alta Airport is only one hour and 45 minutes from Oslo Airport Gardermoen and has several direct flights daily to Oslo.
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21.February 2013

Meeting venues in Alta

Alta has a meeting capacity of up to 2,000 delegates. Do business right under the northern lights or in the midnight sun.
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25.July 2013

Finnmarksvidda

Finnmarksvidda is one of Norway’s largest mountain plateaus and the home of the Sami people.
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30.September 2013

Finnmark

The vast county of Finnmark is the home of the Sami - Norway’s indigenous people. Experience midnight sun, northern lights and the North Cape.
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25.July 2013

Key facts about Finnmark

The county of Finnmark covers an area of 48,637 square kilometres and has approximately 72,000 inhabitants.
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29.January 2014

Lyngsalpene (The Lyngen Alps)

The impressive Lyngsalpene are located above the Arctic Circle, not far from the city of Tromsø.
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Getting here and around | 11.March 2014

Getting to the North Cape and Western Finnmark

Fly into one of five airports in the North Cape and Western Finnmark, rent a car or use a network of public buses to get around.
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Getting here and around | 24.July 2013

Getting to Finnmark and around

There are several direct flights daily from Oslo to Alta and Kirkenes, and Hurtigruten boats call at 11 different ports along the coast of Finnmark.
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Tourist information | 18.March 2014

Tourist information in Finnmark

The tourist information offices in Finnmark will help you book accommodation and plan your trip.
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What to do | Active holiday | Cycling | 16.June 2014

The Arctic Race of Norway road cycling competition 2014

Cyclists will put their endurance to the test in Northern Norway at this international race which runs from Hammerfest to Tromsø, via the North Cape.
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What to do | Shopping | 11.March 2014

Shopping for souvenirs in the North Cape and Western Finnmark

The landscape of the North Cape and Western Finnmark inspires arts and crafts. Take pictures, locals crafts and Christmas decorations home with you.
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What to do | Attractions & Culture | Sami culture | 11.March 2014

Top 10 winter activities in the North Cape and Western Finnmark

Dog sledding, snowmobiling, fishing and North Cape trips are all made even more exciting when the northern lights brighten up the night.
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What to do | Tours & Safaris | Wildlife safari | 11.March 2014

Top 10 summer activities in the North Cape and Western Finnmark

Enjoy bird-watching, fishing, golfing or boating in the midnight sun, or discover the Sami heritage the region is famous for.
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What to do | Attractions & Culture | Museums & Galleries | 11.March 2014

Top 10 attractions in the North Cape and Western Finnmark

Visit the North Cape, near Europe's northernmost point. On the way, enjoy an igloo hotel, 6,000 stone carvings and a post-war reconstruction museum.
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What to do | Active holiday | Fishing | 20.February 2014

Fishing in the Hammerfest area

Close to Hammerfest and the North Cape in Northern Norway, you will find three places that offer excellent conditions for a fishing holiday.
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What to do | Attractions & Culture | Nature attractions | 25.July 2013

The Struve Arc

The Struve Arc is an UNESCO protected chain of survey triangulations stretching from Hammerfest in Northern Norway to the Black Sea.
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What to do | Action & Adventure | Snowscooter | 6.February 2014

Snowmobile trip in Alta

- Everyone with a drivers license can do this. It is much easier than driving a car, says our guide at Alta Friluftspark Resort.
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What to do | Attractions & Culture | Cultural heritage | 8.November 2013

Rock carvings in Alta

The UNESCO-protected rock carvings in Alta, Finnmark, bear witness to human activity in Northern Norway already in the prehistoric period.
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What to do | Active holiday | Riding & Sledging | 8.November 2013

Northern Lights Husky

Try dog sledding with Northern Lights Husky in Alta, Northern Norway, and be in charge of your own dog team.
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What to do | Action & Adventure | Snowscooter | 3.October 2013

Day 9 - Scooter safari and northern lights in Alta

The last day of the trip in Norway could not have ended any better. Spectacular northern lights waved goodbye to our explorers.
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What to do | Tours & Safaris | Tour suggestions | 14.November 2013

Havøysund National Tourist Route

The road to Havøysund follows the ocean’s edge in wild and barren terrain towards the far north of Norway and its enticing Arctic light.
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What to do | Attractions & Culture | 3.October 2013

Day 8 - Storm at the North Cape

Seeing the North Cape from the sea is just as impressive as standing on the top. Due to heavy storm this day became quite different than expected.
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What to do | Active holiday | Hiking | 4.March 2014

Hiking in Finnmark

With its fjords and the unique Finnmarksvidda mountain plateau, the vast county of Finnmark is well-suited for hiking holidays for the whole family.
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What to do | Active holiday | Riding & Sledging | 15.January 2014

Finnmarksløpet dog sledding race

In early March, teams of dogs and men set off across the icy wastes of the Finnmarksvidda mountain plateau on the world's northernmost sled dog race.
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What to do | Attractions & Culture | Nature attractions | 25.July 2013

Scenic attractions in Finnmark

Experience the North Cape, the huge national parks or Finnmarksvidda mountain plateau.
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What to do | Shopping | 25.July 2013

Shopping in Finnmark

Sami products, silver jewellery and ceramics are among the many souvenirs you can buy when you visit Finnmark.
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What to do | Food & Drink | 25.July 2013

What to eat in Finnmark

Sample local dishes made with reindeer, grouse, salmon or king crab when you visit Finnmark.
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What to do | Tours & Safaris | Tour suggestions | 25.July 2013

Round trip from Tana to Lakselv

Driving from Tana to Lakselv takes you past famous salmon rivers and the Børselvfjellet mountains.
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What to do | Tours & Safaris | Wildlife safari | 25.July 2013

King crab safaris in Finnmark

Come face to face with the red king crab in the Barents Sea outside the coast of Finnmark. Afterwards you are offered a taste of the succulent meat.
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What to do | Attractions & Culture | 24.July 2013

Bird watching in Finnmark

Finnmark offers fantastic opportunities for bird watching. The Varanger Peninsula in eastern Finnmark is one of Norway's most exclusive bird areas.
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What to do | Tours & Safaris | Wildlife safari | 24.July 2013

What to do in Finnmark

Go bird-watching, join a king crab safari, discover Sami culture, try dog sledging or get your adrenaline pumping exploring Finnmark on a snow mobile.
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What to do | Active holiday | Riding & Sledging | 22.January 2013

Reindeer sledging

Let reindeer drag you across the white plains of Finnmark in Northern Norway.
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Where to stay | Cottages & Holiday houses | 11.March 2014

Where to stay in the North Cape and Western Finnmark

An igloo hotel, a lavvo, mountain lodges, fishermen’s cabins... There are plenty of accommodation options in the North Cape and Western Finnmark.
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Where to stay | Hotels | 30.January 2014

Sorrisniva Igloo Hotel in Alta

All interior and exterior is made of snow and ice in this luxurious hotel, even the glasses in the bar.
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Where to stay | Fishermen's cabin | 14.November 2013

Where to stay in Finnmark

Stay at one of many camp sites or rent a fishermen's cabin. Sorrisniva Igloo Hotel in Alta and Kirkenes SnowHotel are both made of snow and ice.
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