To do in Varanger-Halvøya, Finnmark - 19 matches

Båtsfjord

Area: Båtsfjord  Map

Culture and people, Activities The fishing village of Båtsfjord is located on the northern side of the Varanger peninsula, and is a true paradise for both deep-sea and inland fishing. Wonderful hiking with se...

Båtsfjord Church

Area: Båtsfjord  Map

Arctitecture and churches, Attractions Båtsfjord church was consecrated in 1971.

Båtsfjord Tourist Information

Area: Båtsfjord  Map

Attractions, Tourist information The fishing village of Båtsfjord is located on the northern side of the Varanger peninsula, and is a true paradise for both deep-sea and inland fishing. Wonderful hiking with se...

Berlevåg Tourist Information

Area: Berlevåg  Map

Attractions, Tourist information Berlevåg is an active fishing community at 70° N on the Arctic Ocean. The inhabitants live in the fishing villages of Kongsfjord and Berlevåg, where they work with fishing, fish...

Birdwatching Hornøya

Area: Vardø  Map

Birdsafari, Activities Hornøya is the eastermost protected nature reserve in Norway.

Ekkerøy nesting cliff and nature reserve

Area: Vadsø  Map

Nature attractions, Attractions Visit one of Europe’s largest nesting cliffs with over 50 species and 40,000 nesting kittiwakes.

Hamningberg

Area: Båtsfjord  Map

Attractions This abandoned fishing village is a cultural heritage site with an intact set of buildings, and is the best-preserved fishing village from pre-war times.

Hornøya /Vardø light house

Area: Vardø  Map

Nature attractions, Attractions Hornøya – Vardø light house Norway’s easternmost protected wildlife reserve for seabirds, nesting area for 73,000-88,000 pairs. Reference area for bird populations. Traffic res...

Immigration monument

Area: Vadsø  Map

Activities, Culture and people Erected in 1977 in memory of the large Finnish/Kven immigration to Norwegian Lapland in the 19th century, giving Vadsø the nickname “the Kven capital”.

Kiberg

Area: Vardø  Map

Activities, Culture and people Kiberg Kiberg has played a vital role in North Norway’s contact with the East: Pomor trade (frontier trade with Russia), Russian fish marketing and partisan activities. A cultur...

Mortensnes Cultural Heritage Site

Area: Nesseby  Map

Culture and people, Attractions, Museum Cultural heritage site administered by Varanger Sami Museum – one of the richest and most characteristic cultural heritage sites in Scandinavia.

Nesseby Church

Area: Nesseby  Map

Arctitecture and churches, Attractions Built in 1858 and fully restored in 1983. Adjacent to the church is perhaps the oldest chapel in Varanger, from the 1700s.

Nesseby Tourist Information

Area: Nesseby  Map

Attractions, Tourist information 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 c...

Skarvskiten nesting Cliff

Area: Båtsfjord  Map

Nature attractions Small nesting cliff. Accessible on foot, 1 km long trail starting at the harbour in Syltefjord.

Svartoks breakwater/Revnes breakwater

Area: Berlevåg  Map

Attractions, Attraction and culture Svartoks and Revnes breakwaters - Impressive harbour defences built with thousands of 4-armed concrete blocks, or tetrapods.

Syltefjordstauran - Bird colonies

Area: Båtsfjord  Map

Nature attractions Syltefjordstauran is one of Norway’s largest and most important bird colonies.

Tourist Information in Vadsø

Area: Vadsø  Map

Activities, Attractions, Tourist information Welcome to Vadsø – 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 beautifu...

Tourist Information in Vardø

Area: Vardø  Map

Activities, Attractions, Tourist information Visit Vardø, the gateway to the North-east Passage and the Barents Sea – and Norway’s only town in the Arctic climate zone. Vardø has a fascinatingly varied history as the oldes...

Vardø church

Area: Vardø  Map

Arctitecture and churches The first church in Vardø was built in 1307. The current church is the fourth in a row, and was consecrated in 1958.  Open: Mon-Thurs 10.00-13.00, and normally when the Norwegi...

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