Okshornan - 'The Devil's Teeth'
On the seaward coast of Senja, the ocean meets sheer cliffs running down from steep mountainsides, skerries and breathtaking views, and Okshornan is the most popular place for photos. Senja National Tourist Route offers ramps down to the sea.
The bears Salt and Pepper (Salt is albino) are the stars of the Polar Park safari park at Salangsdalen in Bardu, where you can meet wolves, lynx, wolverines, muskoxen and other Arctic animals. Do you dare enter the wolves' enclosure for a wet kiss?
The Senja Troll
The world's largest troll is on the ocean side of Senja. The Senja Troll lives in a folk tale-themed family park, featuring nymphs and trolls, and large doses of humour.
A landscape marked by war
The battle of Narvik in 1940 saw some of the hardest fighting in southern Troms. This dramatic story is told at the defence museum at Setermoen and in several local memorials.
Øvre Dividal National Park
Ancient pine forests, plains, monumental mountains - Øvre Dividal National Park is a diverse piece of wilderness, home to bears and a large population of wolverines close to the Swedish border.
The Boat Museum at Gratangen
Nordland boats, large and small, ancient and somewhat newer - the story of this iconic type of boat and the coastal heritage it is part of is told at the National Centre for Nordland Boats at Gratangen. The museum is located in southern Troms, a short drive from Setermoen on the E6.
Norway's national waterfall is a series of rapids with an impressive volume of water in the Målselva River. You can go up to the largest salmon ladder and watch the salmon negotiate the rapids at the ‘laksesjået’. Målselvfossen is a short drive from Bardufoss.
Blue elves? You'll find them at Blånisselandet, a children's theme park in Målselv Fjellandsby. Children are delighted (and deliciously scared) when the blue elf train takes them into the world of the blue elves.
When the new inhabitants of Bardu wanted to build their church, they sent their best carpenter back to Tynset in Østerdalen. That is why the octagonal church, which dates from 1829, is a copy of the church in Østerdalen.