The North Cape - at the top of Europe
The 307 metre- (1,007 ft) high North Cape cliff is the nearest accessible location to Europe's northernmost point, and is a destination for all travellers. Take a trip to the North Cape in summer to see the midnight sun, or drive in convoy in winter behind a snow plough.
Rock carvings in Alta
Alta boasts 6,000 rock carvings of swimming deer and elk, bear hunting and vessels fishing halibut, all dating back 2,000–7,000 years. Alta rock carvings give a unique insight into the Stone Age way of thinking – it is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Sorrisniva Igloo Hotel
Every winter, the igloo hotel is built again from scratch, complete with bedrooms, a bar, a wedding chapel, an art gallery and elaborate ice sculptures. A wintry fairytale castle, Sorrisniva Igloo Hotel is the starting point for snowmobile trips and northern lights excursions.
The Meridian Column in Hammerfest
How big is the Earth? In the mid-17th century, the planet was measured by the German and Russian astronomer von Struve, and the Meridian Column marks the end point of this survey. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
The Alta River cascades over wild rapids through Europe's largest canyon, with cliff faces several hundred feet deep, on its way from the Finnmark plain down to the fjord, just below the impressive Alta Dam. You can explore the Alta Canyon independently or with an organised tour.
Havøysund National Tourist Route
Discover an Arctic, treeless landscape with rocks and geological formations, and with only a few small settlements. Follow the national tourist route out to Havøysund in the far northwest, and then take a ferry on to tiny coastal communities.
The Royal and Ancient Polar Bear Society, Hammerfest
If you belong to the exclusive group of visitors who have been to Hammerfest, you can become a member of the Royal and Ancient Polar Bear Society, as well as take in exhibitions of Hammerfest's history.
The Museum of Post-War Reconstruction, Hammerfest
Seventy thousand people were forcibly evacuated from Finnmark and Northern Troms during WWII. The story of the evacuation, total destruction and reconstruction is presented extensively in this award-winning museum. Read more about the Museum of Post-War Reconstruction.
The dolomite trolls in Trollholmsund
The dolomite stones at Trollholmsund form bizarre, fantastic shapes. No wonder popular belief linked them to trolls.