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Båtsfjord

Sacrificial circle at Syltevikvann

Syltevikvann lies about 7 km west of Hamningberg and is the site of an old Sami sacrificial circle. The circle has a slightly oval shape and consists...

Båtsfjord

Old Sites in outer Syltevika

Old sites in Outer Syltevika. Two church sites and clustered sites from houses from the Middle Ages and from more recent times, as well as traces of a...
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Hammerfest

The Meridian

The Meridian Column was erected by King Oscar II in 1854 in memory of the first international measurement of the Earth’s shape and size. This...

Berlevåg

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,...

Måsøy

Cultural trail in Havøysund

A cultural trail with 14 information posts on local history. Trail map available at hotels, tourist information and from the reception desk at the...

Alta

The Copper Works in Kåfjord

Welcome to a walk in an area provoking memories from northern Scandinavia’s first major industry. The culture trail and information boards will show...

Vadsø

Vadsøya nature and cultural park

Easily accessible area for walking, with remains of 16th century Russian cemetery, airship mast from the North Pole expeditions of Amundsen and...

Øksfjord

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...
Read more: The Fountain in Hammerfest Town Square

Hammerfest

The Fountain in Hammerfest Town Square

The Fountain in Hammerfest Town Square was a gift from former U.S. Ambassador to Norway, Charles Ulrick Bay. Bay’s mother, Marie Hauan Bay, was...
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Kvalsund

Stallo

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...
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