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Go on king crab safari in Finnmark, Norway - Photo: Fabrice Milochau / www.nordnorge.com
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What to do in Finnmark

Join a fisherman on the fjord or experience a king crab safari, get to know Sami culture, try dog sledging or go on a snowmobile safari.

Come play in the snow in a real winterland

Finnmark provides the perfect backdrop for a winter holiday, whether you are planning on plenty of activities or just to relax in peace and quiet.
 
Every day, all winter, you can choose from a wide number of exciting winter activities:

Have a look at northernnorway.com for more info om daily departures and destinations.

Summer adventures in Norwegian Lapland

Most of the visitors who come during the summer want to both relax and take part in several activities. Finnmark offers a number of new and exciting activities at set times throughout the summer. This makes it easy for you to choose between and take part in adventures you may not find anywhere else, and which are guaranteed to provide long-lasting memories and plenty of stories to tell your friends and family back home.
 
Here are just a few of the activities on offer:

  • Riverboat safari on the Altaelva River or to Boris Gleb on the Russian border
  • Sami adventures
  • Island hopping
  • Bird safaris .... 
  • A visit to the North Cape 
  • Wine tasting
  • King crab safaris   
  • Deep-sea fishing
  • Deep-sea rafting
  • Sailing
  • Salmon fishing
  • Horse riding  
  • Workshop in one of the world's northernmost glass studios 

All activities can be booked prior to departure or on arrival by 3 pm the day before. In addition to these activities, there are several festivals throughout the year, for example Finnmarksløpet dog sledging race, the Easter Festival in Kautokeino, the Deep-Sea Fishing Festival in Hasvik and the King Crab Festival in Vadsø.

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Last updated:  2012-12-19
Driving a snowmobile on the Finnmarksvidda mountain plateau, Norway - Photo: Finnmark Tourist Board
Driving a snowmobile on the Finnmarksvidda mountain plateau, Norway
Dog sledging in Finnmark, Norway - Photo: Trym Ivar Bergsmo/Finnmark Reiseliv
Dog sledging in Finnmark, Norway

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Go on king crab safari in Finnmark, Norway - Photo: Fabrice Milochau / www.nordnorge.com

What to do in Finnmark

Join a fisherman on the fjord or experience a king crab safari, get to know Sami culture, try dog sledging or go on a snowmobile safari.

What to do in Finnmark

Source: Visitnorway

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.

Scenic attractions in Finnmark

Experience the North Cape, the huge national parks or Finnmarksvidda mountain plateau.

Round trip from Tana to Lakselv

Driving from Tana to Lakselv takes you past famous salmon rivers and the Børselvfjellet mountains.

The Arctic

Nature rules the north of Norway, and over thousands of years, people have found ways to adapt to the Arctic climate.

About Finnmark

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.

Tourist Information in Finnmark

The tourist information offices in Finnmark will help you book accommodation and plan your trip.

Key facts about Finnmark

The county of Finnmark covers an area of 48,637 square kilometers and has approximately 72,000 inhabitants.

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