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Find providers and contact information Cultural heritage in Finnmark

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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...

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 Meridian

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...
Read more: Masi Sion/Maze Sion Photo: Cavso Safari

Maze

Masi Sion/Maze Sion

Máze Zion, the first church in Máze Zion was built in 1721 by the Sami missionary, Thomas W. Westen and Morten Lund. The first public sector school in...

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,...
Read more: Halddetoppen Photo: Nina Smedseng, Finnmark Reiseliv AS

Alta

Halddetoppen

From Kåfjord there is a permanent T-marked trail/cart road up to Mount Hálddetoppen – 904 metres above sea level. The world’s first Northern Lights...
Read more: Mortensnes Cultural Heritage Site Photo: Mortensnes kulturminneområde

Varangerbotn

Mortensnes Cultural Heritage Site

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

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...

Sørvær

The battleship "Murmansk"

On Christmas Eve 1994, as the church bells rang in Christmas, the Russian cruiser “Murmansk” ran aground just off Sørvær. The 200-metre long...
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Kvalsund

Rock carvings in Kvalsund

There are 3 stones featuring 2,500-year old rock carvings in Kvalsund town centre. Location: By the Information Board and the post office....
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