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Sandhornøy

SALT

For thousands of years people have followed the movement of animals and the seasonal rhythms in the Arctic landscape. Footprints are few. SALT is inspired by and moves in that same Arctic landscape with care and respect.

Kirkenes

Grense jakobselv

60 km from Kirkenes is a small village on the Arctic coast. King Oskar II built his stone chapel here in 1869. The beautiful beaches here are very popular with locals and visitors on warm summer days. On the road to Grense Jakobselv, you pass Storskog border station, Norway’s only official border crossing point to Russia.

Kirkenes

Bugøynes

Picturesque and lively small community with shops, a post office and school approx. 95 km west of Kirkenes.

Hammerfest

Coast Camp - Sandøybotn

Sandøybotn at Sørøya is the perfect place for those who seek peace and quiet in spectacular surroundings. In addition to accomodation there are possibilities to fish, hike, rent a canoe or simply enjoy the beautiful nature. This is definitely off the beaten track! To get to Sandøybotn you have to go by boat from Hammerfest to Lotre, and take a bus to Sandøybotn from there.

Vadsø

Immigration monument

Erected in 1977 in memory of the large Finnish/Kven immigration to Norwegian Lapland in the 19th century, giving Vadsø the nickname “the Kven capital”.

Vadsø

Exhibition "Luftskip og båter"

Exhibition on Hurtigrute quay, Vadsøya, on fishing in the Varangerfjord and the airships, «Norge» and «Italia» on their expeditions to the North Pole in 1926 and 1928.  Opening hours 20 May-30 Sept 07.30-08.15 (arrival of Hurtigrute boat) – at other times on request.

BÅTSFJORD

Syltefjord

A recently abandoned fishing community. Places to see include a local history exhibition and Syltefjord chapel. There are also traces of the ancient hunting culture (5000-6000 years ago).

BÅTSFJORD

Hamningberg

This abandoned fishing village is a cultural heritage site with an intact set of buildings, and is the best-preserved fishing village from pre-war times.
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