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Sorrisniva Igloo Hotel, Alta in Norway - Photo: Bård Løken/Alta Friluftspark
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Where to stay in Finnmark

Stay at one of many camp sites or rent a fishermen's cabin. Sorrisniva Igloo Hotel in Alta and Kirkenes SnowHotel are both made of snow and ice.

Hotels of snow and ice

During the winter, both Alta and Kirkenes offer accommodation in hotels made of ice and snow. Sorrisniva Igloo Hotel in Alta and Kirkenes SnowHotel are open from January to the end of April (depending on the weather). These hotels are fantastic work of art in snow and ice with a unique atmosphere.

Fishermen's cabins ("rorbuer")

Along the coast of Finnmark you will find cosy fishermen's cabins. These cabins originally provided simple overnight accommodation for fishermen. Today they are available in all categories, from basic to very high standard.

Camp sites

Finnmark has a wealth of camp sites – from basic, to very large and high-standard sites offering an assortment of activities. Some camp sites also have sewage dump stations for motorhomes.

Hotels

Hotels are found in most of the larger towns and villages. Several have favourable summer prices, including holiday passes and discount schemes.

Motels, boarding houses and youth hostels can also be found in Finnmark. 

Lavvu hotels

In Kautokeino you can spend the night in a lavvu hotel – a traditional Sami tent. This is the ideal way to get to know the Sami people and their culture. Try for example the Arctic Motel & Camping in Kautokeino.

Mountain lodges ("fjellstuer")

On the Finnmarksvidda mountain plateau you can spend the night in a traditional mountain lodge out in the wilderness. Traditionally the mountain lodges offered only basic standard accommodation, but now you can also find mountain lodges with higher standards. The atmosphere at the mountain lodges is ideal for those seeking peace and quiet.

More information on accommodation in Finnmark and Northern Norway.

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Last updated:  2012-12-19
Sorrisniva Igloo Hotel, Alta in Norway - Photo: Bjørnar Johansen/Finnmark Tourist Board
Sorrisniva Igloo Hotel, Alta in Norway
Cottage by the Varangerfjord, Finnmark in Norway - Photo: Finnmark Touristboard
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Sorrisniva Igloo Hotel, Alta in Norway - Photo: Bård Løken/Alta Friluftspark

Where to stay in Finnmark

Stay at one of many camp sites or rent a fishermen's cabin. Sorrisniva Igloo Hotel in Alta and Kirkenes SnowHotel are both made of snow and ice.

Where to stay in Finnmark

Source: Visitnorway

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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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