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Northern Norway Øst-Finnmark Vadsø

Ekkerøy nesting cliff and nature reserve

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Visit one of Europe’s largest nesting cliffs with over 50 species and 40,000 nesting kittiwakes.

The island of Ekkerøy has Norwegian Lapland’s only nesting cliff with access by road almost all the way. The nesting cliff and nature reserve are only a five-minute walk from the carpark. There is also a marked nature and cultural trail through beautiful countryside with fascinating information boards on the bird life and fauna, local history and cultural memorials. Ekkerøy is a traditional fishing village, 15 km east of Vadsø. It has a museum, café, restaurant, lovely beaches and accommodation.

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