Norway - The Far North (Chapter)
This is the Far North chapter from Lonely Planet’s Norway guidebook.
Norway's northernmost counties, Troms and Finnmark, arc across the very top of Europe, where broad horizons share the land with dense forest. Come in summer to enjoy Tromsø, the region's only town of any size.
- reach dramatic Nordkapp after the long haul northwards, then leave the crowds behind to hike to Knivskjelodden, continental Europe’s northernmost point
- learn about the unique Sami culture in Karasjok and Kautokeino
- restaurants & accommodation
- explore Alta’s Stone-Age rock carvings, a Unesco World Heritage Site, and learn more at its award-winning museum
Coverage includes: Troms, Tromsø & around, Senja, Setermoen & around, Western Finnmark, Alta & around, Hammerfest, Nordkapp & Magerøya, Lakselv & around, Stabbursnes, Eastern Finnmark, Nordkyn Peninsula, Berlevåg, Båtsfjord, Tana Bru, Sami Museums, Vadsø, Vardø, Kirkenes, Grense Jakobselv, Pasvik River Valley, Inner Finnmark, Karasjok, Kautokeino and Reisa National Park.
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