Norway - The Far North (PDF Chapter)
This is the Far North chapter from Lonely Planet’s Norway guidebook.
Norway’s northernmost counties of Troms and Finnmark arc across the very top of Europe, where broad horizons share the land with dense forest. Although winter tourism is on the rise, most travellers come in summer to enjoy Tromsø, the region’s major town.
- cycle or drive the spectacular, lightly trafficked northern coast of beautiful Senja
- visit the museums, parliament and knifemakers in Karasjok to learn about the unique cul-ture of the Sami
- explore Alta’s fabulous open-air museum, a Unesco World Heritage Site, to see stone-age rock carvings
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Troms, Tromsø, Lyngen Alps, Øvre Dividal National Park, Senja, Western Finnmark, Alta, Hammerfest, Nordkapp & Magerøya, Lakselv, Stabbursnes, Eastern Finnmark, Tana Bru, Vadsø, Vardø, Kirkenes, Pasvik River Valley, Inner Finnmark, Ka-rasjok, Kautokeino.
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