Activities and Attractions

  • Paul Nilsen

    Gamvik Gjestegård

    Gamvik Nordre is a sheep holding farm. In 2006 the Belgian Smis family started farming on Sørøya, and have built several guest rooms for those who enjoy the serenity of the farm, allowing you to keep a base for hiking in the middle of the island’s...

  • Energihuset

    Energihuset

    The Energy House in Hammerfest is a place for education, exhibitions,...

  • Mikkelgammen

    Mikkelgammen

    The smell of a campfire, a spot on a cozy reindeer hide and tasty sami food

  • Utsiktspunkt Salen

    Utsiktspunkt Salen

    The Hammerfest mountain Salen is about 80 m high and offers an impressive view over the bay, the sund and our neighbor islands Sørøya and Seiland. The viewpoint can be reached in different ways: walking across the Zigzag Path directly from the city...

  • Musikkpaviljong

    Musikkpaviljong

    The Music Pavillion is a little treasure in the town center. It was crafted by the local artist couple Eva and Knut Arnesen. Hammerfest got this pavillion to the towns 200. anniversary in the year of 1989.

  • Hammerfest Kirke

    Hammerfest Kirke

    The Protestant Church of Hammerfest was built by architect Hans Magnus from Oslo, who among other things also designed the northernmost church in the world on Spitsbergen. It was consecrated in 1961. The triangle Magnus served as a leitmotif for the...

  • Sykkelutleie

    Sykkelutleie

    Since the summer season of 2013 it is possible to rent an E-Bike or to join guided E-Bike tours in Hammerfest. Depending on rider weight, pedaling and terrain the electric bike can go for 60 km at a cruising speed of up to 25 kmh. Guided tours in and...

  • GO NORTH

    GO NORTH

    GO NORTH is your partner for guiding, events and activities of all kind in Hammerfest and Kvalsund.

  • Skaidi Hotell

    Skaidi Hotell

    Skaidi Hotel lies central to the Skaidi road, 50km from Hammerfest. The hotel sports 43 rooms with all together 80 beds, along with its own Spa-Centre with pool and Jacuzzi, making Skaidi Hotel one of Finnmark’s finest Hotels.

  • Struves Meridianbue

    Struves Meridianbue

    The Struve Geodetic Arc was the first technical and scientific object to be inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List. Measurements were made in the form of a chain of triangulation along the meridian stretching from Ismail on the Black Sea in the...

  • Isbjørnklubben

    Isbjørnklubben

    The Polar Bear Society is located on the coastal steamer pier, together with Hammerfest’s Tourist Information. Join the world famous and exclusive society, and receive the Polar Bear Pin as proof that you visited the World’s Northernmost Town –...

  • Utsikt fra Storfjellet mot byen og Tyven

    Turvei til Storfjellet

    The trail up the mountain Storfjellet starts in Hammerfest's district Prærien, just behind the airport. That destination can already be seen from a distance, because the top is marked by a high transmission tower. The summit offers an impressive view...

  • Gammelveien

    Gammelveien

    The "Gammelveien" ("Old Way") is a hiking path around the mountain Salen. It was the only way into town in earlier days.

  • BATO

    BATO

    If you want to try deap sea fishing you can hire a boat with a capacity for 12 people. The boat is fully equipped so that you can catch your halibut or cod.

  • Forsøl

    Forsøl

    Forsøl is a fishing village in Hammerfest municipality. It is situated on the northern side of the island Kvaløya, about 10 km away from Hammerfest town. More than 200 people are living in Forsøl. Here you find a fish factory with the typical...

  • Storgården Kårhamn

    Storgården Kårhamn

    The farm is located in a scenic environment. Here you’ll find 7 double rooms, a fully equipped kitchen and a cosy living room with fireplace. The farm rents out boats in your hunt for halibut and cod. Of course, hiking opportunities abound from the...

  • SørøysundXpressen - Hurtigbåt til Sørøya

    SørøysundXpressen - Hurtigbåt til Sørøya

    Hammerfest and the island of Sørøya are connected to each other by the "Bygderuta" ("Village Route"). The catamaran waits for its passengers behind the library in the city centre and heads out for its tour, including the village of Akkarfjord. But even...

Taste of the Arctic

  • Skaidi Hotell

    Skaidi Hotell

    Skaidi Hotel lies central to the Skaidi road, 50km from Hammerfest. The hotel sports 43 rooms with all...

  • Nissensenteret

    Nissensenteret

    Shopping Mall in the town centre

  • Mikkelgammen

    Mikkelgammen

    The smell of a campfire, a spot on a cozy reindeer hide and tasty sami food

Accommodation

  • Smarthotel Hammerfest

    Smarthotel Hammerfest

    On September 1st  2015, our brand new hotel opened in the northernmost town in the world, Hammerfest....

  • Scandic Hammerfest

    Scandic Hammerfest

    Scandic Hammerfest is located in the center of the northernmost town in the world and offers a beautiful view...

  • Storvannet NAF Camping

    Storvannet NAF Camping

    The camping ground is idyllic located at lake Storvannet, quient but still central. 2 km to the town centre...

  • Skaidi Hotell

    Skaidi Hotell

    Skaidi Hotel lies central to the Skaidi road, 50km from Hammerfest. The hotel sports 43 rooms with all...

  • Seiland Explore

    Seiland Explore

    Seiland Explore in Hønseby is the right place for a deap sea fishing trip to get big halibut on your hook....

  • Hammerfest Motell

    Hammerfest Motell

    Hammerfest Motell has available 8 rooms: 7 four-berth rooms and 1 double room. The rooms have a bathroom, a...

  • Paul Nilsen

    Gamvik Gjestegård

    Gamvik Nordre is a sheep holding farm. In 2006 the Belgian Smis family started farming on Sørøya, and have...

  • Eidegården aurora

    Eidegården gjestehus

    Eidegården guesthouse on the beautiful island of Sørøya offers 6 romms wih shared bath.

  • Storgården Kårhamn

    Storgården Kårhamn

    The farm is located in a scenic environment. Here you’ll find 7 double rooms, a fully equipped kitchen...

  • Skoleelever

    Akkarfjord Hostel

    Intimate and cosy, the hostel is ideal for those who don’t mind caring for themselves. There is a large...

  • Thon Hotell Hammerfest

    Thon Hotell Hammerfest

    Thon Hotel Hammerfest is a well suited hotel for business travellers, conference delegates and holidaymakers....

  • Sørøya Gjestestue

    Sørøya Gjestestue

    Sørøya Gjestestue is providing you with incredible impressions which will add up to a vacation you will...

 

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