Activities and Attractions

  • GO NORTH

    GO NORTH

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

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Sikksakkveien

    Sikksakkveien

    The zigzag path leads from the city center to the viewpoint Salen. You can find the start of the path in the street Salsgata, just behind the blue pavilion. For the walk up the serpentines 10 to 20 minutes are required depending on your endurance. You...

  • Gjenreisningsmuseet for Finnmark og Nord-Troms

    Gjenreisningsmuseet for Finnmark og Nord-Troms

    Dramatic events brought closer to you with an impressive exhibition

  • 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 –...

  • 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. Come here and experience nature at its most imposing!

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • AKS - Arktisk Kultursenter

    AKS - Arktisk Kultursenter

    The cultural melting spot is the place for musicians and those who wanna become one, for dancers, actors from the Riksteater in Oslo and cinema enthusiasts.

  • Galleri Kulturbanken

    Galleri Kulturbanken

    Kulturbanken, the culture bank, is run by the couple Knut and Eva Arnesen. Eva and Knut were, among other things, responsible for crafting the Music Pavilion gifted to the town for its 200th jubilee in 1989. The gallery is mainly built around painter Eva...

  • 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...

  • Vandretur til Tyven

    Vandretur til Tyven

    Mount Tyven is the highest mountain in Hammerfest's surroundings and a very popular hiking destination. From the peak you have a fantastic view over the Sørøy-sound.

  • 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...

  • 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.

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

  • Paul Nilsen

    Gamvik Gjestegård

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

  • Skoleelever

    Akkarfjord Hostel

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

  • Hammerfest Motell

    Hammerfest Motell

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

  • Scandic Hammerfest

    Scandic Hammerfest

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

  • Thon Hotell Hammerfest

    Thon Hotell Hammerfest

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

  • Skaidi Hotell

    Skaidi Hotell

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

  • Eidegården aurora

    Eidegården gjestehus

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

  • Sørøya Gjestestue

    Sørøya Gjestestue

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

  • 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...

  • Storgården Kårhamn

    Storgården Kårhamn

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

  • Smarthotel Hammerfest

    Smarthotel Hammerfest

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

  • 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....

 

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