Activities and Attractions

  • 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.

  • 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...

  • 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.

  • 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...

  • 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.

  • 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...

  • Hammerfest fra Salen

    Hammerfest byvandring

    A nice stroll through Hammerfest's town centre.

  • 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.

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Byguiding

    Byguiding

    Come with us on an exciting tour through the town of Hammerfest. Learn all about our changeful history and how it is to live at 70 ° North.

  • Energihuset

    Energihuset

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

  • 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!

  • Gjenreisningsmuseet for Finnmark og Nord-Troms

    Gjenreisningsmuseet for Finnmark og Nord-Troms

    Dramatic events brought closer to you with an impressive exhibition

  • Sørøya Gjestestue

    Sørøya Gjestestue

    Sørøya Gjestestue is providing you with incredible impressions which will add up to a vacation you will never forget. Come for a visit and do some deap sea fishing, hiking, winter fishing and much more.

  • 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...

  • 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...

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

Accommodation

  • Skoleelever

    Akkarfjord Hostel

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

  • 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....

  • Paul Nilsen

    Gamvik Gjestegård

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

  • Storgården Kårhamn

    Storgården Kårhamn

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

  • Skaidi Hotell

    Skaidi Hotell

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

  • Thon Hotell Hammerfest

    Thon Hotell Hammerfest

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

  • Hammerfest Motell

    Hammerfest Motell

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

  • 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...

  • Scandic Hammerfest

    Scandic Hammerfest

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

  • Eidegården aurora

    Eidegården gjestehus

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

  • Smarthotel Hammerfest

    Smarthotel Hammerfest

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

  • 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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