Official webpage Northern Norway

Culture and People in Northern Norway

The Northern Norwegians do not stay inside even when winter comes. The following are some of the activities available in Northern Norway. 

Spring migration—follow the reindeer from plain to coast

In April, hundreds of thousands of reindeer migrate from the inland areas to the coast of Northern Norway, and over 2,000 Sami reindeer herders work day and night. In Karasjok  Read more

Dressed for winter

Flip-flops, Bermuda shorts and mini-skirts? In summer, maybe. In winter, nope. Up north it is all about woollen socks, fleece jackets and knitted mittens in the winter. Follow  Read more

North Cape in winter; a mini-expedition

Among the candidates for the title “World’s End”, the North Cape is one of the most obvious. Join a convoy to the North Cape plateau in mid-winter and you’ll understand why....  Read more

Glamour in Røst

Tor Halvorsen, artist and self-declared decadent "creator", welcomes you to his gallery and home in an abandoned fisherman's house in Røst, where coastal culture meets...  Read more

Ice Adventure in Kautokeino

Thon Hotel Kautokeino offers guests a snow cinema, crazy golf and a naturally chilled ice bar in the heart of the Finnmarksvidda plateau. Ice Adventure is for fun-loving visit  Read more

Christmas atmosphere in Mosjøen!

In Sjøgata, Mosjøen’s old quarter, there’s a warm yuletide atmosphere throughout December, with 25 twinkling illuminated trees and all the sounds, smells and tastes of a...  Read more

Tromsø Christmas

Sometimes you have to compromise. Does Santa Claus live at the North Pole or in Rovaniemi? If you go to Tromsø, you’re somewhere in between.  Read more

On a tour of Longyearbyen

The most northerly shopping trip in the world can be made down the main street of Longyearbyen on Svalbard. Here you will find many things you might not have expected to find  Read more
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