Activities and Attractions

  • Gammelveien

    Gammelveien

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

  • 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.

  • 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...

  • 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!

  • 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 –...

  • 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.

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Mikkelgammen

    Mikkelgammen

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

  • 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.

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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.

  • 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.

Taste of the Arctic

Accommodation

  • 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...

  • Hammerfest Motell

    Hammerfest Motell

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

  • 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....

  • 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...

  • 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....

  • 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...

  • Skaidi Hotell

    Skaidi Hotell

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

  • Paul Nilsen

    Gamvik Gjestegård

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

  • Scandic Hammerfest

    Scandic Hammerfest

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

 

Tourist information

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