SAS, the largest airline in Scandinavia, offers cheap international flights to Kirkenes. Our city guide will help you find out what's up & the best tips from SAS crew & passengers.
Kirkenes is the most remote outpost in mainland Norway and close to where the Norwegian, Russian & Finnish borders intersect.
What's up in Kirkenes
|Arctic Safari |
Arctic Safari was named best trip in 2008 by National Geographic Adventure. The opportunity to see the highlights of the Arctic is available December-March.
|Along the Russian border |
Pasvikt Turist offers river boat trips along the Russian border in the land of the brown bear.
|Northern Lights |
Hunt for the Aurora Borealis! October, February & March are the best months for auroral observations in northern Norway.
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Take the famous Hurtigruten to any of the 34 ports on the way to Bergen, an 11-day journey along the magnificent coastline of northern Norway.
|Bird safari |
Any trip around the North Cape is a unique nature experience, but as a bird lover, this is a highlight. The boat tour leaves from Gjesvær 15 km from North Cape & takes about 10 minutes. Bring binoculars as visitors are not allowed to set foot on the island.
|North Cape cliff |
The North Cape cliff is astonishing. We stayed a few nights in the area & took a king crab tour, which was great. After catching a few of these giants, the guides prepared them over an open fire. Delicious!
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|Population: 6000 |
|Language: Norwegian |
|Currency: Krone (NOK) |
|Time zone: CET || |
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