Activities and Attractions

  • 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...

  • Skaidi Hotell

    Skaidi Hotell

    Skaidi Hotel lies central to the Skaidi road, 50km from Hammerfest. The hotel sports 43 rooms with all together 80 beds, along with its own Spa-Centre with pool and Jacuzzi, making Skaidi Hotel one of Finnmark’s finest Hotels.

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Gammelveien

    Gammelveien

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

  • 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...

  • Mikkelgammen

    Mikkelgammen

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

  • 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...

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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...

  • Gjenreisningsmuseet for Finnmark og Nord-Troms

    Gjenreisningsmuseet for Finnmark og Nord-Troms

    Dramatic events brought closer to you with an impressive exhibition

  • 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.

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    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...

  • 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...

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  • Thon Hotell Hammerfest

    Thon Hotell Hammerfest

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

  • Sørøya Gjestestue

    Sørøya Gjestestue

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

  • Storgården Kårhamn

    Storgården Kårhamn

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

  • 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....

  • Smarthotel Hammerfest

    Smarthotel Hammerfest

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

  • Hammerfest Motell

    Hammerfest Motell

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

  • Skoleelever

    Akkarfjord Hostel

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

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Eidegården aurora

    Eidegården gjestehus

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

  • Scandic Hammerfest

    Scandic Hammerfest

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