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A timeless far away place off the beaten track

Nordkyn and and the Slettnes area are magical places well worth the detour, either by car or by the... read more

Reviewed 18 July 2018
Fantastic birdlife and scenery.

This is as far North as you get in Europe by car in the mainland. A great place to stay at the old... read more

Reviewed 4 July 2016
Tromso, Norway
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18 Jul 2018
“A timeless far away place off the beaten track”
18 Feb 2017
“Closed these days”
The world's northernmost mainland lighthouse is located near the village of Gamvik in Norway. It is situated in the middle of a unique nature reserve, and the area is also rich in cultural heritage. The lighthouse itself is protected by the Cultural...more
Fortsett Ovreveien | 71°5'33''n, 28°13'02''ø, 9775, Norway
+47 78 49 76 02
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Reviewed 18 July 2018

Nordkyn and and the Slettnes area are magical places well worth the detour, either by car or by the Hurtigruta service to Mehamn. The Slettnes area is a natural reserve hosting lots of rare bird species and you can also find remnants from early settlements...More

1  Thank Reisetigern
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Went here walking from Gamvik to the lighthouse. It's not the highseason, so everything was closed and there was a lot of snow. Very nice point to look at the sea and take pictures of the northernmost mAinland lighthouse.

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Reviewed 4 July 2016

This is as far North as you get in Europe by car in the mainland. A great place to stay at the old lighthouse, double rooms with breakfast available, great staff speaking English, French and German. Nice and clean rooms and sheared bathrooms in the...More

1  Thank Steinn822
Reviewed 30 August 2015 via mobile

If you can ignore the service and value for money in this place, its beautiful. Top of europe, magnificent scenery. One day a fox came to the door, unafraid like a cat. However, this seems to be run by the Gamvik municipality. It is more...More

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Torstein J, General Manager at Slettnes Fyr, responded to this reviewResponded 1 September 2015

Dear Dr. Vogt, Thanks for sharing your experience of staying at Slettnes lighthouse. As you assume, the premises are protected as cultural heritage. The vast majority of visitors is aware of this fact before arriving, and appreciates the historic feel. So do we. On the...More

Reviewed 22 May 2015

We visited the Museum in Gamvik and found that the Museum Manager is also the custodian of the Lighthouse Keys! Followed him over to the Lighthouse as we could then claim to have driven to the very top of Mainland Europe! He opened the door...More

1  Thank Who M
Reviewed 15 June 2013

The place and nature are unique, there is no doubt about that and no need to comment. Instead I comment the lighthouse cafe. I was happy with it as well. The menu was well thought so that you can experience there an additional bit of...More

4  Thank PJK231
Reviewed 20 February 2013

Originally we wanted to visit Slettnes Fyr in the summer. It's not so cold and not so dark as in winter, I thought. A friend of mine told me that he would like to meet a few people from Gamvik. He prefer the winter for...More

6  Thank KlauspM
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