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Northern fishing villages

Heidi in the Christmas house Heidi invites all into her Christmas house for home made waffles... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Trondheim, Norway
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A must see on the way to the northkapp

A great quick easy and beautiful trail. Easy to find and the view is great:) if you have some... read more

Reviewed 24 September 2018
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This rock formation is a geological wonder a fissure several metres wide in a cliff overhang shaped like a big gate. The midnight sun shines through this gate between midnight and two in the morning. The views of the rock formation “Hornet” are...more
Skarsvag 9763, Norway
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Heidi in the Christmas house Heidi invites all into her Christmas house for home made waffles, coffee, gluewein and an informative talk about living in the far north. Well worth a visit if you are way up there.

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Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

A great quick easy and beautiful trail. Easy to find and the view is great:) if you have some extra time and the way to the north kapp if will recommend to do this trail.

Thank M_Maccabi
Reviewed 26 June 2018

This hike was one of the tour options we had on our recent cruise trip to Honninsvag. While lots of people opted to visit the North Cape, we were really glad we opted for this hike instead. The hike begins near the Kirkeporten Campground just...More

Thank Brian0ntheGo
Reviewed 21 June 2018

Hike was the focus of a cruise tour and I am so glad we did it. Beauty everywhere in varied forms and styles! It is not too difficult, if you are aware and used to hiking. Weather changed nearly as often as the scenery-overcast, rain,...More

Thank 222Terri
Reviewed 20 February 2018

In Honningsvag the Hurtigruten cruise offered a couple of day trips. The cruise director did inspire us to do any of the trips but I found some interesting reviews about the North Cape and the Fishing Village. The fishing villages won. The cruise directors have...More

Thank 792Carol_H
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

It's one of the most beautiful spots on Mageroya you can easyly reach. If you get lucky you can see the midnight sun at the nordcape horn through the arc.

Thank MarcelGeiheem
Reviewed 10 June 2016 via mobile

When you enter Skarvag on the left side of the road you will see a sign for a hike to Kirkeporten. You walk up the hill, down the hill on the other side, where you find a gate out of stone ( natural phenomena). Standing...More

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Reviewed 2 December 2015

Well worth the trip and the scenery and village are amazing!! Heidi made everyone feel so welcome. She showed us the king crab (it wanted to go back to the sea!) and also the women who baited the lines for the boats. She also showed...More

Thank angry270
Reviewed 7 October 2015

in small print was an alternative excursion i asked the chap in charge of the excursions from the hurtigruten front desk and they told me about meeting heidi and a fishing village. everyone else in fact 3 busloads were going to the north cape.. which...More

1  Thank linfame
Reviewed 28 September 2015

As it was snowing when we visited from a cruise ship .As a key stage One teacher I recognised it from the Geography programme Barney Bear goes to Norway from many years ago !!!Our tour guide lived in the village and was very informative and...More

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