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Honningsvag vs. Hammerfest?

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Honningsvag vs. Hammerfest?

We are traveling to Norway in June/July of '09 with our 3 kids- staying in Bergen first then thinking of flying north to Alta and driving on from there- we will rent a cottage for 1 week and take day trips- like to hike, explore, anything outdoors- where should we stay? Any activities not to miss? Worth it to get over to Finland or Russia? All advice welcome- thanks in advance!

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1. Re: Honningsvag vs. Hammerfest?

Hhhmm, difficult one.

To be honest I would not recommend any of these. You can visit Russia (keep in mind the distances up north), but that part of Russia is not very interesting, it looks pretty much the same as Norwegian side, except that Murmansk is an old soviet city. Finland is also pretty much the same as Norway

Of course, it depends on your previous experiences and your preferences. Perhaps consider Alta instead.

If you like the more alpine landscape (real mountains), consider going a bit west to Lyngen.

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2. Re: Honningsvag vs. Hammerfest?

Alta is a definate possibility- we want to be able to have fun and interesting day trips and there seems to be alot from Alta or even Tromso- thank you for your advice, any other thoughts would be appreciated!

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3. Re: Honningsvag vs. Hammerfest?

Alta is a definate possibility- we want to be able to have fun and interesting day trips and there seems to be alot from Alta or even Tromso- thank you for your advice, any other thoughts would be appreciated!

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