Troms og Finnmark is a county in Northern Norway established on January 1, 2020. This county has numerous mountainous islands along the shoreline such as Hinnøya, the largest of Norway mainland, and Tromsøya where stands the charming capital city of Tromsø. Here, there are numerous wonders to visit such as the exquisite Arctic Cathedral, and the Polaria arctic aquarium. For a great view over the city, a cable car will take you to Mount Fløya!
Within Finnmark country which is now part of Troms, there are so many amazing places along the coast and fjords, many fishing villages and cities such as Hammerfest, Vadsø, Vardø, Alta, Honningsvåg and Kirkenes. Many tourist attractions and historic sites like North Cape, Finnchurch (Finnkirka), Vardøhus Fortress, Northern Lights Cathedral, Church of Arctic Sea, Hornoya Vardo Light House and plenty of nature preserves and wildlife sanctuaries to explore.
The county of Troms og Finnmark is ideal for an alpine adventure and offers many opportunities for fishin and hunting. A sightseeing trip along the beautiful fjords is must-do in Troms og Finnmark with a good possibility to see the northern lights!
Population: 244,326 thousand inhabitants
Other places: Harstad, Lenvik, Balsfjord, Alta, Hammerfest, Berlevåg, Båtsfjord, Gamvik, Kirkenes
Main attractions: Northern lights, Midnight Sun, Polar Nights, Lyngen Alps, whale spotting, dog sledding, Målselvfossen waterfall, Tromsø (Arctic Cathedral or Tromsdal Church, Elverhøy Church, Polaria arctic aquarium, Polar Museum, Tromsø University Museum, Tromsø Arctic-Alpine Botanic Garden, Science Center of Northern Norway, Northern Lights Festival), Gorsa Bridge, Sonja Troll (largest troll statue in the world).
Finnmark: Alta Museum - World Heritage Rock Art Centre, Northern Lights Cathedral, Steilneset Memorial, Hammerfest Church, Hamningberg Old Fishing Village, Alta Church, Trollstigen, Vikingskipshuset, North Cape, Struve Geodetic Arc History, Knivskjellodden Hiking and cliff, Varanger Peninsula, Øvre Pasvik National Park
Nearest airports: Tromsø Airport, Langnes (TOS - Tromsø lufthavn, Langnes), Finnmark: Alta Airport, Elvebakken (Alta lufthavn – ALF).
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