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On the northernmost coast of mainland Norway, the quaint fishing village of Honningsvag is your base for exploring the North Cape and and experiencing Sami culture and Arctic wonders like the Northern Lights and Midnight Sun.Find Cruises Sailing to This Port
The North Cape is a monumental natural experience, with breathtaking views and unusual climatic conditions. It is also generally referred to as the northernmost point of Europe. The area offers many outdoor activities such as bird safaris and deep sea rafting. North Cape is also the window to the amazing Midnight Sun phenomenon, where the sun does not set.
The Norwegian Sea conceals many delicacies - and one of the most magnificent and spectacular is the gigantic king crab, weighing 5 kilos and measuring a full meter between its claws. The arktisk meny (arctic menu) is filled with culinary temptations, from traditional to contemporary succulent dishes. Indulge in lamb with a tasted of sea and herbs or a game of reindeer and grouse.
Silversmiths and potteries are numerous and worth visiting. Traditional items include furs, printed textiles, woven articles, knitwear, woodcarving, silver, enamel, pewter, glass and porcelain. Browse through a tasteful range of souvenirs and gifts, Norwegian glass art, jewelry, trolls, books and much more at Arctandria.
The Norwegian Krone (NOK) is the official currency of Norway. Many stores and restaurants also accept major credit cards, which usually offer you a good exchange rate. When shopping, remember there is a Value-Added Tax added to most purchases.
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