Honningsvåg – gateway to the North Cape

Honningsvåg - The North Cape

Excursion

Included in your cruise (free)

Difficulty level

Level 1: Easy - suitable for most people

Booking code

INCL-HVG1

Duration

3 hours

Notes

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Midnight Sun over the North Cape, Norway
  • Drive through picturesque fishing villages and hamlets, wild nature and rugged landscapes.

  • Stand at the northernmost point on the European mainland in the highlands of Northern Norway.

  • Visit the Globe Monument and North Cape Hall and learn about Norwegian war history.

  • Photograph stunning Arctic scenery, rich with wildlife like reindeer, eagles, and puffins.

The North Cape lies far above the Arctic Circle at the northern tip of Europe. You’ll take a scenic bus ride from the fishing village of Honningsvåg past tiny hamlets and stunning highlands to the northernmost point in Europe. 

Once you reach the plateau, you can walk up to the Globe Monument, the cape’s iconic landmark, and take in the views from the cliff’s edge. Visit North Cape Hall to see fascinating exhibitions featuring the rich history, nature, and changing seasons of Magerøya and the cape.

Practical information 

  • Walking information: At guests’ discretion. 

  • Wear comfortable walking shoes, and warm and windproof clothing  

  • Wheelchair accessible: Dependent on availability of suitable local transport. Please check on board. 

  • Language: English, Norwegian, German.