It’s sunset and four people are walking on the hillside. Below them, they can see the town of Hammerfest, Norway.

The Northernmost Town in the World

Join us on a bus tour to explore Hammerfest and learn about the events that have shaped the town at the top of Europe.

  • Enjoy a scenic bus tour of one of the world’s northernmost towns
  • Learn about the historic events of World War II that impacted Hammerfest history at the Museum of Reconstruction
  • See the UNESCO-listed Meridian Column
  • Enjoy breathtaking views from Mount Salen
  • Season

    All year

  • Difficulty level

    Level 1: Easy - suitable for most people

  • Duration

    1 hour, 45 min

  • Min. passengers


  • Max. passengers


  • Booking Code


  • From

    $ 159

  • Notices

    Bring comfortable shoes and warm, windproof clothing

Enjoy a guided exploration of one of the world’s northernmost towns and learn about the historical events that have shaped it. Once we arrive in Hammerfest, the bus will take us to the Museum of Reconstruction for Finnmark and Northern Troms. There, you’ll learn about the massive efforts that were made to rebuild the region of Northern Norway after World War II.

Then, we’ll head over to the Meridian Column, Hammerfest’s UNESCO World Heritage site. This monument marks the northernmost measuring point of the Struve Geodetic Arc, a chain of survey triangulations that established the exact size and shape of the Earth.

Our last stop on the tour is Mount Salen. On the way up the mountain, you’ll learn more about Hammerfest’s unique history from your knowledgeable guide. From the top, you’ll enjoy wonderful views of the town below.

Practical information

  • Disembarking port: Hammerfest
  • Embarking port: Hammerfest
  • Available period: June 08 – April 08
    • Not available: December 24–25 December 31–January 1
  • Transportation: Bus
  • Clothes/Footwear: Comfortable shoes, warm and windproof clothing
  • Note: City guide and map provided

Excursion can also be combined with:

A castle-like building with a mountain in the background. Hammerfest, Norway. A castle-like building with a mountain in the background. Hammerfest, Norway.