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Stand at one of the northernmost points of continental Europe with panoramic views of the sea and land at North Cape. First discovered by English sailor Steven Borough on his 1553 expedition in search of the Northeast Passage, the formation stands 307 m (1,007 ft) high. The plateau above offers an ideal area for watching the midnight sun or looking over the Barents Sea. Head to the visitors center to watch a video about the area's wildlife, rugged landscape, and harsh climate, with documentary footage from throughout the seasons. Be sure to stop by the globe statue on top, which has become a symbol of the area. Check the website for more information, as access and weather conditions vary greatly throughout the year. Plan to see North Cape and other attractions that appeal to you using our Nordkapp Municipality online travel route planner .
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  • I went to Nordkapp at the end of September and it was so beautiful. The shop was closed. I still saw the northern lights and camped in the parking lot. A great experience, but a long drive.  more »
  • On the same day, pardoned by favorable climatic conditions (not always possible in winter), we were lucky enough to visit this wonderful place in the morning, greeted by a breathtaking Sunrise, both in the evening, when waiting for us there was a striking northern lights. Even a visit to the local Museum, which tells the story of the first image visitors to head north.
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  • We went on a coach tour from our Hurtigruten boat, following a snow plough for part of the way due to drifting snow. Amazing scenery on the way and really beautiful views there (though apparently we w...  more »
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  • What is there to say about this land of beauty... This is the end of the road to the north for Europe... A road that leads to a mystical world. Feelings are overwhelming and words are not enough to describe them.
  • With Northern Lights, best place ever 💖
  • Good facilities (though a couple more toilets would be great...) And a few really interesting displays. The cave of lights was nice, but not spectacular, the chapel was small and really lovely, and the views were absolutely outstanding.
  • Nice to reach the north cape, but 30 euros per person is a little to much in my opinion. They do have a restaurant, cinema and "the cave of light". The last two where very nice.
  • If you can go to this place, go!! If you are photo buff this is the place to stop! the ruggedness of the landscape and the sheer cliffs are breathtaking!

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