North Cape, Northern Norway
Categories: Geologic Formations, Historic Walking Areas, Nature & Parks, Tourist Spots
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 travel itinerary planner.
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Впечатляет само место, поражен бескрайним морем, которое на первое впечатление холодное и мрачное, но великое и могучее. Очень красивый комплекс, все очень продуманно с учетом плохой погоды. Отличные ... read more »Impressive the place itself, amazed at the endless sea, which on first impression cold and gloomy, but the great and mighty. Very pretty, very carefully in view of the bad weather. Great souvenirs.show original
... aber auch hier war es ein Erlebnis!. Mit dem Kreuzfahrtschiff ging es entlang der norwegischen Küste zum nördlichsten (begehbaren) Punkt Europas. Im Juli nachts um 0:30 Uhr erreichten wir die Nord... read more »But even here, it was an experience!. With the cruise ship, we went along the Norwegian coast to the northernmost point of Europe (walk-in). In July at night at 0:30 pm we reached the North Cape Hall and drove back about 2 o'clock again. The whole time it was bright, and even the (thrift) Sun through the clouds came to the end. A great experience, because it should rain so frequently. The film in the North Cape Hall is worth a visit and the sound experience in a further Hall. Here, one would need perhaps a total slightly longer time.show original
Bisogna percorrere diversi km in auto per arrivare qui perché non esiste altro modo. Già il percorso in sè offre spunti per la vista da tenere in considerazione, una volta arrivati in cima si può vede... read more »You have to walk several km drive to get here because there is no other way. Already the route itself will provide the opportunity for the view to be taken into account, once at the top you can see an iron ball that represents the world and ahead of a cliff overlooking the sea. Opposite colors never seen and the feeling of watching the infinite. Nearby there is a food court but it closes early (at 15) and a gift shop.show original
Every tourist goes there. So it is must see. But besides hundreds of tourist buses and cars in a parking lot there are lots of beautiful viewspots around. And the road to Nordkapp is magnificient, too.
Top of the World (almost)! Quiet, breezy, cloudy and serene. The sun that doesn't sleep. Feels like an alien world traveling to get here. Awsome sight!
260 NOK (30€) for entry... and not even the northernmost point of Europs
Extraordinary view and wind. Can be very crowded when the buses arrive. To avoid the crowds, go there outside summer time and drive with the first convoy at 11:00 from the entrance of the Nordkapp Road.
Very nice view. Entrance a bit steep and not much to see in the museum
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