VISIT TANA

The three river boats in the municipal crest symbolise the meeting between three ethnic groups- the Sami, the Norwegians and the Finnish.  The quality of life is good here in the lively villages located in the innermost reaches of the Tana valley to the banks of the Tanafjord.

You will experience the multicultural Tana, which is a blend of traditions. The Tana River and its tributaries form the most important salmon fishing waters in the world. At the mouth of the river is Europe’s largest unspoilt river delta.

 

HIGHLIGHTS TANA

Varanger is the world’s easiest accessible arctic birding destination. In Varanger you have the northern taiga, tundra and arctic coastline in one destination. 

Within a day’s drive, you can experience the pine grosbeaks in the taiga, and see a wide variety of spcies on the tundra of the Varanger peninsula.

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Polmak Museum

TANA @ YOUTUBE

GREATER ARCTIC MOMENT

Aurora borealis in Varanger <3 We love it!
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Photo: Odd Angell, Vadsø
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Varangerhalvøya / Várnjárga /Varenkinniemi offers its visitors an ancient landscape of Arctic tundra, boulder fields, rich wetlands and riparian valleys with rivers that run to the Varanger Fjord and Barents Sea. Read more here: https://varangerhalvoya.no/en/about-the-national-park/
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Photo; ©Foto: Roger Ellingsen / Statens vegvesen
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The story about Drakkar:

Long ago, in the northernmost parts of Norway, there lived a fierce Viking warrior named Ragnar. Ragnar was known throughout the land for his bravery in battle and his prowess as a shipbuilder.

One day, Ragnar decided to embark on a voyage to explore the waters of the Arctic Ocean. He commissioned his finest ship, a sleek and mighty drakkar, to be built and set out from his home port in Vardø.

As they sailed northward, Ragnar and his crew encountered many challenges, including treacherous ice floes, fierce storms, and attacks from rival clans. But they were undaunted and pressed on, determined to reach the furthest reaches of the Arctic.

Finally, after many long weeks at sea, they arrived at a desolate and icy shore, where they discovered a hidden cove teeming with exotic wildlife and abundant resources. They dubbed this new land "Island of the White Bear," and settled there, building a thriving village and trading outpost.

Ragnar`s drakkar became a legendary vessel, feared and respected throughout the region. Its imposing figure and fierce reputation made it a symbol of Viking strength and conquest.

And so, thanks to Ragnar`s daring expedition and the mighty drakkar that carried him, Vardø became a center of Norse power and exploration, and the story of the drakkar in Vardø lived on for generations to come.

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Steilneset memorial, Vardø
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VISIT VARANGER

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Vadsø, Arctic Norway

VADSØ , VARANGER ARCTIC NORWAY

BOOK A NIGHT OR TWO IN THE ICEHOUSE

Probably one of the coolest accommodation in Varanger

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