Situated in the far north of Norway, Honningsvåg is the gateway port to the famous Nordkapp, North Cape. The little fishing community invites you to get to know the Sami culture, visit herds of reindeer and join a king-crab safari or a dog-sledding team under the Northern Lights. Part of the Arctic Circle region, you can also witness some of nature's greatest phenomena: the Midnight Sun and the Northern Lights. Whether you are looking for active adventures or seeking peace and quiet, you’re sure to find the ideal setting for a most unique visit.Find Cruises Sailing to This Port
The North Cape is a monumental natural experience, with breathtaking views and unusual climatic conditions. It is also generally referred to as the northern-most point of Europe. The area offers many outdoor activities such as bird safaris and deep sea rafting. North Cape is also the window to the amazing Midnight Sun phenomenon, where the sun does not set.
The Norwegian Sea conceals many delicacies ? and one of the most magnificent and spectacular is the gigantic king crab, weighing 5 kilos and measuring a full metre between its claws. The arktisk meny (arctic menu) is filled with culinary temptations, from traditional to contemporary succulent dishes. Indulge in lamb with a taste of sea and herbs or the game of reindeer and grouse.
Silversmiths and potteries are numerous and worth visiting. Traditional items include furs, printed textiles, woven articles, knit-wear, wood-carvings, silver, enamel, pewter, glass and porcelain. Browse through a tasteful range of souvenirs and gifts, Norwegian glass art, jewellery, trolls, books and much more at Arctandria.
The Norwegian Krone (NOK) is the official currency of Norway. Many shops and restaurants also accept major credit cards, which usually offer you a good exchange rate. When shopping, remember that Value Added Tax is added to most purchases.