Tip: North Cape Driving Tour
About the North Cape, Norway:
The Region of Finnmark:
On the same latitude as Greenland and Alaska you find Finnmark. Norway's Finnmark region is a wild and wonderful part of Norway. In Finnmark, travelers can visit 19 unique destinations offering everything from quiet, relaxing vacations to adventurous outdoor trips.
Activities at the North Cape:
While the North Cape is a wonderful experience in itself, travelers can also enjoy bird safaris to a nature reservation with over 2 million seabirds, or exciting Deep Sea Rafting at night. In the summer there is no sunset - there's the Midnight Sun. (also see Scandinavia's Natural Phenomena)
During the rest of the year, you can view the Northern Lights (Aurora Borealis). A very popular activity at the North Cape is to hike on the snow-covered mountains and cliffs. Watch out for the length of the day here in winter, though, as it can stay dark for quite a while during the time of the Polar Nights.
Getting to the North Cape:
From Oslo, Norway, travelers have several options: