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Honningsvag, Norway

Honningsvag is situated in Nordkapp municipality, Norway. It is one of the northernmost communities in Europe and is located at a bay on the southern side of Magerøya island, while the famous North Cape and its visitors center is on the northern side. It sits on the edge of a treeless windswept terrain surrounded by snow fences to protect it from avalanches. The village is set in a land of vast forests, dramatic fjords and crashing waterfalls.

Tourists visiting Honningsvag come during the summer to experience the wonders of the Midnight Sun. Other attractions include fjords, mountains and the North Cape, where cliffs rise over 1,000 feet above the Arctic Ocean.

Things to See & Do

* North Cape
* Sightseeing boat trips
* Museums
* Walks
* Deep-sea fishing

General information
Cruise Season – Feb to Dec
Currency – Norwegian Krone (NOK)
Language – Norwegian
Land Area – Norway 324,220 sq km
Population – 10,000
Electricity – 2 pin Round pins European style
Time – GMT plus two hours (Oslo)
International Country Telephone Code – +47

Port Location – The port of Honningsvag is centrally located in downtown Honningsvag.

Transport Links – SAS flies from Oslo or Bergen to Alta; there you can catch a bus to Hammerfest (Apr-Sept only), where you change to another bus to Honningsvåg.

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