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Welcome to Varanger

In the far north and far east of Norway, where the sky meets the sea lies Varanger glittering in summer's midnight sun and winter's northern lights. The wild landscape arises with bird cliffs, fishing areas and jagged cliffs - towards the end of the world.

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Vesterelvjenta M/S gives you the sauna experience of your dreams.

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In the harbour of Vadsø you can now experience the iconic Steller's Eiders close up! With the electric powered boat, Arntzen Arctic Adventure takes you closer to the Steller's Eider, Long-Tailed Ducks and Common Eiders.

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We are launching Gullfest 2013 - the worlds only arctic birding festival.

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The King Crab Festival is held from 3rd to 5th of October in Vadsø and shows the best local foods Varanger can offer.

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Come join the yearly Fjordfishingfestival at the Grasbakken harbour.

 

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We've made a new map of Vadsø county. The map details Vadsø city, Vestre Jakobselv and Ekkerøy. You can see the map by clicking the Maps button to the right.

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We are proud to present the new brochure for Varanger, with our new profil and logo. You can download the brochure by clicking the brochure button to the right.

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Gullfest 2012 has come to an end, birders from all over the world and locals have had some amazing days!

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You can now follow the hectic life of the birds on Hornøya by a webcam.

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In collaboration with Martin Garner of Birding Frontiers we have put together a new birding event: the Arctic GullFest! 

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Among thousends of birding sites of the world, Varanger is mentioned as one of the 100 best sites. This shows how unique the birdlife is here.

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About Destinasjon Varanger

Destinasjon Varanger is a tourism- organisation for the municipalities Nesseby and Vadsø. The company is undertaking the development and marketing of tourism in this area.

Destinasjon Varanger aims to make Varanger to Norway's best destination for Birdwatching.

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