Alta, in Finnmark, is a city that some 12,000 people call home.
Alta is situated approximately 570 miles (917 kilometers) northeast of Trondheim and about 780 miles (1255 kilometers) northeast of Oslo, the national capital.
Wander back through the ages at Alta Rock Carvings; one of the most popular heritage sites in Alta. Walk around the site, get photographs and deepen your knowledge of the events that shaped local history.
The Alta Museum is the ideal oasis for inquiring minds in Alta. Take advantage of the quiet atmosphere, ask the friendly staff about the guided tours, grab something from the gift shop or just enjoy the treasures of the past.
The ecological havens surrounding Alta show visitors the animals and plants that flourish in the area. Go for a long walk in Stabbursdalen National Park and savor a trip away from the urban streets.