Don't miss the chance to see the Savio Museum while in Kirkenes.
Keen travelers will love venturing even further off the tourist trail and visiting some of the other towns, cities and attractions in this fascinating region. Vadso, is 25 miles (40 kilometers) to the south, and Vardo is situated 50 miles (80 kilometers) to the southwest.
Houses of the holy are the best doorways into a region's spiritual traditions. The churches throughout Finnmark are certainly no exception. History buffs will enjoy exploring Finnmark 's fabulous old towns, traditional villages and fortresses.
Availing yourself of local expertise can be an extremely rewarding way for travelers to experience new places. So why not take one of the wildlife spotting tours. Have some fun in Finnmark 's waterways with a spot of swimming or boating.
There is nothing that opens doors in this fascinating planet of ours like language, so be sure to know a few practical Norwegian phrases before you head off. "Kvar kjem du frå?" means "Where are you from?" A second helpful example is "Kva heiter du?" (What's your name?).
When it's time to head back to the normality of home, you'll be bidding this special place a sad Ha det bra (farewell).