Vardo Vacation Packages
To truly experience the Finnmark (county) way of life, go a bit further afield and discover the wider region around Vardo. Batsfjord, 35 miles (56 kilometers) to the southeast, and Vadso, 40 miles (64 kilometers) to the northeast of Vardo are good places to visit if you're keen on learning more about this region.
This region has been graced with some beautiful cathedrals, guaranteed to delight all visitors, regardless of faith. Follow the threads of the region's rich cultural fabric within Finnmark 's excellent history museums.
The Vardo area is a good destination to get into the great outdoors and make the most of winter. When the temperature falls, follow the locals and try snow shoeing and cross-country skiing. Finnmark has excellent ways to experience its unique landscapes. Those with a love of adventure can sign up for one of the many mountain climbing or hiking adventures available.
Quite often, the difference between a true traveler and a mere tourist is a basic grasp of language, so be sure to know a few useful Norwegian phrases before you go. Knowing a smattering of useful words, such as "Kvar kjem du frå?", which, in English means "Where are you from?", can make your stay all the more memorable. And, for "What's your name?", you can learn how to say "Kva heiter du?" It's fun to give it a go!
As the sun sets on your adventures, spend what's left of your Norwegian kroner on last-minute mementos and bid a fond Ha det bra (farewell) to the locals you've met and the locations you've been.