Nordkapp - Welcome to the top of Europe
Nordkapp municipality located on Magerøya in Finnmark county, and is best known both in and outside Norway for Plateau. Plateau is a highly sought after destination for many vacationing in Norway, and annually visit more than 200 000 tourists plateau.
Plateau is one of 300 meter steep cliff is referred to as the northernmost point in Europe. Knivskjelodden however, is approximately 1 380 m further north, making the continental Europe's real northernmost point. Both of these places are located on an island, which means that the northernmost point of mainland Europe is Kinnarodden.
The world's northernmost city?
Honningsvag called the world's northernmost town, the same as also Hammerfest marketer with. Which city is the northernmost have been the subject of many discussions over the years. The reason for this is that Honningsvag received city status before the rule that applies today, which regulates the need to have more than 5000 residents to call itself a city.
Selected campsites nearby
The camping portal gives you great presentations of Norwegian campsites. The list below shows those we have a presentation of and which is a short (and sometimes a little longer) drive away from the destination. It may not be the closest places to the destination, but these are great places worth a visit. Click in and be inspired by great pictures and lots of information. Good trip!