Kirkenes - Welcome to a unique adventure!


On this webpages you will find tourist information about Kirkenes and the whole municipality of Sør-Varanger. Kirkenes, located north east in Northern Norway close to the Russian border, is known as the capital of the Barents Region and the gateway to the east.

During winter activities like dog-sledge trips, snowmobile tours and king crab safari are offered. In summer you can go fishing for giant crab, take a river boat trip along the Russian border, join a quad bike safari through the taiga, or take a hiking tour.