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North Cape, Northern Norway

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#2 of 143 in Parks in Northern Norway
Stand at one of the northernmost points of continental Europe with panoramic views of the sea and land at North Cape. First discovered by English sailor Steven Borough on his 1553 expedition in search of the Northeast Passage, the formation stands 307 m (1,007 ft) high. The plateau above offers an ideal area for watching the midnight sun or looking over the Barents Sea. Head to the visitors center to watch a video about the area's wildlife, rugged landscape, and harsh climate, with documentary footage from throughout the seasons. Be sure to stop by the globe statue on top, which has become a symbol of the area. Check the website for more information, as access and weather conditions vary greatly throughout the year. Plan to see North Cape and other attractions that appeal to you using our Northern Norway online travel route planner .
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  • This is a massive rocky plateau perched more than 300 metres above sea level. Looking across the Arctic Sea from North Cape you see an expanse of water that leads to the North Pole. You must take a ph...  more »
  • You can't go any farther North than this without venturing to the North Pole. It is the northernmost point in Europe that can be accessed by car. There is a movie in the hall that shows often of the h...  more »
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