On arrival here, the bus will take you to the Museum of Reconstruction for Finnmark and Northern Troms. The museum shows and impressive exhibition about World War II in Northern Norway and the massive efforts necessary to rebuild the region.
The next stop is the Meridian Column, which is on the UNESCO list of World Heritage sites and commemorates the first official measurement of the exact size and shape of the Earth. From here you also have a spectacular view of the LNG (Liquid Natural Gas) refinery Melkoya and the Snohvit natural gas field.
The town of Hammerfest has a long, eventful history: back in 1891 it was the first town in northern Europe to get electric street lighting produced purely from hydropower. As you head up Mount Salen, you will learn more about Hammerfest’s unique history. Once at Salen’s peak, you can experience great views over the town and the waiting ship.
Before you return to the quay you will drive past the town church, which features unusual architecture inspired by fish flakes!