Vardø audio tour: Hamningberg: The Rocky Road to the End of Europe

Hamningberg: The Rocky Road to the End of Europe

Driving Tour

60 mins

About the Tour

Join me on a drive through the awe-inspiring arctic landscape in the northeast of Norway. From the modern city of Vardø, along the rocky, scenic road by the coastline of the Barents Sea, to the abandoned fishing village of Hamningberg.
You'll hear about the stories of the past, and discover the flora and fauna of the present. It will be a drive to remember!

Tour Producer


Lars Engerengen

I was Born in Lillehammer in 1968, and have for the last 20 years been living in Finnmark - the northernmost county of Norway. I work as a senior executive officer within public transport at the county administration. I Have a great passion for sharing local history with visitors. My hobby is nature photography and writing. I have published a book about the ships in the "Hurtigruten" line, and am a permanent contributor to the largest Encyclopaedia in Norway.

Major Landmarks

Directions to Starting Point

The tour begins in front of the church in the center of Vardø.

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Places to stop along the way

Beaches, The stone chapel at Smelror, Partisan memorial monument by Segelkollen, Colin Archer Monument and Hamningberg.

Best time of day

You can do this trip all day, between May - October. However, why not try it late at night, in the period of the midnite sun.


The road is good, but there is only one lane, so please drive carefully.


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Hamningberg: The Rocky Road to the End of Europe