Birtavarre Tourism

Birtavarre (Northern Sami: Gáivuonbahta; Kven: Pirttivaara) is a village in the municipality of Gáivuotna–Kåfjord in Troms county, Norway. The village is located along the Kåfjordelva river (Northern Sami: Gáivuoneatu) at the end of the Kåfjorden in the Kåfjorddalen valley in an area called Kåfjordbotn (Northern Sami: Gaivuonbahta). Birtavarre is located along European route E6 about 18.3 km (11.4 mi) southeast of the municipal centre of Olderdalen (on the north side of the fjord) and about 12.5 km (7.8 mi) southeast of Samuelsberg and Manndalen (on the south side of the fjord). The population (2009) of the village and surrounding area is 283. Birtavarre Chapel is also located in the village.


Planning a vacation to Birtavarre in Norway? This vacation planner will provide you with all the essential information you need. When planning a trip to Birtavarre, make sure you visit its near-by prime city of Tromso. Tromso, is a worth visiting city owing to its prime attractions like Polaria, Arctic Cathedral, The Polar Museum Or Polarmuseet. Also, to reach Birtavarre, you'll have to take a flight to Tromso; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. To explore Birtavarre, set aside 1 to 2 number of your days. You'll be coming back for more!

  • How safe is Birtavarre for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Birtavarre.

    • Burglary and Theft 25 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 100 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 100 (Very High)
    • Safety Index 95.59 (Very High)
    • Climate Index 51.33 (Moderate)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

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