Best Things To Do in Kirkenes, Norway

Whether you're visiting Kirkenes for a few days or are a localite, Kirkenes is sure to have something new for you. Explore our guide that tells you about the best tourist places to visit and things to do in Kirkenes. This guide will give you an idea about the popular attractions, upcoming tourist spots, and off-beat things to do in Kirkenes. This makes it easy to plan weekends or long vacations in Kirkenes. We have compiled this cool stuff to do in Kirkenes keeping in mind the points of interest for families, groups, and romantic couples. Looking at the activities for adventure junkies in Kirkenes listed here will get the blood rushing and adrenaline pumping through your veins.

Check out free places to visit in Kirkenes which you can visit without spending a penny. Handpicked tours, day trips, and excursions in Kirkenes will make your visit comfortable. You will also find the opening and closing time, along with the time required to cover major attractions. This will help you to have a flawless plan without much hassle. We have also included eateries in Kirkenes recommended by locals.

Tourist Attractions in Kirkenes

Take a look at these famous tourist attractions in Kirkenes that are a must-visit!

  1. #1 of 52 Things To Do in Kirkenes
    - Used in 438 itineraries
    Kirkenes Snow Hotel

    Address: Sandnesdalen 14 | Bjornevatn, Kirkenes 9910, Norway

    Kirkenes snow hotel: if you are looking for the ultimate snow experience, the Kirkenes snow hotel is much recommended on your trip to Kirkenes. Undoubtedly the small town faces snowfall for more than ...Read more

  2. #2 of 52 Things To Do in Kirkenes
    - Used in 428 itineraries
    The Borderland Museum

    Address: Forstevannslia, N-9900 Kirkenes, Norway

    Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    The Borderland Museum also known as Grenselandmuseet is closely located with the Savio museum. The museum depicts the history of Sor Varanger Community and tells about their past and present condition...Read more

  3. #3 of 52 Things To Do in Kirkenes
    - Used in 299 itineraries
    Overnight Snowmobile Tour

    Address: Sandnesdalen 14 | Bjornevatn, Kirkenes 9910, Norway

    Indulge in an activity that screams fun, the overnight snowmobile tour. The tour has several places to start from. However, the famous snow hotel of Kirkenes is the most preferred starting point. The ...Read more

  4. #4 of 52 Things To Do in Kirkenes
    - Used in 168 itineraries
    Gabba Reindeer Safari Park

    Address: Akersveien 24 C, Kirkenes 0177, Norway

    Gabba Reindeer Safari Park is a Reindeer park with reindeers as their chief attraction. It serves as an ideal place to watch wildlife and huskies. The park has an area where reindeers’ reside. I...Read more

  5. #5 of 52 Things To Do in Kirkenes
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    Crab Excursion

    Address: Sandnesdalen 14 | Bjornevatn, Kirkenes 9910, Norway

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    The city of Kirkenes is very famous for its crab excursion tours. During the tour you learn how to fish for crabs while late you are served a delicious meal of fresh crab meat. The city hosts a lot of...Read more

  6. #6 of 52 Things To Do in Kirkenes
    - Used in 97 itineraries
    Husky Tours

    Tags: Outdoors, Trail, View Point, Rides

    Address: Gabba Reindeer and Husky Park, Kirkenes 9915, Norway

    Timings: 09:30 am - 04:30 pm Details

    You can get a lifetime experience once you take the husky tours. A sledge tour in the snow-capped mountain trails can give you an unmatched memorable experience for sure. The sledge will be pulled by ...Read more

  7. #7 of 52 Things To Do in Kirkenes
    - Used in 82 itineraries
    Treriksroysa

    Address: Road 885 (Pasvikdalen) , Kirkenes , Norway

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Treriksroysa (meaning three country cairn) is that strategic junction where the borders of Sweden, Norway and Finland meet. With the geographical features this place possesses it is referred to as a t...Read more

  8. #8 of 52 Things To Do in Kirkenes
    - Used in 103 itineraries
    Andersgrotta Bomb Shelter

    Address: Krysset Presteveien Haganesveien, Kirkenes 9900, Norway

    Timings: 10:00 am - 03:00 pm Details

    Andersgrotta Bomb Shelter is a place that screens short films that gives the viewers an idea of how life was back in time when the civilians took refuge in Kirkenes. Andersgrotta screens films everyda...Read more

  9. #9 of 52 Things To Do in Kirkenes
    - Used in 128 itineraries
    The Frontier Museum

    Address: Forstevannslia, N-9900 Kirkenes, Norway

    Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    The Frontier Museum located in Kirkenes is quite close to the Borderland museum and the Savio museum. Located in the main building of the Sor-Varanger Museum, the frontier museum hosts exhibitions tha...Read more

  10. #10 of 52 Things To Do in Kirkenes
    - Used in 15 itineraries
    Pasvik Nature Reserve

    Address: 9925 Svanvik, Norway

    On a trip to the Pasvik Nature Reserve you would get a close glimpse of ducks, swans, geese and a few waders by the River Pasvik. In the nature reserve you can enjoy the sight of elf, moose, Reindeer,...Read more

  11. #11 of 52 Things To Do in Kirkenes
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    Tags: Church

    Address: Kirkegata 5, 9900 Kirkenes, Norway

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    A beautiful and peace place.

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  12. #12 of 52 Things To Do in Kirkenes
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    Address: Kirkenes 9900, Kirkenes, Norway

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    Robin Sanders

    Pretty basic but does not need to be more elaborate. Icy paths so be wary between bus and the ferry.

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  13. #13 of 52 Things To Do in Kirkenes
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    Address: Dr. Wessels gate 9

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    Yvonne Campbell

    We had a great trip to the Russian border. Our guide was very informative and gave us a great insight into the history of the area. I would highly recommend this trip

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  14. #14 of 52 Things To Do in Kirkenes
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    Address: Presteveien 32

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    Erlend Dalen

    Kirkenes sitt eget teater. Dyktige skuespillere i alle aldre, samt at Riksteateret og Hålogaland Teater bruker Samovarteateret når de er i Kirkenes.

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  15. #15 of 52 Things To Do in Kirkenes
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    Aurora Kino Kirkenes Image
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    Address: Pasvikveien 2

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    Michael Biedermann

    Modern and nice cinema.

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  • Dear Sir/Madam Someone mentioned having seen a glass memorial to the Indigenous Sami Peoples in Kirkenes, it was located on or near the Russian border. Can you give me any information about this? I look forward to your reply. Thank you Sam

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    • Not much is known about a glass memorial of the Indigenous Sami People in Kirkenes. I suggest you ask the locals about it. 

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