Best Western Nordlys Hotel

Bekkefaret 3, Alta, Finnmark, North Norway, 9513, Norway | 3 star hotel
Prices starting from $165.00

Travel Blogs from Alta

Tromso then reindeer!!

A travel blog entry by boomermaxwell


Woke to sunshine!! First we went to the Arctic" Cathedral", built in 1965,( same year as the Sydney Opera House) and truly outstanding . Then to the Polar Museum, in an 1840s building on the harbour, with exhibits on Amundsen's exploration and trapping /hunting through the years. Then we went in search of the museum of the Tirpitz, a German ...

Day 9 Last day in Alta

A travel blog entry by beverlyndavid


Day 9

Enjoyed a lie in this morning, the sun is shining, the skies are blue, everything is so crisp outside.

I took the shuttle bus to town but got off first at the Alta Museum, as the bus drove away into the distance I hoped it would return as the museum seemed in an out of town location.

A huge pile of snow by the entrance made me realise just how ...

Day 8 Another great day in Alta

A travel blog entry by beverlyndavid


... I had been in temperatures of -22 degrees for more than 2 hours and despite the Arctic jacket, several layers etc I headed back to the warm coach for the hour journey back to the ship but I had seen The Northern Lights which I can now tick off my "Must see" list.

It has been an amazing couple of days in Alta and yes we have survived staying overnight in The ice hotel and we have spotted The Northern Lights and still we have another 8 days left on our voyage.

Day 7 Alta & The Ice Hotel

A travel blog entry by beverlyndavid


... of small appetisers, Salmon, Veal and Grouse each one finely and delicately sliced with delicious accompaniments.
Next our main course, I had the salmon, it was delicious and David enjoyed the Reindeer stew served on what looked like ice plates but of course were frosted glass. Our dessert was Pannacotta with cloud berries followed by hot coffee.

It was time to venture outside in the hope of spotting The Northern Lights. Due to the ...

Day 6 En Route to Alta

A travel blog entry by beverlyndavid


Day 6 - En route to Alta

As we head North into the Arctic Circle today it is not surprising that the weather outside is giving our Captain a few problems which meant that he was unable to lead the Sunday worship service this morning. A fellow passenger who is a Reverend stepped in and relieved the Captain and as the gentleman said in his welcome, he was more equipped to take over ...

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This 3 star hotel, located on Bekkefaret 3, Alta, is near Rock Drawings of Alta.
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