Kirkenes Hotell

Dr Wesselsgt 3, Kirkenes, Nordland, North Norway, 9915, Norway | Hotel

Travel Blogs from Kirkenes

Somethings a little fishy....

A travel blog entry by beadledove


... in the interests of stability in rough seas. As it turned out, this was an unnecessary precaution on our parts, the weather was calm and beautiful for the entire cruise...lucky!

Shortly after arriving on board we headed up to the buffet lunch. The food is bountiful and a good variety of Norwegian treats, smoked herring, creamed herring, pickled herring, caviar, smoked salmon, hot dishes and a good variety salads and lunch meats, you ...

Furthest Port 9:45 - 12:45 + Walk

A travel blog entry by royston4040

Walk with Inger at 10:00 into town. Walk upto a war memorial build on top of a WWII shelter. Kirkenes was occupied by the Germans (as was the whole of Norway) during the war and was one of the most bombed cities in Europe because of it's strategic importance. Was eventually liberated by the Russians. All the buildings were burnt by the retreating Germans.
Road and paths were very icy on the walk several slipped down, we and some others decided to turn ...

Hurtigruten Cruise from Kirkenese - Bergen, Norway

A travel blog entry by robyn4215


... Should have hired the pushbikes on board and would have made it. This was still a lovely walk as a great outlook from the bridge between the island of Tromso and the mainland. In each town we visited, there are memorials and museums to tell the stories, not only of their early history and the Viking era between 800 - 1050 AD, but post independence from Sweden after 1905. One of the key historical facts that features in all small and large towns along the coastline is ...

Kirkenes and MS Nordlys

A travel blog entry by btweed


... dock. It was terribly windy, but we had fun chatting with a local king crab fisherman. His father told him not to be a fisherman so he joined the Norwegian Airforce, and retired to taking tourists out fishing. Funny guy. Shortly after the MS Nordlys arrived and after all passengers had disembarked, we were almost the first ones onboard. We had given our bags to a worker, and headed up the ramp. We were welcomed by 2 women crew members, and before we ...

Onward and Upward

A travel blog entry by btweed

... had problems once again. You'd think we'd learn from our mistakes. I had to have my body wash bottle taken away as it was bigger than 3 oz. Rescan bag, and then check out the scissors (which was ok), and re-scan again. Meanwhile Earl was having problems of his own as the scanner detected some contraband...his 8 oz tube of sunscreen. That was confiscated and his luggage was rescanned, passed and we hustled to our gate. We found Kirkenes on the monitor, and gate 18 was noted. We ...


This hotel, located on Dr Wesselsgt 3, Kirkenes, is near Grenselandmuseet and Gabba Reindeer Safari Park.
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