Rica Arctic Hotel

Address: Kongensgate 1-3, Kirkenes, Nordland, North Norway, 9915, Norway | 4 star hotel
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This 4 star hotel, located on Kongensgate 1-3, Kirkenes, is near Grenselandmuseet and Gabba Reindeer Safari Park.
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    Travel Blogs from Kirkenes

    To the End of the World and Back

    A travel blog entry by oregonnscaler on Aug 05, 2015

    7 photos

    ... it sure seemed like it. The day we were there it was overcast, rainy, not too cold, but it sure seemed isolated and remote. Which, I guess, it is!

    Noe, on Day 7, our end point of the north bound trip was a town called Kirkennes. We took a river boat ride up the Pasvik River, which actually originates in Finland, then runs through Russia and Norway before it empties into the Arctic Ocean. ...

    Hurtigruten Cruise

    A travel blog entry by kathypender on Jun 16, 2015

    29 photos

    ... for the boat to depart at 12:30. We then went and had a look in our room. Ports visited today: Kirkenes, Vardø (Norway's easternmost port), we continue along the Varanger peninsula to Båtsfjord before reaching Berlevåg in the evening. We went down to level 5 for lunch at 1:30. We are in the second seating for both lunch and dinner. It was pretty rough and I was a little worried that I would get sick. There was king crab on the menu today! ...

    Meeting the Snow Hotel and King Crabs

    A travel blog entry by jambos74 on Apr 03, 2015

    15 photos

    ... that these crabs are almost considered vermin by the locals? Introduced by the Russians back in the '60s as a cheap food source, they have virtually taken over the lakes and waterways. One crab is enough to feed two people, so we duly selected our entree and main meal from the crab pots and made our way back to a delightful cottage to cook and enjoy the spoils of our ...

    The top of the world (nearly)

    A travel blog entry by robncarol on Aug 17, 2014

    6 comments, 1 photo

    ... if we weren't back when the ship was due to leave it would go without us as it had a job to do. Most towns are quite close to the port so we can easily walk to town if we are not going on an excursion.
    I am surprised how many people live up here. We generally stop at 2-3 towns each day. We have stopped at several towns with populations of up to 80,000 people. I expected a few tiny villages. They are there too but there is a lot of ...

    Amsterdam to Tromso via Kirkenes

    A travel blog entry by bobrogers on Jul 27, 2014

    3 comments, 7 photos

    ... time and headed out to a settlement called Vardo where we pulled alongside at 4.00. Got off to explore and back by the gazetted 4.45 sailing time. Whilst ashore we explored a very old (1734) fortress which is the third one built on that site to mark the Dominion of Norway and ensure the taxes went to the Norwegian king.This is the easternmost town in Norway further east than Istanbul,and Cairo yet we are still on Amsterdam time.. On now to Batsfjord at ...