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Alta Destination Guide

Delve into Alta in Norway

Alta in the region of Finnmark with its 12,077 residents is located in Norway - some 782 mi or ( 1259 km ) North-East of Oslo , the country's capital .

Interactive map of Alta

Local time in Alta is now 10:13 AM (Monday) . The local timezone is named " Europe/Oslo " with a UTC offset of 1 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Pajala, OEvertornea, Kiruna, Gällivare, and Rovaniemi. While being here, you might want to check out Pajala . We discovered some clip posted online . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you curious about the possible sightsseing spots and facts in Alta ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Videos

Pictures from Alta, Norway

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Just a bunch of pictures from Alta, Norway. ..

Snowmobiling Norway, Alta (photos)

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Photos taken winter 2010. Me and some of my friends having fun in the snow. Summertime blues All photos taken with a Canon EOS 450d (xti). EF-S 10-22 and EF-S 55-250 ..


Landing in Alta

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Final glidepath and landing at Alta's Elvebakken airport (ALF), Finnmark, Norway. March 7, 2009. SAS Braathens, flight SK4544 from Oslo. ..

737s at Alta From Komsa Mountain

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SAS and Norwegian aircraft landing and taking off from Alta Airport. The view is from Komsa mountain near the airport and the Little komsa hillside next to it. Sorry that the sound isnt as loud on thi ..


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Interesting facts about this location

Northern Lights Cathedral

The Northern Lights Cathedral - Alta Church (Norwegian: Nordlyskatedralen - Alta Kirke) is a the main parish church in Alta Municipality in Finnmark county, Norway. It is located in the central part of the town of Alta. The church is part of the Alta parish in the Alta deanery in the Diocese of Nord-Hålogaland. The church was built in 2012-2013.

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Located at 69.96 23.27 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: Alta, Norway, Churches in Finnmark

Alta Church

Alta Church is a parish church in Alta Municipality in Finnmark county, Norway. It is located in the Bossekop area in the town of Alta. The church is part of the Alta parish in the Alta deanery in the Diocese of Nord-Hålogaland. The white wooden church was built in 1858 and was consecrated by the Bishop Knud Gislesen. The architect was Stephen Henry Thomas. The church seats about 230 people.

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Located at 69.96 23.25 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Alta, Norway, Churches in Finnmark

Finnmarkshallen

Finnmarkshallen is an indoor sports venue located in the town of Alta in Alta Municipality in Finnmark county, Norway. Opened in 1996, it is the home ground of the association football club Alta IF, that plays in the Norwegian Second Division. The hall is owned by the municipality, and has a seated capacity for 1,000 people. The venue has artificial turf.

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Located at 69.97 23.30 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Alta, Norway, Buildings and structures in Finnmark, Football venues in Norway, Sport in Finnmark, Visitor attractions in Finnmark

Altafjord

Altafjord is a fjord in Alta Municipality in Finnmark county, Norway. The 38-kilometre long fjord stretches from the town of Alta in the south to the islands of Stjernøya and Seiland. The 200-kilometre long river Altaelva empties into the fjord at the town of Alta. At Stjernøya and Seiland islands, the fjord splits into two straits before emptying into the Norwegian Sea. Some of the larger side-branches off the main fjord include Langfjorden, Kåfjorden, and Korsfjorden.

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Located at 69.99 23.32 (Lat./Long.); Less than 3 km away
Tags: Alta, Norway, Fjords of Finnmark

Alta Museum

The Alta Museum is located in Alta in northern Norway within the Arctic Circle. Its northern Norway's most-visited summer museum, with more than 1,000 visitors each day. It presents exhibitions on local culture and historic industries including the nearby prehistoric rock carvings that form a UNESCO World Heritage Site, located at the early settlement of Finnmark and dating from around 11,000 years ago. The museum opened in June 1991 and won the European Museum of the Year Award in 1993.

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Located at 69.95 23.19 (Lat./Long.); Less than 4 km away
Tags: Alta, Norway, European Museum of the Year Award winners, History museums in Norway, Industry museums in Norway, Local museums in Norway, Museums established in 1991, Museums in Finnmark, Open air museums in Norway, Rock art in Europe

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Historical Weather

temperature and rainfall during the year in Alta