Attractions

Top Choice Monument in Vardø

Steilneset Memorial

This stunning monument, a collaboration between French artist Louis Bourgeois and Swiss architect Peter Zumthor, is dedicated to the 91 people executed for witchcraft and sorcery in 17th-century Vardø. Zumthor's bea…
Fort in Vardø

Vardøhus Festning

The star-shaped Vardøhus Fortress – yes, of course, it's the world's most northerly – was constructed in 1737 by King Christian VI. For a fortress, it's painted in unusually gentle fairy-tale colours. Stroll around …
Museum in Vardø

Pomor Museum

This small museum recalls the historical trade between Russia and Norway. Based principally upon the bartering of fish against corn, it lasted until the Bolshevik Revolution in 1917.