Difference between revisions of "Vardø"
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Vardø is a village in Finmark. It is the easternmost point in Norway and, strange as it may seem, it lies east of Istanbul!
It's a port on the Hurtigrute and a quick visit to the fort can just be managed on the southbound voyage.
The fort is impressive but has never fired a shot in anger - only as a welcome for the return of the sun in February after the season of continual darkness.