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(New page: '''Vardø''' is a village in Finmark. It is the easternmost point in Norway and, strange as it may seem, it lies east of Istanbul! ==Get in== It's a port on the Hurtigrute and a quick...)
 
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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!
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'''Vardø''' [http://www.vardo.kommune.no/] is a town in [[Finnmark]]. It is the easternmost point in Norway and, strange as it may seem, it lies east of [[Istanbul]]! Vardø should not be confused with the neigbouring town with a similar name, [[Vadsø]].
  
 
==Get in==
 
==Get in==
It's a port on the Hurtigrute and a quick visit to the fort can just be managed on the southbound voyage.
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===By plane===
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Vardø has a small airport ({{IATA|VAW}}), witch has flights to [[Alta]] and [[Kirkenes]].
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===By car===
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Vardø is the endpoint for E75.
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===By boat===
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It's a port on [[Hurtigruten]], and a quick visit to the fort can just be managed on the southbound voyage.
  
 
==Get around==
 
==Get around==
  
 
==See==
 
==See==
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.
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* 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.
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*The Lutheran Church.
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*Memorial to the victims of being accused of witchcraft by Peter Zumthor and Louise Bourgeois [http://www.nasjonaleturistveger.no/en/varanger/steilneset].  
  
 
==Do==
 
==Do==
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Visit Vardo church - it is even possible to walk there and back from the Hurtigruten!  Interesting church in the vestibule of which is a model of the previous building which was destroyed.  Warm welcome from the local guide who explained both the history of the building and the symbolism of the architecture depicting the Trinity and the relevance for today.
  
 
==Buy==
 
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==Sleep==
 
==Sleep==
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===Budget===
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* <sleep name="Gjestegården Pensjonat" alt="" address="Strandgata 72" directions="" phone="+47 78987529" email="" fax="" url="" checkin="" checkout="" price=""></sleep>
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===Mid-range===
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* <sleep name="Vardø Hotel" alt="" address="Kaigata 8" directions="" phone="+47 78987761" email="post@vardohotel.no" fax="+47 78988397" url="http://www.vardohotel.no/" checkin="" checkout="" price=""></sleep>
  
 
==Contact==
 
==Contact==
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==Get out==
 
==Get out==
  
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[[WikiPedia:Vardø]]
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Latest revision as of 16:18, 16 January 2012

Vardø [1] is a town in Finnmark. It is the easternmost point in Norway and, strange as it may seem, it lies east of Istanbul! Vardø should not be confused with the neigbouring town with a similar name, Vadsø.

Contents

Get in[edit]

By plane[edit]

Vardø has a small airport (IATA: VAW), witch has flights to Alta and Kirkenes.

By car[edit]

Vardø is the endpoint for E75.

By boat[edit]

It's a port on Hurtigruten, and a quick visit to the fort can just be managed on the southbound voyage.

Get around[edit]

See[edit][add listing]

  • 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.
  • The Lutheran Church.
  • Memorial to the victims of being accused of witchcraft by Peter Zumthor and Louise Bourgeois [2].

Do[edit][add listing]

Visit Vardo church - it is even possible to walk there and back from the Hurtigruten! Interesting church in the vestibule of which is a model of the previous building which was destroyed. Warm welcome from the local guide who explained both the history of the building and the symbolism of the architecture depicting the Trinity and the relevance for today.

Buy[edit][add listing]

Eat[edit][add listing]

Drink[edit][add listing]

Sleep[edit][add listing]

Budget[edit]

  • Gjestegården Pensjonat, Strandgata 72, +47 78987529.  edit

Mid-range[edit]

Contact[edit]

Get out[edit]

Routes through Vardø
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