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The Arctic Island of Senja
The Arctic Island of Senja OverviewAn exploration, on foot and by car, of one of the most dramatic – and little-visited – corners of Europe, offering spectacular scenery and unique coastal accommodation.
- self-guided, three-centre walking holiday
- ‘Norway in miniature’
- mountains, moorland and pristine sandy beaches
- incomparable viewpoints
- tranquil quayside hotels in historic fishing villages
Although well known for its mountains, fjords, islands and convoluted coastline, Arctic Norway still has a few surprises – and little-visited gems – up its sleeve. Senja, second largest of the country’s islands and a little farther north, even, than the justly popular Lofotens, is certainly one of these – relatively little-known, yet full of extraordinary natural beauty.
Senja’s wild north-western coast, accentuated by peaks which soar skywards from secluded sandy bays, is balanced by the gentle terrain of the sheltered eastern side of the island; and by the lakes, forests and high moorland in between. On this holiday, you are treated to superb walking with breathtaking views, while being based at some charming waterside locations.