Northern lights over Alta
Town life and cultural history
In Alta you can go shopping in one of the biggest shopping centres in Northern Norway, Amfi Alta. Alta can also offer exciting bars and night clubs, and entertainment of different sorts. The family friendly aqualand Nordlysbadet can also be found in Alta, as well as bowling and a golf course. You can also visit Alta Museum with the worldwide known petroglyphs which are included in the UNESCO World Heritage List.
Excursion and adventures
Right outside Alta you can experience wild nature in arctic surroundings. Here you can explore Finnmarksvidda (The Finnmark Plateau) by snow scooter, go dog sledging, cross-country skiing, fishing or look for the northern lights. During the summer you can go fishing in one of the world's most known salmon rivers, Altaelva. You can go hiking in Alta Canyon, or get cultural experiences under the light of the midnight sun. We will be glad to help you with information and booking of activities and adventures in and nearby Alta.