Alta is a town located in Alta Municipality (Finnmark county, Norway). The city is the administrative centre of the municipality and it is situated on the southern end of Altafjorden, at the mouth of river Altaelva. Several suburbs are found around the town. Rafsbotn lies to the east, Kafjord, Kvenvik and Jiepmaluokta to the west, Ovre Alta and Tverrelvdalen the south. The famous Alta rock carvings lie just to the west of the city.
Alta has 3 churches: the historic Alta Church (Bossekop), the relatively new Elvebakken Church (Elvebakken), and the Northern Lights Cathedral (new "main" church for the municipality, completed in 2013). Alta is an educational centre in Finnmark county. The Finnmark University College and the local primary and secondary schools are based in Alta. Alta District Court serves the municipalities of Alta and Loppa. Alta is also a centre of transportation in Finnmark county. It has port facilities along Altafjorden, just alongside Alta Airport (Elvebakken).
The Alta cruise port map is interactive. It shows the port's exact location, along with the real-time cruise ship traffic (if any) in its vicinity - today, and right now. By zooming-out you can see other cruise ship ports located near Alta, Norway.
If you lose the Alta location on the map, simply reload the page (also with F5 button). This feature is integrated with the CruiseMapper's cruise ship tracker tracking the vessels' current positions at sea and in ports.
Port Alta cruise ship schedule shows timetable calendars of all arrival and departure dates by month. The port's schedule lists all ships (in links) with cruises going to or leaving from Alta, Norway. To see the full itineraries (ports of call dates and arrival / departure times) and their lowest rates – just follow the corresponding ship-link.
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