Narvik is the 3rd-largest town and municipality (by population) located in Nordland county, Norway. The town covers a total area of approx 2,023 km2 (781 ml2) and has a population of around 18,470 people (2012 census).
- The municipality's administrative centre is the town of Narvik. Other villages include Ankenesstranda, Beisfjord, Bjerkvik, Bjornfjell, Elvegard, Hakvik, Hergot, Skjomen, Straumsnes, Vidrek. The Elvegardsmoen army camp is situated near Bjerkvik.
- Narvik lies on the shores of Ofotfjorden. The municipality is part of the traditional Ofoten district, Northern Norway, inside the Arctic Circle. Narvik municipality borders the municipality of Evenes to the northwest, Ballangen to the southwest, Bardu, Gratangen, Lavangen and Skanland to the north, and Norrbotten County in Sweden to the east and south.
- Narvik offers access to a wealth of outdoor activities. It is the best known location for alpine skiing in northern Norway. There are lifts, and a number of the slopes are floodlit. A cable car is available to Fagernesfjellet, with a great view and the possibility to walk higher up in the mountains.
- Narvik Winter Festival (Vinterfestuka) takes place annually in early March. Mountain hiking is another popular activity in the area, and the region close to the Swedish border boasts several places of accommodation. A signed mountain bike route is available.
- Wreck diving attracts many divers to Narvik, as there are many wrecks in or close to the harbour, and more in the fjord. Fishing in lakes and streams or in the fjord is a popular leisure activity. Salmon rivers are found in Beisfjord, Bjerkvik and Skjomen.
- An Occupation Museum about 1940–1945 holds the Victoria Cross, posthumously awarded in 1940 to Capt. Bernard Warburton-Lee of British Royal Navy and a rare Enigma coding machine from Germany.
- Port of Narvik is well protected and ice-free. It consists of 3 waterfront sections: central port area with piers, deep-water harbor at Fagernes and LKAB bulk port. Approx 16,000,000 tonnes of cargo are shipped annually from the port.
- Port Authorities initiated an expansion of port Narvik container area of approx 45,000 m2 (11 acres), more than twice what Norway's biggest terminal in Oslo handles. In 2005, port Narvik got status as Motorways of the Sea in EU-system. Oslo is the only city in the country which has this status in addition to Narvik.
Highlights: Krigsminne Museum, Narvik Fjord
Port Narvik 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 Narvik, Norway. To see the full itineraries (ports of call dates and arrival / departure times) and their lowest rates – just follow the corresponding ship-link.
|Day||Ship||Arrival||Departure||Next Port of Call|
|3 April, 2018|
|MS Nordstjernen||Lofoten Islands, Norway|
|24 April, 2018|
|MS Nordstjernen||Tysfjord, Kjopsvik, Norway|
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