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North Cape (Nordkapp, Norway)

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Baltic - Norwegian Fjords - Russia

Local Time
2019-10-18 06:47

min: 31 °F (-1 °C) / max: 38 °F (4 °C) 36°F
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Wind: 240°/ 7.4 m/s  Gust: 7.8 m/sWind: 240°/ 7.4 m/s  Gust: 7.8 m/sMod. breeze
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Min / Max Temperature38 °F / 4 °C
31 °F / -0 °C

North Cape (Nordkapp) Norway is a cape located on the northern coast of Mageroya Island, part of Nordkapp Municipality (Finnmark, Norway). Nordkapp includes a 1007 ft (307 m) high cliff with a big flat plateau on top. There tourists can stand and watch the views of Barents Sea to the north and the Midnight Sun. In 1988 was inaugurated the visitors centre on the plateau. The facility laso has a restaurant, cafe, post office, souvenir shop, cinema.

North Cape (Norway) Nordkapp

Nordkapp was named by Steven Borough (1525-1584, English navigator), captain of the ship HMS Bonaventure, which in 1553 sailed past the cape in search of the Northeast Passage. During WW2 (1939-1945), the Battle of North Cape was fought in 1943 in the Arctic Ocean (off Nordkapp) where the German battleship Scharnhorst was sunk by gunfire from HMS Duke of York and torpedoes from HNoMS Stord and other British Royal Navy ships.

North Cape (Norway) Nordkapp

Regular buses run from nearby town Honningsvag to the North Cape (distance 22 ml / 36 km) and tour buses meet the cruise tourists disembarking at Honningsvag.

The following YouTube video is an aerial view of Nordkapp Norway - Europe's northernmost point.

North Cape cruise terminal

Nordkapp is one of the ferry ports along the "Express Route" - Norway's Government subsidized "Norwegian Coastal Express". This is a regularly scheduled passenger and cargo shipping service in Norway. The "ferry and cruise" itinerary is between two turnaround ports - Bergen (southmost) and Kirkenes (northmost). It connects a total of 34 ports, which are Norwegian communities without any road or air access.

Norwegian Coastal Express ferry route (itinerary map)

Since January 2021, Norway's coastal ferry service is operated by two companies - Hurtigruten (7 ships) and Havila Shipping (4 ships)..Norwegian Government's annual subsidy for the ferry service is around USD 100 million.

The list of all ports along the northboaund "Norwegian Coastal Express" itinerary includes Bergen (turnaround port), Alesund, Floro, Geiranger (Stranda), Maloy (Vagsoy), Molde, Torvik (Heroy, Leinoya Island), Kristiansund, Rorvik (Vikna), Trondheim, Bodo, Bronnoysund (Bronnoy), Nesna, Ornes (Meloy), Sandnessjoen (Alstahaug), Stamsund (Vestvagoy Island), Svolvaer (Vagan, Austvagoya Island), Trollfjorden (Hadsel), Finnsnes (Lenvik), Harstad (Hinnoya Island), Risoyhamn (Andoy Island), Skjervoy, Sortland (Langoya Island), Stokmarknes (Hadseloya Island), Tromso, Berlevag, Hammerfest, Honningsvag (Mageroya Island, Nordkapp, Kjollefjord (Lebesby), Mehamn (Gamvik), Oksfjord (Loppa), Batsfjord, Vardo (Vardoya Island), Kirkenes (turnaround port).

Port North Cape 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 North Cape, Nordkapp, Norway. To see the full itineraries (ports of call dates and arrival / departure times) and their lowest rates – just follow the corresponding ship-link.

DayShipArrivalDeparture
1 October, 2019
Tuesday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Finnmarken
2 October, 2019
Wednesday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Polarlys
3 October, 2019
Thursday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Lofoten
4 October, 2019
Friday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Richard With
5 October, 2019
Saturday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Nordnorge
6 October, 2019
Sunday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Trollfjord
7 October, 2019
Monday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Kong Harald
8 October, 2019
Tuesday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Vesteralen
10 October, 2019
Thursday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Nordlys
11 October, 2019
Friday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Nordkapp
12 October, 2019
Saturday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Finnmarken
13 October, 2019
Sunday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Polarlys
14 October, 2019
Monday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Lofoten
15 October, 2019
Tuesday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Richard With
16 October, 2019
Wednesday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Nordnorge
17 October, 2019
Thursday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Trollfjord
18 October, 2019
Friday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Kong Harald
19 October, 2019
Saturday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Vesteralen
21 October, 2019
Monday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Nordlys
22 October, 2019
Tuesday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Nordkapp
23 October, 2019
Wednesday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Finnmarken
24 October, 2019
Thursday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Polarlys
25 October, 2019
Friday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Spitsbergen
26 October, 2019
Saturday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Richard With
27 October, 2019
Sunday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Nordnorge
27 October, 2019
Sunday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Trollfjord23:0023:00
28 October, 2019
Monday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Kong Harald23:0023:00
29 October, 2019
Tuesday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Vesteralen23:0023:00
31 October, 2019
Thursday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Nordlys23:0023:00
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