Vardø - Norway's northeasternmost town
Vardø gets its name from the words wolf and island. On "wolf island" people have lived for over a thousand years. At all times, the rich natural resources of the outer Varangerfjord have created the basis of life for people. Vardø is Norway's northeasternmost city, and the only one in the Arctic climate zone. In a cold and stormy climate, in the midst of spectacular Arctic nature, you meet open minded and generous people. Vardø is famous for its festivals, street art and snowball fights, winter storms and midnight sun, birdlife and fishing. Vardø is a place of contrast. A visit to the end of Norway is also more accessible than you may think. Several flights a day arrive at Svartnes Airport, and from there it is only 5 minutes to Vardø town, where everything from dining, cultural and natural experiences await you.
Visit Vardø is Vardø's online tourist information. Throughout Vardø chamber of commerce, an entire business community has taken the initiative to present all the cool, beautiful and inspiring things Vardø has to offer. Vardø's long history consists of ups and downs. Around the 2000s, Vardø's society has experienced a lot of hardship and relocation, because of a collapse in the fishing industry. However, after many years of adversity, the negative trend has reversed: Both Vardø’s population itself and, not least, a large international audience have fallen for this windy, colourful, complex, ice-cold and warm-hearted city in the northeastern part of Norway. A new optimism prevails, and Vardø is on its way up! Tourism creates new jobs and a number of exciting projects and initiatives help promote business and prosperity. Vardø is the city you just have to visit!
This website is just the start of the development of the digital destination Vardø: if you have any input or want to find out more then we would love to hear from you! Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org or contact us at Vardø Næringsforening's Facebook page
VARDØ business association Members
Avinor AS – Vardø lufthavn, Strandtorget AS, Varanger Museum avd. Vardø, AS Vardøbruket, DigForsk AS, Sjømatsenteret, Vardø Havn KF, Vardø Promor AS, Vardø kom. Eiendomsselskap, ASVO-Vardø AS, Biotope AS, Søndrevåg Kiosk AS, Nordpol Kro AS, Unnis Kaffebar, Finnmark Entreprenør AS, Advokat Remi Strand, Torbjørn Hodne cand polit, Kystverket, Lokalbedriften, Vardøhus Festnings Venner, BedriftsPartner Vardø AS, Husegården AS, Vardø Hotel AS, Varanger Meny AS, Rema 1000, Datainord AS, Hurthi Karlsen Eiendom AS, Oddbjørn Bertheussen (Grand Hotel), Wild Varanger, Skagen Bo og Havfiske, Kolonial Knut Bye, Wilhelmsen Eiendom AS, Rønning Transport, Toma Barentsrent A/S, Kenna Fermann, Karlsens Transport, SøTe Farger og Interiør AS, Riisebruket AS, Pakora AS, Laboratoriet for Kunst, Kultur og Stedsutvikling i Vardø, Vestervaagen Brygge, Vardø Elektro, Frantzen av Luna AS
Vardø business association support members
Andreas Raaum - Arendal, Bente Oulie - Oslo/Vardø, Christine Nilssen - Bodø/Vardø, Robert Jensen - Vardø, Nina Danielsen - Kirkenes, Torunn Jakobsen Tørfoss - Vardø