Well maintained in the north most accessible by car campsite in the world. Located near North Cape. Various cabins and rooms for rent. Walking distance to fishing village Skarsvag.
Kirkeporten Campsite in Skarsvag in the Finnmark region
Kirkeporten Camping (formerly BaseCamp North Cape) is located on a lake within walking distance of the fishing village of Skarsvag. Just a fifteen minute drive from the North Cape. The North Cape is also easily accessible from the campsite by bike or bus. The campsite has various cabins and rooms and breakfast can also be booked. For campers there are both paved pitches (gravel) and grass pitches. Well maintained sanitary facilities.
Kirkeporten and Skarsvag
The campsite's name comes from the nearby Kirkeporten rock formation. The rock is shaped like an arch and because you can see the North Cape on the other side of the Mefjord, Kirkeporten is a popular place to take pictures. From Kirkeporten Camping you can take a nice walk to the rock formation. A walk to the fishing village of Skarsvag is also doable. In the village you will find a number of restaurants.
At Kirkeporten Camping
There are various accommodations for rent at Kirkeporten Camping. For 1 to 6 people. It is also possible to book breakfast. Super handy. In the dining area of the main building you can order a cup of coffee or something to eat (small menu). Fresh bread rolls are also available in the morning. Kirkeporten Camping has free WIFI, a motorhome service area, well-maintained sanitary facilities and various excursions can be booked.
Near the North Cape and Knivskjellodden
Kirkeporten Camping is only 15km. away from the North Cape. Of course you can go with your own car or camper, but the North Cape is also easily accessible by bike or bus. The 307 meter high cliff offers a beautiful view on the sun that never sets. At least if you're lucky. In the central building at the North Cape you can visit the Nordkapp panorama film, historical exhibitions and the Cave of Lights. By the way, if you really want to visit the northernmost point of Europe, take a walk to the Knivskjellodden. This place is just 1.5km. further north and from there you have a beautiful view of the North Cape.
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