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Alta Canyon and the Alta Dam

Alta, Norway
+47 78 44 50 50
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A church, the shape of which represents the northern lights, which we were very lucky to have... read more

Reviewed 2 February 2017
Brisbane, Australia

It didnt't seem very special to me. Maybe just because it was not a proper time to visit this... read more

Reviewed 8 November 2016
Chisinau, Moldova
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2 Feb 2017
8 Nov 2016
Alta, Norway
+47 78 44 50 50
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Reviewed 2 February 2017

A church, the shape of which represents the northern lights, which we were very lucky to have experienced in all its glory and also saw the colours of the other lights projected on the outside of the church late night. It was awesome.

Thank bbalaji75
Reviewed 8 November 2016

It didnt't seem very special to me. Maybe just because it was not a proper time to visit this place. I really enjoyed the view driving to the canyon. There were beautiful small cabins on the way and lots of raindeers!

Thank AnastasiaKulich
Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

In love! The view is amazing. The air, the soil, the changing sky, the lake, the cascades, and the cliff! You really need to come and find it out for yourselves. I will just say it is mesmerizing!!

Thank Giselle O
Reviewed 11 September 2016

After being convinced by the tourist info and some googled track maps, we headed off the view the disputed river Alta gorge. You need some mountain biking skills to pedal the track most bypassers hiked. We first took car onto road 93 leading south of...More

Thank Veski
Reviewed 12 May 2016 via mobile

We were off season but we made it to the canyon by walking on the powerplant road. The view was spectacular. We saw the best part of the canyon from a view point and for free. It change from fjord haha

Thank Robin G
Reviewed 22 November 2015

Cycled up it as part of long tour. A few good cliffs but not too steep I think 8% maximum and not too much traffic either.

Thank HTTcyclist
Reviewed 22 October 2015

If nature is your goal, Alta River Canyon is the place too visit! I was born, and grew up only 1hour walk from the canyon, and the landscape is breathtaking. Alta is know to have a very good salmon river (Altaelva), that is know all...More

1  Thank Steve R
Reviewed 15 September 2015

We took the Alta Dam tour from our cruise ship. At $209 each we found this to be quite pricey, but what’s cheap in Norway? You take a long ride out on the bus with really nothing special to look at but we did stop...More

Thank elindoo
Reviewed 13 August 2015

Have been on some of these in the past and this one compares extremely favourably. Extremely helpful and capable crew and magnificent scenery. Highly recommend. Need to rug up a bit as it can get chilly. Returning to the warm restaurant was also good.

Thank rama1
Reviewed 27 July 2015

Nice views along the road and nice trails to hike, especially if the weather is nice! You can see some nice waterfalls!

Thank Ana L
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