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Senja - the adventure island

Senja is Norway's second biggest island covering an area of 1590 km2. The island is a capricious lady fascinating travelers and her own habitants with new surprises behind every bend, peak and farmland. The four municipalities of Senja; Berg, Torsken, Lenvik and Tranøy, have a population of about 15,000. There are many different villages on the island of Senja, click here to see aerial pictures of some of them.

Breitinden is Senjas highest mountain 985 m

Keipen is 938 m and Grytetippen 885 m high

Traelvika in Øyfjorden

The mountain range Oksen

A fantastic view at Mefjordbotn

Husøy - the house island

Lysbotnvatnet

The beach at Ersfjord

Senja and her mountains

Gisundet - the narrow sound

Lysvatnet - the biggest lake

Jøtulhaugvatn nature reserve

Leirkjosen, close to Laukvik

Grasmyrbotn, close to Finnsnes

Slåttvik in Grasmyrbotn

Fishing boats at Gibostad

The fjord of Stonnesbotn

Perfect idyll at Gibostad

Bjorelvnes and Kistefjellet

The beautiful village of Mefjordvaer

In the locality there are a relatively good hunting ground, especially for grouse. The angler will like it in one of the small fishing villages where fishing is a way of life.

Some of the villages on Senja: Botnhamn, Husøy, Fjordgård, Mefjordvær, Senjahopen, Ersfjord, Steinfjord, Skaland, Bøvær, Hamn i Senja, Gryllefjord, Torsken, Grunnfarnes, Kaldfarnes, Medby, Sifjord, Flakstadvåg, Rødsand, Skrolsvik, Hofsøy, Stagnes, Stonglandseidet, Tranøbotn, Tranøya, Skatvik, Vangsvik, Vesterfjell, Silsand, Gibostad, Lysnes, Vang.

Baltsfjord ] Brensholmen ] Ersfjord ] Finnsnes ] Fjordgård ] Galnslått ] Gavlen ] Gibostad ] Gryllefjord ] Husøy ] Laukvik ] Lysnes and Vang ] Mefjordbotn ] Mefjordvær ] [ Senja ] Senja Villages ] Senjahopen ] Silsand ] Sommarøy ] Steinfjord ] Torsken ] Tromsø ]

 

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