Sandwiched between Tromsø to the east and the Lofoten and Vesterålen archipelagos to the west, Senja is often overlooked by international travelers yet it’s an enduring favourite of Norwegian tourists.
That’s because Senja is Arctic Norway at its natural best. Ocean views, ice-cold fjords, rugged mountains, sandy beaches, hiking trails and picturesque fishing villages are all within a couple hours drive on Norway’s second largest island.
Senja’s northern coastal road is one of Norway’s 18 designated national scenic routes, roads specifically developed and maintained as attractions by the state. That investment keeps the roads in good driving condition and has provided restroom facilities, architectural points of interest and
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