The island Senja is Norway's second largest island, and is by many called miniature Norway. The island has both dramatic mountains and idyllic white beaches. On the island you can find hills and birch forest, small villages and farms. One can also find a national park on the island.
Senja is about a 40 minute drive from Bardufoss. The island offers the possibility for some amazing hikes and great fishing. In summer one can find some really great spots to enjoy the midnight sun here, while in winter there are great spots to experience the magical northern lights.
If you visit the island we recommend you to remember your camera (or to charge your mobile phone) to be able to capture the beauty of the island. There are a great number of photogenic places. The island offers a number of activities and attractions. If you would like some really memorable experiences, we suggest a hike up Segla or kayaking in crystal clear waters by Hamn in Senja.
On the island you can find one of 16 Norwegian scenic routes, along the route you will be able to find white beaches, where you can stop and enjoy.