Geography

The Bardufoss Region is localized in the southern part of Troms and Finnmark county, midtway between the towns of Narvik in the south and Tromsø in the north. The region stretches from high mountains and valleys in the east, to fjords and costal landscapes in the west. The tallest mountain is called Njunis and towers 1717 meters (5633 feet) above sea level, found in the municipality of Målselv. The region include one town, Finnsnes, but several villages like Bardufoss, Setermoen, Moen og Sørreisa. You will find three national parks in the Bardufoss Region: Ånderdalen National Park, Øvre Dividal National Park and Rohkunborri National Park. 

The the center of the Bardufoss Region is Bardufoss International Airport, which has several daily departures and arrivals to and from Oslo Airport Gardermoen. From the airport, you can get around the region by bus or car. 

Weather and climate

You will find the Bardufoss Region on 69 degrees north. At this latitude the winter is long and dark, whilst the summer is short and bright. The contrasts are large between the polar nights and the midnight sun, and this is one of the things that makes this region unique. The Bardufoss Region mainly consist of mountains and valleys, and therefore has inland climate. In the inlands the weather is more stable and has great conditions for experiencing the northern lights and the midnight sun. The temperature in the inlands can vary between -30°C and +30°C (-22°F to 86°F)! 

The conditions of the inlands are also great for experiencing deep natural snow. At Basecamp Snowman we can guarantee snow between January and April! Most of the activities offered in the region is based on snowy experiences. It can be great fun! 

Weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK:

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