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Maursund Farm

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At the historic Maursund farm near Skjervøy, you can experience an authentic trading centre with roots back to the 17th century.

Maursund farm has an idyllic location right down by the fjord.

Did you know the trading post had its golden age from the late 18th century right up to the late 19th century...?

Maursund was extremely well located on the maritime route, which made the area and the farm attractive for the Trondheim merchants who starting the trading post. The economy was based on a combination of farming, fishing, large-scale trade and transport by traditional boat.

Experience a different era
The museum area comprises of a fembøringsnaust (boathouse for a femboring, a traditional Nordland boat designed for five pairs of rowers) and the beautiful farmhouse. You can experience the atmosphere from a different time, see exciting exhibitions and on special occasions taste traditional food from the coast.

Upstairs in the boathouse is a permanent exhibition on fishing in North Troms.
You can also see the exhibition Håndarbeid fra bestemors tid (Handwork from Grandma’s era). This beautiful textile exhibition features local handicrafts from the first half of the 20th century produced by the Gaia society.

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Lyngen North

Distance: 23.6 km
Lyngen North is located at the tip of the Spåkenes Peninsula in the outer region of the Lyngenfjord. From here you have views directly towards the Lyngen Alps. We offer accommodation in our three holiday houses (sleeping 4-6) and two glass igloos (sleeping two).

Reisafjord Hotel

Distance: 15.2 km
Overlooking the scenic Reisafjord, this hotel is found next to the harbour in Sørkjosen. It features a traditional restaurant, free Wi-Fi and a cosy lounge with a flat-screen TV. The guest rooms feature TV and private bathroom. Many of the 54 rooms have panoramic waterfront views. Guests can try Norwegian specialities in the fjord-view restaurant, followed by after-dinner drinks in the lounge. Breakfast is served daily.

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Distance: 24.5 km
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