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To do in Alta


The Northern Lights Cathedral stands tall in the heart of Alta. Designed by Kolbjørn Jensen, who drew inspiration from the mesmerizing Northern Lights, this cathedral has become an iconic landmark for the city. Discover more about its opening hours and programs on the website:


Named after the legendary Stakers who navigated the Alta River, playing a pivotal role in preserving the world-renowned salmon river, this establishment also embodies Alta's rich history of slate mining. When you visit the restaurant, you'll immerse yourself in history through captivating photographs, tools, and an authentic atmosphere, while indulging in exceptional cuisine. For opening hours and menu options, please refer to their website:


Explore the historic Alta Museum, where a permanent exhibition awaits visitors year-round, alongside the captivating rock carving park. Recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1985, the park is accessible during snow-free periods. Delve deeper into the museum's offerings and opening hours by visiting their website:


For those with a penchant for shopping, the AMFI shopping Centre is conveniently situated on the same street as the Thon Hotel, boasting an extensive array of shops, restaurants, and cafes. Discover more about what awaits you here: