Senja National Tourist Route

Senja National Tourist Route

Located in the outer coast of the Island of Senja in Northern Norway, the Senja National Tourist Route is one of the most scenic drives of the country.

The gorgeous road, part of the National Tourist Route, is a 90-kilometre-long stretch of road between Gryllefjord and Botnhamn on the island Senja in the county of Troms in Northern Norway. In addition, the official route includes detours to Mefjordvær and Husøya, for an additional 12 kilometres of road.

The winding asphalted road (Road 86/862) is narrow here and there (occasionally quite narrow) as it twists and turns travelling along one of the most beautiful landscapes in Norway. The scenery is stunning. You will stop every minute to admire the steep mountains that plunge deep into the ocean.

Roads: Road 86/862
Length: 102km
Highest elevation: 287m asl
Ferries: 0
Winter notice: Open to traffic throughout the year. May be closed for short periods in winter when the weather is bad.

 

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