Hamn i Senja is a holiday and conference resort beautifully located on the west coast of the Senja island in the north of Norway. Since 1994, this historical fishing station has been established as a well-known holiday resort and very desirable conference destination in Norway. The name “Hamn” means harbor, and Hamn has been a safe harbor for many a fisherman during hundreds of years. Now, the hundreds of islets and islands in the azure sea beyond is used as an adventure destination for visitors from all over the world.
In 1995 Hamn i Senja was awarded as “The best travel product of the year”, and in 2011 the official marketing organization for the travel industry in Norway (www.visitnorway.no) selected Hamn i Senja as 1 of the top 25 most attractive destinations in Norway. And as a pleasant surprise; Hamn in Senja became the winner of Trip Advisors Travelers choice in the category “Best bargain” in Norway, as well as chosen as one of the top ten most romantic destinations in Norway.
Senja is Norway’s second largest island and situated in one of the richest fishing grounds in the world. Senja is known as ‘a Norway in miniature’ and can offer a unique diversity and deep experience of nature throughout the year. All within a few hours drive. Hamn is the perfect base for enjoying beautiful and really amazing nature sceneries. The location at 69,4° north, which is above the Arctic Circle, lets our visitors to see the Northern Lights in winter as well as midnight sun in summer. These, however, are just two among many reasons to visit us and experience one of the Norway’s top travel destinations.
The range of activities and adventures you can chose between here at Hamn has increased the last years. We will do our best for you to to explore Senja, be impressed by the nature and our surroundings.
Hamn is a place you must see. It’s difficult to describe with words – and even with pictures. It has a heart, and it will probably change yours a bit. Welcome to a rare place in this world!
We will continue our work on developing Hamn with its beautiful surroundings here in Bergsfjorden as the place to be.