Welcome to Norway’s second largest island. Senja is just as spectacular as the more famous Lofoten Islands, but far less traveled, and full of untouched nature.
Attractions on Senja
Discover the region
- Located just south of Tromsø and Kvaløya, and driving distance to Lofoten, Senja is a must on any Northern Norway itinerary.
- Senja is home to one of Norway’s most popular hikes, Segla. Nearby Hesten provides the best angle for capturing one of the famous photos.
- In Ånderdalen National Park, trek through quiet pine forest to fish for trout and stay in the two-bed cabin by Åndervatnet Lake.
- From late May to late July the sun never sets on Senja. The golden glow of the midnight sun is a special experience.
- Little light pollution and spectacular mountain backdrops make Senja an excellent northern lights destination from September to April.
- Basic and serviced campgrounds around the island contribute to responsible and sustainable travel.