Small lake surrounded by autumn colours, the Lyngenfjord and Lyngen Alps in the background
©John Johansen
Lake with autumn leaves in the foreground and snowcapped mountains in the background
©Marie Kr Angelsen

Autumn Tips

Planning to spend your autumn holiday by the Lyngenfjord? If so, you should check our list of suggested experiences and activities you can do during the autumn.

Do you want to have a memorable experience, attend an event or participate in a fun activity this autumn?If you visit the Lyngenfjord region this autumn, you will be greeted with many opportunities. To make it easier for you, Visit Lyngenfjord has created a list of the 10 best things to do. 

This is a classic hike in Lyngen! Blåisvatnet (the Blue Lake) in Sør-Lenangsbotn has an idyllic location beside the Lenangsbreen glacier. We can guarantee that your photos from here will be perfect for Instagram!

The wonderful Steindalsbreen glacier in Storfjord is well worth visiting in the autumn! You can also book a guided trip to walk on the actual glacier.

The Centre for Northern People in Kåfjord holds an open day on the first Saturday of the month. Highlights include exhibitions, the museum, a market, children’s duodji (traditional handicrafts) and a café.

The world’s northernmost whisky distillery at Årøybukt in Lyngen provides the authentic Arctic distillery experience! There are many exciting activities here in autumn.Check their facebook page for updated information about opening hours and events. 

Visitor Point/ Ovi Raiishin is the gateway to the Reisa National Park in Nordreisa. This place offers a beautiful view of the national park and the fantastic natural play of colours in the autumn.

  • Speed and excitement on the Lyngenfjord

This adventure will literally take your breath away! This rigid inflatable boat (RIB) trip is a great combination of a boat trip, bird life, Arctic landscape and an easy walk with wonderful views of the Lyngen Alps.

The annual Landsbymarked in Storslett each autumn gathers local food producers and noted chefs to present the best tastes from throughout the Lyngenfjord region. Welcome to a culinary experience!

Engnes in Skjervøy is a beautiful natural gem! This walk offers a beautiful view of the open sea, while the remnants of the German coastal fort will give you an insight into the history of World War II here. 

Nord-Troms Museum’s permanent exhibition at Halti in Nordreisa focuses on how the region’s history has been formed through encounters between people from the coast to the mountain plateau.

Between steep cliffs and dense pine forest, you will discover the 269 m high Mollisfossen waterfall. This is Northern Norway’s highest waterfall and one of Norway’s most spectacular. A riverboat safari up the Reisa river takes you almost to the foot of the waterfall, just a short walk from the river bank.