Discover Lyngen

© Petr Pavlíček
Woman hiking in Lyngen

Experience Lyngen and The Lyngen alps

Lyngen municipality is 90 minutes from Tromsø. The mighty Lyngen Alps, which rise from the fjord with high pointed peaks towering more than 1,000 m high, are a paradise for various nature-based experiences.

Lyngen has long been a well-known ski touring destination visited by ski enthusiasts from all over the world. The majestic Lyngen Alps are on the Lyngen Peninsula, which is a spectacular area located 90 minutes by car and ferry from the Arctic capital Tromsø.

While on the Lyngen Peninsula, you can go on spectacular summit hikes, ski touring adventures, visit the world's northernmost whiskey distillery - Aurora Spirit Distillery at Årøybukt, learn about the fascinating war history in the area and spend the night in unique accommodation.

Welcome to Lyngen!