Check the latest forecast at yr.no.
Depending on the season, it's somewhere between "never" and "never got as far as sunrise". See where we are now at timeanddate.com.
Pretty near the top of the world! See where we are on Google Maps.
See for yourself via this local webcam from Komsa hilltop.
We're on Central European Time - but here's the current time if you don't feel like counting.
Check this regularly-updated list to see what cruise ships will dock in Alta, and when.
Answers to this and many other technical questions about the harbor can be found in the current port information sheet.
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|Available:||May 15 - September 30|
|Times:||10:00 - 13:00|
|Group Size:||No size restrictions|
|Price:||Adults: 790,- |
Children 12/under: 400,-
Come out for a walk and have lunch or a light dinner at one of Alta’s best viewpoints. On this 4,5km arctic wandering trip we leave the city behind and head down toward the fjord, passing several historic landmarks along the way. Our local guide will tell you about the history of Alta from the earliest settlements to the town of today, plus stories about early northern lights research in the area, nature and culture, Recherche expedition in the fjord, the local church, and the Northern Lights Cathedral. Partway through the tour, we will stop by our fireplace near the sea to enjoy the silence and prepare food and warm drinks over the open fire.The tour starts at the NORD Ekspedisjon Explorer Store, Løkkeveien 33, 9510 Alta (200 meters from Scandic and Thon). The tour includes snackpack, coffee/tea, toddy and biscuits. Extra clothing is not provided, so please dress properly - remember that "summer" in the arctic can mean very different things from moment to moment!