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Ekkerøy

Ekkerøy is one of the oldest Norwegian fishing villages in Varanger, and has been permanently settled since the middle ages. While Ekkerøy is landfast today, stories tell of a time when one could sail between Ekkerøy and the mainland. These days the fishing village is a popular destination for excursions, with a renowned bird cliff located 12 km east of Vadsø. The Kjeldsen fish processing plant (e…