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 Lerøy Aurora

Skjervøy is a village and the administrative centre in the municipality of Skjervøy. The village is located on the island of Skjervøya along the Kvænangen, near the mouth of the Reisafjorden. The village´s economy is based on the fishing industry. Lerøy Aurora processing plant is located at Skjervøy Island. On Skjervøy you can find the oldest wooden church in Nord-Hålogaland parish, built in 1728.

See this video of some orcas hunting fish and playing in Skjervøy.

Skjervøy is also known as the first port of call of the Artic ship Fram after Nansen´s 3year long North Pole expedition in 1896. Skjervøy Church dates back to 1728 and it is the oldest wooden church in Troms county. The Coastal Steamer (Hurtigruten) has daily departures.

The Skjervøy Bridge or Skattørsundet Bridge is a beam bridge in the municipality of Skjervøy that crosses the Skattørsundet strait between the islands of Kågen and Skjervøya. The 804 metre long bridge has 40 spans, the longest of which is 32 metres. Skjervøy Bridge was opened in 1971. Together with the Maursund Tunnel, it connects the village of Skjervøy to the mainland.

The Maursund Tunnel goes under the Maursundet strait connecting the mainland part of Nordreisa with the island of Kågen in Skjervøy. The 2,122 metre long tunnel reaches a depth of −92.5 metres below sea level and has a 10% grade in some parts of the tunnel. The tunnel, which was opened in 1991, and the nearby Skattørsundet Bridge connect the large village of Skjervøy to the mainland.


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lerøy, leroeynergaardSalMarmarine harvest

 Lerøy Aurora

Skjervøy is a village and the administrative centre in the municipality of Skjervøy. The village is located on the island of Skjervøya along the Kvænangen, near the mouth of the Reisafjorden. The village´s economy is based on the fishing industry. Lerøy Aurora processing plant is located at Skjervøy Island. On Skjervøy you can find the oldest wooden church in Nord-Hålogaland parish, built in 1728.

Skjervøy is also known as the first port of call of the Artic ship Fram after Nansen´s 3year long North Pole expedition in 1896. Skjervøy Church dates back to 1728 and it is the oldest wooden church in Troms county. The Coastal Steamer (Hurtigruten) has daily departures.

The Skjervøy Bridge or Skattørsundet Bridge is a beam bridge in the municipality of Skjervøy that crosses the Skattørsundet strait between the islands of Kågen and Skjervøya. The 804 metre long bridge has 40 spans, the longest of which is 32 metres. Skjervøy Bridge was opened in 1971. Together with the Maursund Tunnel, it connects the village of Skjervøy to the mainland.

The Maursund Tunnel goes under the Maursundet strait connecting the mainland part of Nordreisa with the island of Kågen in Skjervøy. The 2,122 metre long tunnel reaches a depth of −92.5 metres below sea level and has a 10% grade in some parts of the tunnel. The tunnel, which was opened in 1991, and the nearby Skattørsundet Bridge connect the large village of Skjervøy to the mainland.


 Skjervøy
 more video Troms Accommodation, Businesses and more pictures from Skjervøy  Skjervøy