There is a certain laidback charm to STAMSUND, whose older buildings string along the rocky, fretted seashore in an amiable jumble of crusty port buildings, wooden houses and rorbuer. It’s also home to the modern art Galleri 2 (June–Aug Tues–Sun noon–4pm & 7–9.30pm; 20kr;, 100m from the Hurtigruten dock, which is worth a look for its small canvases and lithographs of local scenes, and textile and ceramic work.


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