Ballangen is the mining municipality of the Ofoten region. In the areas surrounding Ballangen you will find the first attempts from the mining industry in Northern Norway, it goes as far back as to the seventeenth century.
Ballangen is situated 43 km south of Narvik, and with short distance to the sea, the mountains, the centre and public transportation, Ballangen is eventful to visit.
Close to Ballangen you will find Efjord, a natural pearl with its unique mountain formations created by the ravaging ice during the last ice age.
Ballangen Camping is the family-friendly campsite, located by the sea, but also ideally situated for visiting the Norwegian countryside, playing miniature golf, beach volley or great nature experiences such as sea- or fresh water fishing. With its 50 good standard cabins, and 150 caravan and tent capacity, the campsite is well worth a visit.
A wide specter of nature and culture experiences is waiting for you in Ballangen.