Bugøynes is a beautiful fishing village situated approx. 100 km west of Kirkenes. As the village was not burnt by the Germans during World War II, many old buildings are preserved. Bugøynes has strong cultural influences from the many Finns who migrated here in the late 19th century, and is often referred to as “Little Finland”. Bugøynes is a centre in Norway for the commercial fishery of king crabs, which are exported live around the world.