Balsfjord is North Norway´s largest agricultural municipality, but the landscape is also characterized by the two fjords, Balsfjord and Malangen, which give the municipality distinct and beautiful nature. High peaks and deep fjords carve out the landscape of Balsfjord. The most known mountain peak is Blåtind or The Sleeping Soldier. Blåtind is 1182 metres high and lies in Laksevatn closed to the border to Tromsø. You can also see the mountain Sieidi which is a Sami holy mountain.