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Tromsø

Tromsø in Northern Norway is famous for the phenomenon Northern Lights, which make an indescribably light in many different colours over the city every winter

When the Northern Lights are at their most frequent, you will find the locals most active. All kinds of cultural activities, winter activities and festivals events being arranged at this time of year.


Tromsø attractions

Tromsø is a small town with an enjoyable atmosphere and a fascinating history. The centre of Tromsø is a colourful, composite and multi-layered mixture of colourful, pretty wooden houses from the 1800s, and you can walk from one side of the central shopping area to the other in just over a quarter of an hour.

It is a good idea to start your wandering down by the harbour, which is where most of the main hotels are located is. Here you can head inland to take in the main pedestrian street before continuing west to one of the town`s most enjoyable museums, Polaria. The main sight in the city centre is the Tromsø Cathedral.


Winter Adventures

There’s a lot to do here year round. In the winter adventures like cross country skiing, snowmobiling, dog sledging, reindeer rides tours are some of the big adventures together with of course the Northern Lights adventures. In October and November, many tourists also come here to discover whale safaris.


Summer Adventures

There’s a lot to do here year round. In the summer adventures like hiking, biking, fishing, canoeing and river rafting and climbing are some of the most popular of course together with the midnight sun adventures.

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Top Attractions in Northern Norway

Northern Lights

Northern Lights

You forget all about the busy life, annoying noise and agreements by this experience.

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The Midnight Sun

The Midnight Sun

It is in the middle of the night and the sun still shining north of the Arctic Circle in Northern Norway. Here the summer days lasts for weeks and months.

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North Cape

North Cape

Visit the northern end of continental Europe - North Cape at the Magerøya island in Norway

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The Finnmark

The Finnmark

The Finnmarksvidda plateau has the widest horizons in the North. Discover pure nature, clean air and endless land.

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Winter Adventures in Northern Norway

Winter Adventures in Northern Norway

You can be sure to forget all about your normal life, when you go here.

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The Polar Park

The Polar Park

The Polar Park is home to Norway's large predators such as bears, wolves, lynx, wolverines and foxes, as well as their prey such as deer, elk, reindeer and musk ox.

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Discover Northern Lights

Whale watching in Tromsø

A Glimse of Tromso

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Polaria Museum

Polaria Museum

This museum gives you good insights into the Arctic.

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The Polar Museum

The Polar Museum

If you are interested in traditions, culture and history, the Polar Museum in Tromsø is the right place to visit.

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Thon Hotel Tromsø

Thon Hotel Tromsø

Thon Hotel Tromsø is a modern business hotel with 152 well equipped rooms and capacity for up to 300 guests. .

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Clarion Hotel The Edge

Clarion Hotel The Edge

You will find Clarion Hotel The Edge in the main center of Tromsø.

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