Tromsø is a great place to spot the Northern Lights Tromsø is beautiful also in the polar night Reindeer driving is  a special local experience Dog Sledding in Tromsø is also a big attraction in the winter months In summer the midnight sun is visible in Northern Norway
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Tromsø

Tromsø is the largest city in Northern Norway, also known as the capital of the Northern Lights.

Tromsø is beautifully located by the fjords and the mountains and is the perfect choice for starting your Arctic adventures. Tromsø is one of the best places in the world to spot the Northern Lights because you can discover the lights possibilities from September to March from 5 pm to 11 pm.

In the months, when the Northern Lights are most active, you can also participate in all kinds of cultural activities, winter activities and festivals events which are arranged at this time of year.


Tromsø attractions

Tromsø is a town with an enjoyable atmosphere and a fascinating history. The centre of Tromsø is a composite and multi-layered mixture of colourful, pretty wooden houses from the 1800s.

It is an excellent idea to start your tour down by the harbour, which is where most of the hotels are located. Here you 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 all year around. 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. From November to January many tourists also come here to discover whale safaris.


Summer Adventures

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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Getting there

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Top Experiences in Tromsø

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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Arctic Cathedral

Arctic Cathedral

Tromsdalen Church, also known as Ishavskatedralen (The Arctic Cathedral) was dedicated on November 19, 1965.

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The Unique Lights & Nature Access

Nature Public Right of Access in Norway

Nature Public Right of Access in Norway

To understand Norwegians, one must understand the natural environment in which they live.

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The Midnight Sun in Norway

The Midnight Sun in Norway

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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Northern Lights in Norway

Northern Lights in Norway

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

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The Magic Around the Arctic Circle

Kiruna in Lapland

Kiruna in Lapland

Visit Kiruna the most northerly town in Sweden, famous for the Jukkasjarvi Icehotel.

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Tromsø

Tromsø

Tromsø is the largest city in Northern Norway, also known as the capital of the Northern Lights.

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Lofoten Islands

Lofoten Islands

Do you wanna forget all about busy schedules and stress, Lofoten Islands are the rights place to be.

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Svalbard

Svalbard

Visit the dramatic and wild Svalbard. The beautiful Northern Lights in winter or the Midnight sun in summer captivates everyone together with the raw wilderness nature.

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Ilulissat

Ilulissat

In Ilulissat, you have the chance to explore the rawest nature beauty of the world.

A trip at the Ilulissat Icefjord is an unforgettable experience.

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Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi

Visit the hometown of Santa Claus and be inspired regarding spectacular adventures

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Getting Here

Hurtigruten Winter Cruise, Northbound

Hurtigruten Winter Cruise, Northbound

Classic Winter Cruises. Start in Bergen and End in Kirkenes.

Experience spectacular winter scenery and exciting shore excursions.

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Tromsø Airport

Tromsø Airport

Welcome to Tromsø Airport, the most important airport in the northern part of the country.

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Visa to Norway

Visa to Norway

Here you can get some more information about the visa rules in Norway

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Recommended Accommodation

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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Arctic Panorama Lodge

Arctic Panorama Lodge

Welcome at the Arctic Panorama Lodge in Norway surrounded by majestic mountains reflected in the Arctic Sea.

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Recommended Tours

The Ultimate Northern Lights Chase

The Ultimate Northern Lights Chase

All-inclusive trip in a small-personalized group. A Northern Lights Trip means an intense and exciting chase – to the coast or deep into the wild, perhaps even to the Finnish border.

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Tromsø Aurora Break - Huskies and Snowmobiles

Tromsø Aurora Break - Huskies and Snowmobiles

Partially Guided Winter Break. This tour starts and ends at Tromsø Airport,Norway

Discover Tromsø where arctic adventures come to life.

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Northern Lights Husky Visit – Tromsø Villmarkssenter

Northern Lights Husky Visit – Tromsø Villmarkssenter

Come and discover the Northern Lights along with our 350 husky friends.

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