Take a walk along the cosy harbour front in Tromsø

Take a walk along the cosy harbour front in Tromsø

Tromsø Cosy Harbour Area

Take a walk along the habourside in Tromsø and feel the Arctic atmosphere.

Tromsø´s architecture is a funny mix of old and new, wood and brick. Maybe it is too much to call the architectural style here for pretty, interesting fitting better.

The Arctic spirit

Do you take a stroll along the harbourside from the city centre, many cosy wooden houses meet you. Combined with the many fishing boats and local Arctic tour boats, you start to get the local Arctic spirit of Tromsø.

Delicious seafood

Tromsø`s restaurants have a great reputation for serving delicious seafood dishes in Northern Norway, and some of the best seafood restaurants are located in the harbour. One of the favourites is Skirri restaurant in Kystens Mathus in the middle of the harbour. There is no better place to enjoy a nice meal if you want to enjoy the view of the harbour, the bridge and the Arctic cathedral under mount Tromsdalstinden across the Tromsø sound.


If you continue walking to the starting point of the 1036 meter long bridge that connects the Tromsø island to the mainland, you will end up in Skansen. If Tromsø could claim to have a distinctive “old town” it must be the sample of wooden houses and museums that find in this colourful area. Some of the houses have been removed from other parts of town, while some are still inhabited.

The café at the old customs house is a nice place to have a coffee or a waffle before going back.

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  • Lattitude: 69.651559
  • Longitude: 18.960265

Summer tours in Tromsø

Fishing trip with self-saught fish
Experience the Midnight Sun in the Arctic Summer
Explore Tromsø By E-Bike
Midnight Sun photo safari by RIB boat
Midnight sun kayaking