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Welcome to Tromsø - the Arctic Capital
The city of Tromsø has been nicknamed Paris of the North and Gateway to the Arctic, as the years have shaped the city into what it is today. It has been a meeting point for cultures, trade and family life for over a thousand years, and we are lucky to call the Arctic capital our home.
Spending time in Tromsø, there is always something to do, whether you are visiting us during summer or winter. From the end of August till the end of April you will have great chances of seeing the Northern Lights dancing above you. From the end of May till the end of July the Midnight Sun is lighting up the sky 24/7.
Tromsø has a unique history of fishing, expeditions, farm work and trading. All of this can be explored through our museums and activity offers. The Arctic nature with its rare fauna and wildlife is something that can not be found anywhere else in the world. If you are looking for the perfect combination of nature and city life, Tromsø is absolutely the place for you to go. We cherish our culture through food, drinks and events that can be enjoyed all year round, and we hope that you will share your experiences of Tromsø with us through #tromsomoment.
If you wish to get more information or have a chat with us, you’re welcome to stop by the Tourist Information office at the 2nd floor of the Harbour Terminal. Welcome to Tromsø!
Tromsø Airport Langnes is located approx 6 km from the city centre. There are more than 10 daily flights from Oslo to Tromsø and the flight time is approx 1 hour 40 minutes.
Most international flights goes via Oslo, but you'll find direct flights from London, Frankfurt, Munich, Frankfurt, Copenhagen, Stockholm and Helsinki.
The following airlines operates domestic flights in Norway: SAS, Widerøe and Norwegian
If you want freedom to roam, renting a car or a camper van can be a good option to explore the Tromsø region at your own pace.
Long-distance bus services connect Tromsø with Alta,
Narvik and Fauske all year round and Rovaniemi (Finland)
during the summer months. There is no train service to Tromsø.
Hurtigruten sails all year round between Bergen and Kirkenes, and calls at Tromsø twice daily. For more information and bookings, please visit hurtigruten.com.
Getting around the region there are several ferries and express boats running.
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What ever your style is, see it your way
Green Travel Inspiration
Your local guide to a sustainable and eco-friendly stay in Tromsø.
Tired of freezing cold Northern Lights chases? Join us for a warm and relaxing evening of Nordic sauna culture, stargazing and outdoor bathing at Tromsøbadet.
The ultimate Tromsø Experience
Combine a dogsledding-adventure and reindeer feeding with a guidet tour from Tromsø to the magical Ice Domes.
Get your Polar Certificate
If you'd like a memento of your time here in Tromsø a Polar Certificate can be a great souvenir. Come into the Visitors Centre and get yours.
Fjord Cruise & Whale Safari with RIB tour
Enjoy a catamaran & a rigid inflatable boat trip for memorable whale moments!
Marianne’s Heaven on Earth Aurora Chaser Tours
Join us on our magical photography tour, day and night with our experienced local guide.
Northern Lights Chase to Aurora Camps
Maximize your chances of seeing the Northern Lights on this ALL INCLUSIVE with a visit to an Aurora Camp.
Join well-designed and authentic travel experiences in the nature of Northern Norway!
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