Tromsø is the ideal place to see the Northern Lights and offer you the perfect combination of outdoor activities, lively nightlife and exquisite local cuisine.
In this modern city in the Arctic of Norway nature and culture always go hand in hand. Here you will find many attractions, from an aquarium to several museums to the northernmost botanical garden in the world. It is also an ideal place to observe the majestic natural phenomenon of the Northern Lights.
Tromsø lies 350 kilometers north of the Arctic Circle and is the largest city in Northern Norway. For this city has a great predilection people who want to get the long-awaited vision of auroras borealis. From 20 May to 20 July the midnight sun shines, making it possible to participate in various activities 24 hours a day. In general, Tromsø has a pleasant climate, if we consider that it is in the north, and this is thanks to its location next to the sea and the effect of the Gulf Stream that softens temperatures. Tromsø is easy to reach from other Norwegian cities and from abroad.
If you are looking for a cultural holiday, Tromsø hosts the Tromsø International Film Festival and the Northern Lights Festival and both events attract visitors from all over the world. At the Northern Norwegian Art Museum, you can get closer to the art and crafts linked to Norwegian history from 1800 to the present day.
For outdoor enthusiasts, the city center of Tromsø is conveniently located close to nature – virtually untouched – and offers many options for activities such as hiking, fishing, kayaking, sledding, dog riding and whale watching safaris.
The city is well known for its lively nightlife and a wide range of restaurants specializing in fresh Arctic ingredients. Tromsø’s multicultural community-represented by more than 100 nationalities-takes great pains to satisfy the palate of the locals and there are plenty of restaurants serving the region’s specialties.
Tromsø is in the process of being certified as a Sustainable Destination, a quality distinction awarded to destinations that work continuously to reduce the environmental impact of tourism. In addition to offering its visitors the best possible experience, Tromsø strives to safeguard its natural and cultural assets, promote social ties and be economically viable. Local government and the tourism industry cooperate closely to ensure that Tromsø is an excellent place to live and visit.
Krane Galleri & Rammeverksted AS – Art gallery with an emphasis on North Norwegian art.
Skinnboden Arctic Products Tromsø AS – Their concept is goods that reflect life in the Arctic. With them, you can buy polar bear skin, sealskin, reindeer, polar fox fur etc. We have many great products in leather, skin, and fur. Norwegian knitwear is also one of our specialties.
Husfliden, national costume production – Norwegian traditional folk costumes all year round.
Profil Glassdesign – Workshop, atelier & café – They offer many types of glass products and designs, each and every product you see is handcrafted by themselves. They have our own workshop, ateliér and a café. If you need gifts or want to liven up your home, they have many exciting products available.
In Tromsø it is possible to dance kizomba and other Afro-Latin dances.
Every Friday there is a party where kizomba and Latin dances such as salsa, bachata, and merengue are danced. In any case, we recommend that you contact the organizers beforehand and pay attention to their website.
9008, Tromsø, Norway
TEL: +47 968 82 016
Event Website: https://www.facebook.com/dancelab.no/
Latin Dance Party
Tromsø Salsaklubb organizes on Saturdays parties where Cuban salsa and some kizomba are danced. We recommend again contacting the organizers beforehand in case there is any last-minute change.
9008 Tromsø, Norway
TEL: +47 911 18 479
If you want to know more about this beautiful city, visit its official website: https://www.visittromso.no/en