What to do in Tromsø
The capital of the Arctic is a lively and beautiful city packed with culture and history, and surrounded by mountains, fjords and islands.
Nature plays an important role in many of the activities which are on offer in Troms.
Winters in Troms feature blue light, northern lights and white snow.
In winter, expect moderate temperatures, loads of snow, skies lit up by the northern lights and a busy cultural scene in Tromsø.
The stunning scenery around Tromsø is easy to discover by car. There is something new around every corner. Pick up a map at the tourist information.
Tromsø’s numerous sights offer history, daring architecture, wildlife, science, culture and impressive vistas.
Follow actress Joanna Lumley as she travels to Northern Norway to fulfil a childhood dream and see the northern lights.
The Polar Zoo and the three national parks of Reisa, Øvre Dividal and Ånderdalen are popular attractions in Troms.
Visit fishing villages in the morning and go hiking in the mountains in the afternoon.
Troms boasts three national parks with good hiking. Exploring Senja Island, Reisa National Park and Lauklines are among the highlights.
National Geographic Adventure recommends Ålesund and Tromsø for hiking, surfing, skiing and biking. And there is more.
There are fish to be caught all year around. Cod fishing is at its best in winter time. Try Senja for a special fishing experience.