Tromsø

  • Accommodation:
    • Comfort Hotel Xpress
  • Transport:
    • Long-distance buses connect Tromsø with Alta, Narvik, Bodø and Fauske all year around. If you’re going to the Lofoten Islands, transfer in Narvik
    • There is no train service tin the city, so you can take the train from Oslo, Bergen or Trondheim to Fauske, where you need to transfer to a long-distance bus to Tromsø via Narvik
    • The Norwegian Coastal Voyage Hurtigruten calls at Tromsø twice a day on its way between Bergen and Kirkenes
    • The Tromsø Airport express coach stops at several hotels in central Tromsø
  • Things to see:
    • The Polar Museum
    • Polaria – the world’s most northerly aquarium
    • Nordnorsk Kunstmuseum
    • Tromsø Cathedral
    • Arctic Cathedral
  • Tips:
    • Tromsø  is situated in the middle of the auroral oval, so is ideal for seeing the northern lights
    • From 20 May to 20 July,  tourists can participate in various activities around the clock during the midnight sun
    • The city hosts the Tromsø International Film Festival and the Northern Light Festival