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Tromso

3.9
Nightlife · Nature & Wildlife Tours · Specialty Museums
Paris of the North
The cultural and economic hub of northern Norway, Tromso boasts a historical city center containing one of the highest concentrations of wooden houses in Europe. Most visitors come here to observe the northern lights and find that Tromso, located nearly 400 km (250 mi) north of the Arctic Circle, offers a surprising mix of tourist attractions including lively nightlife and an eclectic restaurant scene. Home to the world's northernmost university, the city boasts a diverse population of young students and highly skilled professionals staffing the region's research institutes. Surrounded by a pristine natural landscape of snowcapped mountain peaks, Tromso provides easy access to some of Norway's top hiking and skiing areas. Plan your vacation with our Norway attractions planner and discover the best things to do in Tromso.
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Popular things to do in Tromso

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Nature / Wildlife Tour
Nature & Wildlife Tours
4.5
Duration: 5h 30 min
Specialty Museum
The Polar Museum
3.9
Duration: 3 hours
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Dolphin / Whale Watching
Dolphin & Whale Watching
4.3
Duration: 4 hours
Aquarium
Polaria
2.2
Duration: 1h 30 min

Side trips from Tromso

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Religious Site
The Arctic Cathedral Tromsdalen
3.6
Duration: 2 hours
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Mountain
Segla Senja
4.9
Duration: 4 hours
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Nature / Wildlife Tour
Northern Light Dog Adventure Nordkjosbotn
4.9
Duration: 2 hours
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Island
Haaja Sommaroy
4.9
Duration: 2 hours

Hidden gems in Tromso

Garden
Tromso Botaniske Hage
4.6
Duration: 2 hours
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Boat Tour
Boat Tours & Water Sports
2.7
Duration: 2 hours
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Specialty Museum
Tromsø Museum – Universitetsmuseet
4.0
Duration: 2 hours
Water Body
Grotfjord
4.8
Duration: 2 hours

Museums in Tromso

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Art Museum
Perspektivet Museum
4.2
Duration: 2 hours
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Art Gallery
Profil Glassdesign
4.7
Duration: 2 hours
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Art Museum
Nordnorsk Kunstmuseum
4.1
Duration: 30 minutes
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Art Gallery
Lone Slydahl
4.6
Duration: 30 minutes

Winter Sports in Tromso

Cross-country Ski Area
Charlottenlund park
4.0
Duration: 2 hours
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Cross-country Ski Area
Base Tromso
3.9
Duration: 8 hours

Wildlife in Tromso

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Safari
Polar Charter
4.5
Duration: 2 hours

Places to visit with Tromso

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