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City Breaks : Tromso

Discover the Capital of the Arctic on City Breaks in Tromso

Commonly known as the ‘Capital of the Arctic’, Tromso is the ultimate base for anyone keen to combine the sightseeing and cosmopolitan attractions of a modern city with the unique activities available in the remote Arctic regions.

City Breaks in Tromso can be enjoyed in summer and winter, with a range of activities unique to each season ensuring that whenever you choose to travel, you’re assured of an unforgettable break!

Winter Adventures

Winter City Breaks in Tromso are the ideal way to experience a spectacular range of Arctic pursuits. Embark on snowmobiling adventure in the Lyngen Alps and discover the thrill of this adrenalin-fuelled activity or opt for a more traditional excursion and learn the skills of a husky musher before driving your own eager dog team across the snow. From late November to early January, City Breaks in Tromso offer the incredible chance to venture out on the water in search of the giants of the deep. Humpback, Orca and Minke Whales are frequent visitors to Tromso, offering sensational wildlife watching opportunities to all travellers in the city who choose to head out in search of them. Another popular choice is a cable car ride to the peak of Mount Storsteinen and enjoy panoramic views of Tromso and the surrounding wilderness.

Tromso's Northern Lights

Of course, winter City Breaks in Tromso aren’t complete without the chance to view the stunning Northern Lights displays the region is so famous for. Set off on the ultimate Aurora chase, a six hour adventure following the latest Northern Lights forecast taking you to the night’s optimal Aurora viewing locations. As if that wasn’t enough, the guides for your search are professional photographers who are more than happy to share their expertise with you to make sure that you take home your very own iconic Aurora image. There really is no better way to see the Lights than this full-on chase!

 

Summer in the City

Pay a visit to the Arctic Cathedral on City Breaks in Tromso

The Aurora might be hidden in the summer months but their place is taken by an equally astounding phenomenon; the Midnight Sun! Throughout the Norwegian summer the sun never sets, meaning that the landscape is continually illuminated by 24 hour daylight. Make the most of this incredible occurrence and enjoy a spectacular range of summer activities. Kick off City Breaks in Tromso with a guided tour of its highlights, taking in the pavement cafes and cosmopolitan atmosphere as well as some of the city’s fantastic cultural features, including the world renowned Arctic Cathedral! During your break you’ll have ample opportunity to enjoy one of the summer concerts at the cathedral showcasing both classical and folk music.

Experience Tromso

A visit to the Polar Museum is a must for travellers in Tromso, one of the top ten museums in Norway. Here you will discover the history of Arctic life and its dependence on the old practices of whaling and trapping. For an outdoor adventure on City Breaks in Tromso, there’s no place better than Villmarkssenter. This wilderness centre hosts one of the world’s most competitive dog sledding races and is home to over 200 hundred of the enthusiastic animals! While you’re here, be sure to try your hand at kayaking, mountaineering or glacier walking for a real taste of life in the Arctic wilderness!

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If our City Breaks in Tromso sound like your type of holiday then please don’t hesitate to contact one of our experienced travel advisers to find out how we can get your Arctic adventure off to a flying start!

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