Troms Region Things to Do

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Troms Region Things to Do

  • A fantastic view!

    Take a cable car up (421 meter). You can ask the tourism office which bus takes you to the cable car station.Once you are up, you have a fantastic view of Tromso and its surroundings.

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  • Very helpful Tourist Information office

    Prepare in your mind what you want to see and to do. This office is very helpful and professional. The personal is friendly and help you to your satisfaction. Ask for bus numbers to go to small fishing villages, Nothern Light tours, cable car, etc.

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  • Polar Museum

    You should not leave Trmso without seeing this museum. They have movies, polar literature and documents on polar life, traditions, hunting, resources.Its a very interesting museum.

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  • Explore fishing villages

    You should go to the tourism office and ask for the buses which take you to beautiful fishing villages. It will take an hour but its really worth doing. You will see superb and unspoiled nature and village scenes. You can also enjoy the landscpe while riding in a bus - its warm and cozy.

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  • Glass blowing

    The most northerly glass-blowing workshop in the world. I was walking past at closing time but the friendly staff allowed me in and a trainee glass-blower gave me a demonstration on the technique. They sell their products on site from the classy to the quirky. Well worth a quick visit. Admission is free.

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  • Polaria Museum

    Great museum and Arctic research centre with a huge aquarium whose big draw are the bearded seals. You get to see an introductory movie about natural lofe in the region .

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  • Balsfjorden

    Just one hundred Km from Tromso you can see the wonderful Balsfjorden. Following the E8 you can see wonderful landscape. There is only a pity: in the part the E8 became a motorway so it is very difficult to stop to have a photo!

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  • Koppangsbreen Glacier

    Along the E6 toward Alta, after the village of Olderdalen, you can see on your left this glacier. Near it there are some other glaciers, like the Strupbreen Glacier, all located in the Lyngen Peninsula. They are fantastic!!!

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  • Lyngen Alps

    Lyngen Alps are one of the most interesting mountains of the region. There you can see many glaciers in a wonderful landscape.If you want to see them you must take the road toward Breivikeidet about 10 Km far from Tromso When you reach Breivikeidet there is ferry which cross the Ullsfjorden and carry you in the Lyngen Peninsula. Driving head you...

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  • Tromso

    The town of Tromso is home of the world's northernmost university, brewery and botanical garden. The town is located about 350 km north of the Arctic It is located in a wonderful place and it has got some interesting building that you can see like the Polarmuseet, Tromsdalen Kirke and Storstein from where you can have a wonderful wiev over the...

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  • Polaria - must see!

    The Polaria Museum - well worth the visit! You start off by seeing a film documentary on life in the arctic circle, and then you get to experience a variety of things within this informative centre - seals, crabs, other fish and anemone, fake snowfall, growling sleeping polar bear, ski mobile, and lots of information on the wildlife in the area!

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  • Tromso Views

    If you are planning on visiting Tromso, a day will be quite enough. Nice little town to walk, but not much to di here.

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  • Arctic Cathedral

    In front of downtoen, accross the water, you can find the Arctic Cathedral. It is considered a masterpiece of architecture.

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  • The northern lights

    It was my dream to see the northern lights ever since I was a kid, the this was the exact motivation for me to come to Tromsø this winter.We were lucky, we saw the lights on the new year's day of 2006! It was a dark, cold and clear day. We went to a frozen lake called Prestvannet where no city lights could disturbe. We wait until 9:30pm and saw the...

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