Pictures from Tromso, Norway

Tromso in summer by Baard Loeken, Nordnorsk Reiseliv

The Arctic town of Tromso

is beautifully located on the Arctic coast of Northern Norway, surrounded by stunning Arctic scenery. This vibrant town with a population of about 70 000 is Europe’s northernmost university town.

Tromso Northern Lights by Baard Loken, Visit Norway

Northern Lights in Tromso

Due to its northern latitude, Tromso is lucky to have the midnight sun during the summer, and the amazing Northern Lights from October through March. The midnight sun occurs from May 21 to July 21. Due to Tromso’s latitude, twilight is long, meaning there is no real darkness between late April and mid-August.

Tromso is in the middle of the Northern Lights zone, and is one of the best places in the world to observe the aurora borealis. Because of the Earth’s rotation, Tromso moves into the aurora zone around 6 pm, and moves out again around midnight.

The mean temperature in Tromso in January is approx. -4º Celsius. Heavy snowfall is a normal feature, even in late spring. The all-time record for snow depth was set on 29 April 1997, with 240 cm (94.5 in) of snow on the ground.
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  • We just recently completed the Tromso, Northern Lights & Arctic Coast tour. I am writing to say what an amazing tour we had. Everything ran smoothly without an issue, the accommodation was fantastic and the tours were brilliant. We cannot fault the package at all.
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    Robert, Australia

  • Thank you for assisting us with our trip to Norway. We thoroughly enjoyed our time in Kirkenes and the Snow Hotel. The arrangements you made for us were perfect. The lodging was comfortable and the excursions were fun. Tom and I rarely use the services of a travel company when we travel; you enriched our trip and made the planning easy.

    Alison, United States

  • I wanted to thank everybody. We had a wonderful trip. Everything went well and fortunately we had the chance to see the lights while on the cruise. All my friends in Turkey would like to go on a similar trip. So I will be in touch with you. Thanks again and best wishes to all of you.

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