Exploration Tour in Tromsø

Discover the Paris of the North with its spectacular natural phenomena and rich cultural heritage. Here are five experiences you won’t want to miss and are worth a visit in Tromsø.

 

Tromsø, known as the gateway to the Arctic, is a city rich in polar history and natural beauty. The city offers a unique combination of Arctic adventures and cultural treasures, ideal for tourists looking for both experiences and history. Below are the five essential stops for those who want to take memorable experiences home from Tromsø.

Arctic Cathedral

The Arctic Cathedral, officially known as Tromsdalen Church, is one of Tromsø’s most iconic landmarks. With its distinctive architecture reminiscent of an iceberg, this church has become a popular attraction. In winter, the cathedral provides a fantastic backdrop for the majestic Northern Lights, inviting both reflection and admiration.

Fjellheisen to Storsteinen
For a spectacular view of Tromsø and its surroundings, take the Fjellheisen to Storsteinen. This cable car takes you 421 meters above sea level where you can enjoy panoramic views stretching from the city to the fjords and mountains around. It’s an ideal spot for photography, especially during the midnight sun or the Northern Lights.

Buy souvenirs at WAY NOR
No visit to Tromsø is complete without a trip to the WAY NOR store. This charming souvenir shop in the heart of the city offers a wide range of handmade souvenirs like trolls and Viking artifacts, ideal for bringing a piece of Norwegian heritage home. WAY NOR also provides tourists a unique opportunity to buy authentic Norwegian crafts.