Tromso

Norway

Cruises To Tromso

Tromsø is the largest city above the Arctic Circle and is a jump-off point for Arctic explorations. Visit the museum for insights into Lapp culture, and see the city's strikingly modern Arctic Cathedral.

What you NEED TO KNOW

  • Port Name & Location
    Tromso/Norway
    Ship will DOCK at this port.
  • Time Zone
    CET (Central Europe Time)
    UTC/GMT +2 hours
  • Language
    The local language is Norwegian. Say "how much does this cost? In Norwegian: "hvor mye koster dette?"
  • Currency & Shopping
    Norwegian Krone (NOK)
    Local crafts, souvenirs and electrical items.
    • Famous For
      The city is a popular place to observe the majestic phenomenon of the northern lights, or auroras.
    • Fun Fact #1
      Although many come from September to March to see the northern lights, the midnight sun from May to July keeps activities in the city going 24/7.
    • Fun Fact #2
      In the early 1900s Tromsø was the starting point for expeditions to the Arctic, hence its nickname: “Gateway to the Arctic.”
    • Fun Fact: Landmarks
      Tromsø is conveniently close to seemingly untouched wilderness for activities like hiking, fishing, kayaking, dogsledding and whale safaris.
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