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 ANCHOR OFF SHORE at this port and guests will be tendered ashore.
  • 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.

Tromso TOP EXCURSIONS

A Variety of Choices

We know the destinations you'll be visiting and what there is to see, do and experience. We offer you a variety of excursions to choose from, in every port you'll visit.

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Tromso City Tour & Cable Car to Mount Storsteinen

Your tour starts with a drive through the city of Tromso to the Tromso Museum, the largest museum and research institute...

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Tromso Highlights & Northern Lights

Visit the renowned Northern Lights Observatory and watch a film to see the wonders of the Northern lights, as experience...

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Polar Expeditions & Tromso Wilderness

Tromso has long been an important base for many polar expeditions, you'll visit the Polar Museum which exhibits and pres...

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Tromso – Gateway to the Arctic

Tromso has been the starting point for many arctic expeditions and is also known by the name - Gateway to the Arctic. Yo...

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Explore Tromso, the world’s northernmost city.

11-Day Norway & North Cape from Hamburg

Best for Dining (Large Ship) - UK Cruise Critic Choice Awards.
SHIP Norwegian Jade
PORTS OF CALL EMBARK Hamburg (Germany);
Hellesylt (Norway); Geiranger (Norway); Leknes (Lofoten Islands); Tromso (Norway); Honningsvaag (Norway); Alesund (Norway); Bergen (Norway);
DISEMBARK Hamburg (Germany);
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