This tour is conducted by Northern Norway Travel. Wondering why Tromsø is nicknamed "The Gateway to the Arctic"? Join us as we visit Tromsø's most iconic places, learn some interesting history and explore the Polar museum to learn all the city's secrets.
Travel through time starting at the end of the ice-age, jumping into the 1800’s, and ending with contemporary life in Tromsø.
Let us guide you around the city centre on foot as we visit Tromsø’s most iconic places, tell stories about famous Arctic explorers, and show you statues, memorials, architecture, and historical buildings.
Visit the Polar Museum and build up your appetite for a delicious lunch at our favorite local restaurant.
Please bring: wear warm clothes, warm shoes and bring your camera.
Number of participants: 1-15
Level of difficulty: Easy
Duration: 3 hours
Departure time and place: 10.30am (10:30) at Northern Norway Travel Shop (Samuel Arnesens Gate 5, Tromso Havn Prostneset Ground Floor).
Included: knowledgeable English-speaking guide, several photo stops to capture the best spots of the city, entrance to Polar museum, lunch (soup) in our favourite restaurant at the harbour including hot coffee and tea