Tromsø – the Gateway to the Arctic

Tromso mapMarch 5 – 9.2017

Who could imagine that far into the Arctic Circle that one could find a modern metropolitan city?  The Visit Norway website describes the attraction of this locale:

Tromsø is ideal for seeing the northern lights and has a modern mix of outdoor activities, a vibrant nightlife, and places to eat local food.

In this modern city in the Arctic, nature and culture go hand in hand. Tromsø has many activities on offer, from an aquarium and several quality museums to the world’s northernmost botanical garden. The city is also a popular place to observe the majestic phenomenon of the northern lights.

Learn 10 reasons to visit Tromsø -from Visit Tromsø

Tromsø is located in the middle of the Northern Lights Oval, which is the area with the highest probability of seeing the lights. This means that there will always be good chances of Northern Lights, regardless of the sun’s cycles.

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