travel42 Port Guide: Tromso


Tromso travel42 Port of Call Guide


Tromso, Norway, a former whaling station 720 mi/1,160 km north of Oslo, is home to the world's northernmost university. The compact city center has a large concentration of historic wooden houses that coexist with modern architecture.

With an active cultural scene and buzzing nightlife, Tromso is sometimes referred to as "the Paris of the North." The city offers many activities, including museums, hiking, fishing, kayaking, dog sledding and whale safaris. It is also a popular place to observe...

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