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Tromsø Travel guide
Tromsø : Michelin's recommendations
tromsø is a city-island in the middle of a wide channel between the coast, to the east, and the island of Kvaløya. It is encircled by snow-capped mountains that reflect the strange Arctic light that bathes the sea in sparkling silver and envelops this sublime scenery in a veil. Tromsø’s location north of the Arctic Circle means it enjoys the midnight sun for two months during summer, but from mid-November to mid-January is plunged into darkness, sometimes lit by the Northern Lights.
Tourist attractions Tromsø : Things to see and do
Søndre Tollbugata 11 N - Tromsø
Housed in a former customs warehouse (1833), the Polarmuseet retraces the history of trappers' and explorers' expeditions in the arctic regions. You will see a reconstruction of a trapper's hut. Whales in the 17C, animals for their fur in the 18C, se..
Storgata N - 9299 Tromsø
Despite the fire in 1969, the town centre has retained some of its 19C heritage. Storgata is the main shopping street. Sjøgata, Vestregate, Havnegata and the quays are lined with interesting buildings. The cathedral (1861), topped with a slender ar..
Sjøgata 1 N - Tromsø
Occupying the former post office, the Nordnorsk Kunstmuseum presents Norwegian art since the 19C, through works by Johan Christian Dahl , Peder Balke, Hans Gude and Thomas Fearnley, Otto Sinding and Nils Aas. The 20C is represented by Edvard Munch ..