SHORE EXCURSION TROMSO: itinerary
Welcome to the unforgettable city of Tromso. Situated in the Norwegian Arctic, Tromso feels the warming effects of the Gulf Stream and is a spectacular backdrop for a shore excursion.
We’ll begin at Tromsøya island, the city’s historic centre. This area contains the highest number of old wooden houses in Northern Norway, the oldest dating from 1789.
The old happily coexists amongst the new in Tromso and also to be found is the entirely modern Arctic Cathedral. Built in 1965, this church has a futuristic peaked roof that dominates the skyline.
Next up, The Polar Museum which is located in the former Customs House building dating from 1830. The museum tells the story of those who made the city famous for Arctic trapping and polar exploration.
Finally, we’ll conclude the Tromso shore excursion at the Tromso University Museum. Here, we can examine the historical relics of the city and learn about the indigenous Sami culture.
*Shore excursions could be subject to variations due to external causes as Cruise Companies politics, weather conditions, duration of the stay of the ship in the port, legal demonstrations