If you have been raring to watch the spectacular northern lights unfold, you must take a trip to Tromso, Norway, a city known to be the one of the best places in the world to observe the aurora borealis commonly called the northern lights.
Tromso is a beautiful and dynamic city located in the northern part of Norway. It is surrounded by majestic mountains, long narrow waterway called fjords, and scenic islands. You can reach the city via air, sea or land travel from numerous parts of Europe. The opening of Tromso Airport in 1964, made it easier for tourists from all over the world to visit Tromso. The city is sprawled on a 2,516 square kilometers area, and has a population of about 70 thousand.
Enjoy the experience of “blue twilight” in Tromso from November to January. Although it is not totally dark, the blue twilight exudes a sense enchantment coupled by the magical aura of the city. If you want to learn more about the city, you can take a tour of Tromso University Museum. Visit the Science Center of Northern Norway, the largest in the country, and take a close look of the northern lights on its screen. Have fun experiencing winter activities such as snowmobile safaris, dog sledding, and cross-country skiing while waiting for the northern lights which appears during the months up September through March. The wait is worth it, the northern lights will leave you speechless with its brilliance, beauty and magnificence.
An unparalleled emotional and visual experience awaits you in Tromso, Norway.