Regardless of the time of the year there is an adventure waiting for you in Tromso!
Tromso – Northern Lights
From October to March
Tromso is well know as a Northern Lights destination. People from all over the world flock to the city during winter to experience the one and only Aurora Borealis. This could be your chance to experience this breath taking phenomenon – by renting a van from Norwagon you’ll be able to dodge the chaotic big bus tours and find a spot of your own, away from all the city lights and with a clear sky for the best chances of spotting the Northern Lights! We can tell you all about the best spots too!
Kvaloya – Whale watching
From November to December
Just north of Tromso is the island Kvaløya – It’s called the Whale Island for a reason! (Kval = Whale, øya = Island) It’s yet another reason to come up here – Whale Watching!
Few places in the world can boast such a gathering of both Humpback and Killer Whales! Trapping the fish in the fjords, you can witness the majesty of these animals as they jump out of the water to feed! Sometimes a mere 200m from you… If you know the spots! We do!
Troms – Skiing and Snowboarding!
From January to April
If you’re a powder nut like we are, then Tromso could be one of your best bets to enjoy pristine and untouched snow this winter! Climate change is real! Many of the European Ski Resorts are struggling with the lack of snow, but if there’s something there’s no shortage of in Tromso is snow! We’re up at 70ºN! Besides, we’ve got our own Alps right here – The Lyngen Alps! Tromso Alpinsenter in Kroken is the closest ski “resort” – 15 min from the city centre! Park your Norwagon in front of the tracks and enjoy a day at the slopes!
Senja – Cycling, Hiking, Climbing, Kayaking, Beaches…
From May to September
Senja is the second largest island in Norway and hosts one of the 18 National Tourist Roads in the country – it’s 100Km worth of breath taking beauty! Tucked away by jagged peaks and beautiful fjords – Senja is Norway in a nutshell! The Ånderdalen National Park is the place to go if you like hiking! If it’s beautiful sandy beaches you like, just head on to Skaland and enjoy the crystal clear blue water at 10ºC… if you’re lucky! Viking Style! =)
Lofoten- Cycling, Hiking, Climbing, Kayaking, Beaches…
From May to September
What can we say about Lofoten, except that it’s one of the most beautiful places in the world! Not convinced? Just look it up on the internet and go straight for the images! Lofoten also hosts one of the National Tourist Roads for over 200Km of natural beauty guaranteed to blow your mind away! Just be sure to take your time while visiting Lofoten, there are numerous small fishing villages and white sandy beaches to stay overnight.