Destination Spotlight – Tromsø, Norway
Welcome to Tromsø, the Arctic Capital, located in a spectacular setting between islands, picturesque fjords and dramatic mountain peaks. If you are considering Norway for your next event or an incentive trip, then you need to check out Tromsø.
Situated just 2000 km from the North Pole, this compact and urban city offers meeting facilities to suit the requirements of size and scale, hotels of international standard, restaurants serving food of the highest class (from local, fresh ingredients), an active nightlife and captivating museums and art galleries; most of which are within walking distance of the city centre. In addition, Tromsø is the most easily accessible destination in the Arctic, with efficient flight connections and the airport only 10 minutes from the city centre.
What’s more… with pure nature 20 minutes from the city centre, you have a unique opportunity to make your event a true Arctic experience. Tromsø offers many different excursions, activities and attractions – all year round. The city’s two-month-long Summer and never ending days provide you with all the time in the world to explore the beautiful landscape around the city and experience all kinds of Summer adventures. In the Winter, Tromsø boasts some of the highest levels of Northern Lights activity on earth, making the city the perfect destination to spot the magical Aurora Borealis.
Here are some of our suggested activities to inspire your next event;
The Cable Car
Seeing the city from a Cable Car is a must. With stunning views of the surrounding Arctic mountains, this is also the perfect spot to enjoy the Midnight Sun.
Northern Lights Adventures
Tromsø is one of the best places in the world to see the Northern Lights! Experienced Aurora Chasers will take you looking for the lights, either by bus, sailboat, cruise or a cable car in the mountains. And why not include a nice meal, while you are waiting for the lights? In a restaurant in a fishing village, an Aurora Camp or in a lavvu, the choice is yours.
Experience the Vulkana Spa Boat. Enjoy a Finnish sauna with panoramic views, a Turkish hamam, the Saltwater hot tub, the Zen lounge or even take an optional dip in the Arctic ocean.
Mountain Hiking or Trekking in Beautiful Landscape
Select a mountain hike of your choice – easy, challenging or even extreme with climbing parts. Enjoy breathtaking views and get that awe-inspiring mountain top selfie!
Arctic Adventure Camp
Experience an adventure day out in the frisk air of the Arctic. Travel to an Arctic camp some 75 min drive from Tromsø, along the sea and through snow covered mountains and valleys. At the camp enjoy activities, such as dog sledding, snowmobiling, reindeer sledding, Sami traditions, snowshoeing, as well as dining in lavvo, hopefully accompanied by some dancing Northern Lights.
This is only a glimpse at what this unique location has to offer. Tromsø is an exceptionally attractive conference and incentive trip destination, offering the perfect setting for powerful, unique and exhilarating experiences.
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