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Tromsø is located 217 miles north of the Arctic Circle and is the largest city in Northern Norway. From September to March many people come to Tromsø to see the northern lights. From 20 May to 20 July the midnight sun makes it possible to do as the locals and participate in various activities around the clock. In general, Tromsø has a mild climate for such a northerly destination because of its seaside location and the warming effect of the Gulf Stream.

The city is known for its lively night scene and a range of restaurants specialising in the fresh ingredients of the Arctic. Tromsø’s multi-cultural community, featuring more than 100 nationalities, does its very best to whet local palates, and there is no shortage of new eateries based on local food.

Human settlement in the Tromsø area dates back thousands of years, though the city itself was founded only about 200 years ago. Tromsø soon became the center for trapping in the Arctic region, and in the early 1900’s it was the starting point for expeditions to the Arctic. Hence its nickname: “Gateway to the Arctic”.

On Monday, 23th Oct we are proud to invite you to experience Tromsø’s best view!

The cable car runs from Solliveien in Tromsdalen up to the mountain ledge Storsteinen (421 m above sea level) in just four minutes. The two gondolas, known as Seal and Polar bear, each have a capacity of 28 passengers. From the viewing platform at the upper station, you can enjoy spectacular panoramic views of Tromsø and the surrounding islands, mountains and fjords. For further information, please see: https://fjellheisen.no/

Proceeding the cable car activity, the workshop dinner will be held at one of the oldest restuarants in Tromsø, the 175 year old Compagniet Restauranthttp://www.compagniet.no/no/Engelsk.html

The workshop will be held at the Scandic Ishavshotel Tromsø, address: Fredrik Langesgate 2, Tromsø



SCANDIC ISHAVSHOTEL – Stay right by the quayside in Tromsø, the ‘Paris of the North’, and enjoy fantastic views from the hotel.

Address: Fredrik Langesgate 2, Tromsø

Phone: + 47 77666400

Email: ishavshotel@scandichotels.com

Single room with breakfast: 1500 NOK/night


RADISSON BLU HOTEL – Hotel in the city center lets you enjoy this arctic scenery along with snow sports and Tromsø’s museums, shopping and concerts.

Address: Sjøgatan 7, Tromsø

Phone: + 47 77600000

Email: sales.tromso@radissonblu.com

Single room with breakfast: 1400 NOK/night