Known for the breath-taking Northern Lights, Tromsø is a bustling city in northern Norway. When the lights fade, Tromsø attracts summer visitors who enjoy hiking and visiting the local bars and cafés. To experience all this city has to offer, use ebookers to find bargain flights to Tromsø. You can also book hotels and arrange for an airport car rental for a money-saving package deal.
Travelling Around Tromsø
The Tromsø-Langnes Airport is located only three miles from the city centre. A shuttle service will transport you to the city and several local hotels in approximately 15 minutes for NOK 70. Public bus fare from the airport to the city is only NOK 40, but expect your travel time to double. If you prefer to hire a taxi, expect to pay NOK 120 to NOK 150 to get to hotels at the city centre. There are also five car rental companies inside the airport if you'd like to drive during your visit.
Enjoying the City
While Tromsø is has a relatively temperate climate due to the Gulf Stream, travelling from mid-June through mid-August will ensure the best weather. Going during this prime tourist season also ensures that popular places to visit are open; hotels also offer better rates during the summer months. Many trails for hikers also do not open until June. Average highs during this time are between 12° to 15°C, so plan on bringing a lightweight jacket to wear during the day. If you want to travel during the winter, be prepared for average highs of -1° to -2°C, and bring a heavy parka. However, winter travellers are rewarded with the Northern Lights and its accompanying festival in Tromsø. Whenever you travel, make time to visit Norway's oldest film house, Verdensteatret, which plays a wide selection of music in its adjoining café. You should also considering visiting the Arctic-Alpine Botanic Garden, which is the northernmost botanic garden in the world.
Planning a Trip to Tromsø
Don't miss your chance to experience the Northern Lights or the exquisite, lush greenery of Norway's summer in Tromsø. To find sales on flights to Tromsø, use ebookers. You can also save by booking your hotel, car rental, and flight in one easy transaction.
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