Tromsø Cruises

Tromso in Norway
Tromso in Norway
Tromso city in Tromsoya Island

The island city of Tromsø is one of northern Norway’s true delights. Rich with neo-classical architecture, the city known as the ‘Gateway to the Arctic’ contains the largest number of wooden houses in Northern Norway, and its old world charm makes it a joy to explore.

A major cultural hub above the Arctic Circle, Tromsø is famed as a viewing point for the colourful Northern Lights that often light up the night sky.[ReadMoreMob] The city’s most recognisable landmark is the must-visit Arctic Cathedral. Built in 1965, the cathedral’s distinctive iceberg-shaped design was inspired by the landscapes of Northern Norway and features a beautiful glass mosaic.

The many museums and galleries in the city include the Perspektivet Museum – set in a neo-classical building built in 1838 that has exhibits from Tromsø’s past, plus the Art Museum of Northern Norway and the Mack Brewery. Tromsø is also home to Polaria, an Arctic aquarium that is popular with locals and tourists alike. The aquarium’s tanks are full of Arctic fish species, and the friendly bearded seals always delight the visiting crowds.

Tromsø, and the stunning landscapes that surround it, are best viewed from the top of the Storsteinen Mountain, which stands 420 metres above sea level. Accessible via cable car, the peak is easy to reach and one of the most popular spots on the edge of the city.

Cruises to Tromsø

In Search of the Northern Lights

In Search of the Northern Lights

Departs: Southampton • Tue 16 Feb 2021
13 nights • Balmoral • L2104

  • Exploring Arctic Norway in the winter, you’ll revel in the jaw-dropping scenes and seasonal beauty of Europe’s northernmost region at the most magical time of the year to visit.
  • You can enjoy an array of authentic wintertime experiences, including a husky-sled ride through sparking snow-covered landscapes and a chance to explore the unique Sorrisniva Igloo Hotel.
  • The icing on the cake will be a chance to witness the astounding Northern Lights. Stopping overnight at Alta, you may – if you’re lucky – see Mother Nature’s awe-inspiring light show illuminate the night sky.

From £1,699pp

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In Search of the Northern Lights in Eight Nights

In Search of the Northern Lights in Eight Nights

Departs: Newcastle • Tue 16 Mar 2021
8 nights • Balmoral • L2107

  • Be captivated from start to finish on a very special, shorter-than-usual exploration of Northern Norway, as you unearth an abundance of Arctic attractions with visits Narvik, Tromsø and Bodø.
  • Experience the unerring quiet and beauty of Arctic wildness on authentic husky sledding tours; see Arctic wildlife up-close at the Polar Nature Park; visit the iconic Arctic Cathedral; and much more.
  • In between your time ashore, you’ll spend unforgettable evenings on board Balmoral seeking out the awe-inspiring Aurora Borealis, Mother Nature’s spectacular, multi-coloured light show.

From £1,099pp

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In Search of the Northern Lights in Eight Nights

In Search of the Northern Lights in Eight Nights

Departs: Newcastle • Wed 24 Mar 2021
8 nights • Balmoral • L2108

  • Be captivated from start to finish on a very special, shorter-than-usual exploration of Northern Norway, as you unearth an abundance of Arctic attractions with visits Leknes, Tromsø and Bodø.
  • Experience the unerring quiet and beauty of Arctic wildness on authentic husky sledding tours; marvel at the picture-perfect landscapes of the Lofoten Islands; visit the iconic Arctic Cathedral; and much more.
  • In between your time ashore, you’ll spend unforgettable evenings on board Balmoral seeking out the awe-inspiring Aurora Borealis, Mother Nature’s spectacular, multi-coloured light show.

From £1,099pp

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Islands of Northern Norway with the Midnight Sun

Islands of Northern Norway with the Midnight Sun

Departs: Liverpool • Thu 03 Jun 2021
12 nights • Borealis • S2112

  • With chances to uncover rugged waterways and archipelagos, and experience the magic of the Midnight Sun, immerse yourself in Northern Norway’s unrivalled drama and beauty.
  • Enjoy unforgettable scenic cruising into spectacular Sortlandsundet and by beautiful Reine; and explore ashore amongst Lofoten and Vesterålen’s astonishing scenery.
  • Take in the attractions of Tromsø, including the iconic Arctic Cathedral and Mount Storsteinen; visit breathtaking Harstad and enjoy a rare opportunity to explore colourful Hammerfest.

From £1,899pp

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Discovering Norway's North Cape

Discovering Norway's North Cape

Departs: Southampton • Fri 16 Jul 2021
13 nights • Braemar • M2117

  • Within the Arctic Circle, a discovery of Norway’s spectacular north will provide spellbinding experiences and create memories that will last forever.
  • Explore the rugged landscapes of the iconic North Cape plateau, on your from Honningsvåg; immerse yourself in the eerie midnight sun; and visit Tromsø, as well as lesser-known Hammerfest.
  • Diverting into the fjordland too, small ship Braemar will navigate the remarkably narrow Trollfjord; by the Torghatten and Seven Sisters mountains; visit picturesque Ålesund – overlooked by Mount Aksla; and more.

From £1,899pp

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Exploring the Arctic with the Midnight Sun

Exploring the Arctic with the Midnight Sun

Departs: Dover • Sat 14 Aug 2021
28 nights • Bolette • T2121

  • Take advantage of a rare opportunity to witness the eerie Midnight Sun in Norway and search for a glimmer of the awe-inspiring Aurora Borealis in Iceland.
  • Be mesmerised by small ship scenic cruising, including a glide along glorious Prins Christiansund; an up-close view of the astonishing Tuna Glacier; and a glimpse of volcanic Jan Mayen Island.
  • Make memories ashore, with chances to explore the Qooroq Ice Fjord; see Longyearbyen’s wild landscapes; tour Iceland’s Golden Circle; and much more.

From £4,499pp

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Norway's Northern Fjords

Norway's Northern Fjords

Departs: Newcastle • Fri 20 Aug 2021
9 nights • Balmoral • L2126

  • From both on board Balmoral and during memorable explorations ashore, you’ll uncover astonishing sights and experiences amongst the rarely sailed fjords of Northern Norway.
  • Feel as if you can touch the mountainsides of astonishing Trollfjord; see the awe-inspiring scenery of Meløy’s Nordfjord; marvel at the mighty Black Glacier; and much more.
  • You can immerse yourself in the rugged beauty of the Lofoten Islands and Bodo; take in Tromsø’s many must-visit attractions; and ride the spectacular Rauma Railway from Åndalsnes.

From £1,399pp

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In Search of the Northern Lights

In Search of the Northern Lights

Departs: Portsmouth • Thu 04 Nov 2021
13 nights • Balmoral • L2135

  • Revel in the early winter wonders of Northern Norway – get closer to dramatic landscapes, experience exhilarating adventures and even go in search of the spellbinding Northern Lights.
  • Visiting Narvik affords opportunities to embark on a thrilling husky-sled ride or see Arctic wildlife at the Polar Park, while Tromsø’s attractions include Mount Storsteinen and the Arctic Cathedral.
  • Stopping overnight at Alta could be the highlight of your holiday as, with luck on your side, you may witness the colourful, awe-inspiring Aurora Borealis illuminating the night sky.

From £1,599pp

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In Search of the Aurora Borealis

In Search of the Aurora Borealis

Departs: Liverpool • Tue 16 Nov 2021
16 nights • Borealis • S2126

  • Revel in the early winter wonders of Northern Norway – awaiting you are dramatic landscapes, exhilarating adventures, and chances to seek-out the spectacular Aurora Borealis.
  • Arctic Norway is one of the best places to see the Northern Lights; with luck on your side, you might get to witness this colourful natural phenomena illuminate clear night skies.
  • Enjoy an overnight stay in attraction-packed Tromso too; immerse yourself in Alta’s Sami heritage; go husky sledding into the wilderness surrounding Narvik; and even encounter native Arctic wildlife.

From £1,999pp

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In Search of the Northern Lights in Nine Nights

In Search of the Northern Lights in Nine Nights

Departs: Newcastle • Tue 15 Mar 2022
9 nights • Balmoral • L2205

  • Experience Arctic Norway at its most dramatic, seeking out unspoilt winter wilderness, enchanting wildlife and even the astounding Northern Lights – all in just eight nights.
  • Each day, when darkness descends over glorious Arctic landscapes, you might get to see dancing ribbons of colourful light illuminating the night sky from on board
  • Ashore, you could ‘take the reins’ as a Musher on an exhilarating husky sled adventure; explore breathtaking coastal scenery; and take in postcard-panoramas from atop Mount Aksla.

From £1,199pp

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In Search of the Northern Lights in Eight Nights

In Search of the Northern Lights in Eight Nights

Departs: Newcastle • Thu 24 Mar 2022
8 nights • Balmoral • L2206

  • Experience Arctic Norway at its most dramatic, seeking out unspoilt winter wilderness, enchanting wildlife and even the astounding Northern Lights – all in just eight nights.
  • Each day, when darkness descends over glorious Arctic landscapes, you might get to see dancing ribbons of colourful light illuminating the night sky from on board
  • Ashore, you could ‘take the reins’ as a Musher on an exhilarating husky sled adventure; explore breathtaking coastal scenery; and take in postcard-panoramas from atop Mount Aksla.

From £1,099pp

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