Located in the north of Norway on an island, Tromsø is the largest Nordic city north of the Arctic circle with a population of over 75,000 inhabitants. It has a rich history, is home to Sami culture and its university is one of the top 10 universities in Norway. In addition, it is an important departure port for any expeditions going to the north pole. Visitor from all over the world visit Tromsø to see some of the natural phenomena that it is famous for. If you are here in winter time then you cannot miss seeing the Northern Lights, going on a snowshoeing adventure or for a husky sled ride. When it comes to visiting in summer, the Midnight Sun will show you a sun that never sets while a cruise along the fjord will help you take in the picturesque surroundings. Don't forget to explore the city itself with its lively restaurant and bar scene. Some sights not to miss include the Arctic Cathedral, the Polar Museum and the Tromsø bridge. Tromsø offers all the comforts of a small city with easy access into nature and is an ideal base for exploring the arctic any time of the year.