Start planning your cruise and book your excursions to Tromsø
The vibrant Norwegian port of Tromsø, located on the eastern side of Tromsøya island, is connected to the mainland by an elegant bridge. This MSC Northern Europe Cruises destination is a gateway to the Arctic Circle and other natural gems. In town, discover a wealth of attractions and landmarks including the iconic Arctic Cathedral. See the Polar Museum, the botanical gardens, or the culturally significant art museum.
MSC Cruises excursions offer plenty of exciting things to see including:
• Cable Car to Mount Storsteinen
• Polaria: the Arctic Aquarium
• Tromsø and Surroundings by Boat
Take the Fjellheisen cable car up majestic Mount Storsteinen on an MSC Cruises excursion. Here, you’ll appreciate breathtaking views of the city of Tromsø from the mountain's fabulous viewing terrace. Marvel at the surrounding islands, peaks, and fjords, 421 metres above sea level. This fabulous attraction is one of Norway’s most photographed panoramas, so don’t forget to bring your camera.
Tromsø is home to the Polaria Centre, the most northerly aquarium in the world. Here, you’ll discover a wealth of magnificent marine life including fish, shellfish, and coral. Admire the four seals as they swim through the water or visit the immersive cinema. This MSC Cruises excursion is an excellent way to experience the Arctic from the comfort of the city.
Take an MSC Cruises excursion to beautiful Kvaløy Island, where you’ll enjoy a scenic boat ride through glorious landscapes. Admire sweeping sounds, narrow fjords, and dramatically rugged mountain ranges. Stop by a small fishing village on Sommarøy Island, where you’ll glimpse impressive views of Senja. Then, admire the elegant bridge in Sandnes Sound, which spans a remarkable 1220 metres!