City Breaks


City Breaks


Harstad is located approximately 1 1/2 h from Oslo by plane. Harstad is a small beautiful town that has a harmonious combination of radiant seas, rows of colourful houses, mountains, forests, and rivers. Harstad was an important base during the Viking era, and in the late 19th century it served as a sardine fishery. The Sami people, the natives of Lapland, have handed down their culture and tradition to their descendants. Tourists from around the world visit this area as it is the gateway to the Lofoten Islands, which is a popular anchorage site of the coastal steamer.

Access: Harstad can be easily accessed by plane from Oslo, Tromsø and Bødo. You can also travel to Harstad by sea, which takes approximately 3h from Tromsø.


Tromso is the largest city of the Arctic Circle and is home to the northernmost university. The city is separated into two regions, Tromsøya and Tromsdalen and it is surrounded by a beautiful cityscape, dotted with traditional wooden houses and water. The northern lights can be viewed from here around end of May and then you can view the sun shining over mountains at midnight.

Access: Approximately 2 hours from Oslo by plane. There are around 7 flights available daily. Tromso can also be accessed by coastal express boat.

Tromsø Tourist Information

Adress: Storgt. 61/63

Tel: +47 77 61 00 00

Fax: +47 77 61 00 10




Narvik is the world's northernmost ice-free sea port. It is connected with Kiruna in Sweden by railway It is a harbour town that developed through the shipment of ore, transported from Kiruna mine.


Bodo is a commercial city with a population of approximately 44, 000 people. The city has a railway station, coastal steamer harbour, and an airport, making it a strategic spot for transportation in northern Norway. It is also the gateway to the Lofoten islands, located on its opposite shore, from mainland Norway.