Exploring the city
The city has a beautiful backdrop, with fjords and mountains starting just outside the city limits. The harbour front here is also an idyllic location to visit and helps to provide the plentiful fish that can be sampled in the increasingly ambitious and high-quality restaurants here. The city is well known for its cultural diversity and there are plenty of different cuisines and flavours to try.
Other attractions in this welcoming city include the Fjellheisen Cable Car up Mount Storsteinen which gives excellent panoramic views of the city and can be enjoyed by day or night. There is also the Arctic aquarium, Polaria, and The Polar Museum which discusses the Arctic explorers who have passed through the city and a lot of the worlds 'most northern' attractions including the university, botanical gardens and planetarium.
Following only a short drive from the city, you can find yourself in a world of wilderness. Fjords and mountain scenery surround this city and guests can explore this landscape through a variety of thrilling activities.
This city is an ideal base from which to explore the area and gives you access to a wonderful mix of Norwegian experiences.