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Tromsø: Stories and tastes of the Arctic

Product ID: 253012
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Embark on a journey of discovery of the history and coastal culture in Tromsø. Learn the importance of cod fishing and sample local delicacies made from arctic cod.
About this activity
Duration 2.5 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Stroll through the city's center with a local guide
  • Explore the Full Steam experience center
  • Learn about the city's incredible cod fishing history
  • Sample local delicacies made from Arctic cod
Full description
Venture through the city center of Tromsø with a professional guide and learn about the city's rich culture and historical events. Tromsø is commonly known as the gateway to the Arctic, as the city has been the starting point for several hunting, research and polar expeditions throughout history.

Visit the Bangsundbrygga dock, where you can see the last existing row of warehouses in Tromsø that line the seafront. These buildings have served as warehouses for lumber, fish and catch from the Arctic hunting. Today one of these buildings houses the Full Stream experience center,  where you will discover the Tromsø region's ancient fishing history up until the early 1900s.

At Full Steam, you will be greeted by a host who will guide you through the important story of cod fishing in the region. Here you will get the chance to see, hear, touch and taste the story, with samples of local cod delicacies.
Includes
  • Tour guide
  • Walking city tour
  • Guided tour at Full Steam
  • Tastings of local delicacies
What’s Not Included
  • Meals and drinks

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Meeting point

Outside the tourist information center, Samuel Arnesens gate 5, 9008 Tromsø, Norge

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Organized by

Arctic Guide Service AS

Product ID: 253012