The best place to see the Northern Lights in Tromsø
The Fjellheisen cable car brings you from Solliveien in Tromsdalen up to Storsteinen, 421 meters above sea level, in just four minutes. Catch a lift to fantastic views of the city and the beautiful Aurora Borealis – this is the best place to see the Northern Lights in Tromsø.
Want to get in touch? Send us an email on email@example.com or ring 97 64 90 00.Fjellstua is the place for informal lunches and dinners. Bring good colleagues, the family or a group of friends for lunch, dinner or just a drink, and enjoy the spectacular view while you're here.
Café: 10:00 - 23:30
Snowshoe hike on top of Fjellheisen
Join us for an invigorating 3-hour guided escapade, featuring a thrilling 1-hour snowshoe journey through the snow-draped trails of Fjellheisen mountain. As you tread along the ridge, soak in the exhilarating views of Tromsø city, cradled by the surrounding mountains and the glistening sea.
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The best place to see the northern lights in Tromsø
Good to know
By the lower station there are parking spaces for cars, buses, bicycles and other means of transport. Motorist pay the parking fee at the machine. (App zone: 8750)
The facility is adapted for the disabled with a ramp at the lower station and a lift at the upper station. We ask wheelchair users to bring light chairs, which have good turning radius and mobility. Companions are required.
You can bring your bike with you in the gondola for NOK 100.
Dogs are allowed, they ride the gondolas for free, but are not allowed in the cafe.
On foot: It takes approx. 45 minutes to walk from the center to the Fjellheisen.
By bus: Take number 26 from the City Centre outside of Peppes Pizza over to the Fjellheisen bus stop.
By taxi: It takes approx. 10 minutes by taxi from the center to Fjellheisen, and costs from NOK 150-250 per taxi ride.
The viewing platform in Fjellstua is an excellent place to enjoy the arctic midnight sun.
You can see the midnight sun from 20th May to 22nd July in Tromsø. During this time the entire solar cycle is above the horizon 24 hours a day.
You can see the Northern Lights when it is dark and clear between September and April. The best time to see the lights is from six o'clock in the afternoon to two o'clock in the morning. Tromsø is conveniently located in the middle of the "Northern Lights Belt". The viewing platform in Fjellstua is a perfect place to see the Northern Lights dancing over Tromsø.
Fjellheisen takes you up the mountain: to adventures views, great hiking opportunities and activities for the whole family.