Visiting this popular part of Norway can be not only relaxing, but an adventure too; so set aside some time to take to the road and uncover some of the other interesting cities, towns and villages around Finnsnes. Rundhaug, 25 miles (40 kilometers) to the northwest, and Balsfjord, 35 miles (56 kilometers) to the west of Finnsnes are good spots to check out if you have the time.
Organise your transportation and head to Tromso, a major city for the region, located 35 miles (56 kilometers) away from Finnsnes. This regional center has a number of points of interest, such as Mack Brewery, Polar Museum and Anderdalen National Park. University of Tromso, Polaria and Art Museum of Northern Norway are among the many other attractions in Tromso that should be included on everyone's schedule.
Take the time to really understand Troms by understanding its history. A great way to begin is with a visit to the area's historically significant traditional villages. If the weather keeps you indoors, head to Troms 's art museums and history museums.
Combine learning with pleasure during your stay by joining a group of like-minded travelers on one of the area's popular guided nature walks. This region is a good place to visit to get out and enjoy winter activities. When temperatures drop, pull on your woollens and spend the day snowboarding and snow shoeing.
As your adventures here draw to a close, spend what's left of your Norwegian kroner on last-minute mementos and say Ha det bra to the locals you've met and the places you've come to love.