Seventh Triennial Symposium on Transportation Analysis
Our partner VIA Travel Group & Meeting offers several pre and post conference tours with Hurtigruten (Coastal Express) and a pre conference tour to Svalbard/Spitsbergen. You may book your plane tickets to and from Tromsø with them. Also, you find pointers below to general information for a memorable extended stay.
Click here for the TRISTAN VII web pages of our partner VIA Travel Group & Meeting.
TRISTAN VII is an excellent opportunity to see Norway. For general information, see http://www.visitnorway.com/
The Norwegian Coastal Voyage / Hurtigruten is called the most beautiful sea journey in the world. True or not, a voyage on Hurtigruten is a magnificent experience you will never forget. Hurtigruten offers a year-round, scheduled service with daily departures from all 34 ports of call along the Norwegian coast, between Bergen on the west coast and Kirkenes close to the russian border. A round trip takes 11 days and the fleet consists of 11 vessels. On your way to/from TRISTAN VII in Tromsø you may for instance embark/disembark in Bergen, Molde, or Trondheim. The Hurtigruten terminal in Tromsø is just 300 meters from the conference hotel. Hurtigruten is very popular, particularly in summer. You should book as early as possible.
is an archipelago north of the Arctic circle, well known for its exceptional natural beauty. It can be reached by plane, boat (including Hurtigruten), or car. See http://www.lofoten-info.no/ for more information.
... is the most popular round trip in Norway. If your flight takes you through Oslo, Norway in a nutshell is an excellent way to go to / from Bergen, and you may combine it with the Norwegian Coastal Voyage / Hurtigruten. See http://www.norwaynutshell.com/ for more information.
Midnight Sun Marathon will take place in Tromsø June 19 2010.
Published December 19, 2013
The midnight sun in Tromsø.Photo: Destination Tromsø
The Coastal Express departing from Tromsø.Photo: Destination Tromsø
Contact: Geir Hasle, Chair of the Organizing Committee