Fløya is a 671 m above the see level mountain which is one of the must do in Norway’s Arctic city. Hiking to Fløya is one of the greatest activities you can do while visiting Tromsø.
From the top of Fløya you can admire magnificent panoramic view over city of Tromsø, the neighboring islands, fjords, endless ocean and mountains. It is incredible location to experience the midnight sun during summer and the northern lights during winter.
There are different probable ways to hike to Fløya. You can even choose which one is more suitable for you. Overall, the hike up to Fløya is appropriate for adults and children.
If you prefer easy way to the top, you can go first part of the road by Cable Car. The Cable Car goes just in four minutes from Solliveien in Tromsdalen up to the mountain ledge Storsteinen which is 421 m above sea level. Then from the Cable Car upper station you can just follow marked trail upwards.
- Properly plan your hiking route
- Be sure to check the forecast before your trip and prepare accordingly
- Pay attention to the path and stay on the trail
- Take plenty of water
Fløya is situated on Tromsdalen mainland that is linked via the bridge with Tromsø.
From Tromsø you can go by car, bus or even walk over the bridge to Tromsdalen. There you can find the trailhead to Fløya.
ParkingThere is large parking area for cars, buses, bikes and other vehicles.
- Proper hiking boots and socks
- Spare warm clothing
- First-aid kit
- Map, GPS
- Pack high energy snacks and water