Tromsø is located at 69° 41' north, 350 km north of the Arctic circle, and is home to the world's northernmost university, UiT The Arctic University of Norway. The city is often referred to as the "Paris of the North" and the "Gateway to the Arctic", and is home to about 75000 inhabitants. The midnight sun period lasts from May 20-July 22 during which the sun never sets.

A beautiful timelapse video of the midnight sun can be view here, made by one of the many excellent photographers in Tromsø, Ole C. Salomonsen.

Tromsø University Campus

Sommarøy Island

Vengsøy Islands