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Self Catering places to stay nr Tromso - Fishermans Cottage?

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Self Catering places to stay nr Tromso - Fishermans Cottage?

We are travelling to Norway in March and plan to stay in/near Tromso for about 5/6 days. We would like somewhere to stay that is slightly away from the city if possible with nice scenery, somewhere where we may be lucky enough to see the northern lights. We will be hiring a car so don't mind driving a little.

We would like self catering facilities so that we can cook if we want to. We have heard that fisherman's cottages are an option?

Can anyone recommend anywhere or any web sites to search for places?

Thanks

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1. Re: Self Catering places to stay nr Tromso - Fishermans Cottage?

I don't know if they are even open in March, but Skibotn, with the lowest rain/snowfall in Norway, should be a good place to look for northern lights:

http://www.strandbu.no/en/object.htm

Skibotn is beautiful, but rather remote, so you should rent a car if you plan to stay here.

Harstad, Norway
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2. Re: Self Catering places to stay nr Tromso - Fishermans Cottage?

Found quite a few on the tourist info site, some just outside the city.

destinasjontromso.no/overnatting_rorbu_hytte…

Tromso, Norway
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3. Re: Self Catering places to stay nr Tromso - Fishermans Cottage?

Please check http://www.lauklines.no for nice seahouses by the fjord, with nice terrace with view to west and northwest for viewing the NL. Just 40 km SW of Tromsø. The cabins are on 100 sqm, have 3 bed rooms and 2 bath rooms (updated in October), and a sauna close to the cabins.

For activities from the same location, please check;

http://www.tromsonaturogfritid.no

http://www.arcticfishingadventures.no

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4. Re: Self Catering places to stay nr Tromso - Fishermans Cottage?

My wife and I are also going in March for 5 nights and prefer a similar type of accommodation. Consequently, we are booked into The Anemone B&B (http://anemone.skaland.com/).

Middle of the island, out of town and if you enjoy walking like us, near to walking tracks and walkable into town.

We are also having car hire but only for two days. We want to visit Sommaroy during the day and perhaps go looking for the Northern Lights ourselves one night.

To take the pressure off, we will also be booking the Bus/boat tour to Skjervoy.

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