Arctic food tours – a delicious adventure!

If you are a foodie or are curious about food in the Arctic, this category is for you! Northern Norway has unique and diverse delicacies made with fresh and tasty ingredients. Discover the culinary traditions of the North with a modern twist. We have compiled different food tours in both Tromsø and Lofoten. Velbekomme!


Taste fresh seafood from Arctic Norway

You can’t visit Northern Norway without trying fish!

There are many fish specialties in Norway, but the best known in the Arctic region is cod!

We recommend trying cod delicacies – such as cod caviar, cod skin snacks, and cod liver oil during a guided visit to Full Steam Tromsø. Your guide will also tell you more about the history of the cod industry, from fishing to export.

Dried fish in north Norway
Dried fish in north Norway

Taste fresh seafood from Arctic Norway

You can’t visit Northern Norway without trying fish!

There are many fish specialties in Norway, but the best known in the Arctic region is cod!

We recommend trying cod delicacies – such as cod caviar, cod skin snacks, and cod liver oil during a guided visit to Full Steam Tromsø. Your guide will also tell you more about the history of the cod industry, from fishing to export.

Ice fishing
Fish caught in hand

It’s even cooler if you catch the fish yourself.

Try your fishing luck on one of our boat tours and fishing trips. The skipper will cook and serve the catch of the day (when possible) on board the boat.

It can’t get fresher and more delicious than that!

Ice fishing
Fish caught in hand

It’s even cooler if you catch the fish yourself.

Try your fishing luck on one of our boat tours and fishing trips. The skipper will cook and serve the catch of the day (when possible) on board the boat.

It can’t get fresher and more delicious than that!

Northern lights on a plate?

Northern Lights and Arctic cuisine

Two people posing with northern lights in the background
Two women pointing to northern lights

Are you looking for a cozy food experience while seeing the Northern Lights?

Join our Northern Cuisine and Aurora chase. Local chef Tove will invite you into her heated lavvu and serve you an exclusive three-course dinner prepared with fresh ingredients from her garden.

Afterward, you will go on a minibus tour to chase the Northern Lights.

Or why not join an aurora dinner cruise?

On this tour, you go on a boat trip around Tromsø island and enjoy an Arctic Tapas dinner made by the local award-winning Mathallen restaurant while having the chance to see aurora borealis dancing above the fjord.

Two women sitting in lavvo around fire

If you want to combine the Northern Lights and a cultural experience, join a tour of one of our two reindeer camps at night.

You will be served bidos, a traditional Sami dish made with slow-cooked reindeer meat, carrots, and potatoes.

This meal is also available during daytime tours of the reindeer farm.

Northern lights on a plate?

Northern Lights and Arctic cuisine

Two women pointing to northern lights

Are you looking for a cozy food experience while seeing the Northern Lights?

Join our Northern Cuisine and Aurora chase. Local chef Tove will invite you into her heated lavvu and serve you an exclusive three-course dinner prepared with fresh ingredients from her garden.

Afterward, you will go on a minibus tour to chase the Northern Lights.

Or why not join an aurora dinner cruise?

On this tour, you go on a boat trip around Tromsø island and enjoy an Arctic Tapas dinner made by the local award-winning Mathallen restaurant while having the chance to see aurora borealis dancing above the fjord.

Two people posing with northern lights in the background
Two women sitting in lavvo around fire

If you want to combine the Northern Lights and a cultural experience, join a tour of one of our two reindeer camps at night.

You will be served bidos, a traditional Sami dish made with slow-cooked reindeer meat, carrots, and potatoes.

This meal is also available during daytime tours of the reindeer farm.

Sightseeing and tasting tours

Go on a foodie trip and taste Arctic food along the way!

Explore the beautiful coastal and inland landscape west of Tromsø by minibus and sample dried reindeer meat and codfish snacks (stockfish).

In the winter, from late November to mid-January, you will experience the blue hours of the Polar Night while in the summer, from mid-May to late July, you will be mesmerized by the golden hues of the Midnight Sun.

Meat serving

Sightseeing and tasting tours

Go on a foodie trip and taste Arctic food along the way!

Explore the beautiful coastal and inland landscape west of Tromsø by minibus and sample dried reindeer meat and codfish snacks (stockfish).

In the winter, from late November to mid-January, you will experience the blue hours of the Polar Night while in the summer, from mid-May to late July, you will be mesmerized by the golden hues of the Midnight Sun.

Meat serving
People snowshoing
North Norwegian berries

During the berry picking season, join our Arctic summer food tour (available online soon) and experience the local tradition of picking fresh blueberries and cloudberries.

Cloudberries are especially abundant in Northern Norway. Nicknamed “Arctic gold” for their golden-orange color, they make a delicious jam that you should definitely try!

During winter time, our sportier guests can go on a guided snowshoeing tour (from Tromsø) including a visit to a local café where you can try delicious Norwegian pastries.

People snowshoing
North Norwegian berries

During the berry picking season, join our Arctic summer food tour (available online soon) and experience the local tradition of picking fresh blueberries and cloudberries.

Cloudberries are especially abundant in Northern Norway. Nicknamed “Arctic gold” for their golden-orange color, they make a delicious jam that you should definitely try!

During winter time, our sportier guests can go on a guided snowshoeing tour (from Tromsø) including a visit to a local café where you can try delicious Norwegian pastries.

Henningsvær

In Lofoten, a cultural-tasting cruise on board a hybrid-electric catamaran takes you from Svolvær to Henningsvær, a fishing village known for its hipster vibes and uniquely placed football field.

After strolling around the village, a three-course dinner inspired by traditional North Norwegian cuisine will be served on the boat.  

Champagne glasses with champagne
Henningsvær
Champagne glasses with champagne

In Lofoten, a cultural-tasting cruise on board a hybrid-electric catamaran takes you from Svolvær to Henningsvær, a fishing village known for its hipster vibes and uniquely placed football field.

After strolling around the village, a three-course dinner inspired by traditional North Norwegian cuisine will be served on the boat.  

Are you a foodie looking for Nordic gastronomical experiences? Do you enjoy history, museums and unforgettable cultural experiences?

We have dinner cruises, guided tasting tours, food tours, Midnight Sun tours, and much more!

Check out our section of food tours in both Lofoten and Tromsø!

Are you a foodie looking for Nordic gastronomical experiences? Do you enjoy history, museums and unforgettable cultural experiences?

We have dinner cruises, guided tasting tours, food tours, Midnight Sun tours, and much more!

Check out our section of food tours in both Lofoten and Tromsø!