Aurora Sky Station in Swedish Lapland is the best place to see the Northern Lights

Aurora Sky Station in Swedish Lapland is the best place to see the Northern Lights

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Aurora Sky Station

Visit one of the best places in the world to experience the Northern Light in the Abisko National Park in Sweden.

Aurora Sky Station is one of the adventure highlights for tourists visiting Swedish Lapland in connections with the Northern Lights season.

The Sky Station lies right at the centre of what is know as the "Aurora Oval" and it is situated on Mountain Nuolja, 900 meters above sea level, in an area with very few distracting sources of light or sound. You can get there by cableway and you can learn more about this natural phenomenon from the guides up there.

At the Sky Station, you can learn about how the observations of the Northern Light are arranged. Tour operators also arrange special Nordic gourmet dinners for the tourists up here.

Getting here

Nearly every day you will find flight connections from Stockholm to Kiruna in Swedish Lapland. Every year when it is the season for Northern Light, tour operators creates the most amazing Northern Light Tours for tourists from here.  

Lonely Planet in 2015 made a top 10 list of the best places in the world to experience the natural phenomena the Northern Lights. At the top of that list, you find Abisko National Park and the Aurora Sky Station nearby Kiruna in Swedish Lapland.

 

Contact

Abisko Tourist Station
981 07 Abisko
Northern Sweden
Sweden

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Coordinates

Aurora Sky Station



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Abisko Mountain Lodge

Abisko Mountain Lodge

This hotel is in Abisko Ski Resort, just 2 minutes’ walk from Abisko Östra Train Station.

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