The Nordic Countries are the best place to discover the Northern Lights

The Nordic Countries are the best place to discover the Northern Lights

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Nordic Northern Lights guide

Once you have experienced Northern Lights, you really understand why it's so special.

Throughout the Nordic countries, you will find unique destinations, which offers unforgettable Northern Lights experiences.


Irresistible Northern Light Destinations

From October to March Nordic destinations like Kiruna in Sweden, Tromsø in Norway, Rovaniemi in Finland, Reykjavik in Iceland, Svalbard and Lofoten in Norway attract tourists from all over the world to discover this unique natural phenomenon.

The best way to discover the Northern Lights is leaving the towns behinds you. The local Northern Light experts offer all kinds of tours and activities, where you can get some unforgettable experiences, videos or pictures of the unique colouring phenomenon that crosses the sky.


Stay in an Ice Hotel

Get a unique Northern Light hotel experience in connection with your stay, where you really feel one with the pure nature. In destinations like Kiruna, Tromsø or Rovaniemi, every year before the Northern Lights season, designers arrive from all over the world and create outstandingly shaped ice hotels. Make a reservation as soon as possible, because these accommodations are very popular.


The Secret of the Northern Lights

What are the Northern Lights actually and how does this colourful phenomenon occur in the sky?.

The bright beautiful dancing lights of the aurora are actually collisions between electrically charged particles from the sun that enter the earth's atmosphere. The lights are seen above the magnetic poles of the northern and southern hemispheres.


Good to Know Before You Go

What to pack for a Northern Light adventure journey can be difficult. Things like warm clothes, thermal underwear, sunglasses, face cream, include good cameras, good warm gloves etc... are essential on the list.

The best season for unique Northern Lights experiences is between October and March. In connections with the rapid development of the transport infrastructure worldwide, your dreams about Northern Light adventures get more and more realistic.

Nearly every day you can reach destinations like Kiruna, Tromsø, Rovaniemi or Reykjavik from different airports in Europe, and a lot of tour operators attracts with good offers getting here.  

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All about the Northern Lights

Northern Light in the Nordic Countries

Northern Light in the Nordic Countries

From September to April you can watch the Northern Lights in Norway, Iceland, Finland, Sweden and Greenland

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Nordic Northern Lights Destinations

Nordic Northern Lights Destinations

Discover Nordic Northern Light destinations and when to visit.

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Romance under the Northern Lights

Romance under the Northern Lights

The Northern Lights creates the ultimate moments for a perfect romantic holiday.

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Northern Light Activities

Northern Light Activities

You will find a lot of excting things to do on a Northern Light holiday.

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Good to Know Before You Go

Good to Know Before You Go

Be inspired about what you have to know before you go.

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Northern Light Hotels

ICEHOTEL Jukkasjärvi

ICEHOTEL Jukkasjärvi

In Jukkasjärvi, a tiny little town 200 km north of the Arctic Circle, you will find the iconic ICEHOTEL.

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Sorrisniva Igloo Hotel

Sorrisniva Igloo Hotel

The Igloo Hotel in Norway is situated in idyllic surroundings next to the Alta River.

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Arctic Panorama Lodge

Arctic Panorama Lodge

Welcome at the Arctic Panorama Lodge in Norway surrounded by majestic mountains reflected in the Arctic Sea.

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Kakslauttanen Hotel & Igloo Village

Kakslauttanen Hotel & Igloo Village

This property provides a unique experience in Saariselkä area of Finnish Lapland.

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Snowman World Igloo Hotel

Snowman World Igloo Hotel

Get into Santa`s mood by a one-night adventure stay in a room built entirely of snow and ice.

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Treehotel

Treehotel

Forget about the time constraints of everyday life, enjoy the serenity, and rejuvenate in a sophisticated yet familiar environment.

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Hotel Arctic Ilulissat

Hotel Arctic Ilulissat

Stay in a special designed Northern Light Hotel in Greenland

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Arctic Snow Hotel & Glass Igloos

Arctic Snow Hotel & Glass Igloos

Welcome to SnowHotel and Lapland.

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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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Swedish Lapland

Tromsø

Greenland