The Unbelievable Northern Lights

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

There are almost no phenomena that can be measured with Northern Lights. The unforgettable light experiences appear only at high latitudes on dark nights from September to March.


The rising Northern Light interest

The unbelievable colour glimpses can be experienced above the Arctic Circle across the Nordic countries. Thousands of travellers from across the globe come every year in the hope of glimpsing it.

So where do you go, what do you need to know before, to maximise your chances of seeing this heavenly light display. Things like the weather, timing and light pollution can spell the difference between celestial wonder and a freezing night spent looking at your watch.


Useful tips

We’ve sifted through heaps of Northern Lights wisdom from our network and online community to bring you top tips for seeing the Northern Lights.

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Hunting 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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Northern Light Inspiration

Northern Light Inspiration

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

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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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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 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 Borealis

Hotel Borealis

The perfect accommodation for your Northern Light holiday in Iceland.

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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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Northern Light Tours

Northern Lights Over Abisko

Northern Lights Over Abisko

Partially guided tour. Starts and ends in Kiruna, Sweden

Discover the beauty of the Aurora Borealis this winter.

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Northern Lights and Winter Break

Northern Lights and Winter Break

Norway Winter Break. Start and end in Tromsø

Visit Tromsø – the Northern Lights city in Northern Norway.

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Santa Adventure in Finnish Lapland

Santa Adventure in Finnish Lapland

Partially guided tour starts and ends at Rovaniemi Airport

Culture and nature wonder combine in Lapland,Finland

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Lapland Aurora Break In Sweden

Lapland Aurora Break In Sweden

Partially guided tour. Stats and ends at Kiruna Airport, Sweden.

Discover the majesty and wonder of Swedish Lapland.

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Northern Lights and Arctic Circle by Rail

Northern Lights and Arctic Circle by Rail

Starts in Oslo, Norway and Ends in Kiruna, Sweden

If it’s a picturesque train journey through wintery mountains and past tiny Nordic towns you’re looking for, then check out our very own version of the Polar Express.

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Icelandic Northern Lights

Icelandic Northern Lights

Starts and Ends in Reykjavik, Iceland

Experience Iceland's magical dancing lights in Hvolsvollur, Vik and Lake Myvatn

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Northern Lights City Break

Northern Lights City Break

Partially Guided Tour. This tour starts and ends Reykjavik, Iceland

Classic Reykjavik city break with opportunities for seeing the nature wonders.

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Northern Lights Hunts in Iceland

Northern Lights Hunts in Iceland

Guided Winter Short Break. This tour starts and ends in Reykjavik, Iceland

Find The Northern Lights in Iceland.

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Weekend in the Glow of the Northern Lights in Greenland

Weekend in the Glow of the Northern Lights in Greenland

Northern Lights Short Break. This tour starts and ends at Copenhagen Airport, Denmark.

Flights: Copenhagen- Kangerlussuaq are included.

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In Swedish Lapland

In Greenland