Ski resorts are many and snow conditions usually excellent. Try dog sledging or drive your own snowmobile. And go hunting for the northern lights.
Follow actress Joanna Lumley as she travels to Northern Norway to fulfil a childhood dream and see the northern lights.
Book a cycle tour, go sea kayaking, fishing, golfing or take a cruise to maximize your days of midnight sun in Northern Norway.
Kayaking, fishing, cycling or golfing make the most of your extra daylight hours outdoors in Northern Norway, creating memorable adventures.
During the Norwegian summer season, the sun never sets north of the Arctic Circle and for a couple of months the sun is visible 24 hours a day.
76 days of midnight sun between May and July greets travellers to Northern Norway
Learn below how to photograph this strange phenomena to share with friends and keep your memories fresh.
Explore summer holiday ceremonies and celebrations, seasonal festivals and special events in Northern Norway.
During summer, the sun never sets. Capture this magnificent experience on a midnight sun cruise or safari before the darkness of winter arrives.
Experiencing the northern lights is an experience for life. Download this screensaver to get the mystical Aurora Borealis directly to your computer.
The land above the Arctic Circle is known for midnight sun and northern lights, Sami people in Finnmark and polar bears at the Svalbard Islands.
Come face to face with the red king crab in the Barents Sea outside the coast of Finnmark. Afterwards you are offered a taste of the succulent meat.
Driving from Tana to Lakselv takes you past famous salmon rivers and the Børselvfjellet mountains.
Nordland gives you many possibilities for round trips or a longer stay in one place.
Cross the Arctic Circle, visit Saltstraumen, the world’s strongest maelstrom, and head out to the internationally acclaimed Lofoten Islands.
Choose a whale safari in Vesterålen or a sea eagle safari in Lofoten when you are in Nordland.
Discover the beauty of the Lofoten Islands, anchored above the Arctic Circle, by driving from Fiskebøl to Å - one of Norway's most scenic routes.
There are daily flights into the airports in Lofoten. Travelling around Lofoten is most easily done by car, bike and ferries.
Experience the Lofoten Islands by car or bicycle.
Experience the bird rocks outside the island of Røst and the cosy fishing village in Nusfjord.
If you want to experience the genuine atmosphere of the many fishing villages, you should visit Lofoten outside of the hectic summer season.
In November 2007, National Geographic Traveler rated the Lofoten islands of Northern Norway the third most appealing islands in the world.
Get a bird's eye view of the Lofoten Islands in Northern Norway, including Reine, Henningsvær and Svolvær, with these amazing 360 panorama photos.
Bring some good shoes when you visit Harstad. Experience the town's attractions and nearby nature on foot.
Explore Lofoten by foot, go rafting in the Trollfjord and visit Lofotr Viking Museum. Taste stockfish and be amazed by the midnight sun.
Harstad has a mix of contemporary and old architecture which, in combination with its waterfront location, provides a good atmosphere.
Stay at hotels, cabins, a youth hostel, traditional wooden storehouses or private accommodation in houses and on farms.
Harstad and its surroundings offer exciting excursions regardless of whether you want to go cycling, hiking, or on a drive to the Lofoten Islands.
Finnmarksvidda is one of Norway’s largest mountain plateaus and the home of the Sami people.
The capital of the Arctic is a lively, humorous and beautiful city packed with culture and history, and surrounded by mountains, fjords and islands.
The stunning scenery around Tromsø is easy to discover by car. There is something new around every corner. Pick up a map at the tourist information.
Stop by the heavily guarded Russian border on your way to a king crab safari. And be sure to put on a dry suit and try floating in the Barents Sea.
The Arctic Circle Centre is situated 80 kilometres north of Mo i Rana and 70 kilometres south of Fauske.
Discover Narvik's historic attractions and its abundant natural treasures, which too many people remain undiscovered.
The Ofotfjord is the perfect location for fishing. For those who love mountaineering, Narvik is surrounding by fantastic mountains
Follow David Spinx on his journey in Finnmark, where he meets the Sami, gets to taste reindeer meat and goes hunting for the northern lights.
Travel with Norway host David Spinx to the Pasvikdalen Valley near the Russian border and meet 50 Alaskan huskies. You will get to try dog sledging.
Spend a night with David Spinx in a snow hotel in Kirkenes in Northern Norway. And be sure to order a northern lights wake up call before you sleep.
Join Norway host David Spinx on a snowmobile ride and a king crab safari in Finnmark, Northern Norway. Floating in the Barents Sea is also included.
The small town of Kirkenes is known as the capital of the Barents Region and the gateway to the East.
Karasjok is the Sami capital and a cultural junction in Finnmark.
Experience the North Cape, the huge national parks or Finnmarksvidda mountain plateau.
Experience the North Cape and Karasjok on this round trip in Western Finnmark.
Visit Sami villages, travel to the border area between Finnmark and Russia or join the locals catching king crabs in Eastern Finnmark.
Experience spectacular bird life in Northern Norway. Ekkerøy Holiday House offers environmentally friendly accommodation close to nature in Finnmark.
Join a fisherman on the fjord or experience a king crab safari, get to know Sami culture, try dog sledging or go on a snowmobile safari.
All interior and exterior is made of snow and ice in this luxurious hotel, even the glasses in the bar.
The UNESCO-protected rock carvings in Alta, Finnmark, bear witness to human activity in Northern Norway already in the prehistoric period.
In winter, expect moderate temperatures, loads of snow, skies lit up by the northern lights and a hectic cultural scene in Tromsø.
Tromsø’s numerous sights offer history, daring architecture, wildlife, science, culture and impressive vistas.
Winters in Troms feature blue light, northern lights and white snow.
Alta is the largest town in Finnmark and offers northern lights and midnight sun, mountains, sami culture and reindeer.
When standing on the cliff at the North Cape, mainland Europe’s northernmost point, only the Svalbard Islands separate you from the North Pole.
The Polar Zoo and the three national parks of Reisa, Øvre Dividal and Ånderdalen are popular attractions in Troms.
Visit fishing villages in the morning and go hiking in the mountains in the afternoon.
Nature plays an important role in many of the activities which are on offer in Troms.
The spectacular landscapes around Tromsø are perfect for outdoor activities, combine them with Tromsø’s vibrant cultural scene.
There are daily flights from Oslo to Longyearbyen, the main town on Svalbard, via Tromsø most of the year.
Join a boat trip to watch the arctic landscape and wildlife. Or try dog sledding or a snowmobile safari.
We hear the huskies long before we see them. A chorus of barking greets us at Svalbard Villmarkssenter: 40 huskies leaping, yelping and eager to go.
- Polar bear! The ship's doctor Leif Lindblad points eagerly towards shore, as the Hurtigruten ship enters the magnificent Magdalenefjord.
Freedom. Adventure. Imagine a snowmobile journey through the Arctic landscape, with the polar night lit only by the stars and the dancing aurora.
There are 3,000 people and 100,000 reindeer in Kautokeino. The Sami culture is vivid and authentic.