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Rica Hotels

Rica Hotels is one of the largest hotel chains in Norway and covers most of the country.

The Svalbard Islands

The Svalbard Islands are located in the Arctic Ocean, halfway between Norway and the North Pole. Here you will find untouched arctic wilderness.

Go on a cruise with Hurtigruten

Witness stunning scenery with Hurtigruten along the Norwegian coast. Travel the entire voyage from Bergen to Kirkenes, or hop on and off as you wish.

Eating and nightlife in Svalbard

There is a selection of cafés, pubs and restaurants in Longyearbyen, the capital of Svalbard. Having your meal in a Sami turf is a special experience.

Arctic adventures with Svalbard Villmarkssenter

Svalbard Villmarkssenter offers dog sledding, hiking, skiing and other sports activities in wild nature in the Svalbard Islands.

Getting to Svalbard and around

There are daily flights from Oslo to Longyearbyen, the main town on Svalbard, via Tromsø most of the year.

Shopping at Svalbard

Silver, gold and furs are among the local products to consider. Svalbard is a duty-free area.

What to do in Svalbard

Join a boat trip to watch the arctic landscape and wildlife. Or try dog sledding or a snowmobile safari.

Dog sledging on wheels in the Arctic

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.

The Arctic

Nature rules the north of Norway, and over thousands of years, people have found ways to adapt to the Arctic climate.
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