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Admire the stunning Midnight Sun at North Cape this summer, Norway Photo: Bjarne Riesto - Visitnorway.com
When standing on the cliff at the North Cape, only the Svalbard Islands separate you from the North Pole. Photo: Bjarne Riesto - Visitnorway.com
Different exposures of the sun between 11 pm and 1:45 am at Uttakleiv in the Lofoten Islands. Photo: Istockphoto.com
The impressive Lyngsalpene are located above the Arctic Circle, not far from the city of Tromsø. Photo: Hurtigruten
Go on a cruise with Hurtigruten during the summer months, and enjoy evenings blessed by the midnight sun. Photo: Hurtigruten ASA
When the clouds are covering the ocean with a colourful, heavenly carpet, and the midnight sun is at its lowest, the North Cape is Heaven on Earth. Photo: Trym Ivar Bergsmo/www.nordnorge.com
Let yourself be seduced by the midnight sun at the North Cape. You do not get further north on mainland Europe - you are at the end of the world. Photo: Johan Wildhagen/Innovation Norway
Park your caravan or mobile home, or pitch your tent, in Finnmark during the summer months, and experience how the sun never sets. Photo: Trym Ivar Bergsmo/Finnmark Reiseliv
The capital of the Arctic is a lively, humorous and beautiful city packed with culture and history, and surrounded by mountains, fjords and islands. Photo: Nancy Bundt
Enjoy the enchanting midnight sun at the North Cape. You do not get further north on mainland Europe - you are at the end of the world. Photo: Dagny Margrete Øren/Finnmark Reiseliv
Approximate dates when you can see the midnight sun in this area: 4 June - 8 July. Photo: Helge Grønmo

The midnight sun

During summer, the sun never sets. Capture this magnificent experience on a midnight sun cruise or safari before the darkness of winter arrives.
Quote start Yesterday I played golf at 11:30 pm, and the day before I went for a long walk at 2 am. It doesn't matter what time it is, and I need less sleep. Quote end
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Admire the stunning Midnight Sun at North Cape this summer, Norway - Photo: Bjarne Riesto - Visitnorway.com

The midnight sun

During summer, the sun never sets. Capture this magnificent experience on a midnight sun cruise or safari before the darkness of winter arrives.

The midnight sun

Source: Visitnorway

Explore the midnight sun

What is the midnight sun

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.

Top 10 midnight sun experiences

Norway’s most popular astronomer, Knut Jørgen Røed Ødegaard shares his best midnight sun travel tips and some rather peculiar, interesting facts.

What to Do under the Midnight Sun

Kayaking, fishing, cycling or golfing make the most of your extra daylight hours outdoors in Northern Norway, creating memorable adventures.

Where to find the midnight sun

76 days of midnight sun between May and July greets travellers to Northern Norway

Five Tips for Taking Photos of the Midnight Sun

Learn below how to photograph this strange phenomena to share with friends and keep your memories fresh.

Midnight sun offers

Book a cycle tour, go sea kayaking, fishing, golfing or take a cruise to maximize your days of midnight sun in Northern Norway.

Summer festivals and events in Northern Norway

Explore summer holiday ceremonies and celebrations, seasonal festivals and special events in Northern Norway.

Arctic Norway is the kingdom of light

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.

About Northern Norway

Northern Norway

Northern Norway is known for wildlife safaris, midnight sun and northern lights. It is also home to the Sami, Norway’s indigenous people.

Tourist information for Helgeland

You will find four tourist information centers to help you plan your trip to the Helgeland Region.

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