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Polar bears at the Von Post Glacier on Svalbard, Norway - Photo: Venke Ivarrud/Spitsbergen Travel
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Polar bears at the Von Post Glacier on Svalbard, Norway Photo: Venke Ivarrud/Spitsbergen Travel

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.
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Polar bears at the Von Post Glacier on Svalbard, Norway - Photo: Venke Ivarrud/Spitsbergen Travel

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.

The Svalbard Islands

Source: Visitnorway

Explore Svalbard

What to do in Svalbard

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

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.

Shopping at Svalbard

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

TripAdvisor forum on Longyearbyen

Read tips about Norwegian destinations from other travellers on the TripAdvisor forums. Ask for advice, and share your own experiences in turn.

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