In recent years, more and more people have become aware of the natural phenomenon of the northern lights. The green flickering lights that appear in the winter sky cannot be described with words – the northern lights must be experienced!
The northern lights can be experienced in Varanger from September to April, but it's not until the nights get really dark that the best shows occur. In general, it is important to get away from the street lights in the city, but the northern lights Aurora Borealis can appear everywhere.
Northern lights in cold, clear polar nights. Vardø and the Varanger region is located slap bang in the middle of the northern lights belt, and it is the perfect base from which to experience the northern lights with your own eyes. Probably is Varanger some of the best places on earth to see, hear and explore the polar lights - Aurora Borealis.
Welcome to Varanger Arctic Norway
In the far north and as far east as you can go in Norway, where the sky meets the sea, lies Varanger, bathed in the midnight sun and the northern lights of winter. Here the wild landscape meanders through bird-nesting cliffs, fishing villages, and rugged headlands – out to the end of the world.
Nature offers rivers teeming with fish, snow-clad plains, exotic king crabs, birds breeding in spring, leaping salmon, the shining sea, and dancing northern lights. People and traditions make Varanger an Arctic melting pot of communities and cultures. Varanger is a different experience. Scenery and settlements, the light, the colours, the lofty sky and wide horizon, exciting activities and the open people.
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