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Northern Norway Travelling Tips

Crisp, clear air, warmly-coloured autumn foliage, crispy ice crystals and sugar-coated mountain tops; autumn has arrived in Northern Norway. The Star of the Show, though, is Aurora Boralis and her light-footed dance in clear, frosty nights. 

Northern Lights; magic on the night sky!

A light-footed dance, billowing curtains, arches and ribbons in a supernatural green colour. On occasion, the sky explodes into a kaleidoscope of green, white, pink and violet  Read more

Hunting the Northern Lights in Alta

The town of Alta lives up to its reputation of being the place where visitors have a high probability of seeing the Northern Lights, and the little company Glød will take you  Read more

Around the Lyngen Alps

Spend a good half-day on a trip from Tromsø to the Lyngen Mountains (Lyngsalpene) and back again. We can promise alpine beauty, Sami culture and plastic gnomes.  Read more

National Tourist Route in Varanger

In Norway’s farthest northeastern corner, where hard rock meets the Barents Sea, where Norwegian culture meets Sami and Finnish cultures, lies a unique national tourist...  Read more

Battlefield for invisible forces

The Hamsun Centre is something as rare as a building in which the architecture interprets literature. The American architect Steven Holl lets us take part in the dark, large,  Read more

Varntresk - a heavenly affair

A city of sleighs on the ice, freshly caught char and smelly, fermentet trout, home made goat's cheese and free access to untouched scenery. Varntresk in Northern Norway's rem  Read more

Nusfjord – a pearl in red and ochre

Which fishing village is the prettiest? A definite contender has to be Nusfjord on Flakstadøya Island, with its red and ochre buildings nestled beneath the mighty Lofoten...  Read more

To Barentsburg by snowmobile

A Svalbard snowmobile trip takes you into the untouched, Arctic wilderness. A white landscape of mountains, valleys, glaciers, frozen fjords, remote hunters' cabins and outpos  Read more

Coastal trail in Bø

A trail between steep 6–700 metre (2–2300 ft) high mountains and the open ocean – the coastal trail in Bø passes through a raw and untamed landscape. But despite this, the...  Read more
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