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The day that never ends

From May to August, Northern Norway is bathed in light, never actually getting dark. The midnight sun shines golden over the mountains in the north, bathing the sea in shimmering silver and turning the landscape bronze. The locals go crazy, sitting on their patios until the early hours, going for midnight hikes and enjoying outdoor festivals in the midnight sun.

Midnight Sun - light all night!

It’s one o’clock in the morning, and the sun’s still shining? North of the Arctic Circle the summer day lasts for weeks and months, and makes both locals and visitors happy,...  Read more

Best deep-sea fishing in the World?

The world’s most fantastic fishing stories originate from the sea off the Northern Norwegian coast. They are also more truthful than other fishing stories. Hire a boat or...  Read more

Five animals you have to meet in Northern Norway

Northern Norway has an abundance of friendly, non-threatening wildlife. From Vega’s eider ducks to Svalbard’s Arctic foxes, you’ll be charmed by some and in awe of others....  Read more

Five historic places in Northern Norway

Northern Norway has been inhabited for at least 10,000 years. A long Sami history, the Viking chieftains of Hålogaland, the dried fish trade, and a dramatic World War II...  Read more

Five fun summer festivals in Northern Norway

The summer culture in this part of the world comes out in busy, fun and crazy late-night festivals that are popular with locals. Music, beer, wooden boats, crabs; themes are d  Read more

5 cycle rides in Northern Norway

Cycling is a great way to explore the Northern Norwegian landscape, either by a leisurely road trip or on a challenging mountain bike. Here are five trips from all of Northern  Read more

Five mountain hikes in Northern Norway

Mountain hikes in Northern Norway vary from easy rambles to endurance tests, with amazing views even on short hikes. These are some of our favourites, but you are guaranteed g  Read more

Five natural wonders in Northern Norway

The landscape of Northern Norway is a mixture of divine inspiration and humour. There is something new around every bend (and we have quite a few in Northern Norway), includin  Read more

Five energetic summer competitions in Northern Norway

If we feel fit and happy in the light summer, we need to get out and compete in the beautiful summer landscape. Here are some sporting competitions that could only take place  Read more

National Scenic Routes in Northern Norway

The national scenic routes are unique car routes through the highlights of the Norwegian countryside. Northern Norway has seven of the country's national scenic routes. That s  Read more

Bird Watching in Northern Norway

Puffins, auks, common guillemots, kittiwakes, northern gannets and cormorants on the bird cliffs, white-tailed eagles along the coast, wading birds in the wetlands and loons o  Read more

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