Narvik

Surrounded by spectacular mountains, fjords and islands, Narvik and its surrounds make a perfect base for Arctic adventures and Northern Lights expeditions.

© Jan-Arne Pettersen

Destination in detail

Surrounded by spectacular mountains, fjords and islands, Narvik and its surrounds make a perfect base for Arctic adventures and Northern Lights expeditions. Narvik offers you a home-away-from-home from which you can experience the Aurora and take in the North Norwegian culture.

Location

68.7086° N, 15.2808° E

Population

10,000

Area

722.37 km2

Time Zone

GMT+1

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Why choose us

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Tailor-made Design

Our expert Travel Designers have first-hand knowledge of all of our destinations and can create bespoke itineraries to suit your every taste and requirement whilst providing personal tips and advice for your once-in-a-lifetime holiday experience.

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Authentic Experiences

Whether you choose to learn all about the Sami lifestyle in the Arctic Circle or head into the rainforests of Costa Rica to see the native wildlife you are guaranteed to have a real, honest experience with hand-picked suppliers and guides. They will bring these experiences to life with genuine passion to fully immerse you in your chosen destination.

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Ensuring that we are looking after our planet is at the top of our priority list. Partnering with key players in conservation such as WDC (Whale and Dolphin Conservation) means that our holidays are always giving back too.

Travel Facts

Learn more about flights, climate and geography for this destination.

Getting There

Getting to Narvik is easy with daily flights into Oslo which connect to regular flights to Narvik.

If you would prefer not to fly, there is a train that goes all the way to Narvik and offers beautiful scenery all the way.

Climate

Narvik and surrounds are a perfect destination for adventures all year. The average temperature in the summer is around 12°C but this can rise to well into the twenties, with the long summer’s days offering a great summer break experience. In the winter a crisp blanket of snow covers the area and average temperatures are around -4.5C but can be a lot colder.

Geography

Narvik is located within the Arctic Circle on the islands of Langøya and Hinnøyain. The National Parks of Møysalen and part of Møysalen are located in the south of the region.

Narvik’s northern latitude means that it falls within the Auroral oval which means it often has fantastic Aurora displays and makes for the perfect destination for a Northern Lights Holiday.

Plants and Animals

The plants and animals of Narvik and its surrounding region are typical of northern Norway, with many moose and reindeer wandering the wilderness.

Many sea birds often nest on the cliffs that make up the rugged coastline including sea eagles. It is also possible to see whales with the most common being the sperm whale but there have also been sightings of minke, fin, pilot and humpback whales.

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