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Northern Lights Holidays in Norway

Norway is home to some of the most beautiful vistas imaginable with crystal clear fjords and sky-high mountains surrounding you at every twist and turn. Whether you are looking for an Arctic city experience in Tromsø, aptly nicknamed the ‘Paris of the North’ with its abundance of fantastic restaurants and sophisticated night-life, or a remote getaway in the heart of the stunning Norwegian wilderness then this area of the world has something to offer for everyone.

Activities here go above and beyond the ‘norm’ and offer once-in-a-lifetime opportunities and a variety of such unlike any other country in the world. Watch majestic humpback whales on their annual migration as they feed on herring along the coast, watch sea eagles soar above the waves along the fjords and visit the world’s most Northerly wildlife park and experience a kiss from a wolf! This in addition to the amazing opportunities to watch the magical Northern Lights will ensure Norway will give you a holiday unlike any other.

Norway Holiday Experiences

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When to see the Northern Lights in Norway

The best time to visit Norway and see the Northern Lights is during winter, between November and March.

The Basics

  • Capital


  • Population


  • Area

    324,220 SQ KM

  • Language


  • Currency

    Norwegian Krone

Essential Experiences

Hunt for the Northern Lights in Norway’s Arctic circle
Try your hand at cross-country skiing – a Nordic institution
Traverse Tromsø’s serene surroundings by sled, snowmobile, yacht or even helicopter
Travel the Oslo-Bergen rail line – respected as one of the world’s most beautiful rail journeys

Food and Drink

Traditional Norwegian cuisine takes its roots from the regional raw materials that are freshly available in Norway’s mountains, wilderness and coasts. Traditional Norwegian dishes to try include:

  • ‘Lapskaus’ – a hearty meat stew with vegetables
  • ‘Lutefisk’ – dried cod soaked in potash

When it comes to Norwegian drinks, we recommend:

  • ‘aquavit’ – a potato and caraway liquor
  • ‘øl’ – the standard beer in Norway is pils larger

See the Northern Lights for yourself

We work with you to assemble tailor-made itineraries for Northern Lights Holidays in Norway that are each fully personalised. Each itinerary is tailored to meet your exact needs and requirements to ensure that each trip to see the Northern Lights is truly unique.

If you would like more information about our Northern Lights Holidays in Norway, speak to one of our personal travel experts by calling +44 (0) 800 566 8901, or leave us a message through our Contact Us page. We can’t wait to help make your next holiday a dream come true.

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