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Northern Lights : Scandinavia

A truly amazing phenomenon that, once seen, will never be forgotten, the Aurora Borealis is nature’s own light show and considered one of the seven natural wonders of the world. Take a trip to see the Northern Lights in Scandinavia with The Mighty Fine Company and, as well as the chance to experience the amazing Aurora, you’ll have the opportunity to take part in some fabulous activities and stay in some truly amazing places.

The Aurora illuminates the sky in ribbons of green, red, blue or green. Our unique breaks to see the Northern Lights in Scandinavia include a wide range of optional excursions such as husky safaris, city tours and snowmobiling. Some of our getaways also feature wildlife spotting or special events like the Northern Lights Festival. Indeed, when it comes to selecting your holiday, there’s so much to choose from so, why not take a look, and lose yourself in the wonder of the Aurora?

Find your Aurora hunting tour with our range of Northern Lights holidays, or check out our Northern Lights holiday ideas for a little guidance on what types of break we offer.

Wonderful Sweden

Travel to Sweden to see the Northern Lights in Scandinavia and you’re guaranteed an amazing experience. As well as a host of fabulous snowy activities, ranging from snowmobiling and dog sledding to ice fishing and snowshoeing, you can spend a night in the world famous Icehotel and even take a trip to magical Abisko.

The world’s largest Ice hotel and the very first to be built, the Swedish Icehotel is an amazing feat of engineering, ideally placed for Northern Lights hunting. Here you can sleep in an ornately decorated ice suite, drink from glasses made of ice and peruse amazing ice sculpture galleries. Indeed, what could be more befitting this part of the world that a Northern Lights Safari followed by a night in a room made entirely of snow and ice?

Anyone who visits Sweden to hunt for the Northern Lights in Scandinavia, must take a trip to Abisko. This Northern Lights Mecca is home to the Aurora Sky Station with its amazing viewing and listening facilities. Here you’ll also find a fascinating Aurora exhibition and a popular restaurant.

Fabulous Norway

For trips to see the Northern Lights in Scandinavia – Norwegian style, we’ve got a whole host of choices. Perhaps you’d like to visit beautiful Vesteralen or Lofoten and combine great Aurora hunting with insights into local wildlife and culture. Maybe you fancy a stay in the Kirkenes snow hotel, close to the Russian border, or perhaps cosmopolitan Tromso is the base for you, complete with its amazing views and fabulous Arctic Cathedral.

If you prefer something a little more nautical, we’ve got options ranging from land based holidays with Whale Watching excursions to amazing coastal voyages where you can escape light pollution and enjoy great views of the night skies.  Indeed, those with a passion for the science behind the Aurora can embark on a special Astronomy Cruise and learn all about the Northern Lights as well, of course, as setting out to find them!

Amazing Finland

For Northern Lights trips to Scandinavia, Finland is a real winner. Here you can combine your Aurora hunting with a whole host of snowy activities on amazing adventure weeks, you can spend a night in a fabulous snow village soaking up the truly unique atmosphere or you can experience the life of a husky musher and get to know these fabulous creatures of the Arctic.

If you are a full on adventurer, our extreme holidays take you on multi-day snowmobiling and husky sledding excursions to wilderness locations ideal for Northern Lights hunting. And if you want to combine your pursuit of the Aurora with some really special family time, how about one of our amazing trips to see Santa in Lapland?

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