Looking for a real taste of the Arctic? There’s no better choice than remote Spitsbergen. Mid way between mainland Norway and the North Pole, Spitsbergen is the largest island in the Svalbard archipelago and home to its major town, Longyearbyen. Two thirds of the archipelago is taken up by national parks and nature reserves making this a perfect destination for wildlife watching. Indeed, Spitsbergen is one of the only places in the world where there are more Polar Bears than people!
If you want to experience this fascinating destination for yourself but are not sure which holiday is the right one for you, you’ll find our simple Spitsbergen Holiday Ideas page, ideal. Each of our holidays in this region is expertly guided by people who know the area, its challenges, treasures and joys. Our Spitsbergen Holiday Ideas page takes you through the various options available to those wanting to visit this mesmerising wilderness, meaning you’ll soon discover the perfect getaway for you.