A&K in the Know: Norway’s Winter Wonderland

January 2017

Occupying the western half of Scandinavia and spiking up into the Arctic Circle, Norway is known for its amazing and varied scenery. Experience the highlights of northern Norway including exhilarating sleigh rides through magical snow-covered terrain, majestic landscapes filled with rugged mountains and deep fjords and one of the world’s most stunning visual experiences- Aurora Borealis- on the bucket list of most travellers.

When is the best time to see the Northern Lights? 
Norway can be visited year round, however the Northern Lights sparkle from September onwards, peaking from December to February.

Meet Sami reindeer herders and learn about their cultural heritage.

Enjoy reindeer and husky sleigh rides.

Savour Norwegian cuisine in authentic eateries.

Experience a range of outdoor activities including light hiking and horse riding.

Enjoy a spectacular train journey on the famous Flam Railway followed by a private fjord cruise.

Things to see
Explore the Lofoten Islands which are a rare wilderness outpost of majestic landscapes, seabird colonies and surf-swept beaches.

Enjoy a tour of Tromsø where you will visit to the modern Arctic Cathedral, the city’s most recognisable building, the Tromsø Polar Museum and the Mack Beer Hall.

Witness the Aurora Borealis and enjoy this extraordinary phenomenon of coloured lights dancing across the dark sky.

Visit World Heritage listed sites including Bryggen Wharf and cruise from Nærøyfjord to Gudvangen.

To explore the highlights of northern Norway please visit Norway’s Winter Wonderland