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When and Where to see the Northern Lights

Decide When and Where to See the Northern Lights and look forward to an unforgettable discovery

We offer a wide selection of holidays that offers guests the chance to witness the breathtaking Aurora Borealis so deciding When and Where to See the Northern Lights isn't so difficult. Our range of tours all travel at excellent times to view the Aurora and visit destinations that frequently host displays from the Lights so you never miss out on an opportunity to see them. Our unique Aurora cruises take you along the fjords and coast of Norway so some of the country's most remote regions so if you're thinking about When and Where to See the Northern Lights then these voyages are sure to add some fascinating cultural discoveries to your holidays. If you are looking for an action-packed winter break, however, then Finland and Sweden are ideal, with rustic log cabin retreats as well as the opportunity to stay in some of the world's most unusual accommodation.

The Best Time to Travel

There are a few things to consider when deciding When and Where to See the Northern Lights on holiday. There is no way of predicting when the natural wonder appears but certain factors, such as a new moon, being above the Arctic Circle and staying in a remote location away from light pollution, can increase the chance of the Northern Lights being visible.

Displays of the Aurora Borealis are always unique, appearing in shades of yellow, blue and green and sometimes lasting all night while others only long enough to catch a glimpse. The Northern Lights can be seen between September and April depending on your location and are more likely to be visible in clear weather conditions. For more information on When and Where to See the Northern Lights please call our friendly travel advisers, who will be happy to talk about your holiday options.

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