Whenever you find yourself in Denmark, Sweden, Norway or Iceland, knowing the weather patterns and having the right clothes in your suitcase will ensure you have exactly the trip you want. Here’s what travellers should keep in mind for each Scandi season. … more about The seasons of Scandinavia
Our specialists pick out their top summer trips for under £1,000 per person. There’s everything from long-weekend breaks in the fjords to a cross-border adventure pairing Arctic Tromsø with a stay at Sweden’s famous ICEHOTEL. … more about Our best value summer holidays to Norway
Discover why the Northern Lights aren’t visible over summer and the magical phenomenon that they’re replaced with. There’s also plenty of information on travel over other seasons. … more about Can you see the Northern Lights in summer?
Take a look at the top ten things do do in Svalbard in summer, as chosen by our Norway experts. There's everything from walrus watching to glacier hikes. … more about The best summer excursions on Svalbard
With such a variety of landscapes and activities, it's hard to define the best time to visit Scandinavia. The answer, really, is that there isn't one. Endless summer days bathed in the midnight sun give way to months of snow-bound fun, when, for many, Scandinavia really comes into its own. … more about The seasons of Scandinavia
The earth tilts, wobbles and rotates, each causing huge effects on the way our planet has formed. Yet one of the lesser known phenomena arising as a result is the Midnight Sun. Find out where the best places to see it are in our guide. … more about Where to see the Midnight Sun in 2019
Scandinavia specialist Sophie Sadler has just returned from a magical trip in Finnish Lapland. Read her in-depth review and recommendations here. … more about Just back from: a summer adventure in Finnish Lapland
Finland often conjure images of winter snow and ice, but out of those frozen landscapes springs a vibrant summer scene offering just as many exciting activities and adventurous opportunities as the ice-white playgrounds of the chillier months. … more about Spend a summer in Finland
It's rather ironic that Iceland, the 'land of ice and fire', contains zero ice hotels. But what it lacks in ice it more than makes up for in national park-framed lodges and private lagoon hotels. Still hankering to sleep on a bed made of snow? The neighbouring Nordics have more than enough. … more about Why are there no ice hotels in Iceland?
Scandinavia's varied landscapes, from the icy northern reaches to the fjords of the south, certainly deliver when it comes to inspiration. Beloved authors have long used them as settings for magical stories, from Dahl's Norwegian summers, Pullman's remote Svalbard and Jansson's Moomins in Finland. … more about World Book Day: Stories inspired by Scandinavia
Winter in Finland is legendary, especially for those seeking the Northern Lights or a Christmas break. But summer in this part of Scandinavia is sensational, too, with long hours of sunlight and plenty of untouched rural getaways. … more about Finland holidays: When should you travel?
While the region is renowned as a winter playground, a summer holiday to Swedish Lapland offers the chance to see another side of the region, one drenched in sunshine from the Midnight Sun and full of opportunities to explore this beautiful countryside. … more about Swedish Lapland holidays for summer
Summer is the best season for whale watching cruises in Iceland, so start here for how to get the most out of your trip. … more about Whale Watching in Iceland
Nothing says summer quite like a cold, fresh cocktail—and Scandinavian flavours are perfect for mixing up a drink to toast the summer with. Two of Scandi’s best cocktail bars sent us their favourite recipes… and we’ve even mixed up one of our own. … more about Scandinavian cocktails to celebrate Midsummer
Scandinavia, with all its progressive invention, has rightfully made something of a name for itself in the arts world. We take a the best Scandinavian holidays and festivals you can catch on a tailor-made holiday. … more about A year of Scandinavian holidays and festivals