Scandinavia's varied landscapes, icy northern reaches and scenic fjords certainly deliver when it comes to inspiration. Beloved authors have long used them as settings for magical stories, from Dahl's Norwegian summers to Pullman's far-away Svalbard. … more about Stories inspired by Scandinavia
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Some locals say that summer is really the time to visit – months on end of sunlight, thawed and navigable fjords, trekking and camping and a diversity of birdlife. But for a traveller seeking quiet and renewal, winter is the time to come. … more about Planning your Svalbard holiday: when to go
Svalbard is a superb place to see the Northern Lights, as well as being home to roaming polar bears and some of the best-preserved wilderness in the world. At 78 degrees north, it's a true Arctic hideaway. … more about An alternative introduction to Svalbard
Deemed to be the best place in the world to view the Northern Lights, Northern Norway's Tromso, somewhat surprisingly, also boasts a roaring bar and restaurant scene. We've rounded up our top picks to make sure that you don't miss out. … more about Best Bars and Restaurants in Tromso
Classic Scandinavian breaks and some spectacular new holidays in our latest summer and autumn brochure … more about Best Served Scandinavia Summer & Autumn Brochure 2020