Ice Skating Holiday on Lake Saimaa, Finland
Stories inspired by Scandinavia
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.
Where to go in Scandinavia
From Northern Lights to Midsummer festivals, stylish cities to quiet log cabin retreats, there is plenty to see and do on a first holiday to Scandinavia. But which is best for you? Here are our favourite holidays for travellers who want to get a flavour for the region.