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As Autumn Arrives

Night time once again makes a faint appearance in Northern Norway. In mid-August, the night is short and a velvet blue, but in September the nights turn darker. In August, the Northern lights flicker lightly across the skies at sunset, though it’s September that brings the grand show. The colours of the mountain start changing in August and by September the mountain sides are clad in yellow and red. The Northerners return to their everyday lives after a quiet summer, enjoying crisp berries, autumn lamb and freshly caught saithe. Here are some late summer and early autumn suggestions.

Summer turns to autumn

In August and September, we reluctantly bid farewell to summer, while looking forward to the juicy berries and flaming colours of autumn. And the longer nights provide a stage  Read more

National Scenic Routes in Northern Norway

The national scenic routes are unique car routes through the highlights of the Norwegian countryside. Northern Norway has seven of the country's national scenic routes. That s  Read more

Five natural wonders in Northern Norway

The landscape of Northern Norway is a mixture of divine inspiration and humour. There is something new around every bend (and we have quite a few in Northern Norway), includin  Read more

Five mountain hikes in Northern Norway

Mountain hikes in Northern Norway vary from easy rambles to endurance tests, with amazing views even on short hikes. These are some of our favourites, but you are guaranteed g  Read more

5 cycle rides in Northern Norway

Cycling is a great way to explore the Northern Norwegian landscape, either by a leisurely road trip or on a challenging mountain bike. Here are five trips from all of Northern  Read more

Five historic places in Northern Norway

Northern Norway has been inhabited for at least 10,000 years. A long Sami history, the Viking chieftains of Hålogaland, the dried fish trade, and a dramatic World War II...  Read more

Five animals you have to meet in Northern Norway

Northern Norway has an abundance of friendly, non-threatening wildlife. From Vega’s eider ducks to Svalbard’s Arctic foxes, you’ll be charmed by some and in awe of others....  Read more

Best deep-sea fishing in the World?

The world’s most fantastic fishing stories originate from the sea off the Northern Norwegian coast. They are also more truthful than other fishing stories. Hire a boat or...  Read more

Let's be social

Do you like, do you tweet, do you pin or are you on Insta?  Read more

Take the perfect picture of the Northern Lights

There is nothing quite as photogenic as the Northern Lights, and yet those captivating green rays can be so difficult to capture. However, with a reasonable camera, taking mag  Read more

The Northern Lights in Autumn

When the autumn darkness starts to close in, the Aurora cautiously begins to stir. Your best chances of seeing the Northern Lights are any time after the equinox. See the Nort  Read more

Five festivals to brighten a dim autumn da

Autumn is the perfect time for culture and festivals. It is a time for challenging our minds and enjoying a good, lively discussion afterwards  Read more
 
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