8 Reasons to visit Svalbard in the dark season

Northern Lights above Sarkofagen by Eirik Lilehugo

Are you thinking of visiting the northernmost inhabited town in the world, but still needs a little more convincing? Do you have some questions or concerns on how it’s like to fly at 78 degrees north? Now here comes the reasons why you should definitely come and visit Svalbard during the dark season!

Northern Lights and Whys

Northern Lights and Whys “The north! the north! from out the northWhat founts of light are breaking forth,And streaming up these evening skies,A glorious wonder to our eyes!” HANNAH FLAGG GOULD, “The Aurora Borealis” Seeing the beautiful northern lights is mostly on everyone’s bucket lists until it’s ticked.  If not everyone, some people may not […]

CoVid-19 Travel Information

Covid-19 Travel Information Update in Svalbard Updated 22.02.22 Latest Update The requirement of negative CoVid test results has now been stopped by the Norwegian government. This means that there is no necessity to take tests prior to, and after arrival in Svalbard.The change applies from 1. March. For more information, see the Norwegian government’s press […]

The Blue Hour

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THE BLUE HOUR in Longyearbyen The thing that keeps locals so excitedly on the month of February is the Blue Hour. Yep, that’s right, not Valentine’s day, not any other thing, but the Blue Hour.       The Blue Hour refers to the time of the day where the sun tries to peep over […]

Ski Marathon

Svalbard Ski Marathon 2023 15 April 2023 REGISTER HERE Ensure your space at Svalbard’s biggest event of the year! The Svalbard Skimaraton attracts about 1,000 participants annually, including many world-class racers, and all lodging in Longyearbyen typically sells out many months in advance. Our special personalized offering will guarantee you a comfortable and friendly place […]