Northern Lights attract tourists
Northern Norway is a spectacular destination to visit at any time of the year. During winter time, the amazing Northern Lights, or Aurora Borealis if you prefer, attract sky-gazing tourists from all over the globe.
The season stars as early as august. Already at this time, many tourists head to Lofoten to experience this stunning natural phenomenon.
“Every year we have experienced an increase in the amount of tourists heading for our part of the world in order to see the magical sky. The Northern Lights are most prominent from the end of August until April, as long as it's dark. These amazing ‘special effects’ in the sky attract tourists from many different countries; USA, Germany, Japan, China, Switzerland, Italy, France, and Australia to mention some” – Lofoten Tourist Information
The Northern Lights can be appreciated in all their magnificence well beyond Lofoten. There are several beautiful destinations in the Northern Norway where you can experience the phenomenon. Thon Hotels has hotels in Bodø, Lofoten, Narvik, Harstad, Andesnes, Tromsø, Kautokeino, Alta, Hammerfest and Kirkenes. All these destinations are wonderful in order to get a truly memorable experience of the Northern Lights.