Press Releases

Norway’s coolest cabin opens doors for hikers

Aug 20, 2014 16:29 BST VisitNorway High into the mountains in Northern Norway, you find the Rabot Mountain Cabin – the coolest cabin in Norway. With 30 beds, it welcomes hikers from all over the world to a design surprise on top of the mountain.

Seeing Northern Lights in Norway claims top spot on global bucket list

May 22, 2014 10:54 BST VisitNorway Discovery Channel unveiled its travel wish list, and seeing the Northern Lights in Norway tops the world's top 25 must-do life expreiences list.

NorwayLights; new mobile app shows you to the best Northern Lights display

Apr 30, 2014 16:10 BST VisitNorway - To see the Northern Lights dance across the Arctic sky is a «once in a lifetime experience». We want enable more people to experience the northern lights in Norway this winter by making it more accessible, says Per-Arne Tuftin, Director of Tourism at Innovation Norway. Today he launches a brand new mobile app; NorwayLights, making it easier to predict the appearance of the Northern Lights.

Making Norway more capable of receiving tourists

Jan 30, 2014 11:41 GMT Nofima Many tourists visit Norway to participate in activities in nature such as a Northern Lights safari or fishing. But all tourists are not satisfied. A new certification system for nature-based tourism will work to ensure better quality and safer experiences.

Snowshoes Give You Float!

Feb 13, 2013 10:18 GMT Visit Finland Accessing Finland’s magical wintry landscapes and silvery forests is not just for experienced trekkers. A pair of snowshoes is your ticket to discover pristine nature covered in deep snow.

Take the Cruise of a Lifetime to see the amazing ‘Northern Lights’ with  Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines

Jan 10, 2013 16:38 GMT Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines This year is predicted to be one of the best for many years to view one of Nature’s most awe-inspiring sights – the majestic ‘Aurora Borealis’, or ‘Northern Lights.’ ‘In Search of the Northern Lights’ winter cruises, Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines, known for its Norwegian heritage offers three itineraries this winter.

Let Your Northern Light Shine!

Sep 25, 2012 13:04 BST Visit Finland The solar cycle that affects the magnitude of the Aurora Borealis is at its peak this coming winter. In other words, it’s a great time for spotting the phenomenon in Finnish Lapland!

Destination Swedish Lapland had an increase with 14% in December 2011

Feb 07, 2012 18:52 GMT Swedish Lapland The preliminary tourist statistics for the year 2011 in Sweden has been presented. The destination Swedish Lapland shows an increase with 17% in December and a total increase of 6% for the whole year. All markets, except The Netherlands, increased during 2011 and the increase from Great Britain was high with +8%.

Feb 06, 2012 13:25 GMT Astro Trails Astro Trails have launched a series of tours to capitalise on the period of 'Solar Maximum' that will result in spectacular displays of the Northern Lights.

Ice Lantern Festival in Swedish Lapland

Jan 24, 2012 16:52 GMT Swedish Lapland The lights of thousands ice lanterns will soon shine through the Vuollerim area in Swedish Lapland. The village has put some extra effort in the annual Winter Market, with a full program for the week. This year’s news:, house-jumping dinner in the locals’ homes and a lecture with Gert Palmcrantz, legendary sound producer who has worked with many celebrities in the jazz elite.