The Midnight Sun
Sun in the middle of the night? Up north everything is possible. Experience a sunset turning into a sunrise. For several months a year the sun never sets north of the arctic circle.
Experience a sunset turning into a sunrise. For several months a year the sun never sets north of the arctic circle.
The midnight sun is a natural phenomenon that occurs in the summer in places north of the Arctic Circle or south of the Antarctic Circle. During these months the earth is rotated at a tilted axis that is relative to the sun. That’s why, for several months, the sun never sets above the Arctic Circle.
The sun does not set:
Experiencing the midnight sun is a unique and somewhat different experience. With the sun never setting, you can go on whale safaris, explore the wilderness, go for a midnight swim or even go golfing in the middle of the night!
A great way of experiencing the Midnight Sun is on the Lofoten Islands in a nutshell tour. The Lofoten archipelago offers dramatic, imposing beauty everywhere you look. Here you will find steep mountains, white sandy beaches, cozy fishing villages, and an authentic way of life. All is ready for you to enjoy - under the alluring midnight sun. Read more about the tour here!