Midnight Sun Tours

Midnight Sun Tours

In Northern Scandinavia during the summer months you can experience something truly wonderful. From May to the end of July the sun never sets above the Arctic Circle. This is when this part of the world is referred to as the Land of the Midnight Sun. Book cruises with Hurtigruten or land tours above the Arctic Circle, including Lofoten and the North Cape.

Ice Hotel Summer & Fall Break - 4 days

Independent Short Breaks: Start in Kiruna.

Visit the world's first all year ice hotel in Jukkasjärvi during the summer and fall. From June to Mid-July you will experience the Midnight Sun - during this period the sun never sets. September and October offer great opportunities for seeing the Northern Lights. Possibility to add excursions like river rafting, ice sculpting, hiking trips and more.

Period: Jun-Oct

Hurtigruten Southbound Cruise - 6 days

Scandinavian Cruises: Start in Kirkenes.

Hurtigruten - the world's most beautiful sea voyage. Start in Kirkenes and cruise along the coast of Norway to Bergen. The Southbound cruise is the "nature" cruise, allowing more time for scenic experiences. Why not combine the cruise with one of our fjord tours from Bergen.

Period: All year

Hurtigruten Northbound Cruise - 7 days

Scandinavian Cruises: Start in Bergen.

Cruise with Hurtigruten along the coast of Norway from Bergen to Kirkenes. Hurtigruten, the world’s most beautiful sea voyage, is a journey through history and maritime culture. The Northbound cruise is the "cultural" cruise, allowing more time in towns along the coast.

Period: All year

Tromsø & Lofoten Islands - 7 days

Self Drive Tours: Start in Tromsø.

Combine the arctic capital of Tromsø with the impressive Lofoten Islands, known for its many nature attractions, charming villages off the beaten track, dramatic cliffs and blue-watered bays. Cruise with Hurtigruten from Tromsø via Vesterålen, Raftsundet and the Trollfjord to Lofoten. Spend three full days exploring one of the most beautiful parts of Norway.

Period: May-Sep

Lapland Railway Unpolished - 6 days

Independent Rail Tours: Start in Stockholm.

Visit Stockholm and travel to Lapland with its spectacular nature and midnight sun. Stay the night at Båtsuoj Sami Centre and learn about Sami culture. The Inland Railway starts in Östersund and travels north through virgin forests to Gällivare above the Arctic Circle. Food, coffee and sightseeing stops are made along the way.

Period: Jun-Aug

Stockholm & Lapland Railway - 8 days

Independent Rail Tours: Start in Stockholm.

Start the Inland Railway in Östersund taking you north through Swedish Lapland; the land of the midnight sun. Travel at a leisurely 30 miles per hour through unspoiled landscapes of virgin forests and crystal-clear mountain streams. Food, coffee and sightseeing stops are made along the way.

Period: Jun-Aug

Arctic Summer Adventure - 7 days

Self Drive Tours: Start in Alta.

Travel Above the Arctic Circle to Northern Norway, the Land of the Midnight Sun. Drive across the arctic scenery to the the North Cape and continue on a cruise with Hurtigruten to reach Kongsfjord, a remote fishing village with only 35 inhabitants. Return to Alta via the Sami villages of Karasjok and Kautokeino.

Period: May-Sep

Above the Arctic Circle - 10 days

Self Drive Tours: Start in Rovaniemi or Tromsø.

With Rovaniemi in Finland as your starting point you will travel Above the Arctic Circle in the Land of the Midnight Sun. Travel across Sweden to Norway's Lofoten Islands, continue with a Hurtigruten cruise to Tromsø and drive via the North Cape back to Finland and Rovaniemi.

Period: May-Sep

Arctic Summer Adventure & Tromsø - 9 days

Self Drive Tours: Start in Tromsø.

Drive from the arctic capital of Tromsø through to Lyngen Alps and via Alta to the North Cape. A cruise with Hurtigruten will take you to the remote and tranquil village of Kongsfjord where you will spend two nights at Kongsfjord Guesthouse. Return to Tromsø via the Sami villages of Karasjok, Kautokeino and Enontekiö.

Period: May-Sept

Hurtigruten: The Complete Cruise - 12 days

Scandinavian Cruises: Start in Bergen.

Join Hurtigruten's complete cruise along the coast of Norway from Bergen to Kirkenes, where the ship will turn and bring you back to Bergen. Experience breathtaking nature, as well as the history and culture of the Norwegian coast. Enjoy delicious food & optional shore excursions. The cruise is available all year.

Period: All year

The Grand Tour of Norway - 12 days

Scandinavian Cruises: Start in Oslo.

Travel from Oslo by train to the fjord village of Flåm. Enjoy a fjord cruise on the famous Nærøyfjord before arriving in Bergen, the Gateway to the Fjords. Continue your Norway tour with a 6 nights Hurtigruten cruise along the coast of Norway to Kirkenes.

Period: All year

Lapland Railway & Hurtigruten - 10 days

Scandinavian Cruises: Start in Stockholm.

Combine a visit to Stockholm with a journey through Swedish Lapland by the Inland Railway. Travel through virgin forests and picturesque villages across the Arctic Circle to Gällivare in the north. Cross the border to Norway and embark on a cruise with Hurtigruten from Harstad to Bergen.

Period: Jun-Aug

Discover Iceland - 14 days

Self Drive Tours: Start in Reykjavik.

This self drive tour is a longer and more leisured version of our Iceland Express tour. You will have more time to explore geysirs, glaciers, waterfalls and volcanoes, and also visit the spectacular West Fjords. Rental car is included in the tour price.

Period: May-Sep

Göta Canal & Hurtigruten - 13 days

Scandinavian Cruises: Start in Copenhagen.

Start your journey in the wonderful city of Copenhagen. Travel on the classical 4-day Göta Canal cruise between Gothenburg and Stockholm and continue by overnight train and bus to Harstad. Embark on a Hurtigruten 4-day cruise along the spectacular coastline from Lofoten to Bergen. Set departure dates.

Period: May-Aug

Discover Greenland - 6 days

Escorted Coach Tours: Start in Reykjavik.

Combine Reykjavik and Greenland, on this escorted tour leading you from fire to ice. Experience Reykjavik before flying to Greenland and experiencing icebergs up close on a cruise.

Period: Jun-Aug

Göta Canal, Fjords & Hurtigruten - 16 days

Scandinavian Cruises: Start in Stockholm.

Traverse eight lakes and 66 locks along the remarkable Göta Canal from Stockholm to Gothenburg. All meals and excursions are included during the cruise. Continue via the Norwegian fjords to Bergen. Embark on a cruise with Hurtigruten along the coast of Norway from Bergen to Kirkenes (full board included during the cruise). Set departure dates.

Period: May-Aug

Greenland via Iceland to Svalbard - 13 days

Scandinavian Cruises: Start in Copenhagen.

Join a Hurtigruten explorer cruise with MS Fram from Greenland via Iceland and Jan Mayen to Svalbard. Discover Norse heritage, experience an amazing and varied Arctic wildlife and enjoy a summer expedition under the Midnight Sun. Meet isolated Inuit communities, go on adventures among colossal icebergs, mountains and fjords and much more. A unique adventure awaits.

Period: June 22

Lofoten Islands, Iceland & Greenland - 19 days

Scandinavian Cruises: Start in Tromsø.

Join a unique cruise with Hurtigruten's MS Fram to the Lofoten Islands, the exotic Jan Mayen, Iceland and the south and western parts of Greenland - some of which are only accessible by boat. The spectacular scenery, fantastic fjords and the Midnight Sun provide a stunning backdrop to this diverse voyage.

Period: June 05
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