The spectacular dancing colours of the northern lights are an incredible natural phenomenon and watching them is an unforgettable experience. Among the few places where it’s possible to see them, Norway is a stand-out destination – not only for its aurora-spotting opportunities, but for its stunning landscapes, incredible wildlife and vibrant culture too.

Wondering where and what to eat, sleep, drink and do to experience the northern lights in Norway? Look no further than this list of inspiration by TWISPER, the social app with only positive recommendations.

easyJet flies to Oslo in Norway and Are Ostersund in Sweden.

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Sleep under the stars


There's nothing more magical than cosying up and watching the northern lights from bed. The glass igloos at Lyngen North Hotel offer panoramic views of the snow-capped Lyngen Alps, the Lyngenfjord and – of course – the aurora borealis. A unique travel experience in itself!

Food on the fjords


For dinner with a view of the northern lights, Ladekaia Restaurant’s massive windows and spacious terrace are the place to go. Located on the shore of Trondheim Fjord, this welcoming restaurant offers excellent aurora-spotting opportunities.

Toasting in Tromso


This may seem an unusual place to recommend for a drink, but the Tromso Cable Car is a must-do. Not only will you enjoy stunning panoramic views of the city as the historic cable car climbs the hill, but there’s a café at the top to enjoy a drink with a view.

Have a cold one at Magic Ice Bar


For an alternative place to drink in Tromso, head to the Magic Ice Bar, a unique bar and art gallery carved out of ice. Chill out and have a signature cocktail served in – you guessed it – a glass made of ice. This is one place you won't complain about a frosty reception.


Puppy love

Norway is famous for its Arctic wildlife. From reindeer sleigh rides to whale-watching trips, animal lovers will have plenty to keep them busy. An experience that you’ll never forget is taking a sled ride pulled by beautiful huskies, like at Birk Husky in northern Norway. One of the region's major draws…

Build up some steam


It wouldn’t be a trip to Scandinavia without a sauna visit, and one of the best places to experience this Norwegian tradition is Trevarefabrikken. This former factory turned super-cool hotel has a sauna with a glass wall offering unparalleled views of the sea and sky, so you can watch the northern lights while getting your sweat on.

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