Svalbard (also known as Spitsbergen) enjoys a privileged position high above the Arctic Circle, just 1300 km from the North Pole. There are many wonderful adventures you can have in this remote arctic outpost. But don’t be fooled, you do not need to be an explorer or an experienced hiker to enjoy the natural beauty of Svalbard! Here are 10 easy but epic summer arctic experiences you can enjoy in Svalbard.
If you are looking for an off-the beaten-path destination, with opportunities to explore nature and be in close contact with wildlife, Svalbard is for you. Read our travel guide with all the information you need to plan your visit.
Looking to escape the summer crowds and experience the off-the-beaten-path wonders of Scandinavia? Our 11 day itinerary and planning guide includes the unique but less known areas of Svalbard (Spitsbergen) and the Faroe Islands. And if you are a first-time visitor of Norway and Denmark, like us, you will also have time to explore the cities of Oslo, Bergen and Copenhagen.