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Top 4 Scandinavian Summer Travel Destinations!

In Northern Scandinavia, you won’t see a sunset from May 18th to July 27th, literally six weeks of daylight to enjoy everything this beautiful region has to offer! We can try though, so here are just 4 of the many things to try this summer on your trip into the Nordic countries!

1. Go Whale Watching

The rugged northern coast of Norway offers many opportunities to see the most amazing animals on earth in their natural habitat. Arctic Whale Tours, based out of Sto, Norway offers tours to see Orcas, Grey Whales and Humpbacks as well as lots of other types of wilidlife. They also have a Whale Guarantee so you will be seeing these incredible animals no matter what if you’re worried that you will just be staring out at open ocean!

2. Gorge yourself on Fjords!

They really are one of those sights that no number of fantastic Nat Geo photos can ever give you the true feeling of standing on the edge of these amazing features! While they will not be the easiest thing to get to, the journey will be well worth it.

3. Go to the beach!

While not world famous for beaches, Scandinavia offers some incredible beaches that offer fantastic swimming and people watching! To get even further out there, the Faroe Islands offer untouched surf opportunities, as shown on the incredible Arctic Surf Blog.

4. Hike the Kungsleden!

The rugged northern coast of Norway offers many opportunities to see the most amazing animals on earth in their natural habitat. Arctic Whale Tours, based out of Sto, Norway offers tours to see Orcas, Grey Whales and Humpbacks as well as lots of other types of wilidlife. While not world famous for beaches, Scandinavia offers some incredible beaches that offer fantastic swimming and people watching! To get even further out there, the Faroe Islands offer untouched surf opportunities, as shown on the incredible Arctic Surf Blog.

This Kungsleden (The King’s Trail) in northern Sweden is a 440km epic that weaves through a wild mountain landscape that passes through birch forests, alpine meadows and over the 7,000′ peak of Mt Nebne, the highest point in Sweden. Not for the faint of heart, the entire length of the trail will take you about a month to complete so you better get moving!

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