Is Narvik worth visiting?

If you really want a unique experience, consider staying in Narvik’s amazing Arctic Dome. It’s amazing in the winter, when you can see the Northern Lights from the comfort (and warmth!) of the dome, while in the summer there are amazing views out over Narvik. You can read about my stay in the Arctic Dome here.

Can you see the Northern Lights in Narvik?

Due to its location, Narvik is among the best places for observing the Northern Lights. Between the autumn equinox on 21th September and vernal Equinox on 21th March, the Northern Lights appear. The time to see them is in the evening, between 18.00 and 01.00 in the night.

Is Narvik in the Arctic Circle?

Lying just 137 miles inside the Arctic Circle, Narvik may be one of the world’s most northerly towns, but the North Atlantic currents and the mountains that shelter the town make it surprisingly mild.

What is Narvik known for?

Narvik was developed as an all-year ice free port for the Swedish Kiruna and Gällivare iron mines. The history of modern Narvik begins in the 1870s, when the Swedish government began to understand the potential of the iron ore mines in Kiruna, Sweden.

What is there to do in Narvik in winter?

Book activities

  • Alpine Skiing.
  • Animal Park Winter.
  • Cable Car Winter.
  • Cross-country skiing.
  • Dog Sledding.
  • Ice fishing.
  • Museums Winter.
  • Northern Lights Experience.

How do I get from Narvik to Tromsø?

The quickest way to get from Narvik to Tromsø is to bus and fly which costs kr 650 – kr 1400 and takes 2h 54m. Is there a direct bus between Narvik and Tromsø? Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Narvik storsenter and arriving at Tromsø Prostneset. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day.

How far is Narvik from the North Pole?

How far is Narvik from the North Pole? Narvik is located 1,489.90 mi (2,397.76 km) south of the North Pole.

Where is the port of Narvik?

Where is the Port? NARVIK is located at Norwegian Coast, Norwegian Coast in Norway at coordinates N 68° 25′ 21.00″ – E 017° 24′ 28.80″. The official UN/Locode of this port is NONVK.

What is the best month to see Northern Lights in Norway?

Northern Lights season in Norway November through March is the absolute peak season for Northern Lights viewing because the nights are longest, but a visit anytime between September and March should give you a good chance to see them, with March offering the best chance of clear skies.

How do you get from Narvik to Oslo?

You can take a train from Oslo to Narvik via Stockholm Centralstation in around 25h 24m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Oslo to Narvik via Arlanda terminal 4 buss, Umeå Universitetssjukhuset, and Luleå in around 31h 30m.

Can you get to Tromso by train?

Travel by bus and train There is no train service to Tromsø. The nearest train station is in Narvik (for the Swedish railway connection through to Abisko, Kiruna and Stockholm) and Fauske (for the Norwegian railway line through to Trondheim and Oslo).