Whether you’re after skiing with a side of Northern Lights, or fancy trying out skiing on your Aurora hunting trip we have our top 5 destinations that combine the best of the slopes and night sky.
For Northern Lights and activities with a side of skiing.
In the heart of Finnish Lapland, the ski and activity resort of Saariselka is perfect if you’re looking for a holiday that combines the best of Lapland’s activities with time to ski. The northerly location means the chances of the Northern Lights appearing is high while the continental climate means the chances of clear skies is also good – making for great Aurora hunting conditions. In addition the small but perfectly formed ski resort is ideal if you fancy a few afternoons on the slopes or are looking to try skiing for the first time. Something like the Northern Lights Discovery Holiday from skiLapland is the ultimate combination of activities, contact them on 0207 199 6012.
For a unique skiing experience and reliable Northern Lights
Head to the north of Iceland for incomparable skiing and the highest chance of seeing the Northern Lights. Base yourself in Akureyri for access to some of the best skiing in Iceland, from beautifully groomed slopes to intoxicating off-piste and ski-touring. Akureyri is Iceland’s second largest city, but you won’t need to venture far to reach unlit areas which are ideal for hunting the Aurora Borealis. Find out more about how Skiing in Iceland can be combined with Northern Lights activities by contacting skiIceland on 0207 199 6014.
Stunning skiing in the fjords of Norway and a great chance of the Northern Lights
On the North coast of Norway, the slopes of Narvik have views across the iconic fjord landscape and make for a fantastic view point for evening Northern Lights hunting. Narvik is a fantastic destination for ski enthusiasts and is renowned for its off-piste, but has plenty to offer if you’re after more of a mixed holiday experience. Find out more about Narvik from skiNorway, and for a personalised itinerary give them a call on 0207 199 6010.
Skiing with access to the world renowned Aurora Sky Station at Abisko
Just over the border from Narvik, Bjorkliden and its sister resort of Riksgransen are havens for skiing enthusiasts and are famous for their fantastic powder, regular snowfall and fun atmosphere. The world renowned Abisko National Park is also near to both resorts and is known for its clear, dark skies, perfect for watching the Northern Lights dance over the stunning landscape. Explore here for more information and contact skiSweden on 0207 199 6011.
Levi Glass Igloos, Lapland
Sleep beneath the Northern Lights with access to Lapland’s most popular ski resort
Located in the heart of Finnish Lapland Levi is ideal an ideal choice if you’re in search of the Northern Lights alongside skiing. The iconic Levi Glass Igloos are just a short drive from the popular ski resort and you can sleep beneath the pristine night sky – and hopefully the Aurora Borealis. Find out more here, and speak to skiLapland on 0207 199 6012 for your personalised proposal for the Levi Glass Igloos.
Still not sure what’s right for you? Just give us a call and one of our skiScandinavia experts will be happy to help create a personalised proposal just for you. Call 0207 199 6015 or give us some more information through our enquiry form.