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Experience the magic of the Northern Lights

Don`t forget to dress properly and to enjoy the light hunting
  • August 08, 2019 21:30
  • Author Monika Dimitrova
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If seeing the northern lights is at top place on your bucket list, Sweden is the perfect place for aurora spotting. The Northern Lights, or aurora borealis, appear over Swedish Lapland. So if you are on holiday in this part of the world you must experience the magnificent Aurora Borealis in Northern Lapland.

In order to maximize your odds of seeing the Northern Lights you have to go to the Aurora Sky Station in Abisko National Park. The place is surrounded by mountains and Abisko is known for its clear skies, so there’s a good chance to see this once in a lifetime moment of nature's beauty. When you're there, a chairlift will take you up to the observation tower, as well as the station’s Northern Lights exhibition, where you will also find a café and souvenir shop.

Aurora season in the north of Sweden starts at the end of September and lasts until the beginning of April. The northern lights are visible in Swedish Lapland any time of the year so long as it gets truly dark at night. Don't forget to dress properly for your visit. The most important advice: enjoy the light hunting.

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