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Nordic Adventures

Nordic adventure holidays are a thrilling exploration of some of the world's most captivating and pristine landscapes. The Nordic region, encompassing countries like Norway, Sweden, Finland, Denmark and Iceland, offers a diverse array of experiences.

From the ethereal beauty of the Northern Lights in Lapland to the rugged fjords of Norway's west coast, these adventures immerse travellers in nature's grandeur. For outdoor enthusiasts there are lots of activities to do, including hiking, kayaking, and cycling through lush forests and along dramatic coastlines. In winter, the Nordic countries transform into a wonderland of snow, inviting travelers to indulge in thrilling activities such as dog sledding, cross-country skiing, and ice fishing. The region is also home to an array of wildlife, with opportunities to spot reindeer, Arctic foxes, and whales.

Highlight of a Nordic Adventure

The Nordic region, with its proximity to the magnetic North Pole, offers some of the world's most reliable opportunities to witness the Northern Lights. Travelers can chase this celestial spectacle in places like Tromsø, Norway; Abisko, Sweden; and Iceland's remote countryside. Whether you're bundled up in a cozy lodge, gazing at the sky from a frozen fjord, or even sleeping in a glass igloo, the experience of seeing the Northern Lights is nothing short of magical—a reminder of the Earth's cosmic dance and an unforgettable highlight of any Nordic adventure.

What to do on a Nordic Adventure

Ski the iconic Kings Trail in Sweden

Skiing Sweden's iconic King's Trail (Kungsleden) is a thrilling adventure through the pristine wilderness of Swedish Lapland. This 440-kilometer trail offers cross-country skiers a chance to explore snow-covered forests, frozen lakes, and majestic mountains. With cozy mountain huts along the route and the possibility of witnessing the Northern Lights, it's an unforgettable Arctic experience that connects you with the region's stunning natural beauty and indigenous Sami culture.

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Explore the fjords and fjells of the Lofoten Islands

Exploring the fjords and fjells of the Lofoten Islands in Norway is an exceptional adventure that brings you into a world of striking contrasts. The dramatic fjords, with their sheer cliffs, provide a stunning backdrop for activities like kayaking and fishing, while the towering peaks offer exhilarating hikes and breathtaking views. Amid picturesque fishing villages, you'll experience local culture and savor fresh seafood. Plus, the chance to witness the midnight sun in summer and the Northern Lights in winter adds an extra layer of wonder to this Arctic paradise.


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Trek through Iceland's volcanic landscapes

Trekking through Iceland's volcanic landscapes is a captivating adventure that immerses you in a world of dramatic contrasts. From the modern city of Reykjavik to the untamed interior, you'll witness the country's unique blend of contemporary life and pristine nature. The Laugavegar Trail, weaving through the Fjallabak volcanic region, offers a remarkable journey through rocky gorges, steaming hot springs, ancient lava flows, and striking black sand deserts.

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Husky sled through Finland's frozen wonderland

Husky sledding through Finland's frozen wonderland is an enchanting winter adventure that lets you experience the Arctic's magic like never before. Gliding through snow-covered forests and pristine landscapes with a team of eager huskies at the helm is a thrilling and immersive way to embrace the serene beauty of Finland's winter wilderness.

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More Information About Nordic Adventures

The Nordic countries, also known as the Nordics or Nordic nations, are a group of countries in Northern Europe that share common historical, cultural, and geographical ties. The Nordic countries typically include: Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Finland and Iceland

Worldwide Adventure Holidays

We offer over 360 active adventures in 100 countries worldwide. Best known for our pioneering itineraries and challenging trips with an 'edge', we also offer a range of easier guided and self-guided walking, cycling, family and wildlife journeys throughout the world. Based in Keswick in the Lake District, we are passionate about creating unique travel experiences for our customers.

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