Experience the Northern Lights with Cruise and Maritime!
There really is no better way to search for the Northern Lights - also known as the Aurora Borealis - than on a Northern Light CruiseThe Northern Lights are well known for being one of nature’s most beautiful sights, with the impressive blend of blue, green and pink lighting up the night sky for miles. The lights occur when solar storms strike the Earth’s magnetic field, generating an unrivalled cosmic display. The towns of Narvik, Alta and Tromsø are among the best places in Norway to witness the lights.. The combination of a laid back voyage and a natural spectacle is one that’s hard to beat. A Northern Lights cruise will sail along the impressive Norwegian coastlineÅlesund, a town known for its beautiful art nouveau town architecture; Narvik, which offers the chance to visit the summit of the nearby Mount Fagernes or the fascinating Polar Zoo; Alta, where you can to visit the Igloo Hotel, take a thrilling dogsled ride or head out into the wilderness in search of the Borealis; Tromsø, known as the ‘Gateway to the Arctic’, is famous for its Polar Museum and Wilderness Centre and in Bergen, explore it’s beautiful Bryggen district packed full of restored wooden warehouses and delightful gift shops. up into the Arctic Circle in search of this spectacular natural phenomenon.
However, a Northern Lights cruise isn’t just about the lights, it also provides a great opportunity to discover this unique part of the world. Each destination offers its own excursions, allowing you to explore the fascinating landscape, culture, history and wildlife.
A Northern Lights cruise is really one of the best ways to witness this fantastic natural phenomenon and to experience a unique view of this beautiful part of the world - it won’t fail to make a lasting impression. Cruise & Maritime Voyages offer Northern Lights cruises from London Tilbury and Bristol Avonmouth.