Traveling to the Land of the Midnight Sun

Traveling to the Land of the Midnight Sun

Summertime in Northern Europe is absolutely glorious, and it’s difficult to lure a Scandinavian out of the region during the season. The natural phenomenon known as the midnight sun (or “polar day,” at extreme latitudes) is when the sun never truly sets and is visible in some parts of the Nordics for a full 24 hours. Couple the midnight sun with mild summer temperatures, and this means more time for travelers to explore outdoor lifestyles, sail into lush archipelagoes, camp out on secluded islands, cruise past majestic fjords, participate in folk traditions like Midsummer, and dig into fresh seasonal seafood.

Here’s and article by Lola Akerstrom for AFAR on how to experience it like the locals do:

Traveling to the Land of the Midnight Sun

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