Norway is an incredible country to visit no matter what time of year you go. But there is truly something so special about the winter season up in northern Norway. When the ground is covered in snow and the hours of daylight is limited. Having traveled to this part of the world many times over the years, I’ve had my share of amazing experiences, excursions and animal encounters. Therefore I’ve rounded up some of the top things to do in Norway in winter so that you can create a trip of a lifetime.

So grab your thickest winter coat and book your flight to Norway!

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Table of Contents show 1 The Best Towns in Northern Norway in Winter 2 Things to Do in Northern Norway in Winter 3 1. Chase the Northern Lights Norway 4 2. Go Dog Sledding in Norway in Winter 5 3. Snorkel with Orcas in the Wild 6 4. Stay Overnight in an Ice Hotel 7 5. Join a Whale Watching Boat Tour 8 6. Go on a Fjord Tour by Van 9 7. Snowmobile and See Wild Polar Bears in Svalbard 10 How to Dress for Norway in Winter 11 When is the Best Time to Go to Northern Norway in Winter 12 How to Get to Northern Norway 13 Where to Stay in Northern Norway in Winter



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