Discover our destinations
All of our destinations are unique and special in their own right and each are beautiful no matter the season. Whether your clients are looking for a summer holiday to the Norwegian fjords to see spectacular scenery and hike in the mountains, or head further North to the Arctic Circle to experience indigenous culture and snow activities we can help put together a trip of a lifetime that fulfils their every wish.
Don’t forget those all important and amazing city stopovers too. Capital cities such as Oslo, Helsinki, Stockholm and Copenhagen all offer amazing opportunities to extend a client’s trip in the Nordic region however there are also other, smaller cities that are often overlooked yet could be perfect for your clients. Bergen, Gothenburg, Tromso, Aarhus to name a few; Arctic Inbound can find the hidden gems that your clients didn’t even know they were looking for.
Far from just a winter destination, Finland can offer clients an amazing year-round experience. Of course, during the winter in Finnish Lapland, guests will find limitless wilderness to explore, exciting ski resorts and Santa Claus’s home – a winter wonderland full of magical experiences and the Northern Lights. However during the summer, this beautiful landscape turns into a veritable summer paradise with warm, long sunny days and endless opportunities for hiking, biking, fishing and much more.
Sweden is one of the most exciting Nordic countries to visit and no matter the time of year; there is always something exciting to do and discover. Visit Stockholm for a city break full to the brim of culture, art and history. Head to the middle heart of Sweden full of lakes for fresh water swimming, forests to hike through and scenery to guarantee an intake of breath. Then of course there is Arctic Sweden; Swedish Lapland; well known for the world’s first ICEHOTEL, the mountain phenomenon of Abisko for being one of the best places in the world to see the Northern Lights in wintertime and during the warmer months, a midsummer playground beneath the never-setting sun.
Norway has lots to offer and will amaze you with its dramatic scenery. From the fjords and their beautiful long coastlines in the south, to the snow-capped mountain tops perfect for skiing in the north, the diversity of the landscape is endless. During the wintertime the Northern Lights light up the skies but in summer you can hike to some of the most untouched viewpoints in the world beneath the Midnight sun. The abundance of wildlife in Norway is a draw for many travellers; the opportunity to spot whales in their natural habitat as they migrate along the coast towards the Arctic seas is a sight to behold and if you set off into the forests you are likely to spot reindeer, moose and many more native species. Norway is a photographer’s dream whatever the weather or season.
Iceland, a Nordic island nation, is defined by its dramatic landscape with volcanoes, geysers, hot springs, and lava fields. Most of the population lives in the capital, Reykjavik, which runs on geothermal power and is home to the National and Saga museums, tracing Iceland’s Viking history. In the summer you can watch whales play in the ocean, take a helicopter ride over the craters and ride Icelandic horses along the coast. In the wintertime sleep beneath the stars in glass roofed accommodation and head deep into the frozen ice caves. Year round activities such as snorkelling in the Silfra fissure and visiting the many geothermal lagoons are a must!
Greenland is the world’s largest island located between the Arctic and Atlantic oceans, east of the Canadian Arctic Archipelago. It is an autonomous territory within the Kingdom of Denmark and one of the most magnificent places in the world to visit. When visiting Greenland guests will truly feel as though they have been transported through time to another world where connectivity to the outside world through wifi, electricity and other technologies is still relatively basic but the connectivity to people, culture and tradition is immensely strong. Travellers here will explore the impressive scenery, get acquainted with the locals and learn all about the way of life on this amazing island.
National Parks, white sandy beaches, gourmet dining; what more could you want from a destination? Perhaps some incredible museums, culture and 444 islands? Denmark has it all – from the bustling and exciting capital city of Copenhagen to the pretty city of Aarhus on the eastern peninsula coastline. A unique gem of Denmark is also Bornholm, an island off the Southern coast of Sweden that is Danish owned lying in the middle of the Baltic Sea. No matter who is travelling; whether guests are solo, with friends or family – there is plenty to explore in Denmark.
A unique and beautiful gem hidden in the Northern hemisphere; Svalbard. With 3 main seasons; summer, light winter and the Polar winter there is plenty to do and experience in Svalbard no matter the time of year. During the summer days go hiking, sea fishing and take a speedboat to the outer limits of the archipelago in search of the mighty polar bear. In the light winter you can experience dog sledding, snowmobiling and stay in some truly unique accommodation in the heart of the wilderness. During the Polar winter; the days are dark 24/7 but that just means that guests are able to witness the Aurora not just at night time, but even perhaps whilst having their breakfast!
Arts & culture, museums, Scandinavian design, high end culinary experiences, night life & shopping are all things that make each city in and around our regions their own eccentric self and why it is a great addition to your client’s Arctic trip. Whether they would you just like to make the most of their stop over, or want to discover the unique architecture, the famous green spaces all around, waterfront neighbourhoods and their overall approach to sustainability. Versatility is key here and you can find something for all taste buds!
Enquire with the team today to see which cities we recommend either as standalone trips or as part of a larger itinerary.