And the day never ends- that’s what we wish most of the days, isn’t it? Well, some people are lucky to have this wish fulfilled. How is it possible? You might have this question but that’s true that there are some places where the sun never sets.
If you are planning a vacation to such places where there is no sunset, or sun can often be seen past midnight, then read on to know more so that you can plan an exotic holiday to just such a destination. Some destinations are listed below:
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Due to Norway’s high latitude, there are large seasonal variations in daylight. It is also called the Land of the Midnight Sun. For about a period of 76 days from May to late July, the sun never sets. The bright sunlight engulfs the entire region for about 20 hours a day. You can book a cycle visit, go ocean kayaking, angling, hitting the fairway or take a journey to absorb the experience of your days of midnight sun in Northern Norway.
Famous Midnight Sun spots in Norway are Bodø, Narvik, Alta, Hammerfest, North Cape.
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Britain. Here you can visit waterfalls, volcanoes, glaciers and geysers or go camping and diving. The days are long during the summertime in Iceland. Although the Midnight Sun peaks in June, then Iceland’s nights are bright as early as May and as late as August. Besides the breathtaking northern lights, the country offers various delightful activities like hiking, wildlife watching, whale watching, caving, cycling and visiting the national parks.
Grotta lighthouse, Mt. Kirkjufell, Goðafoss, Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon are some of the top places to take in the midnight sun around Iceland
Canada is the world’s second-largest country by total area and is almost covered in snow round the year. In Inuvik and Northwest Territories of Canada, it is daytime for around 50 days amid the late spring! Also, the country offers a lot of tourists attractions and experiences which includes Aurora viewing, mountaineering, Hot springs, suspension bridge walk, road trips on world’s second largest stretches, and lots of historical monuments. Iqaluit, Dawson City are the famous spots to see midnight sun.
Finland is full of the most beautiful extremes. This beautiful country is surrounded by beautiful hills covered with tall candle-shaped spruce trees. In most parts of Finland, the sun shines for straight 73 days during summers and winters are harsh and covered in dark with no daylight to be seen. Besides seeing the northern lights, you can enjoy staying in glass igloos and even go skiing.
The sun doesn’t set in Alaska from late May to late July. While the other months, in winters, it’s dark for the most part and is almost covered in snow round the year. Known for its spectacular glaciers and snow-capped mountains; you can go hiking or sightseeing. Just imagine you’re watching those beautiful mountains glistening with snow at 2 am in morning. Isn’t it exciting?
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The sun in Stockholm, the capital city of Sweden, sets around midnight and is up again at 4:30 am, from early May to late August. Stockholm actually consists of 14 islands, it is also located at the place where Lake Malaren joins the Baltic Sea, and thus, 30% of Stockholm is made-up of waterways. Sweden being the largest but the least populated countries in Europe and yet every remote area is easily accessible for tourists and explorers.