Everyone who tries it enjoys having fun in the snow! For many, it is the peaceful charm of cross-country skiing, away from the crowds, and along beautifully groomed flat trails affording stunning valley views. For some, it is the chance to get close to nature and try out gentle activities like snow-shoeing through the total silence of a virgin snowscape. For others, it is the exhilarating thrills from winter activities such as dog sledding, snowmobiling, sleigh riding or joining a floodlit reindeer safari for the first time.
And not to be missed - the elusive otherworldly glow of the aurora borealis – commonly known as the Northern Lights – is described by some as the greatest light show on Earth. In Iceland or northern Finland, Norway and Sweden it’s possible to see the heavens ablaze with swirly, smoky light from late September to early April.
Or, take a voyage to the ends of the Earth on an awe-inspiring journey to the polar regions of the Arctic or Antarctica. Here you’ll find an icy wilderness made up of some of the most beautiful and wild scenery you could imagine, icebergs the size of housing estates and a range of fascinating wildlife, including polar bears, walruses, penguins, seals and whales.
The opportunities for winter exploration are endless!