Alta Norway Flights GuideAlta is affectionately referred to as the "city of northern lights" for its mural of a night sky, thanks to its proximity to the most breathtaking aurora borealis. Go out for a snowmobile ride or dog sledding adventure and watch the sky illuminate emerald green and deep-sea blue. Visitors recommend staying the night in the Sorrisniva Igloo Hotel, home to authentic ice bars.
Oslo, Norway is just a two hour flight away and is also notable for its exquisite northern lights. Norway borders both Sweden and Finland, so hop on a lengthy plane ride to reach Stockholm, Sweden or Tampere, Finland.
January and February are the frigid months, and July and August are the sunniest. The northern location ensures manageable temperatures during the winter and summer. Precipitation is minor.Alta is a winter wonderland - you can't miss the chance to experience the snow and aurora borealis. September through March are the only times the sky becomes dark enough to see the northern lights. From the months of May to August, it's 24 hours of daylight, which still has its benefits - more time to bike the Finnmarksvidda plateau!
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