The aurora borealis phenomenon is a magical attraction that can only be seen in some of the most remote regions of the world. As a grandiose and totally exotic phenomenon, the attraction is on the dream list of many travelers. If you intend to venture into unknown lands to see one of the most admired natural spectacles in the world, check out a list of the countries that offer this attraction!


The wonderful all-wild region of the United States is also known for being the scene of the phenomenon during the winter. To view, the ideal is to move to regions such as Denali National Park.

Alaska - Northern Lights Denali National Park

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Known for the diversity of natural wonders, such as volcanoes, geysers, fjords, the country also provides the phenomenon of aurora borealis during winter.

Iceland - Northern Lights


In northern Finland, in the city and in Luosto, the Aurora Chalet hotel provides its guests with an “Aurora Alarm”, which sounds when colored lights make their appearance in the sky, thanks to the service of the city’s Aurora Borealis Research Center. from Sodankyla.



The small village of Abisko in the Lapland region has less than 150 inhabitants. The region is visited by tourists looking for the phenomenon, the difference is that in the village visitors can enjoy the show of lights in the sky in the Abisko National Park with the famous Tometras Lake in the background.

Sweden - Northern Lights


One of the best places to see Northern Lights is in Norway. Located above the arctic pole, in the north of the country, the city of Tromso receives thousands of tourists to see the phenomenon that appears frequently.



An inhospitable destination, the region welcomes many adventurers. Although the phenomenon appears in most of the territory, the most popular and accessible places are in the south and east of Greenland.

Greenland - Northern Lights


The British Isles are known for their gray climate, far from ideal conditions for spotting the Northern Lights. However, on the rare clear-sky nights of the Scottish winter, tourists have a good chance of enjoying the lights, particularly in places like Aberdeen, the Isle of Skye and the northern highlands.



The wonderful region full of natural beauty in Canada is the ideal spot to watch the lights appear. The areas around Lake Superior, Ontario, the tundra of northern Ontario, and the Yukon Territory near Alaska are just a few of the viewpoints.

Canada - Northern Lights

Faroe Islands

Between the Norwegian Sea and the North Atlantic are the wonderful Faroe Islands. An archipelago dependent on Denmark well known for Viking culture. During clear days, the islands become an excellent place to spot the aurora borealis.



The Kola Peninsula in northwest Russia is located above the Arctic Circle and is one of Russia's most popular spots for spotting the lights in the sky.


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