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Reviewed 3 October 2017

The crossing of the artic circle is made through a pass at 700m elevation. The landscape is (barely) free of any human-made thing. And everything is deep white. Magical !

Thank quintnico
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

There is this Globe on a small island marking entry into Arctic Circle at the 66 degree 33 minutes north, a globe shaped marker on the Rocky island of Vikingen, the southern most point in the Northern Hemisphere. In this area there is also the...More

Thank malnit56
Reviewed 27 June 2017

My partner based in UK booked the North East Passage Arctic cruise but were extremely disappointed to find that they did not follow the itinerary advertised and we lost 5 days [20% of our holiday] due to their negligence. They said it was out of...More

1  Thank BeastieMonteCarlo
Reviewed 25 April 2017

Our cruise ship passed the invisible line, called the Arctic Circle, and we entered the arctic. Somehow it felt unique. We passed Vikingen Island and there was the Arctic Circle Monument. Quickly snapped some pictures before we lost sight, memorial experience.

Thank nancy s
Reviewed 9 January 2017

We visited the Arctic Circle in December 2016 with our daughter of 7 years old whilst travelling on the MS Finnmarken, Hurtigruten. The ship made a big fuss as we passed over the arctic circle. They held a ceremony on deck to mark the crossing....More

2  Thank Nicky B
Reviewed 2 October 2016

OK - I am a somewhat cynical tourist, my wife and I have had the good fortune to travel most everywhere. And I laughed at myself for getting up early to stand outside on the deck with my wife in early twilight. My cynicism was...More

5  Thank Michael S
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

On our drive up to Bodo from Trondheim, we make a brief stop at Polar Sirkelen Museum to mark our first time to reach arctic circle. We took picture at the pole and it was very cold and windy even it is in July. By...More

4  Thank ucartech
Reviewed 24 July 2016

We thoroughly enjoyed a 12 night "Big Island, Big Adventure Tour" cruise on the Ocean Nova with friends in July 2016. The 10-11 Quark expedition staff were nature lovers with a deep passion for all things Arctic and they were eager to share their knowledge...More

3  Thank Emmybean1
Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

We drove across and the Norwegian side is well marked and impossible to miss. There is a gift shop, a weird monument and about hundred meters from it visitors leave flags and messages on the rocks. It was radically different to our first crossing on...More

1  Thank IOGWFH
Reviewed 2 July 2016

Crossed the Arctic Circle on land in Rovaniemi on my way to Kirkenes. Crossed it again on June 24 on board of the Hurtigruten 'Polarlys' on my way to Bergen. On the inslet known as Vikingen, there is a 7 m high globe that marks...More

1  Thank Peter D
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Tracy D
10 July 2017|
Response from nancy s | Reviewed this property |
I would think the weather would be on the cool side depending how far north you go. I would check on the internet "weather Norway"