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Spitsbergen (Svalbard) travel, tours and cruises

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Spitsbergen (Svalbard)

North of mainland Norway, surrounded by the Arctic Ocean as well as the Barents, Norwegian and Greenland Seas, is Svalbard Archipelago. The largest and only permanently populated island is Spitsbergen, whose capital is Longyearbyen.

Tour Category Duration Season Departure

Explore Longyearbyen and surrounds from your hotel base
Independent, Northern Lights 4 days Winter Oct - Jan

Explore Longyearbyen and surrounds from your hotel base
Independent 4 days Summer May - Sep

Oslo, Lofoten, Andenes, Tromso, Svalbard and Oslo
Escorted 10 days Summer Jun - Aug

Longyearbyen, plus hiking and glacier climbing from remote Nordenskiöld Lodge
Independent 5 Days Summer Jul - Sep

Kayaking, glacier climbing and hiking in the remote Arctic
Independent 6 Days Summer Jul - Sep

Longyearbyen, plus remote Isfjord Radio at Cape Linnè
Independent 5 days Summer May - Sep

Explore Longyearbyen from your hotel base
Independent 3+ days Summer Jun - Sep

Short Hurtigruten expedition Voyage on the West Coast of Spitsbergen
Cruises, Escorted 6 days Summer May - Aug
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