Christmas spirit in Longyearbyen

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CHRISTMAS ON SVALBARD

There is something very special about the Christmas season and the atmosphere in Longyearbyen. The streets are lit up by beautiful Christmas lights and the northern lights dance in the sky both day and night. You can do your giftshopping tax-free and in the restaurants you can have a feast with delicious Christmas food. Longyearbyen can offer Christmas joy to everyone of all ages. Among other things, the children can visit Santa Claus in Mine 2 and deliver their wishlist in Santa's mailbox.

Travel period 22-28 december

Close to the North Pole

In the midst of the darkest period at Svalbard, the Christmas lights are illuminating the streets of Longyearbyen. Cosy restaurants, and exciting activities, makes the Christmas time unforgettable. Join us for dogsledding or northern light hunting, and maybe you'll meet Rudolph the reindeer in the streets.

PRICE NOK 3.590 PER PERSON INCLUDES:

-5 nights at our newly refurbished hotel Radisson Blu Polarhotel Spitsbergen
-Delicious breakfast buffet every morning from 7am to 10am on weekdays and 7am to 11am on weekends
-Christmas porridge for lunch on Christmas eve.
-Christmas feast at restaurant Nansen

It is possible to extend your visit for an additional fee. Maybe you want to stay through New Years Eve as well?

Add some extra activities

For guests on the northern light offer or the pre-christmas package, please contact our sales team for some additional activities to enhance your stay. We will offer you a 10% discount on the extra internal activities you book.

•Northern lights hunting with snowcat
•Northern lights hunting with electric snowmobile
•Dogsledding under the northern lights
•Follow a trapper's footprint

Read more about our dark season activities here

CONTACT US NOW

We look forward to helping you book the ultimate Arctic experience. When contacting us, please let us know:

  • When do you wish to travel?
  • How many people are travelling, and how many rooms do you need?
  • If you would like us to check flight tickets for you, please specify from which airport.
  • Any other information that may be relevant to your booking.

Send an e-mail to Hurtigruten Svalbard
or call +47 79 02 61 00.

Christmas program

DAY BEFORE CHRISTMAS, December 23
•Christmas movie for the kids
•Book your activities and plan your stay
•"Grevinnen og hovmesteren" movie in Barentz Gastropub

CHRISTMAS EVE, December 24
•Christmas movie for the kids
•Classical porridge lunch
•Christmas service
•Aperitif and Christmas dinner
•Santa is coming

FIRST DAY OF CHRISTMAS, December 25
•Christmas movie for the kids

SECOND CHRISTMAS DAY, December 26
•Christmas movie for the kids
•Boxing day: Fotball at Barentz Gastropub

THIRD CHRISTMAS DAY, December 27
•”Belated Christmas Party” at Barentz Gastropub!

DECEMBER 30th
•Welcome meeting!

NEW YEAR'S EVE, December 31
•Aperitif and New Year's dinner
•Fireworks!

CHRISTMAS EVE MENU RESTAURANT NANSEN

On Christmas Eve we serve a buffet with traditional norwegian Christmas dishes.

Have a taste of our magnificent buffet with pork belly, traditional lamb stew "pinnekjøtt", fermented fish and more.

NOK 525, including a glas of aperitiff

Changes may occur.

TRADITIONAL CHRISTMAS PARTY AT RESTAURANT NANSEN

Would you like to have a traditional Norwegian Christmas party for your colleagues or friends? At restaurant Nansen, we can arrange a traditional Christmas buffet for larger groups. Please contact our sales department on email gruppe@hurtigrutensvalbard.com or call us at +47 79 02 61 00 for more information and prices.

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