Can be bitterly cold and many attractions may be closed.
Northern Lights tourism can create mini high seasons in the far north.
Short days, especially in the far north.
Seasonal accommodation deals often available.
(May–mid-Jun & mid-Aug–Sep)
A good time to travel, with fewer visitors and temperatures generally still mild.
Accommodation prices can be high, except on weekends.
Book accommodation well ahead for festivals.
Accommodation and transport often booked out in advance – prepare for crowds.
Accommodation prices at their lowest (except in Lofoten).
No guarantees with the weather – can be warm and sunny or cool and rainy.