See the Spec­tac­u­lar North­ern Lights with pre­sen­ter Dal­las Camp­bell and as­trologer Penny thorn­ton

Watch­ing a mag­i­cal dis­play of the aurora bo­re­alis is a once-in-a-life­time ex­pe­ri­ence, so why not join our ex­clu­sive new voy­age to the beau­ti­ful Nor­we­gian fjords to see this stun­ning nat­u­ral won­der for your­self

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There is no bet­ter way to ex­pe­ri­ence one of the most daz­zling nat­u­ral won­ders of the world than on our amaz­ing new North­ern Lights ad­ven­ture, in the com­pany of spe­cial guests Dal­las Camp­bell, the pre­sen­ter of pop­u­lar BBC sci­ence shows Stargaz­ing Live, Hori­zon and The Trea­sure Hunters, plus renowned as­trologer Penny Thorn­ton.

On this hol­i­day, 25 Beau­ti­ful Homes read­ers will join Dal­las for an ex­clu­sive talk and ques­tio­nand-an­swer ses­sion about his glo­be­trot­ting TV ad­ven­tures, the sci­ence of stargaz­ing and his new book about space travel. You will also take a guided trip with Dal­las to visit beau­ti­ful Nord­kapp, the north­ern­most place in Eu­rope, plus hear a fan­tas­tic award-win­ning talk by sci­en­tist Dr Tam­sin Ed­wards about how the en­tire record of life on Earth is buried deep within the po­lar ice cap.

What’s more, if gaz­ing up at the heav­ens and see­ing the mirac­u­lous North­ern Lights puts you in a mys­ti­cal frame of mind, you won’t want to miss pop­u­lar as­trologer Penny Thorn­ton’s ex­clu­sive talk to read­ers dur­ing the trip.

For an ad­di­tional sup­ple­ment**, you can also choose from an ex­cit­ing range of op­tional ac­tiv­i­ties, in­clud­ing guided na­ture walks and husky-sled­ding trips to tak­ing part in a tra­di­tional Vik­ing feast and sip­ping cock­tails at the world-fa­mous Snowho­tel.

So, come and join Dal­las, Penny and Tam­sin on this ex­clu­sive Arc­tic ad­ven­ture – it prom­ises to be the ul­ti­mate way to en­joy the beauty of the Nor­we­gian fjords and the un­for­get­table magic of the North­ern Lights.

YOUR ITIN­ER­ARY DAY 1: Ber­gen

Af­ter a di­rect flight from the UK, board MS Fin­n­marken.

DAY 2: åle­sund

Ex­plore this charm­ing town. Op­tional ac­tiv­i­ties** in­clude a scenic drive to Mount Ak­sla.

ex­clu­sive Join as­trologer Penny Thorn­ton for a pri­vate talk and Q&A about the stars.

DAY 3: trond­heim

Former Vik­ing trad­ing post, and Nor­way’s first cap­i­tal. Op­tional ac­tiv­i­ties in­clude a Vik­ing-themed walk­ing tour of the city.

DAY 4: ARC­TIC Cir­cle/lo­foten Is­lands

Cross the Arc­tic Cir­cle for the first time, with views of the stun­ning Lo­foten Is­lands.

DAY 5: tromsø

Fa­mous for its Arc­tic Cathe­dral, aquar­ium and botan­i­cal gar­dens.

ex­clu­sive Join Dal­las Camp­bell for a pri­vate talk and Q& A about his TV ad­ven­tures in sci­ence and stargaz­ing. Plus, hear Dr Tam­sin Ed­wards’ talk about the his­tory to be found within the po­lar ice.

DAY 6: hon­ningsvåg, north Cape

Heart­land of the indige­nous Sámi peo­ple. ex­clu­sive See Nord­kapp’s stun­ning views in the com­pany of Dal­las Camp­bell.

DAY 7: Kirkenes

The turn­ing point of your trip. You can choose to visit the world-fa­mous Snowho­tel.

DAY 8: ham­mer­fest & tromsø

Ad­mire Ham­mer­fest’s colour­ful build­ings. Op­tional ac­tiv­i­ties in­clude a mid­night con­cert in Tromsø’s Arc­tic Cathe­dral.

DAY 9: lo­foten Is­lands

See the beau­ti­ful is­lands of Lo­foten and Vesterålen. Op­tional ac­tiv­ity: sea ea­gle sa­fari.

DAY 10: ARC­TIC Cir­cle, Bodø to rørvik

Cross the Arc­tic Cir­cle again, and see the Seven Sis­ters moun­tain range.

DAY 11: trond­heim

Spend time in the pretty Bakklan­det district.

DAY 12: Ber­gen

Af­ter break­fast, dis­em­bark MS Fin­n­marken; trans­fer to the air­port for di­rect re­turn flight.

What Is In­cluded

re­turn flights eleven nights’ full board on ms fin­n­marken, with panoramic lounge, bars, café, li­brary, à la carte din­ing room, sauna, pool, Jacuzzi and ex­pert on-board talks ex­clu­sive talks and Q&as with Dal­las Camp­bell, Dr tam­sin ed­wards and Penny thorn­ton. guided nord­kapp trip with Dal­las all port fees and taxes north­ern Lights Prom­ise (see panel left)

Dal­las Camp­bell

Penny thorn­ton

Colour­ful houses in ber­gen, where your ad­ven­ture be­gins

Dog-sled­ding is just one of the ex­cit­ing op­tional ac­tiv­i­ties

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