Aurora Sky Station

Visit one of the best places in the world to experience the Northern Light in the Abisko National Park in Sweden.

Aurora Sky Station is one of the adventure highlights for tourists visiting Swedish Lapland during the Northern Lights season.

The Sky Station lies right at the centre of what is known as the "Aurora Oval", and it is situated on Mountain Nuolja, 900 meters above sea level, in an area with very few distracting sources of light or sound. You can get there by cableway and learn more about this natural phenomenon from the guides up there.

At the Sky Station, you can learn about how the observations of the Northern Light are arranged. Tour operators also arrange special Nordic gourmet dinners for the tourists up here.


Getting here

You will find flight connections from Stockholm to Kiruna in Swedish Lapland every day. Every year when it is Northern Light's season, tour operators create the most amazing Northern Light Tours for tourists from here.  

Lonely Planet in 2015 made a top 10 list of the best places in the world to experience the natural phenomena of the Northern Lights. At the top of that list, you find Abisko National Park and the Aurora Sky Station nearby Kiruna in Swedish Lapland.



Aurora Sky Station
Abisko Tourist Station
981 07 Abisko
Northern Sweden

Getting there

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  • Lattitude: 68.318766
  • Longitude: 18.685017

The Lights in Kiruna