A large ship in the snow

Experience the Northern Lights Cathedral

Alta is a city known for opportunities to catch a glimpse of the northern lights.

Included in your cruise
  • Visit the distinctive Northern Lights Cathedral
  • Learn about Alta and the northern lights
  • Experience the cathedral’s modern art and architecture
  • Difficulty level

    Level 2: Moderate - some mobility needed

  • Duration

    1.5

  • Booking code

    INCL-ALF2

On this tour, get to know Alta, a city known for opportunities to catch a glimpse of the northern lights. 

At the cathedral, a guide will introduce you to the building’s distinctive architecture and the symbolism of its artwork.  

After a short guided tour of the church, you will make your way through the BorealisAlta interactive exhibition, which weaves together the story of the Northern Lights – from the magic to the scientific truth. Discover the history of northern lights research here in Alta. Explore at your own pace and in as much detail as you like. 

Practical Information: 

  • Wheelchair accessible: 
  • Languages: English, Norwegian, and German