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|40 properties include access to wifi|
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|10 properties have a dedicated workspace|
|20 properties are a good fit for families|
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|$50 before taxes and fees|
Frequently Asked Questions
How is the weather in Longyearbyen?
Longyearbyen has an arctic climate with cool summers and cold winters. In the warmest month, July, average temperature is 46°F (8°C), while in the coldest month, February, it's around 5°F (-15°C). Remember, Longyearbyen experiences polar night from late October to mid-February, and midnight sun from late April to late August.
What are some of the best things to do in Longyearbyen?
Discover Svalbard's natural wonders and unique wildlife on a guided snowmobile tour, delve into the history of this arctic outpost at the Svalbard Museum, or venture into the icy depths on a fascinating ice cave tour. Nature lovers often enjoy birdwatching at the Adventfjorden.
What is the best time of year to visit Longyearbyen?
The most frequented time to visit Longyearbyen is during summer, from June to September, when the weather is milder and outdoor activities are aplenty. However, many visitors also come in winter for the Northern Lights. Notable events include the Midnight Sun Marathon in June and the Dark Season Blues festival in late October.
What are the best places to stay in Longyearbyen?
Consider staying in the heart of Longyearbyen where restaurants, cultural venues, and shopping are within walking distance. Alternatively, if you're seeking a quieter setting, locales near the Advent Valley provide a serene backdrop with close proximity to nature.
What are the best places to visit in Longyearbyen?
Explore the Svalbard Museum for a deep dive into the region's history, or visit the Svalbard Church, a warm community gathering point. The Global Seed Vault, storing seeds from around the world, is another intriguing site to visit.
What are some hiking trails in Longyearbyen?
Hikers frequently explore trails such as the accessible Longyear Glacier trail, the challenging Sarkofagen, offering panoramic views, or the Hiorth Mountain trail, leading to the remains of an old mining settlement.
What are some family activities to do in Longyearbyen?
Families can enjoy a day at Svalbard Museum to learn about the area's history and wildlife, delight in a dog sledding adventure, or join a guided tour to spot reindeer and polar bears. The Northern Lights during winter nights are also a spectacle enjoyed by the whole family.
What are some of the best day trip ideas in Longyearbyen?
Embark on a fascinating boat trip to Pyramiden, an abandoned Soviet mining town, or explore Barentsburg, the Russian mining community. Delve into arctic wildlife by visiting the Walrus Colony, or enjoy an immersive dog sledding experience in the breathtaking Arctic landscape.
What are the most popular amenities for Apartment Rentals in Longyearbyen?
Enhance your stay in our Apartment Rentals with the most popular amenities: over 20 homes with a kitchen, over 10 homes with free parking, over 20 homes with wifi, and more. Indulge in the ultimate retreat, tailored to your preferences.
How much does it cost to stay in apartment rentals in Longyearbyen?
Experience the best of Longyearbyen with our apartment rentals, starting at about $70 per day, before taxes and fees. Embrace comfort and style while staying within your budget in your home away from home.