During the summer season, the northern hemisphere of the Earth is tilting near to the sun. And that’s the product of mild weather and longer hours. For countries living close and north of the Arctic Pole, the tilt between April and September is so large that they witness 24-hour sunshine. But maybe it’ll be 10 p.m. at night, but the sun is burning bright, and it will seem like a usual 3 p.m. in the afternoon. It’s crazy.
Going to such beautiful locations that experience 24-hour sunshine during the summers would mean taking part in celebrations, experiencing stunning scenery, and becoming part of cities that honestly never sleep. To be part of this journey, six Beautiful Places with 24 Hours of Sunlight In The World.
In June and July, Helsinki has been passing through exceptionally long days in Finland. These months are known for their prime midnight sunshine season. Finnish children are delighted to have a crazily adjustable bedtime. With the sun burning bright overhead and the clock is 8 p.m., restaurants, cafes, parks, and all remains available. Families come together for a picnic, ride a bike, and even enjoy a midsummer bonfire. Tourists should look forward to the Midnight Sun Film Festival and the Kalottjazz & Blues Festival in Finland to commemorate this time in its entirety.
Abisko is home to the Aurora Sky Station. It’s the focal point of Sweden’s Northern Lights. In the summer season, the city is one of the places with 24 hours of sunlight. Visit this city between the months of late June and mid-July to visit Abisko National Park and climb up Mount Nuolja to enjoy a sweeping view of the arctic landscape. Nothing is more enjoyable than walking with bae hand in hand and knowing full well that it’s going to be a long, brilliant, and rewarding day.
Fairbanks, in Alaska
You will witness nights of almost no sunset at Fairbanks in Alaska, just 24 hours of bright sunshine. To make good use of its beautiful scenery and gorgeous flora and fauna, explore this destination from May to July. It would be best if you toured Denali National Park to see the moss and bears. Travel to Pioneer Theme Park and get to know the culture and past of the North Museum. The sun dips under the horizon for just a few hours at night and then rises again for another long summer day.
Reykjavik is largest city in Iceland and the capital. So it’s always a hot and exciting travel destination. Housing National and Saga museums, an exciting part of the Vikings, and a revolving Perlan glass dome providing stunning views of the sea and the hills, there’s a lot to unravel here.
What better way to explore this pleasure than in broad daylight? The city experiences the longest day of the year, the Summer Solstice. The sunsets shortly after midnight and then rises again after 3 o’clock. During this season, you will be part of a host of city events, music festivals, and half a marathon. As a treat, the bars remain open until 6 a.m.
In Longyearbyen, Norway, the sun has not been set for four months. So forget to catch up on the moon between mid-April and mid-July, never before stuff like getting to sleep while the sun shines bright at night.
Book a wildlife-watching boat, catch whales, and walruses in motion in these long summer months. Svalbard Bryggeri is a renowned craft brewery that welcomes both visitors and locals with refreshing beer and even better sea views. Norway’s Svalbard also gives Indians a visa-free visit.
St. Petersburg, Russia
St. Petersburg, Russia, is proud of its white nights. Nights that are not gloomy and indescribable like the rest of the world but light and accommodating, much like the mornings. During these white nights, from late May to early July, the city is coming alive. See, so it is! Ballet, opera, and orchestral works enthrall the audience. Fireworks, festivals, and carnivals are calming, young and old.
The oldest White Nights Festival in the world is the ultimate highlight here, which should not be skipped. St. Petersburg gets more than 24 hours of sunshine a day at that period. The sunsets at midnight and rises again at 2 a.m. in the morning.
Adventure lovers, these are the six beautiful destinations in the world you need to explore to witness a phenomenon like no other. With these countries boasting 24 hours of sunshine. I am sure if this can add a lot of happy experience in your travel bucket.
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