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Plan Your Trip to Longyearbyen: Best of Longyearbyen Tourism

By EvaFalleth

PLAN YOUR TRIP Longyearbyen

Longyearbyen is a great jumping-off point for experiencing the humbling power of the Arctic islands. Glaciers, mountains and primitive wildlife are the main attractions here. Be warned, though: Those polar bears look cuddly enough, but they are extremely dangerous and don't take kindly to gawking tourists.

Essential Longyearbyen

Longyearbyen Is Great For

The great outdoors

Frequently Asked Questions about Longyearbyen

We recommend staying at one of the most popular hotels in Longyearbyen, which include:

Some of the most popular restaurants in Longyearbyen include:

Longyearbyen is known for some of its popular attractions, which include:


If you're a more budget-conscious traveler, then you may want to consider traveling to Longyearbyen between December and February, when hotel prices are generally the lowest. Peak hotel prices generally start between June and August.