Spitsbergen, Svalbard

Spitsbergen is the largest island in the Svalbard archipelago, the most northerly part of the Kingdom of Norway. This cluster of islands is found on the edge of the Arctic and Atlantic Oceans, East of Greenland and north of Western Europe. It is one of the most unusual places in the world; home to more polar bears than people! Famous highlights of this remote destination include whales, polar bears and the Northern Lights plus a unique geology, an intreguing range of flora and fauna and fascinating history.