There's no denying it; the aurora borealis is a phenomenon that really must be seen to be believed. Feast your eyes on these snaps of the spectacular lightshow and the activites you could get up to during the day on your trip to the Arctic.
Images in our aurora gallery are courtesy of the following contributors:
Discover the World
Chena Hot Springs
Rovaniemi Tourism & Marketing Ltd
Myvatn Nature Baths
Pallas-Yllästunturi National Park
Northern Norway Tourist Board
Heart of Lapland - Pajala
If the you've been inspired and want to know more about the northern lights, find out all about the aurora in our guide.