10 Spectacular Sights in Europe That Can Rival the Northern Lights


Austria – Hallstatt-Dachstein / Salzkammergut Cultural Landscape

Forget the Northern Lights, check out these ten other gorgeous views for an equally unforgettable experience!

Ah, the Northern Lights. Also known as the Aurora Borealis, these dancing green fires are one of the most spectacular sights in the world. Unfortunately, it is not always easy to catch a glimpse of this dazzling natural phenomenon. First, you need to travel to remote places up in the Northern Hemisphere. Second, you need to endure really harsh climatic conditions with temperatures going as low as minus 25 degrees Celsius. And then finally, you have to wait for all the right natural conditions – clear night skies, no clouds, strong solar wind activity…

Not everyone has the luck (and the energy) to witness these electrifying streaks of green.

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