The Aurora Spirit distillery from above with the Lyngen Alps behind
©Aurora Spirit

Visit the world's northernmost whisky distillery

Visit the world’s northernmost whisky distillery at Årøybukt in Lyngen and enjoy an Arctic distillation experience!

Arctic Whisky Experience

During the Arctic Whisky experience, one of our qualified staff members will guide you through the process of Arctic Whisky production.

You will gain an insight into the mysterious past of Viking Age drinking customs, making moonshine in Northern Norway and learn about hi-tech alcohol production on top of the world. During this exciting guided tour, you will see, feel and smell Arctic ingredients.

The full tour includes a complementary tasting glass and a sample.

After the tour, you have the option of buying more tastings. It’s also possible to extend your stay, enjoying local cuisine and have a look around our visitor centre.

Visitor center at Aurora Spirit, panorama windows with view of the fjord
Visitor center at Aurora Spirit - Photo: Aurora Spirit
 
Arctic Whisky Day Tour from Lyngseidet or Tromsø

Spend a day visiting the Worlds Northernmost Distillery! We have pre-packaged an exciting day including transfers, complimentary tastings, guided tour, and lunch. During the day you will learn about the process of making whisky in the Arctic. Great views, local tastes and interesting facts guaranteed!

The Whisky Tour will be given by a qualified staff member who will guide you through the process of manufacturing various types of spirits such as vodka, aquavit, gin, but with a main focus on whisky. You’ll get a glimpse into the mysterious past of Viking age drinking customs and learn about hi-tech alcohol production on top of the world. During this exciting guided tour, you will see, feel and smell Arctic ingredients all used in our production. 

Included:

  • Guided Tour of the Distillery
  • A Meal from Local Produce – (Other Dietary Options Available)
  • Free Whisky Tasting Glass
  • Time to spend in the wonderful Arctic Distillery
  • The opportunity to ask questions of our experienced distillers
  • Free Wi-Fi and use of lounge which has panoramic views of the
  • mountains & fjord
  • Transfers from Tromsø (including Ferry Crossing) or Lyngseidet

Season: 1.Dec - 31.March