Submitted by fonsamersfoort on Wed, 2014/08/06 – 08:25
Area: 62 049 km²
Population: 2932 inhabitants (2011)
June, July and August are the best months to travel to Spitsbergen. These are virtually the only months where the mercury rises above the freezing point. Moreover, there is no expedition ships sail in the other months.
Norwegian is the official language in Spitsbergen. Furthermore, there speak Russian.
Upon arrival in Svalbard you to show any ID.
A visa is not required.
To visit Svalbard, you do not need vaccinations.
Money and Money
Spitsbergen is paid with the Norwegian krone (NOK).
In Svalbard you must drive on the right side of the road.
Spitsbergen is the same plugs and sockets are used as in the Netherlands.
It is not recommended to drink water from the tap.
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An overview of all the holidays in Spitsbergen, visit Beleven.org .