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Mark Champagne

Nordic Travel Specialist


Tel: 01737 886 142

Since joining us in 2013, Mark has visited Scandinavia and Iceland on numerous occasions and loves all things Nordic. One of his most recent highlights was a visit to Svalbard during the Polar Night season when he saw auroras throughout the day and night.

Other winter highlights include husky sledding across Lake Inari in Northern Finland and taking a dip into the icy water beneath the frozen surface of the Tarendo River.

During the summer months, Mark has observed brown bears and wolverines in Eastern Finland and also yomped up to Trolltunga high above the Norwegian Fjords. Some of his other highlights include walking on the black sand of Vik and being bounced around in a superjeep in Iceland. Some Swedish highlights include visiting Skane and the archipelago of West Sweden to experience charming boutique hotels and exquisite cuisine. Mark also rates visits to the Scandinavian capitals for a mixture of old and new.

Mark Champagne's Top Travel Experiences

  • Witnessing an unbeatable aurora at Malangen Resort
  • Snowmobiling in the Polar Night of Svalbard
  • Scandinavian cuisine
  • Bear watching in Finland
  • Lake swimming under the midnight sun
  • Oyster safari at Grebbestad, Sweden
  • RIB Safari on Sognefjord
  • Hiking up to Trolltunga

My Favourite Place

Standing on the plateau outside the ice cave, watching the peaks shape shift with the light from distant winter sun. Stunning impressions of the High Arctic!
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Mark Recommends

Nellim Wilderness Adventure

from £1227
including flights
3–4, 7 nights Mar, Dec-Feb
Enjoy a plethora of winter activities on this inclusive short break in Finnish Lapland
  • Winter Break
  • Northern Lights
  • Short Breaks
  • Active
  • Family
  • Log Cabin

Svalbard Polar Night Adventure

from £1340
including flights
4 nights Oct-Jan
This short winter break gives you a taste of the polar night on an unforgettable adventure in Svalbard.
  • Northern Lights
  • Independent

Capitals of Scandinavia

from £1141
including flights
10 nights Year round
Explore and enjoy four vibrant maritime capitals, travelling between them by boat and train.
  • Independent

Lakeland and Eastern Finland

from £2262
including flights
14 nights Jun-Sep
Get active in the heart of Finland's beautiful Lakeland region on this fly drive
  • Bear Watching
  • Self Drive