In the blog section you find the newest updates on Torfhús Retreat and the surrounding area. Every month we want to offer information on recently added features and give you an overview of interesting events taking place at and around our venue. From providing you with the best dates to view the incredible aurora borealis to highlighting special and unique offers you are sure to find everything of interest in regards to Torfhús Retreat right here.
The spectacular natural phenomenon of the aurora borealis, also often called polar- or northern light is a fascinating and mesmerizing occurrence and has been associated with northern mythology for centuries. In essence, auroras are produced when the earth's magnetosphere is disturbed by charged particles of the solar wind.
To be able to see this incredible spectacle, a clear and dark night sky is necessary. Torfhús Retreat with its light-pollution-free environment offers you perfect conditions for your viewing pleasure.
Regarding the timeframe, the aurora borealis is visible from mid-August to the beginning of April. Following the link below you find a weather forecast that shows detailed information on the current status of the visibility of the aurora: