Olaus Magnus

Wood cut from Olaus Magnus

"The people of the North are exposed to nights of great length; consequently they use various kinds of light to carry out the indispensable duties that contribute to their ease at home."
Woodcut from Olaus Magnus

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The Northern Lights Route is part of The Council of Europe Cultural Routes. The Cultural Routes are an invitation to Europeans to wander the paths and explore the places where the unity and diversity of our European identity were forged.