Check out the best things to do in Nordkapp Norway. Hiking on the cliffs, midnight sun or northern lights and more!
Reindeer racing is a popular sport activity in Lapland, Finland. Competitions are held in several towns across Northern Finland where the fastest reindeer compete with each other. Where to see a reindeer race in Finland? We visited several races in Rovaniemi and in Inari. What are they like? Let us tell you below.
Santa Claus Village is a holiday village located 10 km outside of Rovaniemi, Finland. It is a perfect destination for families and those who still admire the Christmas spirit year by year. You can meet with the real Santa Claus, see reindeer and huskies, go on safaris, hunt for northern light and visit several different shops that offer crafts and souvenirs from Lapland.
Northern Lights, as they are called in the northern hemisphere, are one of the natural wonders of the world.
If you want to know more about where and when to see the northern lights in Lapland, what is the best way to hunt for aurora in Rovaniemi, or how to choose a northern lights tour in Lapland, here are answers to your questions.
Lapland is the best destination in Europe for observing northern lights and spending a special winter r vacation. If your time is limited and your number one priority is hunting for Aurora Borealis, you can head, for example, to Rovaniemi, Levi or Inari.
Would you like to observe northern lights from your bed? We will show you the best glass igloos in Finland and Lapland. These mesmerizing, mostly green phenomena dance over the sky from September till April uncountable times. The numerous glass igloos in Lapland give a perfect opportunity to watch the lights and tick a bucket list item on your list.
Lapland shows its unique face not in during the winter, but in summer as well. Midnight sun, sauna, reindeer, and the stunning Lappish nature. It is a perfect place to relax, explore the nature and observe wildlife in a special and fragile environment.
Check these must do and see attractions in summer in Lapland!
Rovaniemi is a typical winter destination (read our winter guide here), but summers are also unique with the white nights and the midnight sun. And don’t forget about the sauna! Lapland offers several unique places in summerto explore, and Rovaniemi is one of them.
Check these 10 summer activities in Rovaniemi which will make your visit special.
For a trip covering the whole of Finland, you will need at least two weeks. It is the minimum amount of time to cover such a huge country, the north-south extent of the country is 1100 km. This itinerary covers most of the best cities and several spectacular natural landmarks and national parks. If you prefer to spend extended time in Lapland, read this itinerary for a detailed trip on the north.