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Lapland in winter is a magical experience, a scenic winter wonderland located deep inside the Arctic Circle and blanketed in snow from November to May. Beyond skiing and snowboarding, you can experience thrilling snowmobile safaris, husky sledding, and have the chance to witness the captivating dance of the Northern Lights. Cosy log cabins, traditional saunas, and the warmth of Finnish hospitality really make Lapland the ultimate winter destination.
Where to stay in Lapland
We offer 3 contrasting resorts, all located well north of the Arctic Circle at the optimum latitude for the chance to see the Northern Lights: Levi, Ylläs and Saariselkä. Saariselka is located in Finland's northernmost region and offers 'winter wonderland' like no other. Levi is one of Finland's most popular ski resorts and provides an extensive network of slopes catering to all skill levels, making it a haven for skiing and snowboarding enthusiasts. Ylläs is one of Finland's largest ski resorts and the breath-taking Arctic scenery provides you with a stunning backdrop as you carve your way down the snowy slopes. Each resort has a distinctly different character but all three are in stunningly beautiful wilderness areas.
Skiing and snowboarding in Lapland
Lapland does not have mountains but instead fells, which provide an amazing environment for enjoying winter sports as well as the unbeatable scenery. Picture yourself gliding down the pristine, snow-covered slopes, surrounded by the breath-taking beauty of Lapland. You'll have the time of your life on one of our Lapland skiing holidays. The ski resorts cater to skiers of all levels, plus the powdery, white snow is simply fantastic. Whether you're a beginner or a seasoned pro, Lapland has something for everyone. The ski resorts here offer modern facilities, charming and cosy accommodations, and tasty local cuisine to fuel your adventures on the slopes. And although there are fewer daylight hours in Lapland in the winter, many of the slopes are floodlit so you can continue skiing through till the evening.
Winter Excursions in Lapland
Each resort is bursting with fantastic excursions and whether you want to chase the Northern Lights or explore the Arctic wilderness, these excursions have got you covered. From husky sledding, where you'll feel the rush as you glide through the snow with the huskies leading the way, to leisurely reindeer sleigh rides that let you immerse yourself in the local culture and traditions, you can embark on a magical journey through the enchanting Arctic landscapes. And of course, you can't miss the chance to meet Santa Claus himself in his charming village! You'll also have opportunities for snowmobiling adventures, where you'll zip through the vast wilderness, snow shoeing through the winter forests, cross country skiing on one of the countries many tracks and lots more.
Those who book early are rewarded, with our pre-bookable 3 for 2 excursion package which puts our top 3 excursions (husky, reindeer and snowmobile) in an easy to book bundle which also includes a saving.
Imagine lying in a thermal Glass Igloo or Aurora Cabin as the Northern Lights dance across a star-studded night sky, or staying in a handmade snow hotel with ice sculptures and a bar. This remote and untamed snowy wilderness rewards exploration via countless activities and you can be as active or relaxed as you want.
The Santa Experience
7 night stays in December can enjoy the magic of Christmas with the Santa Experience. Spend a half day at our fantastic Santa's Elves Hideaway where the whole family can enjoy a private meeting with Santa, bake gingerbread and create Christmas decorations with the Elves and even say hello to Santa's reindeer. Experience our top husky and reindeer safaris, a must do in Lapland. Plus, remove the stress of what to pack as this package also includes thermal suits and boots.
We hope you too will fall under Lapland's wintery and wonderful spell!