Lapland, „Lappi“ in Finnish, is a large region at the very north of Finland. Lapland is not very densly populated, but aside from the Finnish there are also many Sami people in the north. Lapland is a winter wonderland with a wide variety of activities to enjoy.
Favourite Destinations (Lapland)
Nature Lovers will be amazed – Lapland Holidays
Enontekiö is a region with many outdoor activities for nature lovers to enjoy. Close to the town of Kilpisjärvi sits the tallest mountain in Finland, Haiti. Towering at 1,328 meters, it is an awe-inspiring sight. One can also follow the Saana Nature Trail to Mt. Saana (1029 meters), or visit the Pallas-Yllästunturi National Park, which is the most popular park in Lapland. This park is the birthplace of Finnish hiking, Hetta-Pallas is Lapland's first hiking trail, and there is also cross-country skiing to be enjoyed in the winter. There is Lapland holiday accommodation close to the park. You can't abstain from sports in your vacations? Here are more alternatives, where you can hike, ski or do other sports:
In the Posio region lies the Riisitunturi National Park, and Korouoma Canyon. The Canyon offers spectacular views of the countryside and the largest waterfall in Finland, and there is hiking, rowing, climbing, skiing, and fishing available. Erätalonpojan Keinot is a tourist trail that allows visitors to see how the people in Posio lived in the 20th century. In the region it is easy to find a holiday cottage Lapland.
A perfect travel destination also for families – Your Lapland Holiday Accommodation
In Räisälä in the Suomo region there is a free ferry that takes visitors across Lake Kemijärvi. There are many log cabins and holiday cottages Lapland that offer lake views in the Saariselkä region.Don't forget to see the unmissable Urho Kekkonen National Park, which contains one of Eastern Europe's last wilderness areas. In Siida, visitors can visit the famous Sama Museum and the Nature Center. There is the famous Reindeer Park in the town of Salla, which is a great spot for families. Due to its proximity to the Arctic Circle, Rovaniemi is a unique a chance to see the stunning Northern Lights. There is also Lapland holiday accommodation in this region. Don´t forget to pack your camera to capture the breathtaking sights of Lapland.