Finnish Lapland - a magical winter wonderland

Finnish Lapland is both magical and mystical, home to both folklore and Father Christmas. Amidst the forests and fells of the country’s northernmost province is a place you can experience the Arctic Circle at its unspoiled best. Here, on the edge of Europe's last wilderness, is a land of amazing natural phenomena.

Finnish Lapland is one of the best places to spot the Northern Lights and many travellers flock to this beautiful area to tick the experience of seeing this phenomenon off their bucket list. Snowshoeing, snowmobiling and husky sledding are traditional ways to go Aurora Borealis hunting. Due to the location of the accommodation we feature, you may not have to go far to witness this awe-inspiring phenomenon - the villages are small and remote with limited light pollution. Simply step out of your hotel and gaze up at the dark sky for a chance to view this mesmerising light display.

Witnessing the Northern Lights, nature's most fascinating spectacle, will be sure to make your holiday memorable. However, there is of course no guarantee which is one of the reasons why our tours also feature exhilarating activities to ensure you make the most of your time in Finnish Lapland. Enjoy activities such as reindeer sleigh rides or driving your own snowmobile across the Arctic tundra (don’t forget your driving licence). Go ice-fishing at a spot popular with locals, try your hand at cross country skiing or explore your surroundings further by 'mushing' your very own team of huskies.

There’s more here than outdoor adventures: discover the Finnish tradition of a sauna or dine on regional specialties from hearty stews to reindeer steaks. Meet reindeer hustlers and Sámi tribes-people, learning their unique way of life as you travel. Or opt to spend a night in a real igloo, made of snow and ice.

Of course, in the run-up to Christmas there’s a festive fever in Father Christmas’ hometown. Enjoy a private family meeting with Santa on one of our day trips or short breaks in Finnish Lapland.

Whatever you want from your wintry holiday, you’ll find it in Finnish Lapland. With magnificent lakes, frozen rivers and dense forests, the landscapes here are set to impress. Finnish Lapland is certainly a must for your holiday wish-list.

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Want more? You may also be interested in our holidays to Swedish Lapland.

Tours available in Finnish Lapland

Snow is Falling

Finnish Lapland

Visit Santa in his secret log cabin in the forest on this pre-Christmas short holiday

2, 3 or 4 nights from £1099 per adult

Aurora Hunter

Finnish Lapland - Swedish Lapland

Search for the fabled Aurora Borealis on this week-long break deep inside the Arctic Circle

7 nights from £1439 per adult

Winter Wonderland

Finnish Lapland

Experience all the magic of Lapland in a single day and return home in time for supper!

Daybreak from £599 per adult

Dashing Through the Snow

Finnish Lapland

A Lapland holiday in Kilpisjarvi, including snowmobiling, husky sledding, and a meeting with Santa...

3 or 4 nights from £1299 per adult

Snowmobile Voyager

Finnish Lapland

A short break in the very far north of Finnish Lapland for those who love snowmobiling. Journey...

3 or 4 nights from £1239 per adult

Santa's On His Way

Finnish Lapland

Search for Santa in his magical homeland on our Lapland short break

3 or 4 nights from £1199 per adult

Sleigh Bells Ringing

Finnish Lapland

Meet the REAL Father Christmas on this festive family stay in Jeris cabins – True Lapland at its...

3 or 4 nights from £1399 per adult

Northern Lights

Finnish Lapland - Swedish Lapland

Search for the spectacular Northern Lights in Lapland and enjoy a host of winter activities

3 or 4 nights from £949 per adult

Wonderful Christmas Time

Finnish Lapland

Enjoy a white Christmas like you've never seen before!

3 or 4 nights from £1459 per adult