The explosion of colours across the sky delights visitors from autumn until late winter. This typical phenomenon of the polar region occurs when the particles accelerated by the magnetic field of the Earth collide with airborne particles. The occurrence of the Northern Lights is largely dependent on the activity of the sun, which varies in cycles of about 11 years.

In northernmost Lapland it is possible to see the Northern Lights almost every evening, provided that it is dark and the sky is clear. In the Inari-Saariselkä region a profusion of Northern Lights are witnessed, though clouds can impair visibility in the same way as the light summer nights. On average, Northern Lights can be seen in northernmost Lapland up to 200 nights a year.

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On average, Northern Lights can be seen in northernmost Lapland up to 200 nights a year.

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Alma Arktika

Alma Arktika is a service company founded in 2015 offering accommodation, specialised equipment rental, and guided tours, and is based in Nuorgam the EU’s northernmost village. We organise nature experiences operating in and around Nuorgam’s Kaldoaivi wilderness as well as the Teno river and its tributaries. On occasion, we venture to the Norwegian side, to Ifjord and the Arctic Ocean.

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Arctic-Siida

Arctic Siida offers you custom tours in the most precious and scenic locations of Sápmi, northern Finland. Our excursions run in both summer and winter. In addition, we offer accommodations to ensure your visit to Sápmi is as authentic as it gets.

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Arctica Lapland

Have you ever dreamed going to Lapland and experience unique and high quality activities? If you are, Arctica Lapland is the right service provider for you. We offer unforgettable adventures in Lapland nature. You have a chance to see northern lights, experience husky ride, snowmobile adventure, fishing, snowshoeing, fat biking and much more!

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Aurora Holidays

Our cottages are located in the northernmost part of Finland, right near the Norwegian border. We are 8 kms from the village of Utsjoki, along the road towards Nuorgam. We are an excellent choice for those who wish to see the northern lights as we are about as close to the North Pole you can get in the EU.

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Aurora Lapland Travel

Aurora Lapland Travel is family run incoming agency and destination management company operating in Northern Lapland, in Inari & Utsjoki.

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Aurora Village

Aurora Village is a small, authentic local accommodation site where you may experience the pure white snow, silence of nature, clean arctic air and meet a pack of reindeer living in the village with us.

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Fell Centre Kiilopää

Kiilopää is an ideal place for those who love the outdoor activities and arctic nature. The surrounding countryside offers also peace and tranquillity.

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Holiday Village Valle

Unique experiences in genuine Sámi country in Utsjoki. Accommodate in hotel rooms or cabins and enjoy the Arctic activities during your stay. Reindeer safaris, ice fishing, snowshoe expeditions, skiing, hunting for the northern lights, reindeer-assisted hikes, salmon fishing, fell fishing and loads more.

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Ivalo Trek Lapland

Ivalo Trek Lapland offers individually implemented experience trips within the Ivalo and Inari districts. Trips are mainly organised for small groups (for 2-7 persons); friends, families and couples.

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LAP Adventures

LAP Adventures is offering unforgettable wilderness adventures in the Näätämö-Sevettijärvi area – near to the Norwegian border.

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Lapin Luontolomat Pro-Safaris

Lapin LuontoLoma Pro-Safaris is the oldest and the most experienced company in the Saariselkä region arranging activities. We offer complete packages with all the necessary equipment and transportations.

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Lapland Safaris

Since 1982 Lapland Safaris have been working closely with individuals, tour operators and travel agencies around the world. For us every client is unique, and they all deserve personal experiences in the magnificent Northern Lapland.

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Lapland Welcome Ivalo

Lapland Welcome offers a wide variety of holiday packages, programmes and accommodation throughout Finland and Lapland. From the Northern Lights to all kind of nature and culture activities, we arrange unique and unforgettable experiences both for individuals and groups, all year round.

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Lohiranta

In Lohiranta Resort you will find comfortable accommodation in a cottage that suits you. We are located by the beautiful river Tenojoki that is the border river between Finland and Norway.

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Muotkan Maja Wilderness Lodge

Muotkan Maja Wilderness Lodge is perfect setting for honeymoon, anniversary and romantic getaway. We provide great adventures and unique experiences in beautiful and natural setting.

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Northern Lights Village Saariselkä

The Aurora Cabins at the Northern Lights Village are a magical way to experience the wintry star-filled sky and the Northern Lights, while lying comfortably in the warm bed. The laser-heated glass-roof opens up into the northern sky, directly above the king size bed. We are located in Saariselkä in a walking distance from all the services in Saariselkä.

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Nuorgam Holiday Village

Our idyllic holiday village is situated in the northernmost village in Finland, at the top of EU, by the banks of the famous Tenojoki River, facing the Norwegian border, close to the Arctic Ocean and sheltered by mighty fells. We offer offer accommodation all year round. This is a perfect basecamp for nature activities.

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Polar Creek

Polar Creek is a family run activity company, based in Saariselkä. We specialised in kayaking, backcountry skiing and snowmobile adventures for small groups. We organice also Northern Lights tours and ice-fishing trips.

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Rayann Elzein Photography

Rayann Elzein Photography offers Aurora tours and photography workshops in Inari and Kaamanen. Groups are limited to 6 participants in order to be able to give as much time as possible to everyone. Besides Aurora tours, other services include (couples) portrait sessions, day-time tours and hikes, both in winter and summer.

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Visit Inari Safaris & Accommodation

Find authentic Lapland and experience the Northern Lights and Midnight Sun in the Sámi village of Inari!
Our family-run safari house offers activities, accommodation and other travel services in Inari village.

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Visit Stabbursdalen

The center is beautifully located where Stabburselva meets The Porsanger Fjord, 15 km north of Lakselv, in the heart of Finnmark. We offer accommodation and activities year round. Stabbursdalen is an excellent location for observing the Northern Lights and fishing and hiking in summer.

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Wilderness Hotel Nellim

The Wilderness Hotel Nellim is located in a very peaceful corner of Finnish Lapland away from the big tourist centres of Lapland on the shores of a part of Lake Inarijärvi

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