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Authentic Finnish Lapland

In the Far North of Finnish Lapland lies the arctic travel destination of Inari-Saariselkä. Lively local culture and numerous outdoor activities in the pure Lappish nature await you. Inari-Saariselkä is a family-friendly and year-round destination with unspoiled Arctic wilderness and good quality services. Here you will find inspiring topics, reasons to visit and useful information to prepare you for your holiday in the Far North.

Christmas holiday in Lapland

Christmas in Lapland is always white, with an abundance of winter activities and the joy of the holiday season. The scenic, snowy, wintery landscape give this venue a real, worry-free, Christmas feel.

Christmas feasts and various holiday programmes allow you to make the most of the holidays. Here the winter is snowy and welcomes you to experience the magic of the winter wonderland.

Christmas & New Year in Lapland

Husky rides in Lapland

Have you ever imagined travelling through a snowy landscape, standing on the runners of a sledge pulled by huskies? With its stunning scenery, northernmost Lapland offers an ideal setting for a fast-paced adventure with these happy, tail-wagging husky dogs.

Read more about husky rides and book your husky safari.

Experience husky rides

6 reasons to visit Inari-Saariselkä in the summer

The summer in Lapland is full of exciting activities, and 24-hour daylight gives an extra boost for not only nature but also people. Locals spend their summer outdoors, in the forests, fells and lakes.

Read here why Lapland’s summer, with its miraculous nightless nights, is worth experiencing.

Reasons to visit

Exploring Sámi culture in the Inari-Saariselkä region

The northernmost Lapland has a rich and unique culture of living in harmony with the arctic nature and changing seasons. Inari-Saariselkä area is located in the homelands of the Sámi, Europe’s only recognised indigenous people. Sámi culture is a vibrant part of everyday life in the villages of the Far North.

In Inari-Saariselkä region, you are invited to explore this vibrant culture with local, Sámi-run companies.

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5 reasons why Finnish Lapland should be on your bucket list

Why Lapland should be on everyone’s bucket list? Here a guest blogger Charlotte shares her experiences of Finnish Lapland from her trip in winter. Read why Charlotte’s most memorable travel memory is made in Northern Finland and what there is to do in the Far North!

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Northern Lights – greatest show on Earth

The Aurora Borealis, also known as the Northern Lights, is one of nature’s most wonderful phenomena. The Northern Lights occur in late autumn, all winter and early spring all around the Arctic regions.

In Lapland, the two northernmost municipalities of Inari and Utsjoki are amongst the best places on earth to witness the Aurora.

Hunting northern lights

Hiking in the natural park of Kevo

For a long time already I’ve wanted to visit Kevo Strict Nature Reserve, and finally in the heat of July we headed over to the starting point of our four-day hike.

The 40 km long and at some places almost 80 meters deep canyon-like valley of the River Kevojoki forms the core of the area. The rest of the nature reserve is fell highland and large tundra-like open mires.

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Inari-Saariselkä – explore authentic Lapland

Inari-Saariselkä is a vast area in northernmost Finnish Lapland, with many exciting destinations and sights within.

Welcome to enjoy the opportunities for year-round travel offered by Finland’s two largest national parks, vibrant local culture, and numerous outdoor activities amid the majestic fells. Inari-Saariselkä is a unique, family-friendly destination with pristine, unspoiled Arctic wilderness and high-quality services.

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How to get here?

Inari-Saariselkä is far away in the North, yet just a few hours from Southern Finland. You can get to Lapland with multiple ways, and often the trip is an experience in itself.

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How to get around?

When travelling through the arctic hills, you must remember that distances are quite often long. Be sure to enjoy the views while making your way from a destination to another.



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