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Best hotels in Lapland

25.01.2019

Lapland offers accommodation to both budget travelers and to those who are in search of luxury. A budget traveler can stay at traveler homes, guest houses and hostels, such as the cute 7 Fells Hostel in Ylläs or the popular Hostel Café Koti (home) in Rovaniemi. A great luxury choice is the Arctic Treehouse Hotel…

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Best restaurants in Lapland

25.01.2019

Arctic taste experiences and local delicacies are a crucial part of a Lapland-holiday. The locals feast on sautéed reindeer, salmon soup, local flatbread and bread cheese. The Lappish kitchen also embraces all kinds of mushrooms, berries and wild herbs. The cloudberry is the delight of the bogs that also has many health benefits. With the…

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Seasons in Lapland

25.01.2019

In Lapland the contrasts between seasons are big. The winters are snowy and cold, and the temperature might drop below 30 degrees Celsius. The summers are light and warm. It is said, that in Lapland, the four seasons are complemented by four mid-seasons. So altogether there are eight seasons in Lapland: fall-winter, winter, spring-winter, spring,…

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Northern Lights

25.01.2019

The Northern Lights are an arctic light phenomenon and a magical experience. According to an old belief, they are born when a fox runs in the mountains and sweeps the snow with his tail on a frosty night. In reality, the Northern Lights are born from the sun drawing particles into outer space. For many,…

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Rovaniemi

25.01.2019

Known as the gateway to the North, the capital of Lapland, Rovaniemi has 60 000 inhabitants. Its an edgy culture and university city, which has started to entice more and more city tourists. It’s a great place to spend an arctic city weekend. Art lovers will find interesting galleries, museums, theatre art and classical music…

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