Open today 08:30-17:30

Lainio Snow Village Activities

Discover the beauty of the Snow Village

If you have always dreamed of seeing the Northern Lights over Finland, why not take a look at the Snow Village? Located almost 200km above the Arctic Circle, this fabulous holiday base enjoys a spectacular setting amongst unspoilt forests and snow-covered fells, making it an unrivalled location for seeing the Northern Lights. Accommodation comprises authentic log cabins as well as rooms in the Snow Village that are made completely out of ice. There is also an on site ice restaurant and a bar with an igloo disco, where even the drinks are served in glasses made from ice. Fancy lighting creates a unique atmosphere here and ice art adorns the walls.

Take a look at some of the great activities on offer here. They can be enjoyed by a wide age range and all of the necessary clothing, equipment and tuition is provided for you.

You can experience our Snow Village activities on our:

Before booking any of our activities, please ensure you have read our Activities Terms and Conditions.

Monday

Go snowshoeing at the Snow Village

Reindeer Excursion
A guide will drive you in a snowmobile-pulled-sled, over the river to a small reindeer farm. You will then set out on a 2.2km reindeer sleigh ride (in a two seater sled) to the nearby forest where you can enjoy the tranquillity of nature. Before heading back to the Snow Village, you will be offered hot drinks and the opportunity to learn all about the reindeer. Duration 1½ hours.

Snowshoe Excursion
Snowshoeing is a great way to enjoy the snow. At the beginning of this excursion the guide will show you how to use modern snowshoes and give you some tips before you set out exploring your surroundings. Duration 1½ hours.

Tuesday

Fishing for dinner at the Snow Village

Ice Fishing Experience with Lunch
Frozen lake, fresh air, scooter driving and even a break for lunch  – sounds great doesn’t it? After putting on your helmets, gloves and overalls, you will drive down to the lake, drill a hole in the ice and try to catch some fish. Afterwards, you'll enjoy a tasty lunch with your guide. Duration 4 hours.

Ice Sculpting
What could be more enjoyable than a spot of ice sculpting? People who build the Snow Village will show tell you all about creating snow structures and show you how to use tools to work with ice. Once you have a clear vision of what you will do, go ahead and create some art! Don't forget to take a photo of your creation as you can't take it home with you! Please note: smaller tools and projects are available for younger participants. Duration 1½ hours.

Reindeer Excursion
A guide will drive you in a snowmobile-pulled-sled, over the river to a small reindeer farm. You will then set out on a 4.5km reindeer sleigh ride (in a two seater sled) to the nearby forest where you can enjoy the tranquillity of nature. Before heading back to the Snow Village, you will be offered hot drinks with sausages and pancakes and the opportunity to learn all about the reindeer. Duration 2 hours.

Wednesday

Experience the thrill of dog sledding at the Snow Village

Two Hour Snowmobile Safari
This snowmobile safari comprises two hours of driving through snowy forests and across frozen lakes. It is great fun for beginners and experienced drivers. There will be a couple of short stops during our drive. Duration 2 hours.

10km Husky Safari
A team of Siberian huskies await your arrival, filled with energy and excitement. After a briefing on driving techniques, you will soon be off on your dog sled adventure, through the wonderful countryside. During the safari we pause at a small husky farm for hot drinks and snacks. It's then back to base in your two person sled. Please note: children always travel with the guide. Duration 2 hours.

Evening Snowmobile Safari
This relaxing evening snowmobile safari takes you out to admire the night sky. Enjoy the journey to a traditional Lappish hut where you will be offered hot drinks and snacks around an open fire as you hear stories about Lapland and the mystical northern lights. If you are lucky, during your journey back to base, the lights may just come out to play! Duration 2 hours.

Thursday

Your chariot awaits at the Snow Village

Ice Fishing Experience with Lunch
Frozen lake, fresh air, scooter driving and even a break for lunch  – sounds great doesn’t it? After putting on your helmets, gloves and overalls, you will drive down to the lake, drill a hole in the ice and try to catch some fish. Afterwards, you'll enjoy a tasty lunch with your guide. Duration 4 hours.

Reindeer Excursion
A guide will drive you in a snowmobile-pulled-sled, over the river to a small reindeer farm. You will then set out on a 4.5km reindeer sleigh ride (in a two seater sled) to the nearby forest where you can enjoy the tranquillity of nature. Before heading back to the Snow Village, you will be offered hot drinks with sausages and pancakes and the opportunity to learn all about the reindeer. Duration 2 hours.

Friday

Discover the secret of ice sculpting at the Snow Village

16km Husky Safari
A team of Siberian huskies await your arrival, filled with energy and excitement. After a briefing on driving techniques, you will soon be off on your dog sled adventure, through the wonderful countryside. During the safari we pause at a small husky farm for hot drinks and snacks. It's then back to base in your two person sled. Please note: children always travel with the guide. Duration 2½ - 3 hours

Ice Sculpting
What could be more enjoyable than a spot of ice sculpting? People who build the Snow Village will show tell you all about creating snow structures and show you how to use tools to work with ice. Once you have a clear vision of what you will do, go ahead and create some art! Don't forget to take a photo of your creation as you can't take it home with you! Please note: smaller tools and projects are available for younger participants. Duration 1½ hours.

Saturday

Explore the beauty of nature at the Snow Village

Ice Fishing Experience with Lunch
Frozen lake, fresh air, scooter driving and even a break for lunch  – sounds great doesn’t it? After putting on your helmets, gloves and overalls, you will drive down to the lake, drill a hole in the ice and try to catch some fish. Afterwards, you'll enjoy a tasty lunch with your guide. Duration 4 hours.

Reindeer Safari at Snow Village
A guide will drive you in a snowmobile-pulled-sled, over the river to a small reindeer farm. You will then set out on a 4.5km reindeer sleigh ride (in a two seater sled) to the nearby forest where you can enjoy the tranquillity of nature. Before heading back to the Snow Village, you will be offered hot drinks with sausages and pancakes and the opportunity to learn all about the reindeer. Duration 2 hours. Please note this excursion will not take place on 13th & 20th December 2014.

Sunday

Feel the need for speed at the Snow Village

Ice Sculpting
What could be more enjoyable than a spot of ice sculpting? People who build the Snow Village will show tell you all about creating snow structures and show you how to use tools to work with ice. Once you have a clear vision of what you will do, go ahead and create some art! Don't forget to take a photo of your creation as you can't take it home with you! Please note: smaller tools and projects are available for younger participants. Duration 1½ hours.

Two Hour Snowmobile Safari
This snowmobile safari comprises two hours of driving through snowy forests and across frozen lakes. It is great fun for beginners and experienced drivers. There will be a couple of short stops during our drive. Duration 2 hours.

Take a look at an itinerary

Finland: Winter Activity Week at the Snow Village

Discover the Snow Village Finland as you experience an activitiy break complete with Aurora spotting opportunities

Week-long, log cabin, multi-activity break featuring a night in an ice room at the Snow Village. If you have always dreamed of seeing the Northern Lights, why not take a look at this thrilling Snow Village Finland activity week? Located almost...

8 Days From £2278

Finland: Snow Village Winter Weddings

Choose a Snow Village Winter Wedding for a truly magical experience

A magical five day wedding break featuring a  ceremony in either an ice chapel or traditional log chapel. If you are seeking a truly unique wedding venue for your special day, look no further. Snow Village offers the surroundings that make...

5 Days From £4652

Finland: Snow Village Teepee Short Break

Savour time together in Finland on a Romantic Holiday

Luxury, five day, winter, short break in unique, heated, teepee accommodation at the Snow Village in Lapland - a great Northern Lights viewing location. There’s something undeniably romantic about a snow scene, something utterly appealing about...

5 Days From £1782

Need help?

Click here to chat online with our friendly advisers.

close
0333 800 2033
Opening Times