Lapland holds a mystical allure, promising snow-dusted landscapes and white-flecked forests laden with glistening icicles. Winter holidays in Lapland are a unique way to spend the festive season and also offer the perfect backdrop to a romantic break away. This Arctic region is renowned for hosting the Northern Lights, the most spectacular light show the Earth has ever known. Appearing in clear night skies as cascading colours, dancing evocatively in mesmerising hues of red and green, the Aurora Borealis is reason enough to visit Lapland, but this incredible location is abundant in many other things to see and do. Here, we introduce you to some of the best winter holidays in Lapland to help you decide which one of these incredible vacations is for you.
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The Northern Lights
Seeing the Aurora Borealis is on most people’s bucket list and as one of the world’s most famous phenomena, the lights attract travellers from all over the globe. The Northern Lights can be difficult to spot at times and to optimise your chances of seeing them it is wise to book a holiday in the most advantageous positions and at the relevant times. To find out more or get some extra guidance check out our page on Northern Lights Trips in Lapland
The Aurora Borealis is most visible in Lapland from September to April, so why not book a Northern Lights Holiday at the Igloo Village during winter. Not only will you arrive in Lapland during the ideal time to search for the Aurora, but you can also enjoy a night in a snow or glass igloo. Gaze at the starlit skies from the cosy interior of a glass igloo. You can also search for the lights during a reindeer sleigh ride through the snow. If you want to find out more about this incredible experience take a peek at our page on the Lapland Igloo Village, the location for this remarkable accommodation.
Romantic Winter Holidays in Lapland
Spend the evenings in this "Winter Wonderland" in the welcoming warmth of a traditional sauna and curl up in front of an open fire in your private accommodation during a romantic winter break. When you are in Lapland there are a variety of different activities that you can take part in that will ensure your break is that extra little bit special. Why not look into our variety of choices on our Romantic Winter Holiday page.
Could anyone ask for more perfect accommodation on a snowy winter holiday than a cosy log cabin? Ideal for everyone! For couples, nothing suggests romance more than the scene of a charming log cabin set amidst pristine forest landscapes and when you book one of our winter holidays in Lapland, you and your loved one can relax in the most idyllic of surroundings. For families and extended families, a cosy cabin is the perfect environment to relax with those you love. If you are interested in finding out more take a peek at our page on Log Cabins in Lapland.
Snow and Ice Hotels
If you are excited by the unusual and enticed by the surreal, a stay in an Ice or Snow Hotel is a must. Reside in accommodation sculpted from ice and snow and wake each morning to a fairytale kingdom of carved ice statues and furnishings. Revel in the extraordinary, rejoice in the incredible and be amazed by the astounding because any stay in a Snow or Ice Hotel will be one of the most memorable of your life. If you want to discover more about these holidays pleasetake a peek at our Snow and Ice Hotels in Lapland page
If you have always fancied having a go at dog sledding across beautiful snowy landscapes, then Lapland - North of Finland is a perfect destination for you. These dog sledding holidays are designed to give you the opportunity to meet dogs, eager to take you on adventure into the pristine countryside. Expert guides will teach you how to control the sled and all the equipment that you will need during the wilderness safari is provided on these safaris, which can run from a couple of hours to 6 days! Find out more by visiting our Husky Safari Holidays in Lapland page.
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And there's more......Christmas Celebrations
Synonymous with the festive season and of course Santa Claus, Lapland is the obvious location to visit at Christmas and New Year. Meet the man himself and bake with his elves during a Santa Claus Christmas Adventure. This action-packed break includes a husky safari, snowmobiling and reindeer sleigh rides. Suitable for all ages, a Christmas adventure holiday is an incredible opportunity to combine outdoor activities with traditional festive fun. For more details please check out our page on Christmas Holidays in Lapland.