Finland - Lapland (Chapter)
This is the Lapland chapter from Lonely Planet’s Finland guidebook.
Lapland casts a powerful spell and has an irresistible romance to it that haunts the imagination and memory. The midnight sun, the Sámi peoples, the aurora borealis (Northern Lights) and the wandering reindeer are all components of this.
• trek the lonely wildernesses around Saariselkä
• dash through the snow pulled by a team of huskies or reindeer
• lap up the wonderful winter experiences on offer in Kemi, where you can sail on an ice-breaker, swim in the frozen-over sea, then spend the night in the ethereally beautiful snow castle
• restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Rovaniemi, Napapiiri & Santa Claus Village, Ranua, Kemi, Tornio, Ylläs, Kittilä, Levi (Sirkka), Muonio, Enontekiö (Hetta), Pallas-Yllästunturi National Park, Kilpisjärvi, Kemijärvi, Pyhä-Luosto, Sodankylä, Saariselkä, Saariselkä Wilderness & Urho Kekkonen National Park, Ivalo, Nellim, Inari, Lemmenjoki National Park, Kevo Strict Nature Reserve, Inari to Norway.
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