Finland - Lapland (PDF Chapter)

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This is the Lapland chapter from Lonely Planet’s Finland guidebook.

Lapland casts a powerful spell and irresistibly haunts the imagination and memory. There is something lonely and intangible here that makes it magic. The midnight sun, the Sámi peoples, the aurora borealis (Northern Lights) and wandering reindeer are all components of this, as is good old ho-ho-ho himself, who ‘officially’ resides here.

  • panning for gold in beautiful Lemmenjoki
  • maps
  • skiing at Lapland’s best-equipped resort at Levi
  • transport
  • sailing on an ice-breaker in Kemi, then sleeping in the ethereally beautiful snow castle
  • restaurants & accommodation

Coverage includes: Rovaniemi & around, Western Lapland, Kemi, Tornio, Ylläs, Levi (Sirkka), Muonio, Hetta (Enontekiö), Pallas-Yllästunturi National Park, Kilpisjärvi, East-ern Lapland, Kemijärvi, Pyhä-Luosto, Sodankylä, Saariselkä & around, Saariselkä Wilderness & Urho Kekkonen National Park, Ivalo, Nellim, Inari, Lemmenjoki National Park, Kaamanen, Kari-gasniemi, Kevo Strict Nature Reserve, Utsjoki, Nuorgam & Teno Valley, and Sevettijärvi.

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