Covid-19 & Travel to Lapland
(From Visit Finland): The Finnish Government has decided to extend the restrictions on entry into Finland until 27 June 2021.
Leisure travel to Finland possible from 8 countries – Finland welcomes residents of the following countries to travel to Finland for leisure: Iceland, the Vatican, Australia, Israel, New Zealand, Rwanda, Singapore and South Korea. There is no mandatory testing or quarantine for residents from the above mentioned countries on arrival in Finland.
Restrictions will be lifted for residents of China and for Hong Kong and Macao Special Administrative Regions who are traveling from these regions to Finland, provided that reciprocity is confirmed by the Council of the European Union. At the moment only essential travel (not leisure) is possible from China and for Hong Kong and Macao Special Administrative Regions to Finland.
All travelers arriving in Finland from corona risk countries are tested for the coronavirus.
There are local recommendations and restrictions on public life, including restaurants, amusement parks, recreational facilities and sports competitions that may affect opening hours and customer seats.
For more information, please visit Covid19SafeLapland.com
Are you ready to explore Finnish Lapland?
Welcome to the official travel website for Finnish Lapland, the home of Santa Claus, the last wilderness in Europe, and part of the Sámi homeland. Lapland is a destination above ordinary, full of contrasts and unique natural phenomena: Midnight Sun, Polar Nights, autumn colors, Northern Lights, and Arctic cites nestled among Ice Age fells.
If you’re looking for the frosty bite of a reindeer sleigh ride or the soft heat of a traditional sauna, you might be ready. If you want to explore the wilderness during a white summer night and meet Santa any time of year, you might be ready.
If you’re done with the ordinary, you might just be ready for Finnish Lapland.
Mythical and magical – pristine nature and breath-taking phenomena make Lapland something else.
How to make the most of your time in Lapland – meet locals and find out what northern life is all about.
How to get to Lapland, where to go once here and more useful travel information.
Find out below how we have become one of the most sustainable tourism destinations, and how you can have a positive impact on the environment, economy and culture of Lapland and the whole world.
There are no blaring car alarms, buzzing metro lines or wheezing air vents here.