All Destinations

Finnish Lapland is home to 21 unique municipalities, spread across an area about the size of Portugal. With 200,000 reindeers and only 180,000 inhabitants, you’re more likely to come across wildlife than another living soul. Below, you’ll find all our destinations, each with its own rich history and character, and find all the information you need to start planning your next Arctic adventure.

  • Summer in Aavasaksa - Ylitornio, Finland

    Aavasaksa & Ylitornio – The Mighty Tornio River Welcomes You

    The Aavasaksa-Ylitornio area offers a taste of Lapland unlike any other. Sitting on the powerful Tornio River, this area has long been a hub of natural tourism & cultural heritage.Not quite Finnish and not quite Swedish, the Aavasaksa-Ylitornio area offers a slice of Lapland unlike any other. Sitting on the powerful Tornio River, this area has long since been a hub of natural tourism and...

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  • Riisitunturi National Park in winter in Posio, Finland

    Posio - Find Your Rhythm

    A silent haven nestled among rolling hills, fairy tale forests and placid waters, Posio allows you to explore Lapland's natural gifts, and experience the creativity that nature inspires. Enjoy a day orienteering, ice-climbing or skiing in protected national parks, or discovering the ceramic creations at the Pentik Culture Center, taste the local ingredients in Posio's many restaurants and cafes, and remember to savor those moments of peace and quiet. Click here to learn more about Posio.

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  • Arctic adventure - Northern Lights over Pyhä-Luosto, Finland

    Pyhä & Luosto - Authentic Adventures in the Arctic

    Looking for authentic Arctic adventure? You can't beat Pyhä & Luosto, with a pristine national park, captivating landscapes, and the double whammy of the Pyhä & Luosto Ski Resorts.Welcome to Pyhä and Luosto, home of idyllic Arctic adventures and pure Finnish fun! If you're looking for real northern adventure, there are 30 kilometers of national park between the two ski resorts, with...

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  • Polar bear close-up at the zoo in Ranua, Finland

    Ranua - Home of Finland's Polar Bears

    Known for polar bears and cloudberries, Ranua rounds south southern Lapland with authentic rustic culture and pristine silence. The zoo will introduce you and the kids to the animals of Lapland, before sending you out to explore the mystic marshes and peaceful forests. After a long day of thrills and chills, melt away your stress in a sauna before drifting off as close to nature as possible on a floating aurora hut or in a log cabin amid the whispering pines. Click here to learn more about Ranua.

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  • Northern Lights over snow-crowned trees in Ruka-Kuusamo, Finland

    Ruka & Kuusamo - Follow the Coordinates to Snow & Nature

    Heart-pumping adventures and fun for the whole family await you in Ruka & Kuusamo. The perfect launchpad for excursions into deep forests, across river rapids, where you might see a reindeer or two (thousand), Arctic birds, brown bears ... Ruka offers easy access to stunning overlooks and breathtaking vistas with hiking, biking and skiing trails, while the carbon-neutral Ruka Ski Resort offers guilt-free winter thrills. Click here to learn more about Ruka-Kuusamo.

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  • Polar night in Salla, Finland

    Salla - In the Middle of Nowhere

    It's hard to overstate the silence of Salla, where you're more likely to hear reindeer bells than church bells, and the wind whispering through endless forests. The people who live here have a culture all their own, molded by their solitude, love of sweat and skis. Salla is also the leader in ecotourism and green adventures in Finnish Lapland. Click here to learn more about Salla.

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  • Santa Claus watches the Northern Lights over Mt. Korvatunturi in Savukoski, Finland

    Savukoski & Korvatunturi - Santa's Best Kept Secret

    You can't have Arctic adventure without Arctic, and you can't get more Arctic than Savukoski and Korvatunturi. Embedded deep in northern wilderness and home to Finland's 2nd largest national park, it's a true wilderness wonderland. Fox-eared Mt. Korvatunturi on the Russian border is also where Santa keeps his secret underground workshop. Click here to learn more about Savukoski & Korvatunturi.

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  • The view from atop Nattanen Fells in Sompio & Sodankylä, Finland

    Sodankylä & Sompio - Call of the Living Backwoods

    In Sodankylä, the silent majesty of the Milky Way beckons, inviting you to explore the dense forests and bountiful marshes, to discover the southernmost Sámi villages in Finland, pan for gold nuggets, and to enjoy the last wilderness in Europe. Watching movies under midnight sun sounded fun, and suddenly you notice it has become one of yours "can’t miss summer event". Stretch your legs, clear your head as you wander among the snow-crowned pines and hike the stony red fells. Take your time; the rest of the world can wait. Click here to learn more about Sodankylä.

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  • Summer in Utsjoki, Finland

    Utsjoki - Slow Down

    Experience the beauty and culture of northern Lapland by exploring Utsjoki's colorful villages, touring the tundra wilderness and traveling to the nearby Arctic Ocean.For those who live in Finland, north means Lapland. And for us in Lapland, north means Utsjoki. This is the farthest north you can go in Finland and indeed the EU itself. Nestled against the Norwegian border, Utsjoki is only a few...

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