Map of Finnish Lapland for travelers, including airports and major highways

Where, what and how in Lapland?

Lapland is the size of Portugal but only has about 180,000 people. Destinations range from bustling cities and towns to small villages, including several ski and activity resorts.

Getting here is always easy, whether you fly directly to one of our six airports or come via Helsinki. Our well-maintained roads and highways ensure that even the most remote areas are easy to reach.

Accommodation options include luxury aurora viewing suites and world-class hotels to cozy cottages and holiday resorts.

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Destinations - Where do you want to go?

Southern Lapland has snowy forests twisted into fanciful shapes due to unique weather conditions . Northern Lapland is home to our only true mountains, the gateway to the tundra. Western Lapland is full of wild adventures and distinct cultures. Eastern Lapland is home to epic forests. And that’s just the start. Choose your destination below for more information on the towns, villages and resorts of Finnish Lapland.

Inari-Saariselkä - Explore Authentic Lapland
Northern Lights. Authentic Sámi culture. Winter delights, summer fun & cultural experiences extraordinaire await you.
Kemijärvi & Suomu - Happy Lakeside Villages
Looking for your own Arctic adventure? Explore our northernmost city, the sprawling lake & her happy little villages.
Posio - Find Your Rhythm
Slow down & find your rhythm. Visit the Pentik-Mäki Culture Center and & discover your own inspiration for ceramic art.
Pyhä & Luosto - Authentic Adventures in the Arctic
Looking for authentic Arctic adventure? You can't beat Pyhä & Luosto's national park, stunning landscapes & ski resorts.
Rovaniemi - Santa's Hometown & Capital of Lapland
Home of Santa & capital of Lapland, lies atop the Arctic Circle. Nearby wilderness includes forests, marshes & lakes.
Ranua - Home of Finland's Polar Bears
Ranua means deep snowfall, cloudberries, wilderness adventures & an Arctic zoo that houses Finland's only polar bears.
Salla - In the Middle of Nowhere
Welcome to the land of reindeer, auroras & adventure. Enjoy the slopes, feed reindeer, & enjoy the unbounded wilderness.
Savukoski & Korvatunturi - Santa's Best Kept Secret
The location of Santa's workshop is a secret, but you'll still find reindeer, forests, stony fells & Arctic wilderness.
Ruka & Kuusamo - Follow the Coordinates to Snow & Nature
Ruka & Kuusamo are perfect basecamps for wilderness adventures & Arctic fun, snow underfoot or Midnight Sun overhead.
Sodankylä & Sompio - Call of the Living Backwoods
Hiking red granite hills & panning for gold, snowmobile sojourns & aurora igloos dreams. This is Sompio & Sodankylä.
Utsjoki - Slow Down
Experience the beauty & culture of Lapland by exploring northern villages & tundra wilderness & the nearby Arctic Ocean.


We all care about Earth—after all, it’s the only home we’ve got. Finnish Lapland is one of the most sustainable travel destinations in the world, a combination of Finnish culture that respects and reveres nature and programs, and individuals and organizations dedicated to keeping Lapland green and beautiful. Learn more about our sustainability efforts, and how you can have a great, sustainable holiday in Lapland.