5 Amazing Reasons Why You Should Also Visit Lapland In The Summer


When it comes to planning summer season holidays many travelers have a tendency think of beach holiday seasons but if you're looking for something just a little different this year, a trip to Finland's northern region of Lapland will make for a holiday experience quite unlike any other. With lush and vibrant landscapes, fun adventures, reasonable travel prices and encounters with exotic animals like reindeer, Lapland holidays just might become your new tradition! Here are five great good visit Lapland this summer...

To get deeper to nature
Lapland offers visitors a range of outside experience to enjoy, from panning for silver to hiking through the wilderness of Pallas-Yll? stunturi National Park. There are also plenty of wilds cottages that can be rented out, where you can enjoy a soothing sweat at home sauna then a swim in the cool waters of a lake.

Experience the culture of Lapland's capital
Metropolis of Rovaniemi is the administrative centre of Lapland, and while it's only home to some 60, 000 people, it features an unique social scene. Explore the local restaurants that offer tasty delicacies from the Sami culture (think smoked cigarettes salmon and the famous cloudberry), and then rounded off the evening at an area bar or club.

Visit Santa's village
Intended for those travelling with children, a trip to Lapland is bound to bring you to Santa Claus' Village, the official home of the jolly old fart in the red suit. Be sure to stop into the local post office, to can see elves busy at the office, and even get the chance to spot Santa him self - an unique experience both in summer or winter!

Discover the heart of the Sami culture
The region of Inari is among the most sparsely populated in Lapland, and the home of the Sami culture. A trip to this region of Lapland will assist you to visit some of the culture's most sacred sites, including Ukko Island, where you can explore caverns and summit its rugged peak. Make sure to also stop-in at the Siida Art gallery, which gives reveal record of the Sami and the surrounding landscape.

Cruise trip by using an old ice breaker
The Sampo ice breaker has retired from the day job of ploughing passageways through thick Arctic ice, but today surfers to Lapland can still plank this historic ship and enjoy a four-hour luxury cruise that features a regular Lapland meal, and ice-swimming--don't be concerned, they provide special dry-suits for the chilly marine environments!

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