Welcome to Lapland

In summer, the sun never sets, and in autumn, winter and spring, the Aurora Borealis lights up the sky.

About Lapland

Lapland is the northern-most region of Finland and an active outdoor destination that's known for its incredible, year-round light phenomena, vast arctic nature, and Santa Claus. The land of the indigenous Sámi people, known as Sámi homeland or Sápmi, also crosses the northern part of the region. Explore Finnish Lapland, Europe’s last great wilderness!

Get to know the region

All of Finland’s four regions are special in their own way. Here are a few things that are unique about this one.

Things to do in Lapland

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Inspiration for your journey

Meet Santa Claus, explore the fells and take in stunning arctic nature. Lapland offers many interesting places to visit - both indoors and out. Here are a few sample journeys through Lapland with suggestions for what to see, eat and do. When you find something you like, click the heart icon to save it.

How can I get there?

How can I dress for the seasons? How cold or warm does Finland get?

Where and when can I see the Northern Lights?

The best times to spot the Northern Lights are during spring and autumn.