Many Activities and Attractions in Lapland
Are Connected to the Seasonal Changes
Many Activities and Attractions Are Connected to Nature
Many of the main activities and attractions that you can
do and enjoy here in Lapland, are connected with nature in some way. Lapland's changing seasons give opportunities for many kinds of activities
throughout the year.
Lapland is known for its nature and its wilderness - the mountains and plains, the deep and calm woods, the Arctic Ocean,
the rivers and lakes.
But Lapland also offers city life activities and attractions. We don't have the big cities here,
but still you can enjoy city life even here, in cities and towns like Rovaniemi, Kemi, Kemijärvi
and Tornio in Finnish Lapland.
In Norwegian Lapland there are cities like Alta, Hammerfest, Vadsø and Kirkenes. And in Swedish Lapland you find cities like Kiruna,
Lycksele and Arvidsjaur.
Summer and Autumn Activities
In all parts of Lapland you can choose between different activities like
swimming in lakes and rivers
Autumn is a short and hectic season in Lapland. It is the hunting season. And the the bright colours of Lapland forests and fells
make it a terrific experience.
Popular winter activities in Lapland are for instance
cross country skiing
dog sled safaris
snowboarding is becoming popular also here.
The interest is growing because of some excellent slopes.
And campfires will give you and your family lasting memories from your trip.
Cross country skiing
is nice pastime in Lapland.
What Nature Has to Give
To a large
extent Lapland attractions and activities are connected with what nature has to give. An example of such nature activities are fishing in
lakes and rivers and also deep sea fishing in the Arctic Ocean. Salmon fishing is a great activity in many of the rivers.
What about berry and mushroom picking?
The right of public access
in all of Lapland gives you the possibility to roam freely
and utilize the natural resouces in simple ways. This is one of the nature activities you can enjoy here.
Lapland is blessed with many rivers and lakes. In addition there is the Arctic Ocean.
In addition to fishing, there are many other water activities. Activities connected to different kinds of vessels are popular.
Let's just mention:
Activities and attractions connected to the Lapps
Many of you come to Lapland because of the Lapps and the Lapp culture. After all, what is Lapland without the Lapp culture? Therefore many
of the activities and attractions of Lapland are connected to the reindeer, to the traditional Lapp way of life.
What kind of Lapland sights are you looking for? There should be something for you if you come with your
family or if you come alone.
The tourist offices will help you find the activities and attractions that suit you and your family.
Here you'll find a complete collection of information about activities and attractions in Finnish Lapland, Norwegian Lapland and
Swedish Lapland municipalities. You have it here - all in one place.
Here you can see at a glance what is new, or what is changed/updated on Lapland Travel Info.
We hope this is useful for you.
Where the Reindeer Roam