Lapland
In My Heart

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.

Activities-and-attractions01 Salmon fishing 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
  • fishing
  • trekking
  • canoeing
  • rowing
  • river rafting
  • sea rafting
  • swimming in lakes and rivers
  • bicycling
  • 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.

    Winter Activities

    dog sled safari

    Popular winter activities in Lapland are for instance
  • downhill skiing
  • cross country skiing
  • snowmobile safaris
  • reindeer safaris
  • 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

    Activities-and-attractions04 
The Tana river is a popular salmon river 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.

    Water Activities

    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:
  • sea rafting
  • river rafting
  • canoeing
  • kayaking
  • riverboat cruises
  • fishing
  • 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.

    Resources

    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.

    Numerous Activities and attractions
    in Finnish Lapland
    Activities and many attractions
    in Norwegian Lapland
    Activities and lots of attractions
    in Swedish Lapland



    Lapland Blog

    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.

    The Aurora Borealis in Lapland is a beautiful sight and experience in Lapland.

    The Aurora Borealis in Lapland is one of the special light phenomena

    Continue reading "The Aurora Borealis in Lapland is a beautiful sight and experience in Lapland."

    The ice bathing season at Bugoynes has started

    Ice bathing at Bugoynes has become very popular

    Continue reading "The ice bathing season at Bugoynes has started"

    The Bugoynes village is also called Little Finland

    The Bugoynes village by the Varanger fjord is also called Little Finland, or Pikku Suomi in Finnish

    Continue reading "The Bugoynes village is also called Little Finland"

    The road Alta-Kirkenes

    The road Alta-Kirkenes (E-6) goes along fjords and rivers, and passes mountains before it ends in Kirkenes on the Russian border

    Continue reading "The road Alta-Kirkenes"

    Tana bru is the centre of the Tana municipality.

    Visit Tana bru which is near one the best salmon fishing places of the whole Tana river.

    Continue reading "Tana bru is the centre of the Tana municipality."

    Enjoy your Lapland travel

    Many kids dream of a Lapland travel and visiting Father Christmas, but it is something that many parents now bring into reality. With trips to Lapland

    Continue reading "Enjoy your Lapland travel"

    Arctic tourism works in a vulnerable nature. Here are some things to think about.

    Arctic tourism needs to take into consideration that Lapland nature can be vulnerable. The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) has developed ten principles.

    Continue reading "Arctic tourism works in a vulnerable nature. Here are some things to think about."

    The North cape is major attraction of Lapland

    The North Cape is probably the most visited attraction of Lapland.

    Continue reading "The North cape is major attraction of Lapland"

    Where the Reindeer Roam


    One People Living In Four Nations

    [?] Subscribe To This Site

    XML RSS
    follow us in feedly
    Add to My Yahoo!
    Add to My MSN
    Subscribe with Bloglines


    Return to top
    ADD TO YOUR SOCIAL BOOKMARKS: add to BlinkBlink add to Del.icio.usDel.icio.us add to DiggDigg
    add to FurlFurl add to GoogleGoogle add to SimpySimpy add to SpurlSpurl Bookmark at TechnoratiTechnorati add to YahooY! MyWeb

    Copyright© 2008 Ossimellom