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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

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.


    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

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