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Most of Lapland is in Scandinavia, occupying a third of Finland and Norway and covering the northern reaches of Sweden, even parts of Russia. It’s synonymous with snow blanketed landscapes waiting to be explored by husky or reindeer drawn sled and delivers year round beauty and unique experiences.

Europe’s last wilderness is best visited in December to April for an unforgettable festive experience and the chance to glimpse the Northern Lights and meet Santa himself in Finnish Lapland. However, if you prefer longer days and midnight sun over a long lasting winter, April is considered the best time for sledding and skiing, and August is ideal for hiking trails with fewer visitors and warmer temperatures.

Whichever country you visit you'll be met with incredible nature and wilderness, trekking routes and remarkable experiences, from downhill and cross country skiing to reindeer rendezvous and meetings with the indigenous Sami people. Swedish Lapland provides sweeping pine forests, peaceful lakeside villages and is ideal for an off the beaten track journey and a heli-skiing adventure across stunning mountains, empty slopes and untouched snow. Norwegian Lapland or Finnmark is home to the towns of Alta and Kirkenes each with their own annually constructed Snow Hotel and is one of the best places to see the Aurora Borealis.

Most visitors to Lapland are likely arrival by plane via city airports such as Helsinki or Stockholm. It's a popular option to combine Lapland with some time in one of Scandinavia’s exquisite cities such as Helsinki but our specialists can craft your perfect Lapland trip based on your specific interests.

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Harads, Sweden

The Treehotel is one of the most unique design-led hotels you will ever stay in; a choice of a tree house ranging from a Bird's Nest to a UFO. Set in the stunning wilds of northern Sweden, it is a perfect destination for winter fun or summer adventures.

Best for: Adventure, Couples, Eco/ethical tourism, Family

Loggers Lodge

Harads, Swedish Lapland

In the heart of Swedish Lapland lies Loggers Lodge, a warm and welcoming cabin made for two, surrounded by trees, streams and breathtaking scenery. Located 5km from any neighbor, this is the perfect spot for those looking to really get away from it all.

Best for: Couples, Off the beaten track, Adventure, Eco/ethical tourism

Brändön Lodge

Swedish Lapland, Sweden

Located on the Luleå archipelago, Brändön Lodge features 15 charming two-bedroom log cabins overlooking the sea. With a wealth of activities available, Brändön Lodge makes for an ideal base from which to explore the Lappish wilderness anytime of the year.

Best for: Adventure, Family, Off the beaten track, Teenagers

Teepee Wilderness Camp

Finnish Lapland, Finland

A unique adventure in the midst of Finnish Lapland’s untouched wilderness, the luxury Teepee Wilderness Camp is the ultimate family escape. Winter here brings husky mushing, ice fishing and Aurora viewing and the midnight sun dazzles in summer months.

Best for: Adventure, Off the beaten track, Teenagers

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