Sami cultural visit from Arctic Retreat
Swedish Lapland, Sweden
Visit a local Sami family, where the head of the family will enlighten you with their stories of surviving the harsh arctic winters, their traditions and the close bond they hold with the reindeer.
The Sami people are an indigenous group who can be found across the Northernmost regions of Sweden, Norway, Finland and Russia. The Sami people in Sweden centre their livelihood around reindeer herding and you’ll understand how the deer are integral to their daily life. As well as enjoying a traditional lunch, you will also learn about the history and traditions of this formerly nomadic tribe.