Lapland

The stunning Polar Night in Ylläs, Lapland

‘Kaamos’ is the Finnish word for the polar night. A period in Ylläs, 150km above the Arctic Circle, when the sun doesn’t rise for nearly a month. It has just started.   We’ve seen the last of the sun’s shining

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Learning to cross-country ski in Lapland

Our representative in Ylläs, Ryan gives us a fascinating insight into his new-found passion – cross-country skiing – discovered amongst the beautiful wilderness of Lapland.   I stopped in the middle of the track and my body became as still

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Is there anywhere more magical than Lapland?

There is nothing more magical than a trip to Lapland, and a chance to meet the big man himself.     As a child I was fascinated with Santa and everything that surrounded him.  In fact, I didn’t really stopped

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Frozen Landscapes: Photographing Finnish Lapland

  Just like everyone else, ahead of my arrival in to Lapland I was so HUGELY excited to come to Lapland to experience all of the unmissable activities, that is, the reindeer sleigh rides, husky sleds, snowmobiling and of course, working alongside the real

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Muotka Wilderness Lodge

Outside, icicles hang from a roof laden in deep snow, while fir trees sculptured by ice, stand like frozen sentinels under a crisp night sky. Inside everything is warm, cosy and relaxed. A log fire roars, and a golden glow

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A brief introduction to the Ylläs Jazz Blues Festival

January in Äkäslompolo is, perhaps unexpectedly, the time to dance away those winter blues!     It’s probably pretty unexpected to hear, but each year at the end of the month the sound of saxophones, trumpets, guitars, accordions and laughter warm

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Ylläs: To ski or not to ski, that is the question.

  Ylläs fell provides some excellent downhill skiing as well as hundreds of kilometres of cross country trails.  However if you are not a skier, or are looking for something else to experience during your holiday then look no further

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Shoeshoeing: Not Just A Walk In The Park

Another of the fantastic and hugely popular activities available in Levi is snowshoeing and we, the reps here in Levi, were lucky enough to embark on one of these guided trips available through our supplier – Lapin Luontoelamys, ahead of

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