5 Amazing Facts About Lapland

Lapland, located in the northernmost region of Finland, is a destination like no other. From the stunning Northern Lights to the incredible wildlife, there is so much to discover in this magical place. No matter when you visit, Lapland is a destination that will leave you with unforgettable memories. From its unique culture and incredible wildlife, to its stunning natural beauty and exciting outdoor activities, Lapland truly has something for everyone.Here are 5 amazing facts about Lapland that will make you want to pack your bags and book a trip:


The Sami Land

Lapland is home to the Finnish Sami people, an indigenous group who have lived in the region for thousands of years. They are known for their unique culture, including their traditional clothing and handicrafts, as well as their reindeer herding practices.

 

 

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The Northern Lights

Lapland is the perfect place to see the Northern Lights, also known as the Aurora Borealis. This natural phenomenon is caused by the collision of charged particles from the sun with atoms in the Earth’s atmosphere, resulting in a stunning display of colors in the night sky. The best time to see the Northern Lights in Lapland is from September to March, when the skies are dark and clear.

 

 

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A Winter Wonderland

Lapland is a winter wonderland, with an average of 14 hours of darkness per day in the winter months. This makes it the perfect destination for winter sports enthusiasts, with plenty of opportunities for activities such as skiing, snowboarding, and snowmobiling.

 

 

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Arctic Wildlife

Lapland is home to a wide variety of wildlife, including reindeer, arctic foxes, and lynx. The region is also a haven for birdwatchers, with over 200 species of birds, including the rare Siberian Jay and Willow Grouse.

 

 

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An All Year Round Destination

Lapland is not just a winter destination – it is also beautiful in the summer months, with long days and warm weather. The summer months are the perfect time to explore the region’s many hiking trails, go fishing in its crystal clear lakes, or take a boat tour to see the stunning scenery.

 

 

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