Saturday, April 28, 2012

Stay at the ICEHOTEL in Swedish Lapland

April 24, 2012 by Travel Guide Lapland  
Filed under Accommodations

Staying at the famous “ICEHOTEL” at Jukkasjärvi in Swedish Lapland is an experience you’ll not easily forget.  The entire 80-room hotel is rebuilt every year out of crystal clear ice and pack snow taken from the nearby river Torne and is open for business between December and April, when it starts to melt.
The hotel has [...]

Dog sledding holidays in Lapland

Those with an adventurous spirit for something different will no doubt enjoy a once in a lifetime dog sledding experience. If your next holiday takes you to the far reaches of Sweden, Finland or Norway, a dog sledding holiday in Lapland should be on the list of things to do.
Dog sledding holidays are guided tours [...]

Stay in a Wilderness Log Cabin in Lapland

If you yearn for a holiday that will let you escape from your everyday life what about log cabin holidays in Lapland?
In winter, the experience is heightened by the snowy conditions and short days. What could be more romantic than returning after a day’s skiing or dog-sledding to a cosy log cabin complete with [...]

Tying the Knot in Lapland – Amazing Winter Wedding Destinations

What could be a more memorable experience than getting married in Lapland? Forget the palm fringed beach and the sand in your wedding shoes; by choosing the Arctic Circle as your wedding venue you can really have a fairytale ceremony amidst pine forests and deep snow.
Lapland weddings are civil ceremonies, but a Lutheran priest [...]

How to Choose an Arctic Cruise Holiday

For those travellers who want to experience something totally different, Arctic holidays and cruises can open up a whole new world. The landscapes are just as beautiful as those around the Mediterranean, and the Arctic Circle is home to an array of unique animals that cannot be seen anywhere else.
The excursions on this type of [...]

The Best Time to See the Northern Lights in Lapland

The Northern Lights, also known by their official name of the Aurora Borealis, appear at their best in Lapland; however, they are real prima donnas, only turning up when they feel like it, which just adds to their ethereal mystery.  In fact, many Laps will tell you that they only put on a display for [...]

Northern Lights Holidays in Lapland

The Northern Lights, also known as the Aurora Borealis, are cosmic phenomena that produce intense hues of yellow, green and blue, perform a ribbon-like dance of light across the northern night sky from November to February each year.  The Northern Lights are caused by solar flares colliding with the earth’s atmosphere. The Northern Lights normally [...]

The Northern Lights – See The Greatest Show On Earth In Lapland

February 7, 2011 by Travel Guide Lapland  
Filed under Tourist Attractions

Familiar to the hardy folk that populate the Arctic Circle, the extraordinary Northern Lights or aurora borealis remain a wonder that most of the world has never seen and which no visitor to Lapland will ever forget.
The months of February and March are one of the best times of the year to witness this awe-inspiring [...]

Visit Santa in Lapland

As the Christmas season approaches, many families are looking for unique ways to celebrate the holidays. An increasingly popular option is a visit to Santa in Lapland. Rather than spend hours in a department store queue, take a short break or even a day trip to Lapland and experience Father Christmas in his traditional homeland.
Many [...]

Lapland Holidays With A Difference – Enjoy A Bird’s Eye View Of The Forest From A Tree Top Hotel In Sweden

October 21, 2010 by Travel Guide Lapland  
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If you are planning a holiday to Lapland this winter and fancy sleeping in the treetops then head to Storklinten in the Arctic Circle. Since opening its doors in July 2010 The Treehotel in Sweden is making headlines across the world. With six rooms suspended within a woodland canopy guests are able to immerse themselves [...]

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