Saturday, April 28, 2012

Stay at the ICEHOTEL in Swedish Lapland

April 24, 2012 by Travel Guide Lapland  
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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 [...]

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 [...]

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

February 7, 2011 by Travel Guide Lapland  
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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 [...]

Husky Safari in Lapland

Imagine the wind blowing through your hair, the cold Lapland air gently touching your cheeks and a whole lot of white surrounding you. At nights, you sleep in remote wilderness cabins with no electricity or showers. The next day, the same occurs again, the gray and white bundles of fur before you are your only [...]

An Overview of Lapland

July 1, 2010 by Travel Guide Lapland  
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Although Lapland is known for being a former Finnish province, the region of Lapland actually stretches across four countries; Sweden, Norway, Finland and Russia. The name ‘Lapland’ is derived from the term ‘Lapp’ used to describe the native people of the region, the Sami. Although the term ‘Lapp’ is now considered [...]

What To Do In Lapland

If you visit Lapland, you will find that it is a region which gives you many great opportunities to explore the outdoors and to take part in many fun activities that anyone will enjoy. Lapland is located in the northern part of Scandinavia and is a sparsely populated area, so it is away from the [...]

Lapland Accommodations- A Wonderful Experience

June 28, 2010 by Travel Guide Lapland  
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In Lapland, you have a wide variety of accommodation types to choose from. You might opt to spend a night in the freezing Ice Hotel or choose a standard bed and breakfast or hotel found in ‘regular’ holiday destinations. Whatever your taste, the wide range of Lapland accommodation options will have [...]

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