Saturday, April 28, 2012

Winter Holidays in Lapland

If you are planning a winter holiday getaway, Lapland is a great place to go. It has a lot to offer for those who enjoy the winter and all the opportunities it has to offer in terms of outdoor activities. There is a lot that you can do during your winter holidays in Lapland. If you like sports, you can ski, snowboard, ice fish, or go on a snowshoe expedition. Should you want to explore the region and its beautiful winter scenery a bit further, you can book a ride through the countryside on a husky dog sled or take part in a snowmobile expedition.

Lapland is becoming increasingly more popular as a destination for winter weddings and winter honeymoons. The romantic setting, pristine landscapes and unlimited activities make Lapland weddings a truly unique and never to be forgotten experience for all involved. Read more about winter weddings and honeymoons in Lapland here.

The possibilities are virtually endless. You will, however need to prepare your vacation plans in advance to ensure that your winter holidays will be as stress free as possible. As Lapland is a remote region, getting there is not as easy as getting to a major vacation destination. However, there are regular flights connecting the northern Scandinavian region to the rest of the European continent.

It is also preferable to book your stay in one of the many holiday resorts in advance. The resort town of Levi in Finland is one of the largest and most popular in the region. It features 45 downhill skiing slopes, the longest one being 2.5 kilometers long. For those who like cross country skiing, it lets you access over 230 km of cross country tracks. There are also many other winter activities offered by independent providers in Levi, such as snowmobile expeditions, helicopter flights, reindeer sleigh rides and a whole lot more to discover. Levi also has 6 hotels and 38 restaurants that will help you enjoy a comfortable stay while in Lapland.

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