Your trusted gateway to booking Arctic activities across Lapland – all year round

If you are planning a trip to northern Norway, Sweden or Finland, or are already travelling in Lapland, we can help you book Lapland activities, at the best possible price, directly with suppliers on the ground.

Keep control, book yourself

Create your own adventure. Plan your Lapland adventure here with the confidence to book Arctic activities, delivered by quality suppliers across the Arctic region.

Working with trusted tourism partners

Visit Lapland are proud to be working with Visit Tromsø, Visit Kiruna and Visit Lyngenfjord  the tourism authorities in Lapland who are behind some of the most travelled regions in the Arctic, supporting our commitment to offering the best quality and widest range of things to do in Lapland, all booked through our secure booking system.

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Lapland Travel Guide

Getting to Lapland

If you are planning a Northern Lights holiday, or dog sledding adventure in Lapland, you first need to know how to get there. Lapland can be accessed by air from all corners of the world with most international flights going via Stockholm, Oslo or Helsinki.

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Getting around Lapland

Many of these travelling around the country choose to visit a variety of destinations. Whether that be a Northern Lights tour in Abisko combined with snowmobiling in Kiruna, it is important to know how to get from A-to-B by bus, train, car or plane.

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What to pack for a winter Lapland adventure

For many planning at trip with Arctic activities in Lapland can be daunting, however Visit Lapland has a team of experts on hand to help you pack for every possible adventure, from Northern Lights chases to whale watching in Tromso. Take a look at our packing tips here.

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Where to stay in Lapland

Whether planning a northern Lights holiday to Norway or dog sledding adventure in Sweden, you will need to choose where to stay. Whether a hotel, log cabin – or even something special like a visit to the original ICEHOTEL – check our our guide to Lapland accommodation.

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About Lapland

Lapland is a magical destination to visit, however if you have always wanted to find out more about Lapland and the Arctic Circle – you are in the right place! click below to find out where Lapland is, find out those burning questions about the region and its indigenous people the Sami.

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Family Travel to Lapland

Lapland is not only a holiday destination for adults, but can be the perfect get-away for families with inspiring activities and experiences for younger travellers (and not just the chance to meet Santa in Lapland!) Take a look at our tips for a family holiday to Lapland in either winter or summer here.

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Lapland's weather and climate

Lapland is a destination dominated by its weather and seasons. The snow covered frozen winter with dog sledding and Northern Lights activities; contrasts with the warm summer sun with hiking and fishing under the midnight sun. Take a look at our guide to Lapland’s seasons here.

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Your adventure, your choice

Visit Lapland are proud to offer well over 250 individual Lapland activities across the region, making it one of the widest range of Arctic activities available on the internet. So, whether you are looking to join a Northern Lights hunt in Sweden, a dog sledding trek in Norway, or book on a Santa experience in Finland – we have you covered!

Destinations for Lapland Activities

Lapland offers the chance to experience everything from the Northern Lights activities to Arctic white-water rafting, with Lapland activities spread across Europe’s last true wilderness. If you are looking for an exciting travel experience, but not sure where to travel to, take a look here for some inspiration to help you choose things to do in Lapland.


Lapland Travel Tips

Looking to experience the Northern Lights?

The Northern Lights can be experienced in the Arctic between September and April. Any sighting will be dependant on the weather and the current Aurora activity but be sure to book early to get the activity of your choice as this is one of the most popular things to do in Lapland.

Explore the region in the summer under the Midnight Sun

During the summer months the sun never sets when above the Arctic Circle meaning lots of time for great Lapland activities at any time of the day! The longest days are in June but anytime between May and August will give you those extra long days to enjoy.

Planning your trip to the Arctic? Be sure to have a plan.

The Scandinavian Arctic covers a very big area, meaning distances between destinations can be large. Be sure to plan your trip well, taking into account travel time and how you are planning to move between places.

How to get to Lapland

Most larger towns and cities in Lapland have airports and flying is the easiest way to get here. Connecting international flights can be found daily into Oslo, Stockholm and Helsinki, giving easy access to all the things to do in Lapland.

Booking early in advance is recommended

Booking your Lapland activities in advance is the best way to ensure you get the experience you want. With limited availability on many activities we recommend booking early to avoid disappointment.

The weather and what to expect from the weather

The weather in the Arctic can change very fast, with all four seasons possible in one day! During the winter temperatures can drop below -25 whilst in the summer long warm summer days can be enjoyed, so remember to pack for the right conditions.