There's more to Finnish Lapland than Santa encounters, as Lonely Planet author Kerry Christiani found when she headed north of the Arctic Circle, discovering a Christmas card scene of frozen lakes and boreal forest, reindeer-driven sleighs and snow
Lapland is THE destination for the ultimate family Christmas holiday. We finally made it to the most northern point of our travels ever - Rovaniemi in Finland. And we knew the hometown of Santa Claus was all about the winter experiences. In fact, our experiences in Rovaniemi were amongst the most exhilarating and entertaining experiences we’ve had in our decades of travel.
Such a memorable experience, around degrees on a husky ride out to a Sami tent to eat cloudberry cake, catching a green rainbow of Northern lights whilst crossing a frozen lake. Northern lights and Sami tipi tent Sami Siida, Jukkasjärvi, Swedish Lapland
A winter wonderland with dog-sledding in Lapland, Finland. What a fun travel experience this would be! And I've always been curious about visiting Lapland and Finland. Think I'll add it to my winter travel bucket list.