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Lapland Hotel Riekonlinna

Lapland Hotel Riekonlinna is a renowned, high-quality resort and an international conference hotel. Known for its high standards, Lapland Hotel Riekonlinna provides versatile services for holiday-makers and conference guests alike.

Aurora Activity Week

Due to its location, Nuorgam is one of the best places to chase the northern lights. We have zero light pollution, and because of the cold, there are no clouds. This makes it possible to see the northern lights during 60–70% of winter nights. With any luck, you will see the northern lights dancing in the sky. But don't come just for the aurora borealis, come for arctic beauty and winter exploration. We take you to the wilderness by skis, snowshoes, and snowmobile. We will teach you ice fishing on the frozen lakes. You will visit a reindeer herder. Come and discover the Arctic.

Summer Activities Day Tours

Dark Arctic winters have their counterpart in one of the most iconic of Finnish natural phenomena, the Midnight Sun. Sun does not set for 70 days. The sound of silence combined with the revitalizing rays of the Midnight Sun is nature’s own remedy for the weary soul. With us you can enjoy the nature and do day trips combining activities such as mountain biking, kayaking, fishing. Summer begins in early June. The autumn colours are its best in Septemper.

Lapland Hotel Ounasvaara Chalets

The Lapland hotel Ounasvaara chalets are located on the shores of the grand Kemijoki River, next to the Ounasvaara Ski Resort and Golf Club. Both are only a five-minute drive from the Rovaniemi town centre and Santa Claus Village. The chalets are highly-equipped, semi-detached apartments for two or for to four persons. We also have bigger apartments. Each apartment has its own kitchen, private terrace and a sauna. The rates always include breakfast and final cleaning.

Lapland Experience

We teach you to listen to the winds that blow – it can be an essential observation tool. You can touch the soil – feel the softness of the moss, the hardness of the rocks. Close your eyes and let go to pick up scents of different plants. Breathe deeply, the fresh air is pure and healing. Our aim is to relax, to see and embrace the beauty of the nature around us. Experience food grilled on a camp fire at Vaattunki and a hike around the area, while a guide tells you about the local animals and plant life.

Hunting Northern Lights with Huskies

Enjoy the Northern night, sitting in a sled being pulled by a husky team! The darkness of the night or the magical lights dancing in the sky create a breathtaking atmosphere, which can only be experienced in Lapland! The silence of the wilderness around us is broken only by the smooth sounds of the sled skis. We will stop to warm up a little in a goahti, where we also grill sausages and drink hot juice. If Lapland’s magic is on our side and the Northern Lights show themselves to us, you also have a chance to photograph the Northern Lights.

Jewels of Lapland - A Visit to an Amethyst Mine in the Summer

Welcome to dig your own lucky amethyst stone from Lampivaara Amethyst Mine in Lapland. The amethyst was born 2000 million years ago deep inside the ancient mountains and can be found on surface nowadays. During your visit to mine you will hear stories of amethyst and dig amethyst stone yourself.

Villas – 99 m²

Our spacious villas accommodate up to ten holiday-makers. The 99-square-metre villas offer accommodation even for large groups. The four bedrooms enable a joint vacation for several families. There are two double bedrooms and one four-person bedroom in each villa. In addition to these, there are two beds on the loft. All the beds are actual, proper beds. All holiday apartments come with complete kitchens with full dinner sets and appliances and are equipped with saunas, showers, fireplaces, drying cupboards, TV sets and telephones. Free wifi, playground, ski maintenance room, pier, and beach.

Tundra Chef's Table

Chef Jarmo Pitkänen offers an opportunity for small parties to enjoy the exquisite dinners of Studio Restaurant Tundra. Tundra, usually a private restaurant operating by orders only, now presents Tundra Chef’s Table that is open for guests on selected days, only a few times a month. Single diners, couples, or small parties are welcome to savour the pure northern aromas of Kuusamo, flavoured with an international twist.

Guided Excursion to Lainio Snow Village

We will take a bus to the Lainio Snow Village and get to know the village, snow hotel, snow bar and ice sculptures. You will learn how this magnificent castle was built. After the tour, we will have time to enjoy hot drinks in the cozy log bar at the castle. Duration about 2.5 hours.

Northern Lights Snowmobile Hunt

There are many ways to get out of the city and see the Auroras, but for the adventurous, nothing compares to the snowmobile. Riding across the snow under the stars is a real thrill. Arrive at a remote outdoor fireplace, where the guide will tell you all about the Northern Lights as you grill sausages over the fire and drink hot juice. And with a little luck, the Northern Lights will fill the sky...

Introduction to Snowmobiling

Would you like to try snowmobiling for the first time, but are not sure if you are up to it? Then this is the safari for you! A Lapland Safaris guide will teach you how to handle the snowmobile and you will try a short drive to get used to the machine. We use specially adjusted snowmobiles which make driving easier and safer for first-timers. And after this, you are ready for longer safaris!

SAUNATOUR – Authentic Finnish Sauna Experience

Built on pure nature, wild creativity and arctic tradition, SAUNATOUR is truly something else than a trip to the nearby spa! 

SAUNATOUR programmes are always guided and are suitable for everyone from kids to grandparents. Have a true Finnish Sauna experience with different saunas like the traditional smoke sauna, SaunaYoga or the unique ice sauna, and pamper yourself with sauna treatments with wild herbs and old Finnish remedies. Your wilderness wellbeing holiday will be complete with Wild Food meals, unique accommodation and all-inclusive service packages tailored to your wishes.

Snowmobile Safari into the Arctic Circle Forest

This snowmobile safari will give you a chance to ride your own snowmobile on forest trails around the Santa Claus village area. You will enjoy the beautiful winter scenery and during the way we will make several stops to admire the snowy nature. The tour is suitable for anyone interested in experiencing snowmobiling. Children are traveling in the sledge pulled by the guides' snowmobile.

Ski-Inn Accommodation: Hotel and Apartments

Hotel Pyhätunturi and PyhäSuites Apartments are located in the heart of the Pyhä Ski Resort, 100 meters from the main slopes. Ski-Inn offers the best accommodation at Pyhä and fullfills the Ski-Inn Promises: - Ski in, ski out: Slopes and services are within walking (or skiing) distance - Fully equipped: Internet, sauna and cleaning all included in the price - Best Price Guarantee: Book now – we always guarantee the lowest price - Reward Nights: Pay for three nights, stay for four. Pay for five nights, stay for seven Book your stay at www.ski-inn.fi!

Enjoy Golf and Lakeside Cottage Life at Villa Tervapääsky

Cottage Tervapääsky offers a spacious setting for a holiday by the lake. You can take in the countryside atmosphere all year round: in the summer you can enjoy the big garden with a patio, playhouse, grove, and a private beach sauna with a jetty. A top-ranked 9-hole golf course and a traditional summer dance hall are within walking distance from the cottage. However, nothing compromises the tranquility and peace of nature around your holiday home.

Ranua Animal Fun Day with Zoo, Husky Farm and Reindeer Farm Visits

Start at the Ranua Arctic Zoo and see local animals as well as exotic, with the highlights being the enormous moose and polar bear. Also of note are the traditionally local animals such at the forest reindeer, the wolverine, and the arctic fox, not to forget many different species of owls! We’ll have a buffet lunch at the Zoo restaurant. A short ride later we’ll arrive at a husky farm, where you’ll get to meet and learn all about these animals and even ride a sleigh pulled by a team of dogs. Our final stop will be a reindeer farm, where you can enjoy a short trip in a reindeer sleigh.

Reindeer Safari and Ice Fishing Experience

This unique tour combines a visit to a local reindeer farm, located next to a beautiful lake, not far from Rovaniemi. You will meet the real reindeer herders, who will tell you about their way of life, hand in hand with nature. You can feed the reindeer with their favourite snacks and have a 2,5 km sleigh ride pulled by a reindeer along the beautiful forest trails. After getting to know the reindeer, we will go to the frozen lake, where herders often spend their free time catching fish.

Kota Tour with Reindeer

A 3 km reindeer sled ride with a stop halfway in a Lappish tepee (kota). During the break, coffee and sweet or salty pancakes are served. Duration about 2 hours.