Lapland

Meet Yuichi – the master of polar night

Even though many people associate the aurora with cold and snowy winter scenery, the most active seasons are actually autumn and spring when the earth’s orientation towards the sun maximises the probability of solar flares interacting with the planet’s magnetic field to generate this phenomenon.

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Autumn and Spring – the Best Northern Lights Seasons

Many people associate the Northern Lights with cold and snowy winter scenery but the most active seasons are autumn and spring. Spot the aurora in Finland!

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Polar Night Magic – winter’s many faces

Winter in Finland is a magical season. Follow our 10-step guide through the darkest winter months all the way until the first rays of spring sun.

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The Legendary Gold Fields of Lapland

Finnish Lapland is the land of myths, legends and dreams. Many are centered on Lapland’s gold fields and the world’s purest gold - the one found in and around the Lemmenjoki and Ivalojoki rivers.

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5-step retreat by Angry Birds

We all have problem pigs in our lives, nasty little things that make us angry, tired or stressed out. But no problem, here’s a perfect retreat. The Finnish winter calms down even the world’s angriest birds, so it will surely work for you too.

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At the Top with the Snowmobile man

Take a look at the geographical shape of Finland and you’ll see why people call her “The Finnish Maiden”. At the tip of her thumb is the only part of the country where peaks rise 1,000 metres above sea level. Nestled in those peaks you will find a tiny village called Kilpisjärvi, home to roughly a hundred year-round residents.

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Revontulet “Fox Fires” Meet Yuichi – the master of polar night Autumn and Spring – the Best Northern Lights Seasons 100 Days of Polar Night Magic Polar Night Magic – winter’s many faces The Legendary Gold Fields of Lapland Exploring the autumnal Lapland 5-step retreat by Angry Birds At the Top with the Snowmobile man