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Arctic holiday, Lapland to Tromssa in Norway

Landscape is getting wider and wider as you are getting further north-west destination by destination. The first destination after arrival is Levi, the most Alpine-style ski village in Finland. It is known for the Levi Worldcup starting the downhill skiing season each year.  You will get the skiing equipment and a ski pass and off you go to test the Levi slopes. There are ski apartments in different sizes and restaurant services in the ski village which making it easy for any kind of a group to stay in Levi. It is also possible to upgrade and choose a high-class design or hill-top hotel instead. A full day leaves you time to enjoy skiing. From Levi you will take a bus to Kilpisjärvi ... Read more >
From €2,055 excluding flights

Winter short break in Finland

Lakebound Tampere, an hour north of Helsinki, is just 90 minutes from the capital by train (included in the price of your trip). This popular city retains a charming small town appeal, and is home to the world’s only Moomin Museum. In case you’re not familiar with these cute, hippopotamus-like characters, they were created by the Finnish illustrator Tove Jansson and have featured in some of the world’s best-loved fairytales. The museum explores Jansson’s life, the stories behind the Moomins, and even lets you try your own hand at comic book art in a studio. Transferring to a holiday resort by Lake Vanaja, you’ll embark on a thrilling ride aboard a sledge drawn by huskies, then learn the ... Read more >
From €2,600 excluding flights

Finland wild food holiday

Giant mushrooms and juicy red berries may look tempting prospects when trekking in a forest in the wilds of Finland however, how do you know whether they’re safe to pick, cook and eat? This fascinating four day wild food tour in Finland gives you every opportunity to learn from local experts as you forage for the finest seasonal ingredients supplied in the most organic and natural of settings. Fishing tours, cooking lessons and the Lakomäki wilderness lodge add to the attraction of finding wild food in Finland with the three-course meal on Saturday night featuring wild food ingredients found and prepared by you. Lakomäki wilderness lodge makes for the perfect cosy setting to come home to ... Read more >
From €690 excluding flights

Christmas or New Year 2019 in Lapland

This family holiday in Lapland is a gem in more than one sense: travelling either at Christmas or New Year, you’ll be staying in Tankavaara, centre of gold-mining in the region during the summer. You’ll be accommodated in a lovely family-run hotel with a unique gold miner-themed restaurant, as you indulge in a series of classic Lapland experiences perfect for keeping the whole family enthralled and creating memories to last a lifetime. Enjoy a thrilling sleigh ride, drawn by a team of huskies (adults can take the reins if they want); ride out into the wilderness at night by snowmobile (as passengers only) in search of the magnificent Northern Lights, one of the world’s great natural ... Read more >
From €1,264 excluding flights

Autumn northern lights short break

Very potential season for northern lights but after the 22nd of September it gets more challenging for outdoor activities so we packed this tour full of local Sámi culture. You will meet charming and talented local Sámi people during your tour. Sámi people are indigenous people living in the northernmost Lapland of  Finland, Sweden, Norway and Russia. Please note! This tour can be adapted to your wishes. Hotel Korpikartano  served as a Menesjärvi Sami village school until 2005. As the disctances are long in Lapland, there was also a dormitory, where the children lived during the school year. The owners have renovated the old school to a comfortable hotel, which offers just a suitable ... Read more >
From €1,329 excluding flights

Southern Finland by rail holiday

Ready for an adventure? This fantastic, environmentally-friendly tour takes you through Finland’s picture-perfect southern lake district to the Kvarken archipelago, over the Gulf of Bothnia and into Sweden, where you’ll spend some time in Stockholm before returning via overnight ferry to Helsinki. Along the way you’ll be invited to take part in a selection of seasonal activities, from Nordic walking, bird-watching and angling in summer, to ice fishing, skating or snowshoeing in winter. In Tampere, take a trip up the famous observation tower, and visit the world’s only Moomin Museum, dedicated to the iconic characters of Tove Jansson’s fiction, which have captivated Finnish readers, and ... Read more >
From €1,736 excluding flights

Family holiday in Finland

A family vacation week in the Finnish Lakeland ending to a day in the one and only Moomin World. The holiday resort offers a unique combination of peace of nature and a lot to do. All these activities are free for hotel guests: beach, table tennis, billiard, basketball, petanque, frisbee golf, canoe, gym, playground, inside sports hall, mini golf, board games, fishing, pedal cars, bicycles, pedal boats, SUP boards, darts, tennis, football field and beach volleyball. In addition to the free selection of activities provided by the hotel, you will have a day tour to the city of Hämeenlinna with its Medieval Castle followed by a river canoeing trip with a local guide. A very exciting ... Read more >
From €2,849 excluding flights

Finland winter holiday, tour skating

Much more fun than winter sun, this family holiday in Finland is packed with exciting activities that you, and your kids, will absolutely love. Available in February and March, the trip takes place in a resort on Lake Saimaa, where winter sports are in abundance. In fact, this is renowned as the best place in Finland for ice skating, but there is a host of other things you can try here too, from snowshoeing to kick sledging. Your first full day sees you journey out across the frozen lake to the island of Kaarnetsaari. How you get there is entirely up to you: sledging, skating, horsedrawn sleigh perhaps? Along the way you’ll pause for a delicious lunch of hot soup, and even try some ice ... Read more >
From €888 excluding flights

Midsummer in Finland holiday

Midsummer  is the most important party of the Finnish summer. We are celebrating the nightless nights. The more north you go, the lighter the nights are. At Midsummer the Finns get to their summer cabins with their families, have sauna and barbeque together. An important tradition is the Midsummer fire, which is set on fire at Midnight. In summer and especially at Midsummer Finns like to dance. LIve orchestras are playing at country-side dance halls all over the country. Only 3km from the hotel there is a dance hall, where a legendary group called Matti and Teppo are playing on the 21st of June (entrance 20e) and tango king Tomi Markkola on the 22nd of June.  Revontuli Resort  is located ... Read more >
From €1,417 excluding flights

Family self-drive tour in Finland

Enjoy a round-trip tour of western Finland, beginning and ending in Helsinki, with this self-drive holiday that is aimed at adventurous families with children aged 12 and under. A short drive from Helsinki Airport after picking up your rental car brings you to a sports hotel, where you’ll spend a couple of nights. A range of lake activities is available to you, as is sightseeing in the old capital, Turku, nearby. See the castle, the archaeological excavations of Aboa Vetus, or the museum ship. Continuing on to Naantali, a definite highlight of the tour is sure to be a visit to Moominland. The world of Tove Jansson’s cute and iconic hippo-like characters is brought to life on a fairytale ... Read more >
From €3,700 excluding flights

Christmas in Finland, log cabin stay

Do you prefer your own privacy in a log cabin rather than a hotel holiday? This 4-night holiday package offers you a cosy log cabin with the best, family-friendly activities on snow in the northwestern Lapland. The ski village is called Äkaslompolo and it is located in the area of the large Ylläs ski resort spreading around the Ylläs fell. There are two log cabins in the same yard, a small one for 1-4 people and a bigger one for 5-12 people making it also suitable for a bigger family group (even 16 people) travelling together. The cabins are not serviced but we have included catering bringing you breakfast ingredients and preparing one dinner or you at the cabin. On the other nights, you ... Read more >
From €989 excluding flights

Lapland holiday by rail

Overnight train is a comfortable way of travelling in Finland. The cabins are for 2 people and in some trains two of the cabins can be combined. You will sleep through the night and wake up in your destination. Every train has a restaurant where you can buy drinks, snacks and meals.  You will find your hotel right at the train railway station! This Boutique Hotel is a beautifully renovated old wooden building with a relaxed vibe. Kemi Snow Castle is rebuilt early and opened at the end of January, but the all-year-round Snow Restaurant is where you'll have an exotic lunch.  River rafting activity day in Kukkolankoski  adds adrenaline to your tour. The scenery of the western Lapland as well ... Read more >
From €1,915 excluding flights

Northern Lights short break in Lapland

This short break in Lapland takes you through a selection of the quintessential Arctic experiences. From learning how to fish through a hole in the ice on a frozen lake, to (hopefully) watching the Northern Lights dance across the sky from a remote aurora cabin, to a thrilling safari on a sledge drawn by huskies, it will leave you with memories to last a lifetime. Beginning with a visit to the famous Siida Museum and an essential introduction to Sami culture, you’ll then spend the following four days understanding how life works in this harsh winter environment, and the great joys that can be found in it. With a local Sami fisherman, learn how to cut a hole in an icy lake, then sit ... Read more >
From €1,503 excluding flights

Finland and Helsinki family holiday by train

With more and more people taking to the train as an environmental measure, there’s no better way to explore the landscapes and culture of Finland than by rail. This fabulous Finland family holiday lets you conveniently travel on a round-trip from Helsinki, with kid-friendly carriages, in a relaxed and eco-friendly fashion. Spend time in idyllic national parks such as Repovesi (perfect for a little cycling) and Linnansaari, which is composed of hundreds of islands and islets. Here you’ll tour the archipelago by motor boat, pausing for an island lunch by an open fire, and later by a giant canoe. Depending on your travel dates, on reaching the beautiful town of Savonlinna you’ll take a ... Read more >
From €1,922 excluding flights

Lapland photography holiday, Autumn colours

Join a photographer / guide for a thrilling week-long tour of northern Lapland. During the course of the week you’ll have opportunities to develop your skills in night, landscape, nature and wildlife photography, and in a place like this there is no shortage of suitable subjects. Plus, of course, since this trip operates in September, there is an excellent chance of witnessing, and photographing, the spectacular Northern Lights. You’ll stay in a series of small hotels, including a converted Sami school house, ideally situated in an area of virtually zero light pollution for seeing the aurora borealis. During the days you’ll venture out to explore some of the region’s wild and dramatic ... Read more >
From €1,945 excluding flights

Helsinki and Rovaniemi Christmas holiday with Santa

Looking to do something a little different for Christmas this year? A family holiday in Finnish Lapland will enchant you. Begin in the capital, Helsinki, when the city is at its prettiest, as you tour the Christmas market in search of traditional delicacies and handicrafts made by local artisans: the perfect stocking fillers. Enjoy a sightseeing tour of Helsinki, including a yummy confectionery factory, before you head further north to Lapland, aboard a night train with connected family cabins: this is a wonderful experience in itself. You’ll arrive in Kemijarvi in time for breakfast, then the group will split into two, with the first moving on to the Joosula guesthouse, and the other to ... Read more >
From €2,200 excluding flights

Lapland holiday, husky safari & log cottage

This short Finnish Lapland holiday takes you into another world, staying in a wilderness cabin on the southern shores of Lake Inari, far up in the North of Finland. With trips throughout the winter, you will have a chance to immerse yourself in this region which is famously good for seeing the Northern Lights, otherwise known as the Aurora Borealis. If conditions are good, you can be lucky to see the Lights on several nights of this trip as the skies up here are so pollution free your chances are high. As this area is also steeped in Sami tradition, we are able to partake in some exciting outdoor activities which are also very much tied in with this heritage, such as husky sledding, ... Read more >
From €1,923 excluding flights

Finland self drive holiday, National Parks

Incredibly, there are almost 200,000 lakes in Finland – 40 to every 100 square kilometres. On this tailormade, self-drive tour which can range from four to nine days depending on your preferences, you’ll explore several of them through a series of magnificent national parks and protected areas. A recommended nine-day itinerary follows. After a couple of days in Helsinki, during which you can visit the UNESCO-listed Suomenlinna Fortress and take either a culinary or music-themed tour of the capital. From Helsinki you’ll drive to glorious Repovesi National Park, staying in a wilderness (no electricity!) cabin by a lake. Here you can take a guided kayaking tour in search of otters and ... Read more >
From €1,310 excluding flights

Mountain biking holiday, Finnish Lapland

If mountain biking is your passion then you’ll love this thrilling four-day small group tour in Finnish Lapland, during which a knowledgeable local guide will lead you on a two-wheeled exploration of Kaldoaivi, the country’s largest wilderness area. With departures in August and September, you stand a good chance of seeing the spectacular Northern Lights too, especially as you’ll be staying in remote cabins a long distance from civilisation. Good physical fitness and mountain biking experience are necessary for this trip, as the landscape offers plenty of challenge as well as breathtaking views. You’ll tackle demanding ascents, smoother highlands, deep river valleys and Arctic hills as you ... Read more >
From €1,000 excluding flights

Family Northern Lights break

If you’re looking for an exciting family winter holiday, this family Northern Lights break in Lapland is certain to provide stories to tell for years to come. It’s a classic trip of its kind, with an itinerary that includes all the great activities often associated with Lapland: you will stay in an attractive log cabin, deep in the wilderness, and the perfect place to witness the Northern Lights. The best time to visit is between mid-November and December, or mid-February and mid-April, if you want to admire the majestic aurora borealis dancing across the night sky. Your cabin will have a sauna to warm up after each day’s activities too. During the daytime, you will travel by snowmobile, ... Read more >
From €1,328 excluding flights
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