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City break in Lapland. Active leisure ideas for Lapland - attractions, recreation and nightlife

Ruka Main attractions of Lapland are its beautiful natural places. In total, the region has 7 beautiful national parks, each of which features its own unique attractions. Lemmenjoen kansallispuisto has got its name in honor of the scenic mountain river; one of the main symbols of the park remains Ravadaskengas waterfall. Travelers who wish to appreciate the diversity of the local fauna are recommended to visit Oulangan kansallispuisto. There are about 30 species of animals, as well as more than a hundred species of birds and 7,000 of insects in the park.
Laplandian cuisine remains one of the most upscale and healthy in the world, because the main supplier of products for the local restaurants is nature itself. Since ancient times, local diet … Open
The charming park of Riisitunturin kansallispuisto attracts tourists with its mountainous landscapes. Vacationers can stroll through the picturesque foothills and then climb to one of the peaks and evaluate a panoramic view. Perämeren kansallispuisto is considered one of the most interesting parks; you can reach it by water only.
Speaking of natural things, we should definitely mention the lovely Ranua Zoo. This picturesque corner of nature became home to hundreds of animals and birds; some of the most curious of its inhabitants are owls. The zoo occupies quite a vast area and has a very natural and comfortable design. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
Lapland is associated with wonderful winter landscapes; both children and adults dream to visit home of Santa Claus. It is an amazingly picturesque region with many fabulous national symbols … Open
One of the most attractive holiday destinations for travelers with children is Levy, where there is Kid's Land amusement center. There are very interesting games and educational activities for younger guests; everyone can ride a dogsled or go skiing around the picturesque surroundings. Skiing is very common among children and adults; Lapland has great ski centers.
Rovaniemi - Santa Claus The most popular entertainment center of the capital region is Joulukka. As its name suggests, it is devoted to the Finnish Santa Claus; here there are suitable entertainment options for children of all ages. Adherents of active pastime would enjoy relaxing in Saariselka, where Action Park is situated. It offers customers different modes of transport, which are ideal to conquer the snow-covered terrain.
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National and city parks around Lapland
♥   National Park 'Lemmenjoen kansallispuisto' , 88 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'Pyhä-Luoston kansallispuisto' , 95 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Attractions and entertainment in Finland

Active leisure in Finland includes all kinds of winter entertainment. The country has more than a hundred ski resorts with routes of varying complexity, hoists, artificial lighting and a developed tourist infrastructure. Lapland resorts Levi, Rovaniemi, Ylläs-Kolari are noted to have the longest slopes. Fans of extreme sports from different countries of the world are attracted by the maximum differences of heights on the slopes of the hills of Himos and Jyväskylä. In the resort of Vuokatti is built a tunnel, where you can ski throughout the year at optimum temperatures. Finnish ski schools propose telemarketing, snowboarding, freestyle, and ice surfing courses. A visit to the Lapland cannot be imagined without a trip through the snow-covered forest in a sleigh harnessed by reindeer, or ice fishing on a frozen lake in the company of deer shepherds. Lovers of dogs will enjoy a live contact with the Arctic huskies in the course of dog sledding. … Open
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City break ideas for neighbours of Lapland

Guide to your best city break in Lapland - popular places for recreation and leisure. Things to do during the day in Lapland - attractions, parks, beaches, aquaparks, racing tracks, biking trails or waterski. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) where to spend your time in the evening (bars, discos, clubs, etc.). We share some good ideas and the question 'What to do in Lapland?' disappears immediately.
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