Finland, or Lapland (northern region) to be exact, is a magical place to visit in the winter. Seeking out below freezing temperatures and mountains of snow may seem absurd to some, but trust me when I say that the wealth of activities and sheer beauty that Lapland has to offer is worth risking a little frostbite.
Rovaniemi is often referred to as “Santa Clause Village” – largely because there is actually a North Pole theme park, and also because you can find and ride on a sleigh pulled by reindeer, just like Santa.
Chasing Northern Lights – it’s in almost everyone’s itinerary when they visit the extreme Northern Hemisphere where they might be in a position to see the northern lights (aka aurora borealis). When we were in Lapland (northern region of Finland), it was all we could think of on how to best see this astral beauty before we had to return home.
Finland is quickly becoming a hotbed of tourist activity, and not surprisingly, is home to some unique, unconventional hospitality as well. I’ll highlight some of these hotels that are worthy of your consideration and your Instagram posts.