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Sights and places to visit

Lapland entices you to see and experience!

Are you a lover of culture? Perhaps you are more interested in Lapland’s rare natural phenomena? How would you fancy taking a tour of the numerous ethnographic museums to explore local lifestyles, or why not see with your own eyes that Santa Claus really does live in Finnish Lapland?

All these elements are possible. There are hundreds of sights available all over Lapland.

Top attractions

 Amethyst mine

Korundi House of Culture
Korundi House of Culture is the host for Lapland Chamber Orchestra, and Rovaniemi Art Museum...
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 Amethyst mine

Science Centre Pilke
Are you attracted to northern forests? If so, your place is Pilke in Rovaniemi in Finnish Lapland near the Arctic Circle...
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Arktikum off ers people of all ages interesting adventures focused around the nature and culture of the North...
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Ranua Wildlife Park
Ranua Wildlife Park is Santa’s own wildlife park. It is home to around 60 species of wild animals small and large...
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Salla Reindeer Park
The main building of the Reindeer Park houses the Forest Hall Exhibition, predator display and visiting art exhibitions...
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Siida is the home of the Sámi Museum, Northern Lapland Nature Centre and Restaurant Sarrit. With its cultural and nature exhibitions, a meeting place and an exhibition center...
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Pentik Mäki is a renowned cultural and shopping tourism complex in Posio...
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Goldprospector museum
Close to Saariselkä Tourist Centre , Tankavaara  is home for the only international museum in the world displaying the past and present of goldpanning and prospecting...
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The Kemi SnowCastle is an annual demonstration of snow-castle building skill and proof of the creative madness and innovation native of Kemi...
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Santa Claus Village
Cross the magical Arctic Circle, dine in the restaurants and browse the souvenir shops or go on an adventure...
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Icebreaker Sampo
Sense the power of the Sampo Icebreaker when it pushes its way through an ice cover take a dip in the freezing cold sea...
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Lainio SnowVillage
Imagine a village, built entirely of snow and ice and rebuilt every year with different architectural themes...
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 Amethyst mine

Amethyst Mine
The Lappish amethyst, with its various shades of violet, is classified as a gemstone...
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Sights by region

  » Enontekiö
  » Levi
  » Sea Lapland
  » Posio
  » Rovaniemi
  » Saariselkä
  » Salla
  » Suomu
  » Tornionlaakso
  » Ylläs