Summer in Eastern Lapland – something special

The summer of Eastern Lapland is spectacular. Nightless nights next to the Arctic Circle provides pure landscapes to see in the fresh air and purity.

You can feel the space aroud you and make your holiday unique by getting around by your car from destination to another.

In the heart of National Parks

The area of Eastern Lapland is home to five unique destinations: Posio, Pyhä-Luosto, Savukoski, Kemijärvi and Salla. The area is known for its pure nature and the five unique National Parks. On one week vacation you may reach them all, for example by using the sustainable night train from Helsinki to Kemijärvi and driving by car yourself between the destinations. The car goes easily on the train as well. The cabins on the train are high quality and the sceneries of nightless night are beautiful when travelling easily through the Finland.

Experience and enjoy
in summer & fall

In the nightless night of Eastern Lapland, even time is not the limit. Nature is within your reach by hiking, paddling and SUP-bording around the clock. The tops of the fells are easily reachable fe. with an electric fatbike and you can capture the eye-catching scenery also through the camera lens.

A lot in common – a lot more unique

The destinations in Eastern Lapland have a lot in common. Pure wilderness, peace and quiet are something completely different than in larger Lapland destinations. Five national parks in Eastern Lapland near the Arctic Circle take care of nature conservation. In addition, tourist areas are developing their destinations responsibly. There are numerous environmentally certified companies in the area, and the number is growing all the time.

Make your own holiday – One week East Lapland round trips

Fly & Drive /Night train + Drive

The roads are not congested and the distances between the travel areas are only 50-120 km. In an hour or two you’ll get easily from a place to another by your car.

  • 5 special destinations:
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  • Activities during The Nightless Night
  • Nature experiences full of peace and silence
  • Purity in the Wilderness
  • self-guided/guided

Kemijärvi – Lake district and art center of Lapland

Kemijärvi is the arrival place for to the night train from Helsinki. Rental cars are available.

Experience the purity of the nature from the Finn Horse saddle. Enjoy the wood sculpting exhibition at theArt Center Puustelli. Stay at Hotel Uitonniemi.

Pyhä – Located in the centre of Lapland

Pyhä is located 1,5h from the Rovaniemi airport and 30 min from Kemijärvi train

Wire climb at the Pyhä adventure park. Experience the midnight in night less night by hiking and shooting pictures.

Stay at Pyhä AsteliPyhä IgloosPyhälinna apartment orPyhätunturi hotel.

Posio – Where nature gives life its place

Posio is located between Salla and Kuusamo.

Experience the midnight sun on top ofRiisitunturi,  hike and photography.Stay at the cabinby the great lake Kitka orHoliday Village Himmerki.

Salla – In The Middle of Nowhere

Salla is located between Kuusamo and Kemijärvi.

Spot the midnight sun from The Lake Keselmäjärviobservation point. Paddle canoe in wilderness lake during the Midnight Sun.

Stay in the Arctic Hut of Salla Wilderness Park.

Savukoski – An authentic Lapland village

Savukoski is located between Salla and Pyhä-Luosto.

Hike with husky dogs to the fell Kivitunturi. Enjoy the riverside sauna during the midnight sun. Stay in Samperin Savotta, or Loma-Joosula B&B

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  • Local culture experiences
  • Reaching scenes on top of the fells easily by E-Fatbike
  • Marked bike trails in the woods
  • self-guided/guided

Kemijärvi – Lake district and art center of Lapland

Kemijärvi is the arrival place for to the night train from Helsinki. Rental cars are available.

Get to a guided bike tour in Suomutunturi fell. Stay at the Hotel Suomutunturi.

Pyhä – Located in the centre of Lapland

Pyhä is located 1,5h from the Rovaniemi airport and 30 min from Kemijärvi train

Ride by e-fatbike to Lampivaara Amethyst mine.

Stay at Pyhä Asteli, Pyhä Igloos, Pyhälinna apartment or Pyhätunturi hotel.

Posio – Where nature gives life its place

Posio is located between Salla and Kuusamo.

Have a biking trip in Hirsiniemi. Hirsiniemi circle trail offers soothing landscapes into the clean waters of Lake Livojärvi coast protection area.

Participate to a Ceramic course or home visit.

Salla – In The Middle of Nowhere

Salla is located between Kuusamo and Kemijärvi.

Get known the Salla Museum of War and Reconstruction. Get easily up to the fell Sallatunturi by an E-fatbike to see the spectacular landskapes. Stay at the cabin inSallatunturin Tuvat.

Savukoski – An authentic Lapland village

Savukoski is located between Salla and Pyhä-Luosto.

Biketrip to rapid Miekkakoski. Stay in Samperin Savotta, orLoma-Joosula B&B

  • 5 special nature destinations:
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  • Sustainable Travel Finland labelled and enviromental certificated companies
  • Nature experiences full of peace and silence
  • Purity in the Wilderness
  • The cleanest air in the world

Kemijärvi – Lake district and art center of Lapland

Kemijärvi is the arrival place for to the night train from Helsinki. Rental cars are available.

See the beautiful lake and fell sceneries on a church boat trip. VisitArt Center Puustelli’s Wood sculpting exhibition. Stay at Hotel Uitonniemi.

Pyhä – Located in the centre of Lapland

Pyhä is located 1,5h from the Rovaniemi airport and 30 min from Kemijärvi train

Get to a bird watching trip with Kairankutsu. Hike in Pyhä-Luosto National Park.

Stay at Pyhä AsteliPyhä IgloosPyhälinna apartment orPyhätunturi hotel.

Posio – Where nature gives life its place

Posio is located between Salla and Kuusamo.

Get to an overnight fishing trip and hike with Huskies to Riisitunturi National Park.Stay at the cabin by the great lake Kitka orHoliday Village Himmerki.

Salla – In The Middle of Nowhere

Salla is located between Kuusamo and Kemijärvi.

Reindeer program in Salla Wilderness Park. Get easily up to the fell Sallatunturi by an E-fatbike to see the spectacular landskapes of Salla National Park. Stay at the cabin inSallatunturin Tuvat.

Savukoski – An authentic Lapland village

Savukoski is located between Salla and Pyhä-Luosto.

Hike and canoe in Nuortti canyon at the Urho Kekkonen National Park. Stay in Samperin Savotta, or Tulppion Majat.

Stay comfortably on your trip

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Enjoy the local food

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