The aurora over the snowy wilderness in Finnish Lapland
The northern lights in Finnish Lapland with snowy trees
The northern lights reflecting off a lake in Finnish Lapland
A view of the northern lights over the water in Finnish Lapland

Northern Lights Holidays in Finnish Lapland

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Finnish Lapland offers countless experiences for those wishing to witness the northern lights. From its abundance of glass igloos, where guests can relax in comfortable surroundings, to the more adventurous escapades in the wild. Join a team of husky dogs and chase the lights, zip up in a dry suit and float beneath the shimmering night sky, or climb above the clouds on a flight dedicated to finding the aurora.

Northern Lights Experiences in Finnish Lapland

A view of the Aurora Borealis from a glass igloo in Finnish Lapland

Glass Igloo Holidays

For aurora hunters desperate to catch a glimpse of the celestial light show but not so keen on enduring the freezing winter temperatures, Finnish Lapland offers the perfect solution. Igloo villages are scattered throughout the north of the country. With entire roofs made of heated glass, guests can watch the bright green shimmering ribbons from the comfort of their very own bed. From the luxurious Golden Crown in Levi to the family-friendly Arctic Snow Village in Rovaniemi, get in touch to find out more.

A view over Finnish Lapland from the Eagles View Suite at Hotel Iso Syote

Room with a view

As seen on Channel 4’s Amazing Spaces: Northern Lights Adventure with George Clarke, Eagle View Suite at Hotel Iso Syote in Finnish Lapland, is one of the country’s most sought after places to stay. The spectacular two-story suite comes complete with a cosy living area and log fire, a luxurious bathroom with sauna, and even a Jacuzzi. A beautiful circular bed faces floor to ceiling windows and with a glass roof above, lucky guests can kick back and admire the Northern Lights in lavish comfort.

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The Aurora Wagon beneath the northern lights in Finnish Lapland

Spend the night in an Aurora Wagon

For those seeking splendid isolation beneath the stars, opt for a night in a glass-roofed wagon in Finnish Lapland. Inside a double bed, small kitchen and a bathroom provides everything required for night in the wild. And attached to the back, a wood-burning sauna on skis can be arranged. You’ll be whisked out into the wilderness to hunt for the Northern Lights in complete privacy then collected in the morning in time to enjoy a hearty breakfast back at the resort.

Aurora Ice Floating Experience By Safartica In Rovaniemi, Finnish Lapland

Aurora Ice Floating

Finland's abundance of frozen lakes are a wonder to explore by boat or even by floating aurora hut, yet a specialist aurora suit allows Arctic explorers to get up close and personal with the water and the night sky. A surprisingly soothing experience, simply zip up in an Arctic- grade all in one, and follow your guide. Your entire body will be protected whilst you are guided on a unique floating experience where you can search for the aurora between the stars.

The best places to stay to see the northern lights in Finnish Lapland

Northern Lights over the glass igloos at Snowhotel in Finnish Lapland

Arctic SnowHotel & Glass Igloos

The glass igloos here are far enough from the light pollution of the city to enjoy fabulous displays of the magical Aurora Borealis. The Snow Hotel built each year offers guests the chance to spend a night on a bed of ice.

Rovaniemi, Finnish Lapland

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Exterior of Arctic Treehouse in Finnish Lapland during winter

Arctic TreeHouse Hotel

The Grand Designs of Lapland holiday accommodation, each private suite, with its exclusive Scandinavian design, includes a glass feature wall providing unlimited views of the glittering forest and winter skies.

Rovaniemi, Finnish Lapland

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Aerial view of an aurora cabin in the snowy wilderness at Aurora Village in Finnish Lapland

Aurora Village

Located high above the Arctic Circle, surrounded by a wild woodland where resident reindeer roam, this secluded and elegant retreat is home to 28 luxurious glass-roof cabins.

Inari, Finnish Lapland

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Luxurious glass-roof igloos at Levin Iglut Golden Crown resort in Finnish Lapland

Levin Iglut Golden Crown Glass Igloos

These luxurious and spacious glass igloos are located just 5km from Finland's largest ski resort. Hit the slopes during the day and enjoy aurora displays from the comfort of your very own bed after dark.

Levi, Finnish Lapland

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Muotka Wilderness Lodge

Set amidst the forested feels of Finland, this charming retreat is perfect for a honeymoon, anniversary or romantic getaway. Enjoy wholesome, locally-sourced food, cooked to perfection.

Sodankylä, Finnish Lapland

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Nellim Wilderness Hotel main building with northern lights above it

Nellim Wilderness Lodge

Warm, welcoming and wonderful - adventures of a lifetime await at this well established resort that provides an extraordinary range of accommodation including log cabins and Aurora bubbles.

Inari, Finnish Lapland

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Nothern lights over Nuorgam Holiday Village in Finland

Nuorgam Holiday Village

Nuorgam Holiday Village is surrounded by the spectacular Kaldoaivi Wilderness Area and is the perfect destination for anyone looking to unwind and recharge.

Nuorgam, Finland

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Panoramic view of the Northern Lights Ranch in Finland

Northern Lights Ranch

These remote cabins feature expansive glass windows and roofs ideal for viewing the beautiful surrounding nature and watching out for the elusive northern lights.

Levi, Finnish Lapland

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Star Arctic

Every part of this beautiful hotel, from reception and restaurant to the 40 suites and cabins in their own space, offers breathtaking views of Arctic lakes, mountains and forests.

Inari, Finnish Lapland

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Wilderness Hotel Inari aerial view in winter

Wilderness Hotel Inari

From log cabins and glass-roof domes to spacious wilderness hotel rooms, there is a great deal of choice in accommodation at this exceptional resort found perched on the edge of Lake Inari.

Inari, Finnish Lapland

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Northern Lights in Finnish Lapland

The aurora over the snowy wilderness in Finnish Lapland
Reindeer under the northern lights at Harriniva Hotels & Safaris, Finnish Lapland
Northern lights over the log cabin at Wilderness Hotel Inari, Finland
The snowy wilderness below the northern lights in Finnish Lapland
The aurora borealis during winter in Finnish Lapland
Arctic Light Hotel under the northern lights in Rovaniemi, Finland
The northern lights over the trees in Finnish Lapland

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