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What’s New at Scandi Classics?

09 Aug
Lappish cota

Here at Scandi Classics, your Baltic and Lapland tour operator, we are always very excited to announce new trips and tours for you to enjoy. So it is with the greatest pleasure that we announce three new Lapland tours for your enjoyment! 1. Excursion to the Ranua Wildlife Park Situated eighty kilometres outside Rovaniemi, the […]

Introducing 4 Spectacular Winter Lapland Tours for 2016/17

30 Sep
Winter lapland tours

With stunning arctic surroundings, a plethora of festive activities and the unbelievable northern lights in the mix, a Lapland tour is the perfect way to ignite your Christmas spirit. And as we all know, the magic of Christmas simply can’t be matched. It’s the most exciting time of the year for adults and children alike. […]

Hotel Ivalo, Ivalo Lapland

Ivalo hotel

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Ivalo is a village in Lapland’s Inari municipality, situated on the Ivalo River and between Lake Inari and the winter sports resort of Saariselkä. It is a great centre for Lapland accommodation. Hotel Ivalo is a charming meeting point and place to stay for travellers to the untouched far north of Lapland, and it combines […]

Visit the Tankavaara Gold Village!

Tankavaara Gold Village

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Many of Finnish Lapland’s legends and myths are based around its gold fields. Lapland is famous for its gold fields, and a trip to this wilderness area is a must for anyone who loves the Great Outdoors…   Some of the world’s purest gold (at 95% purity) is to be found in the region surrounding […]

The Hotel Santa Claus, Rovaniemi

Santa Claus Hotel Rovaniemi

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The Hotel Santa Claus is situated in the beating heart of Rovaniemi, the capital of Lapland and the gateway to all of its many attractions. Just five minutes’ drive from the Santa Claus Village and the Santa Park, close to the Arctic Golf 18 hole course, and with shops, bars, and restaurants on its doorstep, […]

Discover another World in Inari

14 Oct
Try all winter activities in Lapland

One of the many places just waiting for you to discover, and which Scandi Classics is proud to guide you to, is Inari in the wilderness of Finland’s Lapland.   Inari is located in the far north of Lapland, and is a village in Finland’s largest and most sparsely populated municipality. It is situated on […]

The Best of Lapland at Scandi Classics


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We have said it before and we will say it again: Scandi Classics is the premium local tour operator for the Baltic Region. From Lapland and the Arctic Circle to the Imperial City of St Petersburg; from Helsinki to Stockholm and Tallinn via the Baltic Sea, there is no better way to explore this magical […]

Romantic Things to Do in Lapland

22 Jul

Scandi Classics caters to travellers of all types and we are always excited to introduce our clients to the delights of the North. Lapland is a wonderland for couples, with many a romantic experience to be enjoyed, whether you’re an active traveller or more at home snuggled in a cosy cabin. Here are some of […]

The Siida Sami Museum in Lapland

15 Jul
Siida Sami Museum in Inari

There are so many things to enjoy on Lapland holidays, with everything from visiting Santa Claus and going on a snowmobile safari to cultural treats like visiting a reindeer farm.   One fantastic activity which we recommend to visitors to Lapland who are interested in the culture of the region is a day trip to […]

Top Lapland Activities for Families

Lapland Activities for Families

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Lapland Activities for Families: it’s not just a unique wilderness in the far corner of the world; it’s a veritable cornucopia of amazing experiences and things to do. Whether you’re a lone-adventurer, a couple on a romantic getaway, or a family group travelling with children, you will find the perfect tourist experience in this northern […]

A Winter Fairy Tale in Lapland

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It may be summer in the Northern Hemisphere, but now is the time to look ahead and book winter holidays to Lapland for the coming Christmas season. Finnish Lapland is in the far north of the country, and is home to not only the indigenous Sami, nomadic tribal peoples who have lived here and been […]

The North Pole– Separating Facts from Fantasy

22 Jan
Tours to Finland

Holidays to Lapland invariably include the ceremonial crossing of the Arctic Circle – and physical arrival at the region of the North Pole. The land of Santa Claus and all things mystical, there are many myths and misconceptions about the North Pole. The North Pole is the earth’s northernmost point; exactly opposite the South Pole. […]

Reindeer – A Finnish Icon. Lapland Holidays

06 Jan
Lapland holidays

Not simply the creatures that pull Santa’s sleigh, reindeer are an iconic creature in Finnish Lapland. A highlight of Lapland holidays is to take a reindeer-drawn sleigh ride, and a visit to a reindeer farm offers an even more comprehensive look at these gentle and majestic Arctic mammals. It is believed that reindeer were perhaps […]