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Discover the Magic of Saariselka with Lapland Holidays

Activities in Saariselka

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Venture two hundred and fifty kilometres north of the Arctic Circle in Finland as you’ll discover the magic of Saariselka. Somewhat off the beaten track even for Lapland holidays, this village is a hidden gem and offers an array of Finland’s winter sports and other outdoor delights to enjoy nearby. Saariselka lies just thirty kilometres […]

Preparing for Your Winter Adventure: Clothes for Your Lapland Trip

Lapland clothing

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Wondering what clothes to wear in Lapland? Wonder no more. We’re here to help you out, with all the information you need on the right Lapland clothing. Winter can get cold in the Arctic – so it’s essential to have the right clothing ready for your trip. Read on to see what clothes you need […]

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. […]

Why a Kirkenes King Crab Safari is Guaranteed to Reel You In

Tours to Kirkenes

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Exciting, fascinating and – most importantly – unforgettable. The King Crab Safari in Kirkenes is one of the many remarkable wonders that Scandinavia has to offer. It’s rare that a tour combines informative with exhilarating, but that’s exactly what the King Crab Safari is all about. So what does it involve, and when should you […]

Reindeer – A Finnish Icon. Lapland Holidays

06 Jan
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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 […]

Lapland Holidays: a Different Vacation!

07 Dec
Winter packages in Lapland

The northern hemisphere enjoys winter over the Christmas season and the New Year; those fortunate enough to vacation at this time of year will invariably travel to warmer climes to escape the cold – unless, of course, snowsports hold appeal, in which case there are dozens of ski resorts in many countries to explore and […]

The Sami People of Lapland. Lapland trips

24 Nov
Visit Lapland to see Sami people

Lapland Trips are very appealing for the natural wonders and amazing scenery. What many tourists don’t consider is the fact that Lapland is the traditional homeland of the unique and rich culture of the Sami People. The Sami (formerly referred to by the non-politically correct term, Lapps) are the only indigenous people within the European […]

Why Book With Scandi Classics?

09 Nov
Visa Free tour to St.Petersburg with Scandi Classics

Scandi Classics is your premier independent Nordic Tour and Travel Company. For unique and luxury trips, tours, accommodation, transport, and amazing experiences right across the Baltic, we are here to deliver. Whether you aspire to cruise the canals of St Petersburg, sleep under the Northern Lights in Lapland, or cruise across the Baltic Sea to […]

Finnish Lapland – City Bases for Tours

28 Oct
Skiing in Levi

Lapland holidays are guaranteed experiences of winter wonderland magic and natural outdoor delights. Some tours to this region depart from Helsinki; there are, however, plenty of great reasons to make one of Lapland’s town centres your base from which to embark on day trips, tours, and other explorations of the region. There are some fantastic […]

What You Never Knew About Dog Sledding!

03 Sep
Dog sledding

Lapland holidays are memorable for many reasons, including the enormous range of unique activities available to the tourist. One of these experiences not to be missed is the opportunity to go dog sledding. The power and strength of dogs has been used for hunting and travel in snowy climates for more than a millennium; dogs […]

The Magical Snow Igloo Village Kakslauttanen

30 Aug

The amazing Hotel Kakslauttanen, high in the Arctic Circle in Finnish Lapland, offers a range of accommodation and recreation options. These experiences are once-in-a-lifetime treats, and a memorable stay is guaranteed whether the visitor chooses to stay in a log cabin, enjoy a night in a unique glass igloo, or to spend the night in […]

Exploring Wildlife Tourism in Lapland | Scandi Classics

04 Aug
Great Grey Owl or Lapland Owl lat. Strix nebulosa

For nature-lovers, Lapland is a destination with unquestionable appeal and an ideal location for wildlife tourism. Stretching across sections of Norway, Finland, Sweden and Russia, it’s a vast region presenting a unique and at times harsh habitat for wildlife as the area oscillates between mild summers and freezing winters. Each year, Lapland sees an average […]

Our Ten Favourite Northern Lights Photos

22 Jul
Northern Lights by the Young Astronomers UK

Our Ten Favourite Northern Lights Photos There’s nothing quite like scrolling through beautiful photos of faraway lands to escape from that sinking Monday-morning feeling. Whether you’re an eager adventurer or a day dreamer, it’s almost impossible not to get completely captivated by the plethora of travel images on the web: from popular UNESCO World Heritage […]