Cross-country skiing

Cross-country skiing in the winter wonderland

Lapland North area is known for the excellent cross-country ski tracks, Europe’s northernmost ski resort and snow-guaranteed winters with a long ski season.

The cross-country skiing season in northern Lapland pampers the skier, as skiing is often possible from October to May. Within the Saariselkä area alone, there are 200 kilometres of well-maintained and partly illuminated cross-country skiing tracks. A map of the ski trails is available online at The winding fell terrain and national parks facilitate a variety of skiing challenges, more than enough for each day of your holiday. Learn skiing in ski school, join a guided skiing tour or head out to the ski tracks on your own!

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Activities in northernmost Lapland

Enjoy the purity of the arctic nature and the silence of the vast wilderness. Explore snow, polar night and the magical dance of the Northern Lights, or fall in love with the cleanest air, breath-taking landscapes and midnight sun. Love carefree moments, learn something new and discover the vibrant local culture! There are plenty of interesting and unique activities in northernmost Lapland to explore.

There is plenty to do and see year-round, with something for everyone. You can try out different nature sports, explore the intriguing local lifestyle, learn from the arctic nature or simply enjoy the silence and just be. Northernmost Lapland offers an authentic setting for you and your family to enjoy your holiday. See the selection of different experiences and easily choose the right adventures for you!

You can browse the activities in Lapland North Destinations by filtering your preferred location and chosen season. You can also select a specific activity category and quickly book your activities online.