Glass Igloos in Rovaniemi
May13

Glass Igloos in Rovaniemi

Last week we got fantastic news from our friends Ville and Heidi Haavikko, the couple behind the Arctic SnowHotel near Lehtojärvi, in Rovaniemi. They informed us about their idea during last winter season, and we were very happy to know that someone was planning this kind of project in Rovaniemi. Before, if you wanted to spend a night in a glass igloo, you had to travel either to Saariselkä or to Levi, which are very nice destinations...

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Log cabins at Luosto
Apr07

Log cabins at Luosto

A couple of weeks ago some friends from Spain came to visit, and as usual when I get visitors, I had to plan some sort of program to do with them. This is what I’ve done for years for many people who wants to visit Lapland, so I better do it for friends or they could kill me stop our friendship. They came for just 3 days, so we discussed together to decide what to do during such a short stay. In the end, we decided to enjoy one...

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Arctic Light Hotel: the new hotel in Rovaniemi
Mar18

Arctic Light Hotel: the new hotel in Rovaniemi

In the very centre of Rovaniemi, an old building is getting soon renewed to host the Lapland’s’ first Boutique hotel. In few weeks time they will start the renovation to the existing building and will be ready by December 2014. The Arctic Light Hotel is going to be a unique blend of modern and cozy interior with personal service in a relaxed atmosphere. The large lobby area will be an excellent place to wind down from an active day in...

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Lapland Guide app for iOS
Oct31

Lapland Guide app for iOS

In Lapland Safaris we are constantly thinking in new ways to serve better our guests in Lapland. Our goal is not only to provide the best experiences ever to our clients once they are in Lapland, but we want to bring them our activities there where they are, to be able to start planning and dreaming of their trip much before this starts. Download it from AppStore. With this in mind we were thinking and studying different...

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Snow Village amongst the 5 nominees of Finland’s leading hotel
Sep09

Snow Village amongst the 5 nominees of Finland’s leading hotel

A week ago we wrote about the new member of Lapland Safaris’ family, the Snow Village in Lainio, near Ylläs and Levi. And this week, we still bring very good news regarding our favourite snow hotel in Lapland. Snow Village was amongst the 5 nominees for Finland’s leading hotel in the 2013 World Travel Awards!  The rest in the list are all Helsinki hotels, so our new property was the only one out of the capital of Finland and the...

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Snow Village incorporated into the Lapland Safaris Group
Sep02

Snow Village incorporated into the Lapland Safaris Group

Lapland Safaris Group Oy has purchased the entire share stock of Ylläs-Safarit Oy on 4 July 2013. Ylläs-Safarit Oy continues its business activities as its own profit centre as a subsidiary of Lapland Safaris Group Oy. The Snow Village located in the Lainio area of Ylläs is Lapland’s most exquisite snow-built destination. Snow Village provides Lapland Safaris with pioneering snow building expertise and a good foundation to continue...

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