Other Winter Activities


NORTHERN LIGHTS

There is a good chance of seeing the Aurora Borealis during your stay, even from just outside your cabin door. Some of the trips below also run in the evenings, giving a chance of seeing this amazing natural display if conditions are right

ACTIVITIES
There are many activities to enjoy in this magnificent winter wonderland.
These are easy to arrange with local English-speaking companies

SNOWMOBILE
Organised group excursions take place throughout the week. Trips can last a couple of hours or all day, taking in the fantastic scenery of the forests and  fells. Young children are towed behind the leader in a special sled. Drive your own , or share 2 to a  snowmobile

Or, it is possible to hire snowmobiles and explore on your own (only recommended for those with experience)

Don't forget your driving licence

HUSKIES
Visit a nearby husky farm. Drive your own sled pulled by a team of huskies

SNOWSHOE TREKS AND WINTER WALKING

Join an organised trip from the village or hire your own snowshoes and explore. There are an increasing  number of waymarked winter walking and snowshoe trails in the area

WINTER CYCLING
An increasingly popular activity. You can hire  Fat Bikes locally and explore the area on  these mountain bikes with especially fat tyres to cope with snowy conditions. There are waymarked trails to follow which pass some of ski cafes and fireplaces.

REINDEER

Visit a reindeer herder and learn all about reindeer husbandry. Take a ride in a reindeer sledge

HORSE RIDING

Ride an Icelandic pony through the local landscape

ANIMAL FARM

Animals, horse riding, short husky trips, children's snowmobiling, tobogganing & more

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ICE FISHING or, for the brave, winter ICE SWIMMING followed by a lakeside sauna and a restaurant meal

LAINIO SNOW VILLAGE

Visit this ice hotel set in beautiful peaceful forest. There is an icehotel, restaurant, bar and ice sculptures to enjoy. You can get there by cross country ski trail, snowmobile, or by the village bus service ( usually runs a a couple of times a week)