Lappi Local Customs

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Lappi Local Customs

  • Sami Culture

    The Sami are the indiginous people fo Lappland - about 6000 of them live in Finland, others in Norway, Sweden and Russia. In the past 20 years there has been a movement to recognize them again and now language and culture are taught in schools and also presented to tourists.We did not visit any of the "Sami Villages" or "Sami Reindeer Farms" - not...

  • Finnish Language

    Finnish is a language that makes it difficult to just guess, what it could possibly mean.... We were happy to see Swedish "subtitles" on groceries, so we could halfway make up what we were buying!!!If you are interested, do read about the languages in Finland in the link below - including Finnish, Swedish, Sami languages, Karelian language and...

  • Ruska

    Ruska is the Lappish term for Indian Summer - the time when the foliage turns from green to yellow to orange to red. We travelled in September and visited the South of Lapland. The perfect time, since the birch trees were just changing to a bright yellow, while towards the end of our 10 day stay orange and red started to show! Awesome!Berries and...

  • The every man's right

    Pick and eat -The every man's right guarantees you the right to pick berries and stay healthy. Especially during autumn there are various edible berries waiting to be eaten....

  • The Juhannus celebration

    Juhannus is the main summer celebration in finland. Held immediately after summer solstices, it celebrates the longest day of the year.The preferate place is the mökki (the summer cottage), ideally placed by some lake or by sea.Grilled sausages, beer, the music and the fun are the main ingredients. But the most important event of the evening is the...

  • ice fishing

    at our last day there we ot the chance to see a family ice ishing - its really coolthey make the hole with this giant tool and the they sit on the frozen water and just wait till they catch peacfull

  • ice swiming

    if you want you can try ice swiming there, they got holes on the frozen lakes and people come to swim there (for few minutes only) its supposed to be healthy or something and u do feel good after itin the pic u can see my friend caspit (a new vt member .....)

  • reindeer festival in inari

    at april ( 3-5 when i was there but im not sure its the same days every year) the have a little thing in inari - alot of reindeers there and all kind of stuff going on like reindeer races and stuffif you are in the erea u should go and watch the races - its nicethis time most of the hotel are fully booked so ull have to make reservatins as soon as...

  • sauna & snow

    best way to get rid of the cold that has sneaked into your bones during a day in snow is to go to a good old fashion sauna. you have a choice between different type of saunas, most of them you are probably familiar with... if you have a chance you should really try smoke sauna... the name sounds scary, and you probably think you’ll spend hours...

  • Log houses - cabins

    A log house in Finnish is called mökki.It is traditionally a very typical form of house. Since in northern Lapland suitable wood is scarce Sami people (native inhabitants of Lapland) used to live in tipi-like tents.Nowadays log houses serve as domicile mainly for tourists or as Finns' holiday homes.

  • Poro, the reindeer, das Rentier...

    If you encounter reindeer in Lapland, you will have good chances in doing so, be aware that they are always owned. All the reindeer are domestic and very well looked after. There are no wild ones in Lapland although they are free to move almost as they wish to.

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  • Cumulus

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    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Families

    Hotel Class 3 out of 5 stars

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    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Families

    Hotel Class 4 out of 5 stars

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    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Solo

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    Valtatie 49, Kittilä, 99100, Finland

  • Akas Hotel

    Akasentie 10, Akaslompolo, 95970, FI

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Solo

    Hotel Class 3 out of 5 stars

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