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Scandinavian Northern Lights

Snow, Santa Claus and the fascinating culture of the Sámi people await on this arctic adventure in pursuit of the Northern Lights that dance across the dark winter skies of Finland and Sweden.

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What's included

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8 nights


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13 Meals

8 breakfasts, 5 dinners (including Be My Guest)

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Included Highlights that will delight you

Connect with Locals

Join a Sámi reindeer herder family in their homestead for a traditional meal in their lavvu (tepee) with insights into the way of life of a reindeer herder, their traditions and history. (Day 6)

Dive into Culture

Ride an authentic Sámi reindeer-drawn sleigh, the traditional means of transport in snowy northern Finland. (Day 2)
Learn about the Sámi peoples' traditions, culture and history at the Siida Sámi Museum in northern Finland. (Day 3)
Visit Rovaniemi, the hometown of Santa Claus, and meet its famous resident. (Day 4)

Stays with Stories

The perfect hotel from which to view the Northern Lights, the Seaside Glass Villas Kemi offers a Northern Lights wake-up call, as well as a glass roof from which to view the spectacular display. (Day 4)

Sightseeing highlights

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Explore Helsinki, Gammelstad and Stockholm with a Local Specialist

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Visit Saariselkä, Siida Sámi Museum, Rovaniemi, Kemi, Luleå, Jokkmokk, Ájtte Museum, Kiruna and Stockholm City Hall

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View the Northern Lights (weather permitting)

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See the Sibelius Monument, the Olympic Stadium, the Opera House and Finlandia Hall in Helsinki, Riddarholmen Church and the Royal Palace in Stockholm

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