Seasons in Lapland


There are four main seasons in Lapland: winter, spring, summer and autumn. Each one of them changes the landscape and provides different opportunities for activities.


Seasons (VisitRovaniemi)


Aurora Borealis


Aurora Borealis, or Northern Lights, is a light phenomenon around the North Pole that is observable between September and April. Auroras are produced when the Earth's magnetosphere is disturbed by solar winds.

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The Finnish word for this phenomenon is revontuli, “fox fire”. The ancient belief in the region was that when a fox runs, its tail would touch the snow and send sparkles to the sky, creating the Auroras.


Aurora Borealis (VisitRovaniemi)