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Nature of the north
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Nature of the North
The range of Lapland nature in the huge municipality of Sodankylä is without comparison.
The Northern Lights
Sodankylä is an ideal place to watch and photograph the Northern Lights: the nature is unspoilt and there is little light pollution.
The Polar Night
The polar night is the time in the very middle of winter when the sun does not rise at all. In Sodankylä the true polar night lasts four days.
The Midnight sun
In Sodankylä the midnight sun can be enjoyed for up to a month and a half
In Lapland the year is divided into eight periods. Experience them all and you will see how different they are.
In Sodankylä there are over 20,000 reindeer, or twice the number of human residents!