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Where is Lapland?

Lapland is a vast area spread across Finland, Norway, Sweden and Russia. All Monarch Holidays Lapland adventures are in the Northern Finland region of Lapland.

Map showing Lapland's location in Europe

How long is the flight?

Approximately 3 1/2 hours.


What is the time difference?

Lapland is 2 hours ahead.


What is the currency?

The currency is the euro. Cash machines are available in Levi Fell and credit cards can be used in most shops and restaurants.


What is the climate like?

Temperatures are between 0 to -26 °C or below with only about 4-5 hours of 'grey light'.


What clothes should I pack?

All guests receive a ski suit and boots on arrival. You still need to pack a selection of warm clothing to layer underneath. Don't forget to bring hats, gloves and scarves for extra warmth. You will need to return ski suit and boots on the evening before or morning of departure.


Can I dress up in a Christmas theme?

Yes - we encourage all visitors (young and old) to get into the festive spirit!


Is there skiing in Lapland?

Cross country and downhill skiing is accessible for experienced skiers, though limited time will make this difficult for beginners to take a course.

Photography used for daytime photographs on this website has been taken during the period of 'grey light' offering the most suitable conditions with clear skies. Such conditions cannot be guaranteed as they are subject to the changeable Arctic weather. Your local camera shop will be able to advise you of the best film to use. All photography has been obtained using professional photographers.

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