October is giving us chilly days as well as sunny days, a permanent snow cover and slowly freezing lakes – all sure signs of the approaching winter. If you cannot wait until December and the official start of our winter season to visit Kilpisjärvi, no worries – we offer a selection of tours which will get you acquainted with the nature and the culture of our home region – and with any… Read More
Winter is creeping in on us – and we can’t wait for the snow season to settle in! Meanwhile, we are preparing for our Late Autumn Experiences. The Aurora season is upon us already, and if you wish to enjoy a peaceful holiday during off-season, October and November are prime times to enjoy the atmosphere and tranquility of our village. Take a look at our guided tours here!
August brought us darkening evenings and the first glimpse of the Northern Lights. Now in early September we are enjoying the “ruska” period, the autumn foliage, which paints our nature in a feast of colors. And before we know it, winter will settle in again here in Kilpisjärvi. Our region enjoys the privilege of having the longest winter in Finland – and the most frequently appearing Aurora Borealis. Furthermore, we are still… Read More
It snowed yesterday here in Kilpisjärvi! An occasional snow flurry in summer is a not so unusual in the Arctic – but for the holiday maker who comes here unprepared it can come as a suprise. It’s good to know that the average daytime temperature in July – which is the warmest month of the year – is +11 C (52 F). Our cool temperatures are perfect for hiking and enjoying our… Read More