For many travelers, seeing the Northern Lights—one of the most breathtaking natural occurrences on Earth—is a once-in-a-lifetime experience.
To see this unique occurrence, one must often go to some of the most isolated, untamed, and chilly regions in the Northern Hemisphere, which adds to its allure.
Finland, and more especially Finnish Lapland, is one such location. Much of this territory, which is located well above the Arctic Circle, is inside the so-called "Aurora Belt,".
Which is the zone between 60 and 70 degrees latitude where people most often view the Northern Lights.
Explore a staggering variety of locations and vistas, including serene lakes, majestic fells, quaint Finnish towns, and even Santa Claus's house.
Whether you like the notion of cross-country skiing, husky sledding, or visiting museums, there are plenty of things to do as well.
Read on for a list of some of the top locations to see the Northern Lights in Finland if you want to see the aurora borealis in a true winter wonderland.
Saariselka is a tourist community that serves as a gateway to the mountains of Urho Kekkonen National Park and is situated well above the Arctic Circle.