Skiing in Lapland

Hit the slopes

The freshest tracks on unspoilt snow, a bucket list piste to tell your friends about. Skiing in Lapland

Available with

Santa's Magic Santa's Aurora 3 night trip


3 hours


from £69 per adult. from £59 per child (7 to 16 years). from £35 per child (6 years and under).

Gliding down the perfect snow is great fun, with runs for all levels from beginners to experienced skiers and boarders.

You’ll be surrounded by the wilderness of Northern Lapland which is like no ski resort you’ve skied before. Quiet slopes, ethereal views, and it’s just a short bus ride from Saariselkä. 

sunset over the Lapland horizon

Arctic skiing in incredible snow

The snow quality is excellent for downhill skiing but they’ve got snow cannons on every slope just in case they need perfecting. 

  • You’ll get a 3-hour ski session including your lift pass and equipment.
  • Uncrowded pistes  - perfect for anybody putting on skis for the first time.
  • 23 slopes, with 15 illuminated for floodlit skiing in the evenings.
What’s included in the skiing excursion?

When you book the downhill skiing excursion it will include a lift pass and use of equipment for 3 hours.

How do I get to the ski center in Saariselkä

There are 3 bus stops to get to the ski centre, at Santa’s Hotel Riekonlinna, the Santa’s Holiday Club and at Santa’s Hotel Tunturi.

If you need a drink or a snack, try the ski bar at the bottom of the slopes or the restaurant at the top of Kaunispää fell. The ski centre has an excellent shop and the hire equipment has some top notch choices like Telemark skis.

What facilities are there for snowboarders?

For snowboarders, there are 2 freestyle parks with a half pipe to try out tricks and jumps. There’s also a kid’s park in the centre especially for children.

Can I book ski lessons? 

If you fancy some private ski lessons then you can book local instructors, who all speak excellent English, from £115pp. This includes a private lesson for 1 hour and 30 minutes, and use of a lift pass and equipment for 3 hours.

Prices are dependent on the number of people you book on your private lesson, this can be up to 6 people.

How to book skiing in Lapland

Book at the same time as your holiday, after you've booked via 'Manage Your Booking' or call us.

Explore more of our magical adventures

  • cross country skiing in Lapland

Cross-Country Skiing

1 hour (30 minutes skiing)

Available with

Santa's Magic 2 night trip 3 night trip
from £38 per adult. from £27 per child (6 to 11 years).
Find out more
  • Northern lights in Lapland

Northern Lights Adventures

2 hours

Available with

Santa's Magic Santa's Aurora 2 night trip 3 night trip
from £105 per adult. from £79 per child (4 to 11 years).
Find out more

No one knows how to make Christmas more magical

The Complete Lapland Package

Flights, transfers, half-board accommodation, a fun-filled activity trip and snowsuits are all included.

Snow Guarantee

Seeing Lapland in the snow is all part of the experience, so if we decide that there’s not enough snow, you can change your travel dates, within the same season, or get a full refund.

The Perfect Location

A remote spot in the far north of Finland, 200km above the Arctic Circle among the snowy trees of Saariselkä.

Santas Laplnd FeeFo star rating
153 sleeps till Christmas
  • Snow guarantee
  • ABTA/ATOL protected
  • Experts in Lapland for over 15 years
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