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DISCOVER THE UNIQUE NORTHERN BEAUTY OF FINNISH LAPLAND

Located in the very heart of Northern Lapland, Ivalo is an area of unique natural beauty that attracts tourists all year round.

Winter is an especially good time to visit, when the fells are covered in soft white snow and the spectacular Northern Lights illuminate the inky black heavens. Naturally, there‘s no shortage of outdoor action, and Saariselkä – which is widely recognised as one of the best ski resorts in Finland – offers fun, snow and adventure well into springtime.

During summer, Ivalo is the perfect place to experience the midnight sun, while in September, its vibrant autumn colours draw both locals and tourists alike. When you’re in town, be sure to visit Siida, the national Finnish Sami museum.

The airport is located 10 km southwest of Ivalo.

Always remember to check your airline’s terminal and check-in times.

Finnair operates direct flights to Ivalo on each day of the week with varying departure times depending on the day. Flights depart from Helsinki. Flights from Helsinki to Ivalo take around 1 hour and 30 minutes.

You can also find flights to Ivalo from the UK, Sweden, Germany, Switzerland, Italy and other worldwide destinations. Flights connect through Helsinki. Waiting times between flights are typically short and you do not have to change terminal buildings – the transfer is smooth and easy.

You’ll land at Ivalo Airport (IVL) when flying to Ivalo. You can reach the town by taxi or airport bus.

Despite the cold weather, many travellers book their airline tickets to Ivalo for during the winter to enjoy activities like skiing, cross-country skiing, snowmobiling, skating, sledging and husky sledging. The nights are long, with some periods that see little to no sunlight at all. November to January is the best time to experience the Polar Nights. If you want to see the spectacular Northern Lights, the best time to visit Ivalo is between September and April. Weather-wise, January and February are the coldest months.

You can also book your plane tickets to Ivalo for the short summer season to enjoy activities like island hopping, fishing and canoeing. The warmest months in Ivalo are June, July and August, though this is also when the area sees the most rain. Be sure to pack for showers and cool temperatures. Arrange your Ivalo flight for between mid-May and July to experience the long sunlight hours of the Midnight Sun.


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