New Years Eve in Lapland under the Northern Lights



Still looking for something special to do to ring in the new decade? Why not spend New Years Eve in Lapland under the Northern Lights? Join us for an unforgettable New Years holiday & welcome the New Year here in Finnish Lapland. With a little luck, our sparklers won’t be the only thing lighting up […]


Why the solar minimum shouldn’t stop you from seeing the Northern Lights



  First things first. You may have heard that we are currently experiencing something called a solar minimum. Some sources claim that seeing the aurora borealis is near impossible during a solar minimum and that it isn’t a good time to book a holiday to see the Northern Lights. Fear not – we can proof […]



Ruska in Utsjoki



ruska in Utsjoki: Colourful rowan

  Utsjoki is one of the first places in Finland to welcome the ruska season. This beautiful phenomenon starts in the north and gradually moves south. Finland is such a long country that it takes time for autumn to arrive in the southern parts of Finland. The ruska season in Lapland is quite short but […]


Eating on holiday



berry picking cloudberries Utsjoki

We’re planning something new and need your help     We here in Aurora Holidays are trying to offer better service for you and we keep thinking new things all the time. Right now, our minds are around food. We would be forever thankful, if you could use 2 minutes and answer this little survey. […]



AURORA HOLIDAYS WELCOMES GIRLS LOVE TRAVEL ROUND TWO: #GLTFINLAND WINTER TOUR HIGHLIGHTS



GLTFinland Winter Tour Highlights

  It’s a wrap! This month we welcomed and waved goodbye to our last #GLTFinland guests of the winter season and what a fun time it has been. During January and February we hosted three Girls LOVE Travel groups here in Utsjoki to share with them everything winter in Lapland has to offer. Want to […]


Polar night and Northern lights photography workshop



  January has been really busy, but so much fun! We held our first photography workshop here in Utsjoki, earlier in January, just before the polar night ended. This was the first time we worked together with Rayann Elzein and we are already planning the next workshop. Winter and the polar night gives us endless […]



Why you should visit Aurora Holidays in autumn!



Northern Lights Autumn Utsjoki

The autumn in Utsjoki is coming to an end and it feels like winter has already begun. The ground is covered in a thin layer of snow, the rivers have started to freeze and the trees have shed their leaves a long time ago. So before we officially start the winter season, we would like […]