ORIGINAL LAPLAND – Norway Study trip May 23rd-25th

Thursday May 23rd In the early Thursday-morning, the Original Lapland tour-bus took off from Haparanda/Tornio and started its long route towards the north. After stopping in Övertorneå, Pello, Pajala, Kolari, Muonio, Kaaresuvanto and Kilpisjärvi we had gathered a group of 37 persons – all excited to see more of tourism in Northern Norway. Just across … Continue reading ORIGINAL LAPLAND – Norway Study trip May 23rd-25th

Workshop #2 in Hetta: Seminar, MatchMaking and Company Visits

Original Lapland's Leader Fell Lapland team organized a workshop in Hetta in the end of April 2019. During the fully packed 3 day program we hosted 3 different activities for over 60 participants from Finland, Norway and Sweden. The agenda was built to support best practice sharing across the borders, build up new business relationships … Continue reading Workshop #2 in Hetta: Seminar, MatchMaking and Company Visits

The Arctic Route – new bus connection will help you to reach the Arctic

Good news for Fell Lapland tourism! The Arctic Route will start to operate daily from 1 December 2019 until the end of March between Tromsø and Rovaniemi. There will be also a route going from Karesuvanto to Alta. The Arctic Route website will be updated shortly with the new route details and schedules but here's … Continue reading The Arctic Route – new bus connection will help you to reach the Arctic

ORIGINAL LAPLAND NORWAY TRIP 23rd-25th of May

At the end of May it's time for our largest Field Trip yet! For three days we're heading to Northern Norway to see and learn more about how the Norwegians have developed tourism in sparsely populated areas. Are you a tourism entrepreneur within any of our Leader-areas (that is Haparanda, Övertorneå, Pajala, eastern Kiruna, Tornio, … Continue reading ORIGINAL LAPLAND NORWAY TRIP 23rd-25th of May

FREE SEMINAR: Growth Opportunities between 2 seas: Best Practices Along the River to the Arctic

Welcome to Original Lapland's free seminar on Thursday 25th of April 2019 at 9:00-12:30 at Fell Lapland Visitor Centre in Hetta. During the seminar we will introduce several interesting projects along the river to the Arctic and across 3 countries: Finland, Sweden and Norway. Subject matter experts from Visit Finland, Metsähallitus and Finnair will walk … Continue reading FREE SEMINAR: Growth Opportunities between 2 seas: Best Practices Along the River to the Arctic

REPORT: FIELD TRIP #5 TRADITIONAL & MODERN ACTIVITIES IN TOURISM 19/2/2019 – around the municipality of Tornio

On our fifth Original Lapland Field trip we went to see some traditional and modern activities in Tornio's area.  We started the journey from Pello on a misty Tuesday morning 19th February and collected a small bus full of people along the way. Our first destination was Hovilompolo, located right next to Karunki, on the … Continue reading REPORT: FIELD TRIP #5 TRADITIONAL & MODERN ACTIVITIES IN TOURISM 19/2/2019 – around the municipality of Tornio