The cuisine is an expression of ethnical identity and the beauty of culture. Let spice up your trip with “the taste of Lapland” where you can taste the traditional favor of Lappish food. “The taste of Lapland”, a dinner under the Northern Light Sky will make the most out of your trip.
Have you ever wondered where to eat and drink in Rovaniemi as local people do or what is the best way to try the traditional Finnish cuisine in Lapland? In a modern and nice decorated restaurant, forget it! We will bring you back to a dwelling of Finnish indigenous people, which is a unique Kota- a wooden Lappish style cottage deep in a wild forest far away from the hustle and bustle of city life.
Starting this getaway night from the city, we will take you to one of the best places to see Northern Lights in Rovaniemi.
There, you will get an opportunity to know what is traditional Finnish food and drink. We will introduce to you the favorite Finnish cuisine: Lohiruuku or Wrapped Salmon as the main dish. Together with the main dish, you will get to try other Finnish snacks such as Karelian pie with reindeer salami sauces, grilled sausage, Lappish bread and hot berry juice. Very classic and delicious meal! Our local will tell you what food they eat in Lapland in different seasons and how to make Lapland’s typical local food. Moreover, joining this dinner is a way for you to learn about the authentic Lappish lifestyle- how indigenous people connect their daily life and nature through simple activities. Imagine yourself having dinner in wooden cottage under the magical Arctic sky, watching the nature show of the aurora borealis and moons and stars.
Gathering around the warm fire with our locals, you will not only taste and know about their authentic cuisine, but also hearing various mysterious nature lore, especially the Northern Lights secrets. They will tell you whether the northern lights dance when you whistle and what makes it dance or do Northern Lights make sound and how you can hear it.
After fulfilling your stomach, it is time for your expedition in the mystical forest. A short sleigh ride on snowmobile about 7km in the untouched forest route will open up your eyes with exotic and tranquil sceneries covered by thick snow. And not to forget, the exciting part, which is the Northern Light hunting is waiting for you after the sleigh. Get ready to count how many Northern Lights colours in the show!
More importantly, this tour is held only for small group with private experience. Thus, you can enjoy this trip with your family with minimum 4 and maximum of 8 people. Prepare yourself to capture the beautiful wonder from the North and dance with it!