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Finland: Ivalo


Ivalo is a village in Lapland located on the Ivalo River. Just south of Ivalo is a very popular resort named Saariselka where visitors, on a Finland vacation, can enjoy winter sports such as downhill and cross-country skiing, snowboarding, husky and reindeer sledding. In the summer, activities include trekking and hiking in the Saariselka fjells, canoeing in Lapland's rivers, mountain biking and fishing. The Northern Lights are outstanding here.

Nearby Lake Inari is ideal for fishing and canoeing. Canoes, bikes can be rented and there are opportunities for horse riding and sleigh riding with huskies depending on the season.

Ivalo, Finland

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