Paperback Lapland : the Bradt travel guide / James Proctor.
Publication year: 2020
Edition: Edition 4.
Publisher: UK : Bradt Travel Guides Ltd,
Resource type: Physical
ISBN: 1784775894 9781784775896 (pbk.) :
Previous edition: 2015.
Contents -- Introduction -- The Bradt definition of Lapland - and its origins -- -- PART ONE GENERAL INFORMATION -- Chapter 1 Background Information -- Geography and climate, Natural history, History, Government and politics, Smi economy, People, Language, Religion and mythology, Culture -- Chapter 2 Practical Information -- When to visit, Highlights - and distances, Suggested itineraries, Tour operators, Red tape, Getting there and away, Health, Safety, What to take, Money and budgeting, Getting around, Accommodation, Eating and drinking, Public holidays and festivals, Shopping, Arts and entertainment, Photography, Media and communications, Time 39, Cultural etiquette -- -- PART TWO THE GUIDE -- Chapter 3 Swedish Lapland: Lule to Riksgrnsen -- Lule, Boden, Harads and Treehotel, Storforsen Rapids, Arvidsjaur, Arjeplog, Northwest to Jkkvik and Vuoggatjlme, Jokkmokk, Gllivare, Ritsem and the Stora Sjfallet National Park, Kiruna, Icehotel and Jukkasjrvi, Abisko and around -- Chapter 4 N
Located within the Arctic Circle, Lapland spans the outermost fringes of Scandinavia and is a booming arena for adventure holidays and sports. This guide covers places and activities in the remote outposts of Norway, Sweden and Finland, together with background information to help travellers understand Lap cultures. This thoroughly updated fourth edition of Bradt's Lapland is the only standalone guidebook in English to this wintry wonderland, a region spanning the northernmost fringes of Norway, Sweden and Finland where there are as many reindeer as people, it never gets dark in summer and never gets light in mid-winter. In this new edition, expert author James Proctor covers all the latest developments, including the most up-to-date information on where to see the Northern Lights (Lapland is the best region in the world for Northern Lights viewing) and where to go husky sledding, reviews of the treehouse hotels which have sprung up across the region, the latest details of how to fl
248 pages : illustrations (colour), maps (black and white, and colour) ; 22 cm