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Heart of Lapland is the local destination company that seeks to develop and market the tourism industry in Haparanda, Kalix, Pajala, Överkalix and Övertorneå.

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Whether your soundtrack is the latest beats or revving engines, the summer of 2018 has something for everyone.

Planning a vacation?

Here is a list of the best summer markets to visit in Heart of Lapland.

Roadtrip in Heart of Lapland

There are many ways to experience Heart of Lapland. Pack your swimming trunks, bring your sunglasses and refuel your car. The landscape and its roads treats you to culinary traditions and stunning destinations.

What and where
is Heart of Lapland?

– the eastern part of Swedish Lapland

It is said that each place has its own charm, and no one would disagree when we say that Heart of Lapland is a very charming place indeed, with plenty of small picturesque islands in the archipelago with magnificent scenery as well as a fascinating history. Locals inviting guests for a dance on a balmy summer evening and children playing outdoors making friends for life, are not rare sights. That truly is holiday at its best – uncomplicated, peaceful and absolutely wonderful.

Heart of Lapland in brief numbers

85000
salmon is running annually Torne and Kalix river every year
297
kilometers of border river between Sweden and Finland
41
days when the sun never sets
16163
square kilometers is the size of Heart of Lapland
1444
islands in the archipelago