Ruka ski resort in Finnish Lapland opened its ski season on October 18, once again becoming the first ski resort in Europe to open its slopes.

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Not yet 30 years old, Levi in Finnish Lapland has grown from one hotel in 1981 to a full-scale winter resort boasting 23,000 hotel and chalet beds and featuring as an established stop on the International Ski Federation’s Alpine Skiing World Cup circuit.

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Finnish Lapland, which is 20 per cent larger in area than Belgium and the Netherlands combined but has only about two-thirds of one per cent of their total population, is the European Union’s largest wilderness. In this largely roadless region, Lapland’s six airports form a vital link to the rest of Finland and the world beyond.

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Boasting attractions that range from the official post office of Santa Claus to hundreds of miles of snowmobile tracks, from saunas that end with a nerve-jangling dip in ice pools to being made an honorary reindeer by a Sami shaman, and from competition-standard ski slopes to rides in dogsleds and reindeer sleighs, Finnish Lapland is truly a winter wonderland.

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From Wednesday, August 5 Helsinki-Vantaa no longer will have separate domestic and international terminals.

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