The northern most part of Finland, Lapland, is the magical arctic region full of contrasts. In fact, contrasts are a key factor in the allure of Lapland where 24-hour sunlight in the summer replaces the dark winter days filled with Northern Lights.

Following open minded companies and events are welcoming to LGBTQ customers creating a safe atmosphere in which you can feel valued and respected. These companies are against racism and all kinds of discrimination, homophobia and transphobia. The members of the community are committed to inclusion and want to embrace diversity in Finland.

Restaurant Punakettu

Restaurant Punakettu is an atmospheric and cozy family-owned restaurant that offers vacationers Finnish flavors without forgetting local ingredients from Lapland. We have been certified as a Green Key restaurant in 2022 and the sustainability journey still continues. ”Be your authentic self. Use your own unique magic. Live like a fox in @restaurantpunakettu.”

Travel Utsjoki

Travel Utsjoki is a travel company owned by a Sámi reindeer herder and his family. We provide year-round Arctic experiences for travellers in Utsjoki, in the Northernmost corner of Finnish Lapland, in the indigenous Sámi homelands. With us, you can experience the Arctic Lapland in a 100 % safe and authentic way, in the most unique and beautiful setting, away from the crowds. In winter, we welcome you to experience the Arctic Tundra by snowmobiling, snowshoeing, ice-fishing and feeding our reindeer. Our private and small group Northern Lights tours are available from mid-September to end of March. In summer and fall, join our guided hikes to admire the deep-carved river valleys, blooming forests and open fell landscapes with the purest air and water in the world. With us, you can meet real racing huskies year-round and experience husky sledding with them, visit the Fjords by the Arctic Ocean and gain a deeper understanding of Sámi reindeer herding and local history. The core value of our business is sustainability, and we aim at being proactive in enhancing social and environmental wellbeing locally and globally.

White Adventure

White Adventure is a small family owned business in Western Lapland. We organize all-inclusive multi-day tours in the awe-inspiring Arctic nature. Our operation is guided by our core values: truly appreciating our environment, treating everyone equally, providing safe experiences and using only professional and competent guides.

Be our guest and let us lead you into Lapland. We offer you a genuine experience in a small group away from mass tourism and light pollution.

Ruka Ski Resort

Ruka is an outdoor enthusiast’s paradise offering over 200 days of snow fun in the winter season and transforming into the most diverse biking center in the North in summer. The fell’s lively atmosphere and diverse events invite everyone to enjoy Finland’s most beautiful landscapes year-round. Have you alreadyheard of the colorful Polar Night Light Festival in January, or the unique Solstice Festival on the summit duringmidsummer? 

At Ruka, we strive to be a model for responsible tourism, ensuring future generations can also enjoy the snow. We prioritize making every visitor feel safe and welcome as they are. 

Welcome to the coordinates of snow.

Pyhä Ski Resort

We are a unique ski resort in the heart of Eastern Lapland. Surrounded by Finland’s oldest national park, Pyhä offers uncrowded slopes and untouched fells in winter, and biking trails and scenic lift rides in summer. Eventsin our stunning surroundings bring Pyhä’s friends together year-round, intensifying the pulse of the fell. 

Our commitment to sustainability ensures we preserve Pyhä’s distinctive atmosphere. We aim to growsustainably and respect the national park’s nature, so future generations can enjoy it too. We prioritize makingevery visitor feel safe and accepted, both on and off the slopes. 

Welcome to the fell, friend.

Ski-Inn Hotel & Apartments (Ruka & Pyhä)

Charming fell accommodation. Ski-Inn hotels and apartments in Ruka and Pyhä offer travelers peacefulcomfort in a variety of styles. Located right next to the ski slopes, our accommodation provides easy access to outdoor activities and local services. We have rooms and apartments for larger groups, families, couples, and solo travelers. Our reception staff ensures every guest feels welcome and safe. 

Ski-Inn rents privately-owned vacation apartments year-round, reducing the need for new construction. Staywith peace of mind, as all our electricity and heating have been generated from renewable resources since2008. 

Welcome to the fell and a cozy bed!

Hotel Hullu Poro

LGBTQ friendly hotel Hullu Poro in Levi Finland

Hotel Hullu Poro is located in the heart of Levi village, only 15 kilometres away from Kittilä airport. All the services Levi centre has to offer can be reached by foot. Hotel Hullu Poro has rooms to suit all tastes. Choose your favourite from the range of 157 beautifully decorated rooms: 130 double rooms equipped with private saunas, bath tubs or steam showers, 16 family rooms which sleep up to four people and 11 two-storey apartments with capacity for up to six persons.

Rakkavaarantie 5, Levi
016 6510 100

Aurora Pyramids

LGBTQ friendly Aurora Pyramids in Levi Finland

When you stay at the glass-roofed Aurora Pyramids, you can almost touch the ever-changing sky, nature and its forces.In the summertime, you can admire the midnight sun, the gorgeous colours of nature prevail in autumn with orange sunsets. During winter, you can experience the mystical Polar night with thousands of twinkling stars.

Heavenly nature and the Firmament present themselves through the glass roof in a new way, every day. The pyramid shape has provided positive effects to the human body throughout the ages. The beds in the pyramids are also aligned with the magnetic north pole. The Pyramids and the Aurora Borealis, or Northern Lights, form an empowering experience, taking the traveller closer to a balance with nature. An immemorial experience within the powers of nature – reach balance and collect energy for everyday challenges.

This roomy accommodation suits couples or parties of three.

Palosaarentie 30, Köngäs
+358 40 714 8879

Aurora Holidays

Aurora Holidays, LGBTQ friendly accommodation in Utsjoki Finland

Aurora Holidays resort is the first We Speak Gay member in Lapland, in the most northern part of Finland. If you dream of experiencing the Northern Lights visit Aurora Holidays between September and April and they will do their best to make that dream a reality. The location of Aurora Holidays in Utsjoki, 450km North of the Arctic Circle, is ideal to chase the Aurora Borealis.

Nuorgamintie 815, Utsjoki
+358 40 7625005

Arctic Land Adventure

LGBTQ friendly Arctic Land Adventure’s experience in Kilpisjärvi Finland

Traditional Sámi Reindeer Ranch offers luxury accommodation in Glass Igloos combined with ‘live like a local’. Reindeer Ranch visit and traditional Lappish food experience featuring local reindeer, fish and berries. Arctic Land Adventure’s experience packages are designed to give the guests a glimpse to the reindeer herder’s life, offer an opportunity to be part of the nature and wildlife, to hunt the Northern Lights during the dark winter nights or just to relax in the Sauna and
outdoor jacuzzi by the lakeside under the Arctic sky. Located at Kilpisjärvi, in the Northwesternmost corner of Finland, Arctic Land Adventure offers the guests an unforgettable combination of nature, silence and luxury.

Käsivarrentie 12411, Kilpisjärvi
+358 40 0454516

Hotel Korpikartano

LGBTQ friendly hotel Korpikartano

Hotel Korpikartano invites you to enjoy authentic facilities and wild nature in a tiny reindeer herder village far from busy life and stress in Northern Lapland. As a former Sami village school, nowadays an easy going nature hotel, locating next to Lake Menesjärvi and legendary Lemmenjoki National Park gives you private space to relax. We are only 30 min. from Inari village centre, the centre for Sami culture of Finland and ca. one hour from Ivalo Airport. See you soon!

Meneskartanontie 71, Inari Lapland
+358 407774339

Hotel Metsähirvas

LGBTQ Friendly Hotel Metsähirvas

Hotel Metsähirvas is a privately owned small accommodation provider operating all year round.  We are located South of Rovaniemi (Lapland, Finland) right on the banks of the Kemijoki, offering 23 hotel rooms and five 100-square-meter terraced apartments next to the main building.

The hotel’s 80-seat restaurant, intimate 40-seat lounge bar and three meeting rooms also provide an excellent setting for parties and events, whether it’s a private party or an event open to all. We are best known for our excellent customer service, which we value very high!

Our hotel also offers activity services, from husky rides and northern lights trips to summer quad bike safaris and our private island fishing tours to business team building days.


Toukolantie 49, Rovaniemi
+358 40 0315099

Laanilan Kievari 

LGBTQ friendly restaurant Laanilan Kievari in Saariselkä Finland

It’s not about filling our stomachs but eating and enjoying pure and fresh ingredients together. That’s the philosophy at Laanilan Kievari. The food is of course playing an essential role in that. A lot of our ingredients have been harvested from our own yard or the local forests. It is very important for us to produce as much as we can ourselves. Our food is supported by quality wines and local beers.

More and more people are not realizing what and even when the y are eating. We want people to stop and enjoy their life. A well thought and produced meal in a care free environment is the key to that.

So welcome to Laanilan Kievari, an experience to remember!

Sateenkaarenpääntie 9, Saariselkä
+358 40 0239868

AT Nature

LGBTQ Friendly At Nature

AT Nature is a responsible family-run business offering outdoor activities, accommodation and packages in Inari, Lapland. The groups are small (2–6 people) or private and the activities include always home visit. We live next to the wilderness area Muotkatunturi and are happy to pick you up from Inari village to enjoy tranquillity around us. We guide in English and in Finnish. However, private activities can also be in German. Welcome to experience arctic alternative with us!

Terstontie 123, Inari Finland
+358 (0) 40 328 1850

Wild Nordic Finland

LGBTQ Friendly Wild Nordic Finland

Wild Nordic Finland is a passionate activity and destination management company with fully licensed tour operator rights, providing unforgettable wilderness holidays and events with 40 years of experience. Our areas of operation are Finnish, Swedish, Russian and Norwegian Lapland as well as Finnish Lakeland, the capital Helsinki and the West-Coast of Finland. In addition to activities, we offer longer arctic expeditions with snowmobiles, taking you all the way to the Arctic Ocean. We also provide unique accommodation and event services, such as weddings, in our Arctic Circle Wilderness Resort, located 20km from Rovaniemi.

Let’s make your holiday truly unique!

Joulupukintie 1, Rovaniemi Finland
+358 50 059 9999


LGBTQ Friendly Kota Husky

Kota-Husky, the home of happy huskies, located in small village called Posio, in Finnish Lapland. Memorable husky sledding adventures and unforgettable moments in the wilderness all year around. Kota-Husky is a warm-hearted family owned business dedicated in offering responsible adventures in Riisitunturi Nationalpark in winter and summer time. For us the sled dogs are not valued as a mean to benefit tourism. Our starting point is a well-being sled dog whose life and needs are respected. The well-being of the dogs is based on good care of the dogs and well planned breeding.

Here in Kota-Husky everyone is unique, but equal. Warmest welcome everyone, just the way you are.

Jaksamontie 58, Karjalaisenniemi
+358 40 718 7287

Bearhill Husky

A family owned and operated husky kennel dedicated to providing excellent dog-care and tours in the Rovaniemi area. With adults, seniors and pups, our kennel is a home for about 100 alaskan huskies. We operate the kennel with no-kill basis, meaning that old or unwanted dogs are either rehomed or they spend the rest of their healthy lives with us. We take our dogs’ welfare seriously, and strive to provide our guests with a responsible and ethical sled-dog experience as well as great value for money. Join us for a quick ride at Santa Village, or a more adventurous tour at our main kennel. We here at Bearhill think that both our dogs and guests deserve only the best.
Love, knowledge and respect is what it takes.

Kemi Tourism Ltd

Kemi Tourism – the Icebreaking Company, introduces Icebreaker Cruises in winter with both aboard the legendary Icebreaker Sampo and the new Arktis vessel. Sampo is one of Finland’s most internationally renowned tourism products. Year-round experiences are available at the SnowCastle area, from seaside accommodation in glass villas to the year-round snow and ice exhibition. The area is suitable for hosting immersive meetings and events throughout the year.

The company makes creative and bold decisions while respecting its owner, the city of Kemi, and its residents, leveraging the rugged nature of Sea Lapland. Kemi’s location in maritime Lapland allows for a unique product offering and differentiation from the rest of Lapland and Finland as a whole. Kemi Tourism has decades of solid experience in authentic Lappish tourism, drawing inspiration from the sea.

Lumilinnankatu 15, 94100 Kemi
+358 16 258 878

Naali Lodge

Naali Lodge is a wilderness eco lodge located on the edge of a small lake in the forests of Posio Lapland. We provide cozy accommodation & small-adventures in a peaceful setting. Housed in a former lumberjack house in traditional logs, Naali Lodge, labeled Green Key and Sustainable Travel Visit Finland, offers neat comfort, eight tastefully decorated rooms and a warm welcome.  Whether you are blue, yellow, black, pink or striped green, whatever your religion or sexual orientation, you will always be welcome. Only one thing matters to us, respect for nature and others.

Saarisiulantie 16, Posio
+358 044 9749 691

Pyhä Igloos

Our highest value is to do our work with nature and sustainability in mind. From the building of our igloos and choosing energy solutions, eco-friendliness and low carbon footprint have been the main goals. We welcome all guests regardless of their gender, ethnicity, or sexual orientation. We offer sustainable luxury to all.

In our Glass, Nordic design meets sustainable luxury and creates a unique experience in the embrace of the Northern Lights and Nordic nature. The wilderness flows in through the glass ceilings; the spectacular dance of the Northern Lights above the Arctic Circle, the nightless midsummer night, and the spectacular foliage of Autumn. Our small igloo hotel is right beside the National Park of Pyhä-Luosto. Easy access to all the activities and locations in the center of Pyhä Ski Resort makes our accommodation one of the most wanted in the area of Pyhätunturi.

Kerontie 3, Pyhätunturi
+358 400 448 160


Luxurious accommodation in an atmospheric log villa is the perfect break from everyday life! At Leviday villas you can enjoy high-quality self-catering accommodation close to Levi Ski Resort. LeviDay1-4 apartments are suitable for travelers who appreciate a high standard of accommodation and recreation. Our semi-detached houses are connected to each other so that the apartments can be rented separately or together for a larger group.

All apartments are fully equipped with their own atmospheric sauna, two lounges, 4-5 bedrooms, and two lift tickets for unlimited use by guests in winter. The villas are well equipped for relaxation and hobbies. The villas have a Welcome Cyclist badget and are located along the outdoor routes. We offer all this, as well as personalized heartfelt service.

LeviDay has been granted an international sustainable tourism Green Key certificate and Sustainable Travel Finland -label, which means that it has taken significant steps to make your stay more sustainable. We are committed to the equal treatment and rights of all people.

Kätkänlenkki 6-7 Levi
+358 40 715 3200

Siida – Sámi Museum and Nature Centre

Picture: Rauno Koivunen, Sámi Museum and Nature Centre Siida

Siida is your guide to Sámi culture and northern nature.

The Sámi Museum and Nature Centre Siida is located in the town of Inari, in Sápmi.

Our exhibitions and events give our visitors a window into the north: we provide truthful information on the ancient and vibrant Sámi culture and on the delicate yet resilient arctic nature. The new permanent exhibition ”Enâmeh láá mii párnááh – These lands are our children” was opened on June 1st 2022. In addition to exhibitions, you can also find Siida Shop, Inari tourist information and Restaurant Sarrit in Siida.

Inaritie 46, Inari
040 700 6485

Restaurant Sarrit

LGBTQ friendly Cafe/Restaurant Sarrit in Inari Finland

Restaurant Sarrit is a comfortable cafe/restaurant where you can recharge for a moment during your visit to the The Sámi Museum and Nature Centre Siida. Sarrit and Siida are located in the town of Inari, in the Sámi Homeland.

They say that:

“Our foods taste of clean northern raw materials, we bake savoury and sweet snacks in-house every day.
Open from June 1st to September 30th, everyday 9am to 4pm.
We are an LGBTQ+ friendly restaurant and welcoming to everybody to relax.” sari
Inaritie 46, Inari
040 700 6485