Eastern Lapland is known for tree-covered fells and vast, wilderness forests. There are four national parks in the area, Pyhä-Luosto National Park, Urho Kekkonen National Park, Riisitunturi National Park and Oulanka National Park, all of which offer spectacular landscape and sceneries.
Kemijärvi, the northernmost town in Finland, is located in Eastern Lapland. The town is a beautiful place right by the lake Kemijärvi and offers a good selection of interesting locations in the vicinity.
The area around the village of Salla, situated close to the Russian border, offers Europe's largest wilderness region and a very high tree density.
The village of Sodankylä, located some 120 kilometers above the Arctic Circle, is the home of world famous Midnight Sun Film Festival for the lovers of cinema. Films are shown around the clock, creating a really special ambiance for the screenings.
The atmosphere of the Midnight Sun Film Festival is one of the most unique in the whole world, making it a must-visit for anyone working in the film branch.