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Three New Year Trips to Kick Start 2020


Let’s face it, trying to find that perfect way to ring in the New Year can be more stress than it’s worth. Often, the occasion is a little lacklustre and it can be difficult to find something to memorably mark the start of the New Year.

Here at Artisan Travel, our mindset is centred on bucket list moments in extraordinary destinations. Though this can be achieved year-round, we have created specific New Year trips for anyone that wishes to welcome in 2020 with a celebration like no other.

Picture spending New Year’s Eve speeding over the Arctic landscape via snowmobile before retiring to your cosy log cabin. Then as darkness falls, stepping out onto a frozen lake where the Northern Lights could be waiting in the skies above.

We think there is no better time to enjoy bucket list experiences and start your year as you mean to go on than with a winter adventure of a lifetime. We have picked out our three of our favourite trips below to get you started, but you can also talk to our Artisan Travel Experts to plan your ideal New Year itinerary on 01670 785085.

Jeris New Year in a Winter Cottage


Nothing quite says Lappish winter break better than staying in a cosy cottage surrounded by pristine snowy landscapes. At Jeris, your winter cottage accommodation is set in the wilds of Finnish Lapland and in a prime position for some outstanding winter experiences.

During this 7-night trip, your itinerary includes dog sledding, a reindeer safari, a visit to the magnificent winter village, snowmobiling and ice fishing. You will also have plenty of free time to add on more experiences or relax in the luxurious facilities of the brand new Arctic Elements: Lakeside Spa.

Departing on 29th December 2019 and returning on 05 January 2020. Click here to view the holiday.


Utsjoki - New Year twice


If you are looking for an unforgettable and out-of-the-ordinary New Year then this trip to Utsjoki is for you. Not only will you spend a week in wild Finland where the Sámi culture is prevalent but come the big day, you’ll welcome in the new year not once, but twice!

As you celebrate from your wonderful Finnish base at the Holiday Village Valle, you’ll then move across the bridge to Norway, where due to the time difference, you’ll get to celebrate the clock striking midnight all over again.

Departing on 29th December 2019 and returning on 05 January 2020. Click here to view the holiday.


Jeris Winter Adventure at New Year


Back at Jeris, this adventurous week will have you ticking off key winter bucket-list items. From reindeer safaris and snowmobiling to an exceptional overnight husky experience that will see you and your loyal pack of sled dogs journey into the wilds for a special night at a wilderness camp.

This location also puts you in great stead for seeing the Northern Lights - what more could you ask for to get 2020 off to an unforgettable start?

Departing on 29th December 2019 and returning on 05 January 2020. Click here to view the holiday.


View all of our New Year holidays here.



Image credits: Antti Pietikäinen, Klaus-Peter Kappest & Hotel Village Valle

Read 1913 times Last modified on Thursday, 06 May 2021

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