Getting married in Lapland
Tuesday 17, August 2010
Getting married in Lapland has become increasingly popular over the last couple of years and there is the option to marry in the traditional wooden chapel at Lainio snow village or there is the option to marry in the ice chapel.
Getting married in Lapland is a once in a lifetime experience and one that many of us dream of. For some it is a real reality and more and more people are choosing Lapland as a place to make their vows. Surrounded by magical snow and the darkness of the winter months sets a scene that is magical for bride, groom and any guests. There is the opportunity to get married in the village of Kittila which is only a short walk from the cabin or there is the opportunity to get married at Lainio snow village where you have the choice of getting married in the ice chapel or the traditional wooden chapel. You can meet with the wedding co-ordinator and they will literally bend over backwards to help make your day special. There are many packages that you can choose from and many holiday companies will offer packages where everything is included from the flowers to the ceremony and the meal or you can do it yourself and arrange your own flowers, transport e.t.c.
Depending on the length of your stay will depend on what you do after the wedding, for some the wedding takes place over a couple of days and for others they are on a week’s holiday. Getting married and then having the time to spend in Lapland is the best option if you have the funds and time. Weddings in Lapland are elaborate affair lasting many days and everyone is invited. The bride and groom will wear beautiful colourful clothes and the festivities will be long and elaborate.
Lainio snow village has a wonderful setting, set in a wooded area surrounded by lots of log cabins and a hotel. The wooden chapel is situated in forest surroundings but both the ice chapel and the wooden chapel provide an intimate special setting in which to get married. For those that want to renew their wedding vows, Lainio snow village is the place for you. You will be transported on a sledge pulled by Reindeer with the snow falling softly until you reach the chapel and there you will have an intimate ceremony. Lainio snow village has a number of ice rooms in which you and your guests can stay and there is a restaurant where you can drink from ice glasses and dine in the restaurant. There is also the opportunity to get involved in some of the great activities on offer such as Northern light walks, snowmobiles and much more.
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