Rovaniemi

Welcome to Rovaniemi, the most famous destination in Finnish Lapland.

It is the biggest city in the Northern part of Finland, also known as Finnish Lapland, with a population of around 60.000 inhabitants. You'll find a lot more to do besides looking for Santa Claus. The seasonally Northern Lights is a big thing here, and Rovaniemi has many perfect spots to explore the phenomenon.


Culture

In the Arktikum Museum, they present and provide interesting information on Arctic issues and tells stories about Lapland. In the Arktikum exhibition, you will find an information package of what's going on today in the evolving Arctic region. The Arktikum museum is a 10-minute walk from the centre.

Adventures

Rovaniemi offers all kind of seasonally activities and adventures from snowmobiling, snowshoe trip, ice fishing, husky tours, canoeing, fishing, etc….


Food

It's a unique experience to taste Lappish food. Try out the delicious tastes both in fine dining restaurants and by a campfire out in the wilderness. For culinary excursions into the local world of flavours, try the seasonal Lappi á la carte and Rovaniemi menus in the various restaurants around town.


Accommodation

Every year from November until March, ice sculpture designers construct an Arctic Snow Hotel. This spectacular accommodation attracts many tourists from all over the world.


Transport

It is easy to find excellent flight connections from Helsinki to Rovaniemi, so within a short time, you can be in the nature element, where you will forget about the busy life, annoying noise and agreements.

Unforgettable memories from Rovaniemi are nearly a guarantee.

 

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Top Attractions in Rovaniemi

Rauna Wildlife Park

Rauna Wildlife Park

In Ranua Wildlife Park you can experience arctic animals througout the year.

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The Arktikum Museum

The Arktikum Museum

Arktikum presents and provides information on Arctic issues and tells stories about Lapland.

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The Santa Claus Village

The Santa Claus Village

You will find one of Finland`s largest tourist culture attractions in Rovaniemi in at the Arctic Circle in Lapland.

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The Arctic Circle Borderline

The Arctic Circle Borderline

Rovaniemi is the epitome of an Arctic holiday destination.

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Rovaniemi Northern Lights