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Rovaniemi - The Official Hometown of Santa Claus ®

Welcome to the hometown of Santa Claus. Rovaniemi is an adventure destination gathering a lot of exciting nature experiences.

Rovaniemi is the biggest city in Finnish Lapland with a population of 60.000 inhabitants.


Santa Claus Village

The Santa Claus Village is the top attraction here. Discover all about Santa through entertainment and adventures. Why not stay in one of the Arctic Santa Claus accommodations here too.


Insights about Arctic Rovaniemi

In an Arktikum exhibition, you will find much more information about what's going on in the evolving Arctic region. The Arktikum Museum presents and provides information about Arctic issues and tells stories about Lapland. The Arktikum is a 10-minute walk from the centre.


Northern Light adventures

The seasonally Northern Light is a big attraction here and Rovaniemi has some perfect spots to explore it. Local tour operators organise special Northern Light adventure tours, where you can get an unforgettable experience. 


Discover the nature through activities

Rovaniemi offers all kind of activities and adventures from snowmobiling, ice fishing, skiing, husky tours etc.. This is the perfect way to experience and get close to the raw pure nature here.


Accommodation

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


Delicious local food

Lappish food tastes delicious 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.


Transport to Rovaniemi

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

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Rovaniemi - The Official Hometown of Santa Claus ®

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. From here tourist from all over the world send relatives and friends greetings.

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Rauna Wildlife Park

Rauna Wildlife Park

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

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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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Santa Claus Experiences

Meet the real Santa Claus

Meet the real Santa Claus

Meet the real Santa Claus in Finland. Stay in the Santa Claus Village where you can enjoy all kinds of Santa Claus excitements.

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Snowman World Igloo Hotel

Snowman World Igloo Hotel

Get into Santa`s mood by a one-night adventure stay in a room built entirely of snow and ice.

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Santa Claus Main Post Office

Santa Claus Main Post Office

Welcome to the colourful Christmas world of beautiful cards, stamps and unique gifts.

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Northern Lights in Rovaniemi