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Rovaniemi - The Hometown of Santa Claus
in Finnish Lapland
Rovaniemi is the capital of Lapland in Finland, located at the northern
Lying at the junction of North and South on the border to the Arctic,
Rovaniemi has become a modern town, full of life with its own unique characteristics.
eight different seasons
this far north, each having its own type of daylight,
temperature and natural phenomena. The changing seasons offer excellent settings
a whole variety of activities
. During the frosty twilight, you can ride a snowmobile
through snowy forests or over a frozen river, the Midnight Sun on the other hand,
takes you cruising in a boat on the river. Each season offers an opportunity to experience
the town in a totally different light.
Although Christmastime comes but once a year, in Rovaniemi you can experience Christmas throughout the year.
Rovaniemi, in Finnish Lapland, is the hometown of
who can be met
on any day of the year at the Santa Claus Office on the
Welcome to Rovaniemi, the heart of Lapland in Finland!
NEWS FROM ROVANIEMI:
Santa Claus appointed Ambassador for European Forests – European forest week opens 9.12.2013
Elf-Youtubers encourage folk to send messages to Santa with YouTube videos
Santa Claus given his influenza vaccine at the Arctic Circle
The world’s northernmost design week given a new name Arctic Design Week 2014