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Ounasvaara’s First Snow Skiing Season starts on 21.10!

Ounasvaara’s First Snow skiing trail will be open for cross-country skiers on 21st October 2017.

Published: October 19, 2017

Aurora Borealis light up September skies in Rovaniemi

Autumn is prime time for Aurora Borealis viewing in Rovaniemi, Lapland, Finland. This year, Northern Lights buffs have been treated to several consecutive nights of aurora displays in the first few days of September.

Published: September 5, 2017

Polar bear cub at Ranua Wildlife Park finally out!

On Wednesday 16.3.2017 at noon the new polar bear cub at Ranua Wildlife Park got its first chance to experience the outside world.

Published: March 16, 2017

Polar bear cub born in Ranua Zoo

Polar bear cubs born in captivity rarely survive the critical first few weeks – Ranua Zoo are delighted with six-week old newcomer. Read more!

Published: January 5, 2017

Danger – beware of thin ice!

At the height of the tourist season in Rovaniemi, many have ventured out on the ice next to the city’s iconic bridge, the Jätkänkynttilä (”Lumberjack’s Candle”). THIS IS EXTREMELY DANGEROUS!!!

Published: December 14, 2016

Visit Rovaniemi receives internationalisation award from the President of Finland

On Tuesday November 15th 2016, President of Finland Sauli Niinistö granted Visit Rovaniemi the President’s internationalisation award. Read more here.

Published: November 16, 2016

New winter activities on offer in Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi is expecting another record-breaking travel season and lots of new experiences await visitors in the Official Hometown of Santa Claus.

Published: November 7, 2016

Santa Claus is now officially on Weibo

As Santa Claus wondered how he could better reach all his friends in China, one of his savvy elves came up with the perfect solution: team up with Weibo.

Published: October 10, 2016

New accommodation, more flights

Rovaniemi answers a growing demand for more beds with diverse forms of new accommodation. Also, three new direct flight connections have been established.

Published: October 10, 2016