Lappia House, Library and Town Hall - the most famous of architect Alvar Aalto's works in Lapland.
Lampivaara Amethyst Mine, located in Pyhä-Luosto national park, is a fascinating travel destination all year round. The amethyst of Lampivaara fell was born 2 000 million years ago in the bowels of the ancient mountains. There is now a gem mine on the top of the hill that will sustain for the hundreds of years. Visitors are welcome!
Children of all ages, and children at heart, can come and enjoy the fun, inspired by Angry Bird figures. The open-air playground is located within walking distance from the city centre.
Arctic Adventure Park Huima is located right at the Arctic Circle and it has ten different courses of varying difficulty, up to seven meters above ground. In these courses adventurers move between living trees using ropes, beams, bridges and nets that are spanned from tree to tree.
Spectacular rapids and aapa mires close to Rovaniemi - Enjoy Lapland in the Arctic Circle Hiking Area at half an hour’s distance from Rovaniemi!
Come and meet the genuine Siberian Huskies and their puppies!
Arctic Snow Hotel with its Ice Restaurant is an excellent place to visit, which will surely provide memorable experiences even as a day trip.
Arktikum is a museum and a science centre. Arktikum exhibitions lead guests on an adventure to Finnish Lapland and the Arctic region.
Auttiköngäs is one of Finland's most magnificent waterfalls in peaceful Taiga forest an hour from Rovaniemi.
Santasport has a 12-lane bowling alley with an automated scoring system that guarantees a relaxed bowling experience for the entire team.
Experience the atmosphere of authentic Finnish Christmas in Santa Claus Village at the Arctic Circle. Meet Santa Claus in the Christmas House of the Santa Claus Holiday Village, and discover the unique Christmas exhibition, explaining the Christmas traditions around the World.
Top 3 Culture Attractions in Rovaniemi!
With the pass you can learn about the history of Lapland and Arctic research in Arktikum, get to know northern contemporary art in Korundi House of Culture and familiarize yourself with the many meanings of northern forests in Science Centre Pilke.
There are 14 'devil's churns,' or potholes, on the rocky slopes of Sukulanrakka around 25 km from Rovaniemi city centre. These potholes were created around 10,000 years ago, on the fringes of the melting continental ice sheet, by powerful meltwater flows which eroded the rock.
Forestry museum of Lapland is one of a kind; there is no museum like ours anywhere else in Finland. During one museum tour you can get a wide perspective of how people worked and lived in forests here in Lapland during 1870’s until 1950’s.
Fun On Ice offers outdoor ice skating in the heart of Rovaniemi, on the Old Market Square. It is open every day from 12-20 from the middle of December (weather permitting) until the beginning of January.
German Soldiers' Cemetery was blessed on 31 August 1963. Its mausoleum contains the remains of over 2,500 German soldiers who fell during the Second World War.
HopLop Exercise Adventure Park - lively action for kids and adults!
At HopLop you will find huge multi-layered adventure labyrinths, bouncy castles, slides, challenging and daring obstacles, pipes, bridges, ball pits, climbing walls, and a wide range of electronic games.
Magical Joulukka is located deep in the Arctic Circle in an authentic forest of Lapland. The land and nearby lake have been inhabited by the long nosed and long eared Elves for hundreds of years and it can be tricky to find.
The core of Korundi House of Culture comprises two nationally significant and internationally interesting art institutions: the Chamber Orchestra of Lapland and the Rovaniemi Art Museum.
Funpark is a functional indoor activity park for children of all ages. The park is designed to teach children and improve their body coordination while having fun playing and spending time with others.
Ounasvaara is a family ski resort close by the city of Rovaniemi at the Arctic Circle.
Ranua Wildlife Park offers tourists and nearby inhabitants the opportunity to observe arctic animals throughout the year, in an as authentic environment for the animals as possible.
At Rollohalli you can get your daily adrenaline rush. You have a chance to try scooters and skateboards, trampolines and airtrack, parkour area and climbing walls.
The present church in Rovaniemi was completed in 1950. It was designed by the architect Bertil Liljequist. The interior of the church is dominated by a huge fresco behind the altar.
Rovaniemi Local History Museum illustrates life in the house and outbuildings of a wealthy farmer a hundred years ago.
Santa Claus Office is the official place to meet Santa in the Santa Claus Village on the Arctic Circle.
You can meet Santa Claus and cross the magical Arctic Circle every day at the Santa Claus Village in Rovaniemi.
Santa Claus’ Main Post Office is the only official post office of Santa Claus. Here you can feel the Christmas spirit every day of the year and be served by the merry post office elves in several languages!
SantaPark is Santa’s own home cavern located underground at the Arctic Circle. The jolly and cheerful elves guide you through a fun day with the whole family in SantaPark!
Santasport pool area is ideal for competitive swimmers, aquatics, swim schools, and recreational swimming.
Science Centre Pilke tells stories about the northern forests and the many connections we have with them.
The best playgrounds in the Arctic Circle for kids and the young at heart. Slide down the daring hills, try ice skating or a Lappish sleigh-go-round.
All day entrance ticket also includes a visit to magical ice world with ice bar, ice restaurant and igloo hotel.
You are warmly welcome to spend an unforgettable day in Snowman World!
The Rovaniemi Theatre – Regional Theatre of Lapland offers a wide range of different performances, with its speciality being local themes. Each year theatre-goers can choose from around 230 theatrical performances including children’s theatre and musicals, classics and new works, comedy and drama.