Welcome to Rovaniemi, the capital of Lapland. Rovaniemi is an urban city surrounded by arctic nature, where Lappish culture and a wide range of activities meet. In Rovaniemi you can visit Santa Claus and cross the Arctic Circle every day of the year!
What to experience in Rovaniemi in early winter season when there is snow, but not enough for all kinds of activities? Rovaniemi has snowy winter´s and we have snow on the ground over 6 months a year, statistically around 200 snowy days every year.
This Saturday, the capital of Finland, Helsinki, also opens its Christmas Season 2021. Rovaniemi meets Helsinki, as Santa Claus will go to Helsinki to celebrate Christmas time. You can watch the live stream from Helsinki at visitrovaniemi.fi/watch-live