Hiking in Rovaniemi: Explore Dozens of Epic Day Hike Destinations

Explore rugged wilderness and old pine and spruce forests, climb to a top of an ancient mountain, fjell, and wander in relaxing sounds of nature. You'll find more than hundred lean-to's and altogether hundreds of kilometers of marked hiking trails around Rovaniemi.

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Are you the type of traveler, who is not just looking for relaxation and pampering – but wants to get active, go outdoors, and explore nature? To feel the adrenaline and excitement, like the locals? Keep reading: we wrote the best tips to get the most out of your adventure in Rovaniemi.
Uncategorized, Action, Lists, Tips May 11, 2023 Adventure begins in Arctic Rovaniemi Summer
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Rovaniemi is The Official Hometown of Santa Claus® and Santa Claus Village on the Arctic Circle is like a real village offering dreamy services and amenities. You can choose form a variety of magical accommodations, enjoy arctic delicacies at local restaurants and cafes, join the daily arctic activities and of course fall in love with the mellow happiness of Christmas magic all year round.
Action, Lists, Places, Tips May 11, 2023 Santa Claus Village in the summer
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Welcome to a Finnish sauna! We Finns love our Sauna, and when you visit Finland, you must experience sauna. A traditional Finnish sauna is like Finnish food culture, pure and simple.
Action, Phenomena, Tips May 11, 2023 Finnish Sauna Culture
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What if I told you we have an overall population density of 1,98 persons per square kilometer, which is one of the lowest in Europe, more reindeer then people, the cleanest air and waters in the world. Yet we live in a modern city filled with services and even luxury. Our summer nights are light like the most romantic pink twilight, and that our summer temperatures are mild like the birds milk, as we Finnish people like to say. Would you believe me? And the list goes on...
Action, Lists, People, Phenomena, Places, Tips May 11, 2023 COOL – ARCTIC – LIGHT – Why you should a...
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The snow has melted and temperatures risen double digits above zero Celsius. That can only mean one thing: summer is round the corner in Rovaniemi!
Action, Lists, Tips May 11, 2023 A fun family summer at the Arctic Circle
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Rovaniemi in Lapland, Finland, is a city of two big rivers and local people gather around the Arctic waters in the river valley, as soon as the ice on the rivers melt. Admire the city and the Midnight Sun from Ounasjoki river deltas on a SUP-board or go on a canoe trip or join a tranquil river boat cruise or spend a day in a floating water park. The Midnight Sun shines in Rovaniemi through the summer, creating a magical light phenomena for all waterfronts.
Action, Tips May 11, 2023 Enjoy Rovaniemi summer on Arctic waters
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The Midnight Sun – also known as the nightless night or polar day, is a unique natural phenomena, of white nights all summer in Rovaniemi. For us locals the summer light is empowering comfort that creates the basis of Finnish Happiness. There is actually endless amount of things to do under the Midnight Sun, have a look at our list of must do things under the Midnight Sun of Lapland.
Action, Tips May 11, 2023 9 must things to do under the Midnight Sun
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Traveling to Lapland in winter with kids is a dream come true in many ways. As The Official Hometown of Santa Claus® Rovaniemi offers a one-of-a-kind winter wonderland. Rovaniemi offers so much wonders on top of eternal Christmas Magic that we had to make a list:
Action, Lists, Places, Tips March 1, 2023 Winter holiday in Rovaniemi with kids
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Looking for that must do, once in a lifetime experience to add to your Lapland bucket list? Introducing Polar Explorer, Icebreaker in the frozen waters of Bothnian sea in Lapland harnessed to take you on an adventurous 3-hour cruise of your lifetime.
Uncategorized, Action, Places, Tips January 30, 2023 Icebreaker cruise and swimming in icy Arctic water...
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Rallying, karting, climbing, cycling, swimming and forest hiking can be taken to a next level when we add arctic conditions to the activities
Action, Tips January 13, 2023 Ice cool adventures in the Arctic capital of Lapla...
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Rovaniemi is The Official Hometown of Santa Claus, and therefore it is only natural that there is also a small village full of magical Christmas atmosphere in the Arctic Circle. You can spend a memorable day visiting Santa Claus Village or stay overnight.
Action, Lists, Places, Tips November 30, 2022 Santa Claus Village is full of magic and versatile...
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Rovaniemi has the most surprising selection of restaurants. These relaxed, courageous and lush restaurants are the hottest in Finland!

Action, Lists, Places, Tips October 17, 2021 Rovaniemi Restaurants Winter Edition
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Rovaniemi summer selection of restaurants is relaxed, courageous and lush. The restaurants of Rovaniemi are anything but humble, we dare to say the hottest in Finland! The capital of Lapland offers not only unique restaurants and relaxed summer terraces but also local specialities and urban flavours from around the world. This summer capital has a capasity to serve over a 1000 summer terrace customers - double the amount of the grand terrace of Helsinki.

Action, Lists, Places, Tips June 2, 2021 Rovaniemi Restaurants Summer 2021
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In our new “Changed by Rovaniemi”- blog series, we share unique stories from travelers of Rovaniemi. We asked, what makes Lapland so special to them, why they have fallen in love with Lapland, and what makes some of them return time after time. Have a look at the story of Marco from Germany, who visits the Arctic Rally -event in Rovaniemi every year.
Uncategorized, Action, People October 30, 2020 Changed by Rovaniemi – Arctic Rally 3/7
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The autumn is an overlooked season when it comes to visiting Rovaniemi. Spanning from late August until late November, it's an ideal time for activities.
Action, Lists, Tips September 12, 2020 Top autumn activities in Rovaniemi
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Missing Rovaniemi? We miss you too! As travelling is not possible at the moment, we wanted to bring Rovaniemi closer to you. Read our tips to enjoy the Arctic Circle from your own couch.
Action, Lists, Places, Tips May 20, 2020 How to explore Rovaniemi while staying at home
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Take this time to adjust your mind into thinking more sustainably, what Lapland Rovaniemi has to offer all year round.
Action, Lists, People, Phenomena, Places, Tips April 20, 2020 Missed out a Lapland trip? Don’t worry we ha...
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Traditional Arctic Lapland Rally brought F1 driver Valtteri Bottas to Rovaniemi. The weekend is one of the bustling ones of the year in Rovaniemi, Lapland, Finland.
Action, Phenomena January 13, 2020 Arctic Lapland Rally Brings F1 Drivers to Rovaniem...
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Canadian singer-songwriter Carly Rae Jepsen came to Lapland for inspiration. Read from here what the artist did in Rovaniemi and what was the highlight of her trip.
Action, People, Phenomena October 24, 2019 Carly Rae Jepsen’s Visit to Rovaniemi Was Ab...
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Two Lapland-based mountain bikers Johannes and Kuutti did a three days biking expedition in Rovaniemi. Read from here how it worked out!
Action, Places September 20, 2019 Grinding around Rovaniemi: Three Days Biking Exped...
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