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A fun family summer at the Arctic Circle

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!

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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 1, 2022 COOL – ARCTIC – LIGHT – Why you should a...
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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 March 22, 2022 Santa Claus Village in the summer
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Rovaniemi has the most surprising restaurant scene in Finland, catering the flavors of the world combined in to traditional kitchens of the North and Lapland. Rovaniemi is also the home of Arctic Design and shopping, and as the capital of Lapland, Rovaniemi offers a vast variety of shopping opportunities from Finnish brands and design to local traditional handcrafts and three shopping centres.
Lists, Tips February 23, 2022 Dining & Shopping in Rovaniemi
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Rovaniemi is a true winter wonderland, but some winter months are snowier than others. If snow is your key driver, wait until January, February and March to experience the powdery white landscapes.
Lists, Tips January 25, 2022 Planning a trip to Rovaniemi? 8 Reasons to Visit R...
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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 January 18, 2022 Winter holiday in Rovaniemi with kids
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Rovaniemi is the home for Arctic experiences we bet you didn´t even know were real! Introducing Snow and Ice MUST DOS to add to your Lapland bucket list!
Uncategorized, Lists, Tips December 15, 2021 Rovaniemi Snow & Ice Special
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Cool things are happening in the Capital of Lapland Rovaniemi. Rovaniemi is not only the home of Christmas, but also a home of Lapland ingenuity! Did you know that in Rovaniemi you can eat in an Igloo in the middle of the city, shop for sustainable style & preloved clothing, experience art within a menu and combat climate change with a lunch?
sustainability, Lists, Tips December 8, 2021 Cool things to do in Rovaniemi
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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.
Uncategorized, Lists, Tips November 26, 2021 Early Winter Activities
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There are several different ways to experience the Aurora Borealis in Rovaniemi. See a few of our tips here!
Lists, Phenomena, Tips October 27, 2021 Top ways to see the Northern Lights in Rovaniemi
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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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You asked, we reply: There's no snow in Rovaniemi at the moment. However, there's plenty to do.
Lists, Tips October 1, 2021 No Snow – 10 Amazing Things to Do in Rovanie...
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Check out Rovaniemi TOP 10 Instagrammable winter venues. Rovaniemi is perfectly located to enjoy those snowy views as well as those arctic nature phenomena. Check out our Rovaniemi Winter TOP 10 venues to add to your to do list!
Lists, Places, Tips September 29, 2021 Instagrammable TOP 10 of Rovaniemi Lapland Winter
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What could be more romantic than making a once-in-a-lifetime trip in the coolest destination in the world: Lapland’s winter wonderland Rovaniemi!
Lists, Tips September 28, 2021 How to plan a romantic winter getaway in Rovaniemi
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Rovaniemi lies at the confluence of two major rivers, the Kemijoki and the Ounasjoki. In the winter, the rivers are frozen for several months, lending extra ground for exciting winter activities.
Action, Lists, Tips September 26, 2021 Top 5 things to do on Rovaniemi’s frozen rivers ...
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We all love pictures, to have memories, but to also share them on Instagram and social media. We listed the five most picturesque activities to do in winter.
Uncategorized, Lists, Tips September 15, 2021 5 Most Instagrammable winter activities in Rovanie...
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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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Santa Claus Village is the place to meet Santa Claus every day of year. In addition, the village area offers activities, restaurants, accommodation and shops to make your stay memorable.
Lists, Tips May 9, 2021 The Ultimate Guide: 10 Things to Do in Santa Claus...
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Even when the locals see the Northern Lights every year, we never get bored with them or lose the feel of childhood magic and fairytale. Here the #visitrovaniemi social media went crazy again in nights of dreamy Auroras:
Uncategorized, Lists, People, Phenomena, Places, Tips March 6, 2021 Rovaniemi social media went Green of Auroras ̵...
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We collected a few bulletproof tips where to get familiar with reindeer during your stay in Rovaniemi in Lapland, Finland.
Lists, Tips February 11, 2021 Rovaniemi the City of Reindeer – the Very Be...
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This is a special post for all true lovers of Lapland, to ease the longing until we meet again! We listed the TOP web shops of Lapland to order your very own piece of Lapland, online.
Uncategorized, Lists, Tips November 26, 2020 Get your very own piece of Lapland – Now availab...
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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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Rovaniemi bathing in an amazing full 8 nights in a row of Northern Lights. September just beginning and we are already having a full sky-spectacle for over a week, amazing right? All arctic people have their own beautiful mythology, believes and names for this heavenly phenomena. In Finnish the Northern Lights are called ”Revontulet”.
Uncategorized, Lists, People, Phenomena, Places, Tips September 3, 2020 Social media went crazy – 8 Amazing nights i...
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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 July 20, 2020 Adventure begins in Arctic Rovaniemi Summer
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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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There are plenty things to do during the summer in Rovaniemi, in Lapland, Finland. Here are a selection of different programs to choose from for a short city break.
Lists, Tips May 2, 2019 Two Days in Rovaniemi – 10 Things You Don’t Wa...
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Rovaniemi, in Lapland, Finland, is a dream summer destination, if you're looking for an unique experience with easy-going activities and authenticity.
Lists, Tips April 2, 2019 8 Reasons Why Rovaniemi is The Summer Destination ...
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Daytrip from Rovaniemi to @ranua_resort!😎 

Ranua Wildlife Park offers tourists and nearby inhabitants the opportunity to observe arctic animals in an as authentic environment for the animals as possible.
And it is open every day of the year!😊

#visitrovaniemi #ranua #ranuaresort #ranuazoo
Daytrip from Rovaniemi to @ranua_resort!😎 

Ranua Wildlife Park offers tourists and nearby inhabitants the opportunity to observe arctic animals in an as authentic environment for the animals as possible.
And it is open every day of the year!😊

#visitrovaniemi #ranua #ranuaresort #ranuazoo
Daytrip from Rovaniemi to @ranua_resort!😎 

Ranua Wildlife Park offers tourists and nearby inhabitants the opportunity to observe arctic animals in an as authentic environment for the animals as possible.
And it is open every day of the year!😊

#visitrovaniemi #ranua #ranuaresort #ranuazoo
Daytrip from Rovaniemi to @ranua_resort!😎 

Ranua Wildlife Park offers tourists and nearby inhabitants the opportunity to observe arctic animals in an as authentic environment for the animals as possible.
And it is open every day of the year!😊

#visitrovaniemi #ranua #ranuaresort #ranuazoo
Daytrip from Rovaniemi to @ranua_resort!😎 

Ranua Wildlife Park offers tourists and nearby inhabitants the opportunity to observe arctic animals in an as authentic environment for the animals as possible.
And it is open every day of the year!😊

#visitrovaniemi #ranua #ranuaresort #ranuazoo
Daytrip from Rovaniemi to @ranua_resort!😎 

Ranua Wildlife Park offers tourists and nearby inhabitants the opportunity to observe arctic animals in an as authentic environment for the animals as possible.
And it is open every day of the year!😊

#visitrovaniemi #ranua #ranuaresort #ranuazoo
Daytrip from Rovaniemi to @ranua_resort!😎 

Ranua Wildlife Park offers tourists and nearby inhabitants the opportunity to observe arctic animals in an as authentic environment for the animals as possible.
And it is open every day of the year!😊

#visitrovaniemi #ranua #ranuaresort #ranuazoo
Daytrip from Rovaniemi to @ranua_resort!😎 

Ranua Wildlife Park offers tourists and nearby inhabitants the opportunity to observe arctic animals in an as authentic environment for the animals as possible.
And it is open every day of the year!😊

#visitrovaniemi #ranua #ranuaresort #ranuazoo
Daytrip from Rovaniemi to @ranua_resort!😎 

Ranua Wildlife Park offers tourists and nearby inhabitants the opportunity to observe arctic animals in an as authentic environment for the animals as possible.
And it is open every day of the year!😊

#visitrovaniemi #ranua #ranuaresort #ranuazoo
Daytrip from Rovaniemi to @ranua_resort!😎 Ranua Wildlife Park offers tourists and nearby inhabitants the opportunity to observe arctic animals in an as authentic environment for the animals as possible. And it is open every day of the year!😊 #visitrovaniemi #ranua #ranuaresort #ranuazoo
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Just a little reminder that it's only around one month until we see these magical northern lights again!😍✨
Just a little reminder that it's only around one month until we see these magical northern lights again!😍✨
3 weeks ago
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Cloudberry is the thing that locals talk about right now!😍

This berry with a lot of vitamin C grows wild in the northern swamps! Because of every man's rights in Finland, everyone can pick these at nature. 
And yes, there are a lot of swamp areas around Rovaniemi! 

Have you ever tasted it? Or maybe something made with Cloudberry? 
If not, you should!😋
Cloudberry is the thing that locals talk about right now!😍 This berry with a lot of vitamin C grows wild in the northern swamps! Because of every man's rights in Finland, everyone can pick these at nature.  And yes, there are a lot of swamp areas around Rovaniemi!  Have you ever tasted it? Or maybe something made with Cloudberry?  If not, you should!😋
3 weeks ago
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Did Jaakko throw a stone into a lake today?👀

Well, according to an old tradition in Finland. On the 25th of July, Jaakko's name day, Jaakko throws a cold stone into a lake. The stone will start to cool the waters, marking the end of summer.

What do you think, is the summer coming to an end?
Or are the best summer days still to come?😎
Did Jaakko throw a stone into a lake today?👀 Well, according to an old tradition in Finland. On the 25th of July, Jaakko's name day, Jaakko throws a cold stone into a lake. The stone will start to cool the waters, marking the end of summer. What do you think, is the summer coming to an end? Or are the best summer days still to come?😎
3 weeks ago
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Culture for the Sunday!😊

Experience northern nature, art, history, and phenomena in many exciting ways:
Arktikum Science Centre and Museum, Korundi House of Culture and Science Centre Pilke. And with Culture Pass, you can have these three on the same ticket!😊

#rovaniemi #visitrovaniemi #culturepass #ourfinland #onlyinlapland #arktikum #korundi #pilke #suomi #finland
Culture for the Sunday!😊

Experience northern nature, art, history, and phenomena in many exciting ways:
Arktikum Science Centre and Museum, Korundi House of Culture and Science Centre Pilke. And with Culture Pass, you can have these three on the same ticket!😊

#rovaniemi #visitrovaniemi #culturepass #ourfinland #onlyinlapland #arktikum #korundi #pilke #suomi #finland
Culture for the Sunday!😊

Experience northern nature, art, history, and phenomena in many exciting ways:
Arktikum Science Centre and Museum, Korundi House of Culture and Science Centre Pilke. And with Culture Pass, you can have these three on the same ticket!😊

#rovaniemi #visitrovaniemi #culturepass #ourfinland #onlyinlapland #arktikum #korundi #pilke #suomi #finland
Culture for the Sunday!😊 Experience northern nature, art, history, and phenomena in many exciting ways: Arktikum Science Centre and Museum, Korundi House of Culture and Science Centre Pilke. And with Culture Pass, you can have these three on the same ticket!😊 #rovaniemi #visitrovaniemi #culturepass #ourfinland #onlyinlapland #arktikum #korundi #pilke #suomi #finland
3 weeks ago
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Long days under the sun!😍
Today the sunset in Rovaniemi is at 23.40, and the length of the day is over 20 hours!🌞 
The nights are white until early August.

#rovaniemi #visitrovaniemi #midnightsun #lapland #finland #ourfinland #onlyinlapland
Long days under the sun!😍 Today the sunset in Rovaniemi is at 23.40, and the length of the day is over 20 hours!🌞 The nights are white until early August. #rovaniemi #visitrovaniemi #midnightsun #lapland #finland #ourfinland #onlyinlapland
4 weeks ago
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