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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.

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Metsä Kolo is a perfect hideaway for people looking for local and simple life with locals. This small private, sustainable and ecological resort in Southern Lapland, is located only one and a half hours from Rovaniemi.
sustainability, Uncategorized, Places May 16, 2022 Metsä Kolo -a responsible operator
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Rovaniemi has a surprising restaurant scene, with flavours of the world combined to Lappish tastes and numerous summer terraces to offer a relaxed evening out. Midnight Sun causes Finnish Happiness, through soulful moments surrounded by Arctic nature, embraced by Lapland phenomena and flavours. Hop on to this city of summer madness, to a way of life only experienced here, on and above the Arctic Circle, and spend an evening out on summer terraces, under the Midnight Sun.
Uncategorized, Places, Tips May 12, 2022 Rovaniemi Summer Terraces
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The Lappish food culture is unpretentious and best enjoyed slow. We Northern people like to take time to cook our food. It is all about socializing and enjoying the moment – cooking on an open fire relaxes us and increases happiness. Local restaurants serve Lappish classics, they have either menu´s based on the local fresh produce of northern forests and waters, or Lappish tastes infused with cuisines of the world.
Uncategorized, Phenomena, Tips April 12, 2022 Lapland Slow Food
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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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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 December 9, 2021 Icebreaker cruise and swimming in icy Arctic water...
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For many, Lapland is synonymous with snow and no wonder because in Rovaniemi, we get to enjoy snow a full six to seven months of the year, and we have even accommodation made out of snow. And we love snow so much we even store snow from previous winter to use it for skiing the next autumn, amazing right? Take a tour around snowy Rovaniemi with Santatelevision. See Santa Claus and his reindeer, snowy attractions of Rovaniemi and even the city center turned into a winter wonderland. Get familiar with the sights, sports, nature and above all the winter of Rovaniemi.
Uncategorized, Phenomena, Tips December 8, 2021 Ultimate Rovaniemi Snow Kit for winter 2021 -2022
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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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Feel comfortable to travel to Rovaniemi the Arctic Capital of Lapland, where the infrastructure and health-safe procedures are of highest quality and ready to welcome all travellers.
Uncategorized, Tips September 9, 2021 Health-safe Rovaniemi – Ready to welcome all...
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Planning and buying a Lapland Road trip has never been this easy. With our Road trip planning tool you can create and design a Road trip of your dreams online.
Uncategorized, Tips August 10, 2021 Plan and buy your Lapland Road trip – made e...
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Kimmo Ketola and Sami Riekki from Helsinki, accustomed to globetrotter lifestyle, discovered Rovaniemi from Finnish Lapland to ease their travel fever. -We are so taken with Rovaniemi atmosphere that we will from now on, return at least for one weekend every winter. We still have many hotels, exotic accommodations and restaurants left to discover, Sami reveals. 
Uncategorized, People, Phenomena April 2, 2021 Globetrotters from Helsinki discovered Rovaniemi
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Finland was just named the happiest country in the world for a fourth year running, but what makes Roavaniemi the best place in the world to call a home for Kaisa Sirén? The Rovaniemi locals know Kaisa Sirén as a skilled magazine photographer and the beloved owner of Villa Vinkkeli – the house of art. Where does this Northern artist absorb her inspiration, how did the Villa Vinkkeli get started and what are the core values that drive Sirén. Read also the professional photographers tips of Rovaniemi.
Uncategorized, People, Places, Tips March 31, 2021 House of Art – Kaisa Sirén: ”Rovaniemi is...
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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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History was made, Rovaniemi attracted a star-studded line-up for the first ever Arctic Rally Finland powered by CapitalBox, and the world’s best rally drivers were seen driving the snowy roads of Lapland. Read all the drivers comments from Shakedown to Wolf Power Stage from our Flash.
Uncategorized February 26, 2021 Arctic Rally Finland Stage Flash Day: 1-3 Flash N...
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The first ever Arctic Rally Finland Powered by CapitalBox is raced in Rovaniemi this weekend February 26-28. Snowy and arctic landscapes of Rovaniemi are now the stage for high-speed action on snow and ice of the FIA World Rally Championship. Due to appropriate safety measures, spectators are not allowed, so the best way to get into Rally mood is in the comfort of your own home. Meet the teams, check the schedule and find out the best ways to tune in to Rally mood!
Uncategorized February 25, 2021 The Teams, schedules and ways to follow the WRC Ar...
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We all want to travel and we have heard about health-safe travel, but what does it actually mean? We wrote a list of health-safe procedures and actions that help to take notice of each other and our own well-being during our travel and even beforehand - well begun is half done!
Uncategorized, Tips February 24, 2021 Safe is the new – and only – way of tr...
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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 German Anni, who’s dog Sola has met Santa Claus already twice.
Uncategorized, People, Places December 29, 2020 Changed by Rovaniemi – Anni and the dogs 5/7
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Can you imagine a place more Christmassy than Rovaniemi Lapland Finland? As the official hometown of Santa Claus® Rovaniemi is truly the home of Christmas magic. But what are the things and traditions that make a Finnish Christmas?
Uncategorized, Phenomena, Tips December 22, 2020 The Traditional Finnish Christmas
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Santa’s video call is all-year-round product of Santa Claus Office offering a warm-hearted chat with Santa regardless of your location and no matter what time of the year
Uncategorized, People, Tips December 12, 2020 This Christmas calls for something special – A S...
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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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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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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 Helen from Taiwan, who’s childhood dream came true at the Arctic Circle.
Uncategorized, People October 2, 2020 Changed by Rovaniemi – Childhood dream came true...
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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 Australian Jayde, who got proposed at the Arctic Circle.
Uncategorized, People September 28, 2020 Changed by Rovaniemi – Proposal at the Arctic Ci...
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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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In our new Sustainable Rovaniemi blog series Irene describes the surrounding nature to be her supermarket, her living room as well as her church. It is obvious, that Irene is happiest at nature.
Uncategorized, People, Phenomena, Tips August 4, 2020 Irene Kangasniemi, The Happy Woman In The Woods
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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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Rovaniemi is a versatile destination for a family holiday. Experience Lapland's unique nature with its phenomena and plenty children-friendly activities.
Uncategorized August 21, 2019 Experience Rovaniemi with Kids – Activities, Pla...
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Uncategorized, People May 29, 2019 Rovaniemi Mayor Esko Lotvonen: Even a Bureaucrat C...
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Guess who is excited about winter? The lovely Husky Dogs of course, oh, and Santa Claus! #visitrovaniemi #visitfinland #arcticcircle #lapland #husky #huskylove #santaclaus
Guess who is excited about winter? The lovely Husky Dogs of course, oh, and Santa Claus! #visitrovaniemi #visitfinland #arcticcircle #lapland #husky #huskylove #santaclaus
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We feel like dancing and singing at the Arctic Circle @mrssantaclauscc #visitrovaniemi #rovaniemichristmas #elf #christmas
We feel like dancing and singing at the Arctic Circle @mrssantaclauscc #visitrovaniemi #rovaniemichristmas #elf #christmas
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6th of December, Independence Day in Finland ❤️ #visitfinland #visitrovaniemi
6th of December, Independence Day in Finland ❤️ #visitfinland #visitrovaniemi
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Magic moments at the Arctic Circle, Rovaniemi ❤️#visitrovaniemi #rovaniemi #arcticcircle #lapland #finland @ourfinland
Magic moments at the Arctic Circle, Rovaniemi ❤️#visitrovaniemi #rovaniemi #arcticcircle #lapland #finland @ourfinland
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Enjoying the winter and snowy landscape in Rovaniemi #visitrovaniemi #iceskating #rovaniemichristmas #winter #arcticlifestyle #arcticcircle #lapland #visitfinland
Enjoying the winter and snowy landscape in Rovaniemi #visitrovaniemi #iceskating #rovaniemichristmas #winter #arcticlifestyle #arcticcircle #lapland #visitfinland
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@tuiuk, our long term Winter Holiday Partner and true Lapland Specialist, has given the name ”Rovaniemi” to one of the aircrafts. More than 28,000 excited British holidaymakers will make their way from six different regional airports to the most Christmassy place on earth, Rovaniemi - The Official Hometown of Santa Claus. We welcome you with open arms! #visitrovaniemi #lapland #TUIUK #collaboration #finavia #visitfinland #lapland #travel #tourism #flight
@tuiuk, our long term Winter Holiday Partner and true Lapland Specialist, has given the name ”Rovaniemi” to one of the aircrafts. More than 28,000 excited British holidaymakers will make their way from six different regional airports to the most Christmassy place on earth, Rovaniemi - The Official Hometown of Santa Claus. We welcome you with open arms! #visitrovaniemi #lapland #TUIUK #collaboration #finavia #visitfinland #lapland #travel #tourism #flight
@tuiuk, our long term Winter Holiday Partner and true Lapland Specialist, has given the name ”Rovaniemi” to one of the aircrafts. More than 28,000 excited British holidaymakers will make their way from six different regional airports to the most Christmassy place on earth, Rovaniemi - The Official Hometown of Santa Claus. We welcome you with open arms! #visitrovaniemi #lapland #TUIUK #collaboration #finavia #visitfinland #lapland #travel #tourism #flight
@tuiuk, our long term Winter Holiday Partner and true Lapland Specialist, has given the name ”Rovaniemi” to one of the aircrafts. More than 28,000 excited British holidaymakers will make their way from six different regional airports to the most Christmassy place on earth, Rovaniemi - The Official Hometown of Santa Claus. We welcome you with open arms! #visitrovaniemi #lapland #TUIUK #collaboration #finavia #visitfinland #lapland #travel #tourism #flight
@tuiuk, our long term Winter Holiday Partner and true Lapland Specialist, has given the name ”Rovaniemi” to one of the aircrafts. More than 28,000 excited British holidaymakers will make their way from six different regional airports to the most Christmassy place on earth, Rovaniemi - The Official Hometown of Santa Claus. We welcome you with open arms! #visitrovaniemi #lapland #TUIUK #collaboration #finavia #visitfinland #lapland #travel #tourism #flight
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