0

Local life & culture

Get to know Finnish culture! Rovaniemi has unique local lifestyle and rich culture. Live as a local and work with your own hands with a local artists and get to know the local style of living. Rovaniemi appreciates its traditions that function as a base for various activities. Find all doings related to life in Rovaniemi and city’s culture below.

Book activities now

  • ALL
    Year
  • Winter
    Dec
    Jan
    Feb
    Mar
  • Spring
    Apr
    May
  • Summer
    Jun
    Jul
    Aug
  • Autumn
    Sep
    Oct
    Nov
New Year Celebration by Finnish Traditions and Northern Lights (Rovaniemi) Provided by Lapland Welcome Ltd
From 146,02 EUR
Book now
New Year Celebration by Finnish Traditions and Northern Lights (Rovaniemi)

Spend the New Year enjoying Finnish traditions including melting tin, watching fireworks and trying to spot the Northern Lights.

From 146,02 EUR
Book now
Magic of the Forest and Log Sauna, 4 hours Provided by Happy Fox Oy
From 160,00 EUR
Book now
Magic of the Forest and Log Sauna, 4 hours

Feel the healing effects of the forest, herbs and log sauna with herbal bath for feet or treatment for hands. After the sauna we’ll serve you traditional Finnish meal.

From 160,00 EUR
Book now
Cozy Herbal Private Home Sauna Provided by Bed and Breakfast Kotitie
From 82,00 EUR
Book now
Cozy Herbal Private Home Sauna

The privat Finnish home sauna and the instructed use of traditional folklore herbs and natural products is combined for 1-4 people.

From 82,00 EUR
Book now
guided tour forestry museum Provided by A Frank Idea
From 34,00 EUR
Book now
guided tour forestry museum

The Forestry museum is located in a very quiet and nature like environment outside of the city centre of Rovaniemi.  The museum houses various old log buildings. In the buildings is an abundance of objects and pictures displayed to tell about the life of lumberjacks and log floaters of yesteryear in Lapland. Combined with the […]

From 34,00 EUR
Book now
Candle Chronicles Provided by Elves Event Oy
From 88,00 EUR
Book now
Candle Chronicles

Create your own scented candle to remind you of Rovaniemi.

From 88,00 EUR
Book now
A MEETING WITH SANTA CLAUS FAMILY Provided by Helios Tour
From 85,00 EUR
Book now
A MEETING WITH SANTA CLAUS FAMILY

A meeting with Santa Claus’ wife and elves is waiting for you.

From 85,00 EUR
Book now
Brewery tour Provided by Lapland Brewery Ltd
From 20,00 EUR
Book now
Brewery tour

Brewery tour and tasting

From 20,00 EUR
Book now
guided tour aalto centre Provided by A Frank Idea
From 19,00 EUR
Book now
guided tour aalto centre

guided tour to Rovaniemi administrative and cultural centre designed by Alvar Aalto

From 19,00 EUR
Book now
Apukka New Year Eve Fest Provided by Apukka Resort
From 98,00 EUR
Book now
Apukka New Year Eve Fest

We here at Apukka Resort invite you to join us for our New Year Celebration to experience the marvels of this special occasion in the far up North!

From 98,00 EUR
Book now
Berry Nice Day – Berry picking and juice making Provided by Safartica Oy
From 77,00 EUR
Book now
Berry Nice Day – Berry picking and juice making

Learn the basics of superfoods – blueberries and cloudberries are waiting to be picked up!

From 77,00 EUR
Book now
SNOWFUN DAY Provided by Lapland Safaris AC Ltd
From 115,00 EUR
Book now
SNOWFUN DAY

Fun in the snow for the whole family with lots of activities!

From 115,00 EUR
Book now
Visit Villa Vinkkeli, Studio & Gallery in Rovaniemi, Finland Provided by Photographer Kaisa Sirén
From 16,00 EUR
Book now
Visit Villa Vinkkeli, Studio & Gallery in Rovaniemi, Finland

Visit art gallery with works from local artists and photo studio of local photographer Kaisa Sirén

From 16,00 EUR
Book now
Relaxing day of yoga and husky therapy Provided by Husky & Yoga Nature
From 289,00 EUR
Book now
Relaxing day of yoga and husky therapy

Come and visit us for a day of relaxation and enjoyment! This is very lovely combition where you can really relax, enjoy of your life, beautiful nature and lovely furry friends. After this you will feel yourself refreshed and happy.

From 289,00 EUR
Book now
Magic of the Forest and Log Sauna Winter, 4 hours Provided by Happy Fox Oy
From 160,00 EUR
Book now
Magic of the Forest and Log Sauna Winter, 4 hours

Experience the healing effects of the forest, herbs and log sauna with herbal bath for feet or treatment for hands.

From 160,00 EUR
Book now
Yoga hike Provided by Husky & Yoga Nature
From 135,00 EUR
Book now
Yoga hike

Experience healing power of nature by hiking and yoga in the nature.

From 135,00 EUR
Book now
Violin and Piano in Lapland – Cultural Experience in Rovaniemi Provided by Lapland Welcome Ltd
From 49,00 EUR
Book now
Violin and Piano in Lapland – Cultural Experience in Rovaniemi

Experience Finnish and Lappish music performance with us. Lapland Welcome offers now new cultural experience in Rovaniemi. Come and learn about famous Finnish composer Jean Sibelius and enjoy his production and Finnish and Lapppish Music as well. Jean Sibelius was a Finnish composer and violinist of the late Romantic and early-modern periods. He is widely […]

From 49,00 EUR
Book now
Be a Gold Digger, Gold Panning and a Boat Trip, 4 hours Provided by Happy Fox Oy
From 145,00 EUR
Book now
Be a Gold Digger, Gold Panning and a Boat Trip, 4 hours

Experience the excitement of treasure hunting and a one of a kind boat trip at Ounasjoki river.

From 145,00 EUR
Book now
Antler of Art Provided by Elves Event Oy
From 88,00 EUR
Book now
Antler of Art

Antler decorating workshop

From 88,00 EUR
Book now
Sami bracelet handicraft classes Provided by LAURI Handcraft Shop & Atelier
From 68,00 EUR
Book now
Sami bracelet handicraft classes

Sámi bracelet handicraft classes

From 68,00 EUR
Book now
Best of Rovaniemi – Guided city tour by car Provided by Safartica Oy
From 140,00 EUR
Book now
Best of Rovaniemi – Guided city tour by car

Let us take you around to see the places where the locals like to take their friends and family, get to know your guide and local lifestyle.

From 140,00 EUR
Book now
Children-friendly handicraft classes Provided by LAURI Handcraft Shop & Atelier
From 68,00 EUR
Book now
Children-friendly handicraft classes

Handicraft classes for the whole family, there we create beautiful things from wood and antler.

From 68,00 EUR
Book now
Handcraft Workshop with Lappish Family from Rovaniemi Provided by Easy Travel Oy
From 120,00 EUR
Book now
Handcraft Workshop with Lappish Family from Rovaniemi

Discover the art of Lappish handicraft-making using reindeer antlers at a 2.5-hour workshop experience in Rovaniemi.

From 120,00 EUR
Book now
WILD BERRIES AND MUSHROOMS PICKING TOUR Provided by Helios Tour
From 75,00 EUR
Book now
WILD BERRIES AND MUSHROOMS PICKING TOUR

Lapland is the world’s largest contiguous area for picking organic berries and mushrooms.

From 75,00 EUR
Book now
private guided tour aalto centre Provided by A Frank Idea
From 29,00 EUR
Book now
private guided tour aalto centre

City: Rovaniemi Sites: Alvar Aalto in Rovaniemi Experiences: Library, town hall, post war reconstruction of Rovaniemi Duration: 1 hour, with an optional of extension of 1 hour For groups. Minimum amount of participants is 2 persons The Administrative and Cultural Center of Rovaniemi is the essence of Rovaniemi’s post war reconstruction as designed by Alvar […]

From 29,00 EUR
Book now
Have Fun as a Finn at Arctic Circle, Finnish Lapland Provided by Photographer Kaisa Sirén
From 149,00 EUR
Book now
Have Fun as a Finn at Arctic Circle, Finnish Lapland

Fun photoshoot dressed in Finnish costumes

From 149,00 EUR
Book now
Visit Mrs. Santa Claus’ Christmas Cottage Provided by Santa Claus Reindeer
From 48,00 EUR
Book now
Visit Mrs. Santa Claus’ Christmas Cottage

Visit Mrs. Santa Claus Christmas Cottage

From 48,00 EUR
Book now
Finnish Christmas with Santa Claus, 3 hours Provided by Happy Fox Oy
From 195,00 EUR
Book now
Finnish Christmas with Santa Claus, 3 hours

Experience a traditional Finnish Christmas Dinner and meet Santa Claus.

From 195,00 EUR
Book now
New Year’ Celebration Party 31.12 Provided by NORDIC UNIQUE TRAVELS
From 99,00 EUR
Book now
New Year’ Celebration Party 31.12

Welcome to spend your memorable New Year’ Eve 2020 in Finnish Lapland!

From 99,00 EUR
Book now
Wild Berries and Mushrooms picking tour Provided by Nordic Adventures
From 85,00 EUR
Book now
Wild Berries and Mushrooms picking tour

Imagine a deep lush forest full of juicy sun-kissed berries and meaty mushrooms, which you can use to prepare a tasty dinner.

From 85,00 EUR
Book now
MYSTICAL NEW YEAR’S PARTY Provided by Lapland Safaris AC Ltd
From 99,00 EUR
Book now
MYSTICAL NEW YEAR’S PARTY

Welcome in the New Year on the Arctic Circle like you’ve never done before!

From 99,00 EUR
Book now
Chinese New Years Eve Party in Arctic SnowHotel with Dinner Provided by Safartica Oy
From 133,00 EUR
Book now
Chinese New Years Eve Party in Arctic SnowHotel with Dinner

Safartica invites you to celebrate the Chinese New Year’s Eve with dinner to the amazing Arctic SnowHotel!

From 133,00 EUR
Book now
Gourmet by the Bonfire Provided by Apukka Resort
From 99,00 EUR
Book now
Gourmet by the Bonfire

Imagine a cozy seat on a reindeer skin by an open fire. The delicious smell of traditional Finnish food being cooked to perfection by the flames of the fire. Join us to see what outdoor gourmet is all about!

From 99,00 EUR
Book now
WINTER TOBOGGANING Provided by Lapland Safaris AC Ltd
From 92,00 EUR
Book now
WINTER TOBOGGANING

Classic snow fun on Ounasvaara hill!

From 92,00 EUR
Book now
Goods of the Forest – picking trip of the season’s berries or mushrooms, 3 hours Provided by Happy Fox Oy
From 95,00 EUR
Book now
Goods of the Forest – picking trip of the season’s berries or mushrooms, 3 hours

Experience this unforgettable trip picking berries or mushrooms in a clean, Lappish forest, where you get to taste berries directly from the twig.

From 95,00 EUR
Book now
Magical Christmas Eve Party in Lapland Provided by NORDIC UNIQUE TRAVELS
From 99,00 EUR
Book now
Magical Christmas Eve Party in Lapland

Lapland is the ideal magical place to spend Christmas Eve with your family.

From 99,00 EUR
Book now
guided tour korundi modern art museum Provided by A Frank Idea
From 24,00 EUR
Book now
guided tour korundi modern art museum

This guided tour is organized every Thursday afternoon at 13:00 at Korundi art museum. The guided tour in English language takes one hour.  Korundi is the modern art museum of Rovaniemi. The museum is one of the most interesting buildings in Rovaniemi, and is housed an old historic garage building adjusted to 21th century needs. […]

From 24,00 EUR
Book now
GOLD RUSH IN LAPLAND: GOLD PANNING Provided by Helios Tour
From 65,00 EUR
Book now
GOLD RUSH IN LAPLAND: GOLD PANNING

Are you ready to get your gold?

From 65,00 EUR
Book now
New Year Party in Arctic SnowHotel Provided by Safartica Oy
From 98,00 EUR
Book now
New Year Party in Arctic SnowHotel

Safartica invites you to celebrate the New Year 2020 to the amazing Arctic SnowHotel!

From 98,00 EUR
Book now
Arctic Horse Race 14.12.2019 Provided by Arctic Horse Races
From 15,00 EUR
Book now
Arctic Horse Race 14.12.2019

Arctic Horse Race 2019 is an international horse racing event held in capital of Lapland, Rovaniemi, attracting spectators from all around the world.

From 15,00 EUR
Book now
private guided tour arktikum museum Provided by A Frank Idea
From 49,00 EUR
Book now
private guided tour arktikum museum

You will be guided in an insightful and entertaining fashion, and will experience various objects, installations, pictures and maps about Lapland, Finland and the Arctic. You will learn how animals and humans, for example the indigenous Sámi people, live in the Arctic climate. How does climate change affect the Arctic, and how will environmental changes […]

From 49,00 EUR
Book now
Chinese New Years Eve Party in Arctic SnowHotel Provided by Safartica Oy
From 124,00 EUR
Book now
Chinese New Years Eve Party in Arctic SnowHotel

Safartica invites you to celebrate the Chinese New Year’s Eve to the amazing Arctic SnowHotel!

From 124,00 EUR
Book now
Arctic Winter Games, 3 hours Provided by Happy Fox Oy
From 95,00 EUR
Book now
Arctic Winter Games, 3 hours

Are you the next hero of the arctic? Can you survive in snow? Come and try the playfull survival contest with your family and friends!

From 95,00 EUR
Book now
Traditional Finnish Christmas Celebration Provided by Bed and Breakfast Kotitie
From 209,00 EUR
Book now
Traditional Finnish Christmas Celebration

Bathing in a Christmas sauna and a plentiful meal are integral parts of our Christmas Celebration.

From 209,00 EUR
Book now
Brewery tour private Provided by Lapland Brewery Ltd
From 25,00 EUR
Book now
Brewery tour private

Brewery tour and tasting

From 25,00 EUR
Book now
Lappish workshop in Ranua: Artc and crafts with Ms. Paula Provided by Wildlife Safaris
From 22,00 EUR
Book now
Lappish workshop in Ranua: Artc and crafts with Ms. Paula

Together with Paula, you will have the opportunity to make a genuine reindeer leather souvenir for yourself.

From 22,00 EUR
Book now

This activity is also provided by

A Frank Idea Sightseeing
Show more
Online booking
A Frank Idea

A Frank Idea provides high quality, entertaining, insightful and interesting guided tours in and around Rovaniemi with a focus on history, art, architecture and culture.

Show more
Online booking
Access Lapland Safari houses
Show more
Online booking
Access Lapland

Access Lapland is a company specialized in providing premium quality winter activities on snow and ice. We offer guided tours and private guiding around Rovaniemi.

Show more
Online booking
Apukka Resort Safari houses
Show more
Online booking
Apukka Resort

Apukka Resort, only 15 mins drive from Rovaniemi city centre, is combining unique, innovative experiences with traditions and true, unspoiled nature. The location between two lakes, makes the venue not only the best place to see Northern Lights, but to do lot of activities all year round.

Show more
Online booking
Arctic Joy Safari houses
Show more
Online booking
Arctic Joy

Arctic Joy is a Rovaniemi based company that focuses on nature, wellbeing and sustainability.

Show more
Online booking
Arctic Lifestyle Safari houses
Show more
Online booking
Arctic Lifestyle

Arctic Lifestyle is a safari house and program service company based in Rovaniemi, Finland. We aim to provide unforgettable experiences for our customers through the spell of Lappish nature, first class equipment and experienced staff.

Show more
Online booking
Arctic SnowHotel Safari houses
Show more
Online booking
Arctic SnowHotel

Come and experience our fairytale-like snow buildings and ice sculptures, even if you do not intend to stay overnight.

Show more
Online booking
B&B Kotitie Sauna experiences & wellbeing
Show more
Online booking
B&B Kotitie

We are Aini and Pekka Ojala, the proud entrepreneurs of B&B Kotitie. We offer our expertise in providing you with our health beneficial services and a glimpse into the life of a regular Finnish family.

Show more
Online booking
Bliss Adventure Safari houses
Show more
Online booking
Bliss Adventure

Bliss Adventure is an Arctic adventure and outdoor agency. With us, you can learn and enjoy ice climbing, fatbiking, Aurora Borealis photography, wilderness skiing and Arctic survival skills.

Show more
Online booking
Doerz Local life & culture
Show more
Online booking
Doerz

Experience more, explore arctic nature and local traditions with our Doers. From our site you will find authentic Lapland experiences with locals.

Show more
Online booking
Easy Travel Safari houses
Show more
Online booking
Easy Travel

Easy Travel Ltd is a leading Finnish and Scandinavian DMC in the Nordic countries. We provide memorable travel experiences and VIP services including tours, safaris, transportation and accommodation for thousands of tourists visiting our beautiful Northern countries.

Show more
Online booking
Elves Event Local life & culture
Show more
Online booking
Elves Event

Elves Event stands for experiences we design to make your Lapland adventure unique and engaging. Workshops, local pastries, hot drinks, and music, make us a stop you don’t wanna miss!

Show more
Online booking
Happy Fox Safari houses
Show more
Online booking
Happy Fox

Welcome to the Happy Fox family. We are small local family company situated at Rovaniemi. We provide year round nature activities.

Show more
Online booking
Helios Tour Safari houses
Show more
Online booking
Helios Tour

Helios Tour provides professional, personalised, and most importantly, highly enjoyable, destination management services throughout Finland for individual clients, tourist groups, VIP clients and for all other.

Show more
Online booking
Hornwork Handicrafts A. Kangasniemi Local life & culture
Show more
Online booking
Hornwork Handicrafts A. Kangasniemi

Hornwork Handicrafts A. Kangasniemi offers visits to their handicraft workshop and Lappish home!

Show more
Online booking
Husky & Yoga Nature Safari houses
Show more
Online booking
Husky & Yoga Nature

Warmly welcome to our family husky home and retreat! Here you can experience husky safaris – sled riding – so that you can drive yourself, skiing in the silent forest, husky hiking, canoeing and yoga.

Show more
Online booking
Kylmämaa Safari houses
Show more
Online booking
Kylmämaa

We have operated for over 30 years as a producer of activity services and as a destination management company (DMC). Our base in Ylläs is our Safari House in the Ylläsjärvi resort. Kylmämaa is the only local activity programme company in Ylläsjärvi.

Show more
Online booking
Lapland Incoming Safari houses
Show more
Online booking
Lapland Incoming

Established in 1995, Lapland Incoming is the Lapland expert with a proficiency within group travel and big demanding charter groups. We can guarantee that everything related to the trip is managed in a professional way with personalized and creative approach.

Show more
Online booking
Lapland Safaris Safari houses
Show more
Online booking
Lapland Safaris

Lapland Safaris are specialists in Lapland’s nature and the Lappish lifestyle. We draw inspiration from the local history and day-to-day ‘Lappishness’. The stories and legends relating to these form the basis of the programme packages offered to our customers.

Show more
Online booking
Lapland Welcome Safari houses
Show more
Online booking
Lapland Welcome

Lapland Welcome is a pioneer company in Lapland, which has been providing nature holidays and activities in Finland for about 20 years. We are called Nature and Aurora Experts of Lapland, merged with the talented activity organizer.

Show more
Online booking
LAURI Local life & culture
Show more
Online booking
LAURI

At LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier we invite you to visit our atelier and attend one of our handicraft master classes. In this place we value tradition, working only with your hands and enjoying the breath of old times.

Show more
Online booking
Mummola Travels Local life & culture
Show more
Online booking
Mummola Travels

Mummola Travels is a home of a young family that lives together with three generations on a Lappish farm. We offer full day and all inclusive experience to get familiar with Finnish culture, seasonal activities, nature, food and traditional handicrafts with a Lappish twist!

Show more
Online booking
Nordic Adventures Safari houses
Show more
Online booking
Nordic Adventures

Outdoor minded tours that specialize in nature, journeys and adventures that makes you and your kids dump digital devices to focus on the here and now.

Show more
Online booking
Nordic Unique Travels Safari houses
Show more
Online booking
Nordic Unique Travels

Nordic Unique Travels is a new tourism company located in the threshold of the Arctic: Rovaniemi. Each of our safaris have been handcrafted to maximize positive customer experiences and our catalog consists of over 65 daily tours.

Show more
Online booking
NortsaV Tours Safari houses
Show more
Online booking
NortsaV Tours

NortsaV Tours is experienced travel company located at the Arctic Circle in Rovaniemi – capital of Finnish Lapland. We offer attractive Winter and Summer tours in the land of the Northern Lights and the Midnight Sun.

Show more
Online booking
Orbas Reindeer Family Reindeer sleigh rides & farm visits
Show more
Online booking
Orbas Reindeer Family

We are reindeer herder family from Finnish Lapland. With us you get to know the real reindeer herder family's traditional, calm, but modern reindeer herding culture.

Show more
Online booking
Reindeer farm Porohaka Reindeer sleigh rides & farm visits
Show more
Online booking
Reindeer farm Porohaka

You are warmly welcomed to spend a stress-free day with us on our reindeer farm, Porohaka! We are a small reindeer herding family in Rovaniemi, Lapland.

Show more
Online booking
Roll Outdoors Biking
Show more
Online booking
Roll Outdoors

Guided mountain biking tours and MTB-rentals in Rovaniemi, Finnish Lapland.

Show more
Online booking
Safartica Safari houses
Show more
Online booking
Safartica

We provide our own nature activities such as snowmobile-, husky- and reindeer safaris, Northern Light tours, ice floating, snowshoeing and much more.

Show more
Online booking
Santa Claus Holiday Village Safari houses
Show more
Online booking
Santa Claus Holiday Village

Santa Claus Holiday Village right on the Arctic Circle in Rovaniemi, Lapland, Finland, offers everything you could want for your dream holiday: high-quality accommodation, a wide range of activities, fantastic food and drinks, shopping, the chance to meet Santa Claus and much more!

Show more
Online booking
Santa Claus Secret Forest – Joulukka Christmas & Santa Claus
Show more
Online booking
Santa Claus Secret Forest - Joulukka

Santa Claus Secret Forest is an exclusive destination where you can experience the magic of Christmas either privately or in small groups. Our weekly departures are available from November to January, and the private programs are organized by request all year round.

Show more
Online booking
Santa’s Adventures Safari houses
Show more
Online booking
Santa's Adventures

We want to offer you a comfortable and peaceful experience with various activities. Santa´s Adventures - Your guide to the Top!

Show more
Online booking
Sirmakko Reindeer Farm Reindeer sleigh rides & farm visits
Show more
Online booking
Sirmakko Reindeer Farm

In the covers of Lapland’s clean and magnificent nature, lies Sirmakko reindeer farm just on the edge of the beautiful lake called Perunkajärvi. In the reindeer farm’s area you can find the Kota-restaurant, the magnificent panorama sauna and jacuzzi, and the genuine reindeer farm.

Show more
Online booking
Snowest Travels Safari houses
Show more
Online booking
Snowest Travels

To travel is our passion and we for sure know the best hidden places in Finland, Sweden and Norway and we are more than ready to share them with you.

Show more
Online booking
Sunny Safari Safari houses
Show more
Online booking
Sunny Safari

Sunny Safari is a high quality, experienced and customized local safari activities provider. We always focus to organize enjoyable and memorable programs to customers.

Show more
Online booking
Visit Lapland Tours Safari houses
Show more
Online booking
Visit Lapland Tours

Visit Lapland Tours are specialized in offering Arctic authentic activities such as Northern Light Hunting, leisure trips and Outdoor activities.

Show more
Online booking
Wild Blueberry Safari houses
Show more
Online booking
Wild Blueberry

We offer simple and relaxing activities in our cabin at Norvajärvi. Such as Aurora spa, which includes sauna, hot tub, ice swimming and tasty local food at Lappish warm hut.

Show more
Online booking
Wild Nordic Finland Safari houses
Show more
Online booking
Wild Nordic Finland

Wild Nordic Finland is a travel company providing accommodation, outdoor activities and program packages for individual travellers, groups, incentive and tour operator customers.

Show more
Online booking
Wildlife Safaris Ranua Safari houses
Show more
Online booking
Wildlife Safaris Ranua

Wildlife Safaris is a Ranua based Safari House and program provider and it is located in the immediate vicinity of Ranua Wildlife Park.

Show more
Online booking
Back to top

Cant find what youre looking for? Try these.

  • Activities
  • Events
  • Sights&
    attractions
  • Eat&drink
  • Shopping
  • Other
    services
icon

Psst… How’s your visit on our web page going? Take the survey and help us to improve our page.

Take the survey