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Rovaniemi is the official hometown of Santa Claus and the capital of Finnish Lapland. A friendly town surrounded by Arctic nature, where Lappish culture and a wide range of activities can be enjoyed all year round. And of course, here, you can cross the Arctic Circle!

“Fairy-tale surroundings and a pinch of magic”

 

Discover all that Rovaniemi has to offer in winter: exceptional accommodation for a dream holiday as well as a multitude of activities accessible from the city.

CLOSER THAN EVER

Travelling to Rovaniemi is now easier than ever! You can fly directly to Rovaniemi from London, Paris, Dusseldorf and Istanbul. There are also several flights per day from Helsinki to Rovaniemi.

Helsinki-Rovaniemi with Finnair
Helsinki Rovaniemi with Norwegian
Dusseldorf- Rovaniemi with Eurowings
London – Rovaniemi with easyJet
Paris – Rovaniemi with Air France
Istanbul – Rovaniemi with Turkish Airlines

UNFORGETTABLE ACCOMMODATION

Rovaniemi offers a wide range of accommodation: different price levels and a great variety of styles guarantee there is something for everyone. You can choose to stay in the city centre, in the wilderness or right next door to Santa Claus.

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The Northern lights dancing above Arctic TreeHouse Hotel suites in Rovaniemi Lapland Finland
ARCTIC TREEHOUSE HOTEL
Glass Resort glass houses in Santa Claus Village Rovaniemi Lapland Finland
GLASS RESORT
Kammi Family Suites and aurora borealis in Apukka Resort Rovaniemi Lapland Finland
APUKKA RESORT
A couple admiring the Northern Lights in the glass igloo of Arctic Snowhotel and Glass Igloos in Rovaniemi Lapland Finland
ARCTIC SNOWHOTEL & GLASS IGLOOS

THE MUST-DO WINTER ACTIVITIES

Rovaniemi offers plenty of activities all year round. They are all worth experiencing. Just immerse yourself in Arctic nature and start to tick off your bucket list!

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The Northern Lights excursions

Aurora Borealis Picnic Provided by Safartica Oy
From 69,00 EUR
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Aurora Borealis Picnic

Our location on the Arctic Circle gives us the best possibilities to try and see the Northern Lights.

From 69,00 EUR
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Hunting Northern Lights by Snowmobile with Picnic Provided by Access Lapland Oy
From 107,00 EUR
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Hunting Northern Lights by Snowmobile with Picnic

Join our hunting for the northern lights by snowmobile safari into the arctic night

From 107,00 EUR
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Northern Lights Snowmobile Hunt Provided by NORDIC UNIQUE TRAVELS
From 139,00 EUR
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Northern Lights Snowmobile Hunt

There are many ways to get out of the city and see auroras, but for the adventurous nothing compares to viewing them by snowmobile. Riding across the snow under the stars is a real thrill!

From 139,00 EUR
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Private Northern Lights photography tour Provided by Beyond Arctic
From 600,00 EUR
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Private Northern Lights photography tour

On this private Northern Lights hunting tour we will take you to best locations to photograph the amazing Auroras.

From 600,00 EUR
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The Northern Lights are visible in Rovaniemi all winter long from late August to early April. It’s a natural phenomenon that you have to see at least once in a lifetime with your own eyes. Go hunting for the Northern Lights with specialists to make sure not to miss them! See more Aurora Borealis tours

Husky Tours and Farm Visits

A WALK WITH HUSKY, Rovaniemi Provided by Lapland Safaris AC Ltd
From 76,00 EUR
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A WALK WITH HUSKY, Rovaniemi

Take the huskies for an afternoon walk and get friends with the furry sled dogs

From 76,00 EUR
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Snowmobile & Animals Day Tour Provided by NORDIC UNIQUE TRAVELS
From 219,00 EUR
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Snowmobile & Animals Day Tour

Experience an action-packed day in the Arctic and get to know the different means of transportation of the locals.

From 219,00 EUR
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Jenga (500 m) Provided by Husky Park
From 30,00 EUR
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Jenga (500 m)

An experience in a husky sled!

From 30,00 EUR
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Born to run EARLY WINTER afternoon Provided by Bearhill Husky
From 149,00 EUR
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Born to run EARLY WINTER afternoon

A 2,5 hour program with 4 kilometer husky cart tour

From 149,00 EUR
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Go on a dog sled adventure, a magical experience that will take you deep into the boreal forests and over frozen lakes. See more husky tours and farm visits

Reindeer Sleigh Rides and Farm Visits

Long Reindeer Safari in the nature of Lapland Provided by SieriPoro Safaris
From 125,00 EUR
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Long Reindeer Safari in the nature of Lapland

Welcome to experience a unique reindeer safari in Lapland’s beautiful nature in our long reindeer safari.

From 125,00 EUR
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Visit of authentic reindeer farm in winter with a reindeer ride Provided by SieriPoro Safaris
From 79,00 EUR
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Visit of authentic reindeer farm in winter with a reindeer ride

Visit an authentic reindeer farm in Sierijärvi Village in Rovaniemi, Lapland. Enjoy also a reindeer ride.

From 79,00 EUR
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Snowmobile Safari to a Reindeer Farm and Santa Claus Village Provided by Wild Nordic Finland
From 201,00 EUR
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Snowmobile Safari to a Reindeer Farm and Santa Claus Village

This snowmobile safari will give you a chance to ride your own snowmobile on the forest trails around Santa Claus Village area. You will enjoy the beautiful wintry scenery, during the way we will make several stops to admire snowy nature.

From 201,00 EUR
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Santa Village & Arctic Animals Combo Adventure Provided by Nordic Adventures
From 199,00 EUR
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Santa Village & Arctic Animals Combo Adventure

What would you do if you wanted to experience an ultimate winter adventure? Well, of course, you would visit Santa’s village and try husky and reindeer sleigh rides!

From 199,00 EUR
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The reindeer is the iconic animal of Finnish Lapland. Discover this animal by visiting a reindeer farm and opt for a sleigh ride for an unforgettable moment. See more reindeer sleigh rides and farm visits

Snowmobiling

Experience a long Snowmobile Safari in Lapland (70 km) Provided by Arctic Circle Snowmobile Park
From 150,00 EUR
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Experience a long Snowmobile Safari in Lapland (70 km)

Half-day snowmobile safari into Lappish nature

From 150,00 EUR
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Full Day Snowmobile Safari to the Wilderness Provided by Wild Nordic Finland
From 183,00 EUR
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Full Day Snowmobile Safari to the Wilderness

Lapland has hundreds of kilometers of snowmobile tracks to choose from. This tour is for all who want to experience the freedom of snowmobile driving in the wilderness.

From 183,00 EUR
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Snowmobile Safari to a Husky Camp Provided by Wild Nordic Finland
From 178,00 EUR
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Snowmobile Safari to a Husky Camp

This snowmobile safari will give you a chance to ride your own snowmobile on the forest trails around Santa Claus Village area and enjoy the thrill of a husky ride.

From 178,00 EUR
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Snowmobile Safari with Ice Fishing Experience Provided by Wild Nordic Finland
From 142,00 EUR
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Snowmobile Safari with Ice Fishing Experience

Join us for a great afternoon of snowmobiling and ice fishing. This tour gives you the opportunity to experience something the local people really enjoy doing on their free time.

From 142,00 EUR
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Explore snow-covered forests and frozen lakes by snowmobile for a thrilling excursion! See more snowmobiling tours

Today it's been snowing all day here in Rovaniemi, Lapland, Finland and we're thrilled 😍 

Pics are from this morning and by now there are already piles of snow... 

First snow rarely stays for long due to changes in weather and temperature. Permanent snow comes when it comes – We're ready ❄️❄️❄️❄️

#visitfinland #visitrovaniemi #snow #rovaniemi #lapland #laplandfinland #snowsnowsnow
Today it's been snowing all day here in Rovaniemi, Lapland, Finland and we're thrilled 😍 

Pics are from this morning and by now there are already piles of snow... 

First snow rarely stays for long due to changes in weather and temperature. Permanent snow comes when it comes – We're ready ❄️❄️❄️❄️

#visitfinland #visitrovaniemi #snow #rovaniemi #lapland #laplandfinland #snowsnowsnow
Today it's been snowing all day here in Rovaniemi, Lapland, Finland and we're thrilled 😍 

Pics are from this morning and by now there are already piles of snow... 

First snow rarely stays for long due to changes in weather and temperature. Permanent snow comes when it comes – We're ready ❄️❄️❄️❄️

#visitfinland #visitrovaniemi #snow #rovaniemi #lapland #laplandfinland #snowsnowsnow

Today it's been snowing all day here in Rovaniemi, Lapland, Finland and we're thrilled 😍

Pics are from this morning and by now there are already piles of snow…

First snow rarely stays for long due to changes in weather and temperature. Permanent snow comes when it comes – We're ready ❄️❄️❄️❄️

#visitfinland #visitrovaniemi #snow #rovaniemi #lapland #laplandfinland #snowsnowsnow

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Cheers to autumn – This foliage was a wonderful set of colors! Now it smells like winter in the air...If we're lucky, we might get the first snow flakes this week here in Rovaniemi 💃🏼

#visitrovaniemi #rovaniemi #autumn #winter #visitfinland #lapland #laplandfinland #foliage #mondaymotivation #winter #travelingram

Cheers to autumn – This foliage was a wonderful set of colors! Now it smells like winter in the air…If we're lucky, we might get the first snow flakes this week here in Rovaniemi 💃🏼

#visitrovaniemi #rovaniemi #autumn #winter #visitfinland #lapland #laplandfinland #foliage #mondaymotivation #winter #travelingram

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Guess what? 🎅🏼It's only 70 nights until Christmas! Santa Claus and his elves are surely planning it already here at the Official Hometown of Santa Claus...What's your Christmas plan? 

#visitrovaniemi #rovaniemi #santa #santaclaus #christmas #lapland #visitfinlnd #finnishlapland #perenoel #christmastime

Guess what? 🎅🏼It's only 70 nights until Christmas! Santa Claus and his elves are surely planning it already here at the Official Hometown of Santa Claus…What's your Christmas plan?

#visitrovaniemi #rovaniemi #santa #santaclaus #christmas #lapland #visitfinlnd #finnishlapland #perenoel #christmastime

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About last night 💫 It was one of the best northern lights shows for the year here in Rovaniemi, Lapland. @wildaboutlapland was hunting the auroras with luck last night 💫

#lapland #finland #northernlights #aurora #auroraborealis #nightphotography #aurorahunting #visitrovaniemi #visitfinland #wildaboutlapland

About last night 💫 It was one of the best northern lights shows for the year here in Rovaniemi, Lapland. @wildaboutlapland was hunting the auroras with luck last night 💫

#lapland #finland #northernlights #aurora #auroraborealis #nightphotography #aurorahunting #visitrovaniemi #visitfinland #wildaboutlapland

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It's ok to have wet in the autum – floating makes your mind rest and body relax 💫🍂🍁

Floating in Rovaniemi with @safartica 

#lapland #laplandfinland #autumn #rovaniemi #autumnvibes #floating #outdoors #outdoorslife #visitrovaniemi #visitfinland #arctic #arcticcircle
It's ok to have wet in the autum – floating makes your mind rest and body relax 💫🍂🍁

Floating in Rovaniemi with @safartica 

#lapland #laplandfinland #autumn #rovaniemi #autumnvibes #floating #outdoors #outdoorslife #visitrovaniemi #visitfinland #arctic #arcticcircle
It's ok to have wet in the autum – floating makes your mind rest and body relax 💫🍂🍁

Floating in Rovaniemi with @safartica 

#lapland #laplandfinland #autumn #rovaniemi #autumnvibes #floating #outdoors #outdoorslife #visitrovaniemi #visitfinland #arctic #arcticcircle

It's ok to have wet in the autum – floating makes your mind rest and body relax 💫🍂🍁

Floating in Rovaniemi with @safartica

#lapland #laplandfinland #autumn #rovaniemi #autumnvibes #floating #outdoors #outdoorslife #visitrovaniemi #visitfinland #arctic #arcticcircle

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Oh to have wings.. to fly and see Lapland Rovaniemi, from a bird´s eye view 😍🍂 But wait, we do have wings:

For winter and spring 2021-2022, the following direct flight connections to Rovaniemi have been established:

London (Gatwick) – Rovaniemi with easyJet
– Operated between 17th November 2021 and 23rd March 2022 on Wednesdays and Sundays

Paris (Charles de Gaulle) – Rovaniemi with Air France
– Operated between 4th December 2021 and 5th March 2022 on Wednesdays and Saturdays

Dusseldorf – Rovaniemi with Eurowings
– Operated between 5th December 2021 and 20th March 2022 on Sundays

Istanbul – Rovaniemi with Turkish Airlines
– Operated between 16th December 2021 and 6th February 2022 on Thursdays and Sundays

And flights from Helsinki to Rovaniemi are operated by Finnair & Norwegian 

#rovaniemi #lapland #flights #lapland #finland #turkishairlines #eurowings #airfrance #easyjet #Finnair #norwegian #arcticcircle #laplandfinland #traveldestination
Oh to have wings.. to fly and see Lapland Rovaniemi, from a bird´s eye view 😍🍂 But wait, we do have wings:

For winter and spring 2021-2022, the following direct flight connections to Rovaniemi have been established:

London (Gatwick) – Rovaniemi with easyJet
– Operated between 17th November 2021 and 23rd March 2022 on Wednesdays and Sundays

Paris (Charles de Gaulle) – Rovaniemi with Air France
– Operated between 4th December 2021 and 5th March 2022 on Wednesdays and Saturdays

Dusseldorf – Rovaniemi with Eurowings
– Operated between 5th December 2021 and 20th March 2022 on Sundays

Istanbul – Rovaniemi with Turkish Airlines
– Operated between 16th December 2021 and 6th February 2022 on Thursdays and Sundays

And flights from Helsinki to Rovaniemi are operated by Finnair & Norwegian 

#rovaniemi #lapland #flights #lapland #finland #turkishairlines #eurowings #airfrance #easyjet #Finnair #norwegian #arcticcircle #laplandfinland #traveldestination
Oh to have wings.. to fly and see Lapland Rovaniemi, from a bird´s eye view 😍🍂 But wait, we do have wings:

For winter and spring 2021-2022, the following direct flight connections to Rovaniemi have been established:

London (Gatwick) – Rovaniemi with easyJet
– Operated between 17th November 2021 and 23rd March 2022 on Wednesdays and Sundays

Paris (Charles de Gaulle) – Rovaniemi with Air France
– Operated between 4th December 2021 and 5th March 2022 on Wednesdays and Saturdays

Dusseldorf – Rovaniemi with Eurowings
– Operated between 5th December 2021 and 20th March 2022 on Sundays

Istanbul – Rovaniemi with Turkish Airlines
– Operated between 16th December 2021 and 6th February 2022 on Thursdays and Sundays

And flights from Helsinki to Rovaniemi are operated by Finnair & Norwegian 

#rovaniemi #lapland #flights #lapland #finland #turkishairlines #eurowings #airfrance #easyjet #Finnair #norwegian #arcticcircle #laplandfinland #traveldestination

Oh to have wings.. to fly and see Lapland Rovaniemi, from a bird´s eye view 😍🍂 But wait, we do have wings:

For winter and spring 2021-2022, the following direct flight connections to Rovaniemi have been established:

London (Gatwick) – Rovaniemi with easyJet
– Operated between 17th November 2021 and 23rd March 2022 on Wednesdays and Sundays

Paris (Charles de Gaulle) – Rovaniemi with Air France
– Operated between 4th December 2021 and 5th March 2022 on Wednesdays and Saturdays

Dusseldorf – Rovaniemi with Eurowings
– Operated between 5th December 2021 and 20th March 2022 on Sundays

Istanbul – Rovaniemi with Turkish Airlines
– Operated between 16th December 2021 and 6th February 2022 on Thursdays and Sundays

And flights from Helsinki to Rovaniemi are operated by Finnair & Norwegian

#rovaniemi #lapland #flights #lapland #finland #turkishairlines #eurowings #airfrance #easyjet #Finnair #norwegian #arcticcircle #laplandfinland #traveldestination

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