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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 NortsaV Tours create opportunities to experience genuine Lapland.
From 65,00 EUR
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Aurora Borealis Picnic

Northern Light tour with picnic, by riverside. Tour operating from September to the end of April.

From 65,00 EUR
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Private Lake Northern Lights Chasing Adventure Provided by Nordic Adventures
From 129,00 EUR
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Private Lake Northern Lights Chasing Adventure

If you want to go Northern Lights hunting but don’t want to get round up with dozens of tourist, our private hut experience is a perfect choice for you.

From 129,00 EUR
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Northern Lights Snowmobile Safari from Rovaniemi with Campfire Picnic Provided by Easy Travel Oy
From 162,00 EUR
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Northern Lights Snowmobile Safari from Rovaniemi with Campfire Picnic

Embark on a safari to drive a snowmobile through snowy forests and along the river in the shadows of the evening. During the safari, you can admire the starry night, the moon and if you are lucky you will see the Aurora Borealis. Then it’ll be time for a bonfire, roasting sausages, and drinking hot […]

From 162,00 EUR
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AURORA BOREALIS SNOWMOBILE SAFARI & BBQ Provided by Arctic Circle Snowmobile Park
From 125,00 EUR
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AURORA BOREALIS SNOWMOBILE SAFARI & BBQ

CHASING NORTHERN LIGHTS BY SNOWMOBILE WITH BBQ

From 125,00 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

4 km midday mushing Provided by Korvalan Kestikievari Oy
From 95,00 EUR
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4 km midday mushing

Husky tours at Korvala: 4 km sledding, including winter clothing, driving lesson, kennel tour, dog cuddles, photo ops, warm drinks & cookies. Max 6 participants.

From 95,00 EUR
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Husky Park visit Provided by Husky Park
From 10,00 EUR
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Husky Park visit

Come and see the life in Husky Park! You can take photos, visit our beautiful park and meet the genuine Siberian Huskies.

From 10,00 EUR
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Husky Hugging Provided by Husky Park
From 20,00 EUR
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Husky Hugging

Come and get to know our lovely huskies even closer! We have a fenced area where you can pet and hug the dogs freely and enjoy their kisses.

From 20,00 EUR
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Pineforest Pawprint (Afternoon) Provided by Pinewood`s huskies
From 160,00 EUR
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Pineforest Pawprint (Afternoon)

Pineforest Pawprint best option for couples and families with older children.

From 160,00 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

Reindeer Sleigh Ride and Ice Fishing Tour Provided by Apukka Resort
From 149,00 EUR
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Reindeer Sleigh Ride and Ice Fishing Tour

Combine two unique experiences!

From 149,00 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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Visit of authentic reindeer farm in winter (with a reindeer ride if conditions permit) Provided by SieriPoro Safaris
From 79,00 EUR
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Visit of authentic reindeer farm in winter (with a reindeer ride if conditions permit)

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

From 79,00 EUR
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1 hour reindeer ride and farm visit Provided by Raitola Reindeer and Husky Farm
From 238,00 EUR
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1 hour reindeer ride and farm visit

1 hour reindeer ride, reindeer farm visit, reindeer driving licence, hot drinks and a bun

From 238,00 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

Northern Lights Snowmobile Safari from Rovaniemi with Campfire Picnic Provided by Easy Travel Oy
From 162,00 EUR
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Northern Lights Snowmobile Safari from Rovaniemi with Campfire Picnic

Embark on a safari to drive a snowmobile through snowy forests and along the river in the shadows of the evening. During the safari, you can admire the starry night, the moon and if you are lucky you will see the Aurora Borealis. Then it’ll be time for a bonfire, roasting sausages, and drinking hot […]

From 162,00 EUR
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Thrilling snowmobile safari (Small group) Provided by Pure Lapland
From 278,00 EUR
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Thrilling snowmobile safari (Small group)

A unique and intimate small group snowmobile adventure in the Lapland’s beautiful forest scenery.

From 278,00 EUR
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SNOWMOBILE SAFARI 2H (Family), Rovaniemi Provided by Lapland Safaris AC Ltd
From 99,00 EUR
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SNOWMOBILE SAFARI 2H (Family), Rovaniemi

Discover Lapland’s unique snowy nature and the fun of snowmobiling

From 99,00 EUR
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Silent eSled Safari and Ice Fishing Experience in Rovaniemi Provided by Safartica Oy
From 169,00 EUR
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Silent eSled Safari and Ice Fishing Experience in Rovaniemi

On our ice fishing safari to lake Lehtojärvi you will learn the secrets of ice fishing which is a popular pastime in Finland

From 169,00 EUR
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Explore snow-covered forests and frozen lakes by snowmobile for a thrilling excursion! See more snowmobiling tours

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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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