Fall in love with Rovaniemi! We have put together tips for an enjoyable summer holiday in Rovaniemi!
You can meet Santa Claus and cross the magical Arctic Circle every day at the Santa Claus Village in Rovaniemi.
Santa Claus Office is the official place to meet Santa in Santa Claus Village at the Arctic Circle.
Santa Claus’ Main Post Office is the only official post office of Santa Claus. Here you can feel the Christmas spirit every day of the year and be served by the merry post office elves in several languages!
Underneath the Arctic Circle, deep beneath the ground, lies Santa's secret cavern where it's Christmas all year round!
Arktikum is a museum and a science centre. Arktikum exhibitions lead guests on an adventure to Finnish Lapland and the Arctic region.
The core of Korundi House of Culture comprises two nationally significant and internationally interesting art institutions: the Chamber Orchestra of Lapland and the Rovaniemi Art Museum.
Science Centre Pilke tells stories about the northern forests and the many connections we have with them.
Culture Pass is your ticket to three of Rovaniemi’s premier cultural attractions. Experience northern nature, art, history and phenomena in many exciting ways
Ounasvaara is a family outdoor resort close by the city of Rovaniemi at the Arctic Circle.
Ranua Wildlife Park offers tourists and nearby inhabitants the opportunity to observe arctic animals throughout the year, in an as authentic environment for the animals as possible.
Santa Claus Secret Forest is an exclusive destination where you can experience the magic of Christmas either privately or in small groups.
Mrs. Santa Claus is delighted to meet visitors from all around the world and to have a pleasant chat with each and every guest.
Welcome to meet our cute reindeer, alpacas, llamas, bunnies, sheep, goats, horse, pony and different birds.
Come and meet the genuine Siberian Huskies and their puppies!
Käyntikohde joka tarjoaa poroajeluita ja elämyksiä ympäri vuoden Joulupukin porojen kanssa, Joulupukin Pajakylässä.
Lapland Brewery is open for the visits for groups or individually on Friday evenings.
Snowman World is the home of cute snowmen characters and a snow activity park for the whole family with daily lunch and dinner in the spectacular Snow Restaurant made entirely of snow and ice.
See one the biggest SnowHotels in the World – Arctic SnowHotel & Glass Igloos in Lehtojärvi Rovaniemi offers unforgettable visiting experiences.
Discover Santa´s artistic side in Santa Claus City Office, right in the very heart of Rovaniemi City.
Spectacular rapids and aapa mires close to Rovaniemi - Enjoy Lapland in the Arctic Circle Hiking Area at half an hour’s distance from Rovaniemi!
King's lean-to is a famous and extremely beautiful day hike destination in Rovaniemi, Lapland, Finland. The lean-to is reachable both in winter and in summer.
Villa Vinkkeli is a new art center in Rovaniemi. The house has an art gallery and the photo studio of photographer Kaisa Sirén.
Lappia House, City Library of Rovaniemi and Rovaniemi Town Hall - the most famous of architect Alvar Aalto's works in Lapland.
The LAURI log houses are a piece of history in city center of Rovaniemi. Inside there is a traditional handicraft workshop, where you can watch how beautiful items of reindeer antler, wood and leather are being produced.
The present church in Rovaniemi was completed in 1950. It was designed by the architect Bertil Liljequist. The interior of the church is dominated by a huge fresco behind the altar.
Santasport pool area is ideal for competitive swimmers, aquatics, swim schools, and recreational swimming.
Santasport has a 12-lane bowling alley with an automated scoring system that guarantees a relaxed bowling experience for the entire team.
The seven-hectare Arctic Garden is one of the most beautiful parks in Rovaniemi a walking distance from the center of Rovaniemi.
From our watersport activities you can choose huge floating waterpark, SUP-boards, kayaks, rowing boats, electric surfboards, wakeboarding and of course the most Finnish thing besides these - a sauna!
Experience indoor climbing and relaxing yoga at Climbing gym and Yoga studio Väki
Under one large roof you will find trampolines, obstacle courses and slides. The park is divided into age groups so that "speed monsters" of all ages and levels are guaranteed to find the right amount of challenge and fun.
The one and only supervised playground and babysitting services in Rovaniemi center.
Kotatieva Winter Leisure Park is a destination where you can experience winter fun in a peaceful, genuine environment. We have a unique forest ice-skating track and much more! Kotatieva is an ideal day trip destination: we’re located only 10 kilometres from Rovaniemi centre, and we provide a transportation.
Haunted walk and gallery of darkness is an artgallery in Sonka, Rovaniemi opened in 2021.The goal of the gallery is to introduce the audience to something new,different and even a little scary.
Children of all ages, and children at heart, can come and enjoy the fun, inspired by Angry Bird figures. The open-air playground is located within walking distance from the city centre.
The nearest point of the Ounasvaara Winter Trail is 1.6 km east of the Rovaniemi city center. With marked and maintained trails and several great vantage points.
The Ounasvaara Nature Trail is 2.9 km east of the city centre of Rovaniemi. It is an ideal day-trip destination because of its easy accessibility.
Photogenic Koivusaari Nature Trail is a popular day hike destination nearby Rovaniemi city in Lapland, Finland.
Lampivaara Amethyst Mine, located in Pyhä-Luosto national park, is a fascinating travel destination all year round. Visitors are welcome!
Roll Outdoors builds and takes care of the winter fatbike trail network at Ounasvaara hill. The trail is marked with fatbiker symbols, so you wont get lost.
Local Heritage Museum illustrates life in the house and outbuildings of a wealthy farmer over 150 years ago.
Forestry museum of Lapland is one of a kind; there is no museum like ours anywhere else in Finland. During one museum tour you can get a wide perspective of how people worked and lived in forests here in Lapland during 1870’s until 1950’s.
Ounasvaara Sled Track is an exciting way to descend the huge hill landscape. The scenery lift also takes you down, if you just want to enjoy the fantastic views.
Experience a great adventure and see the Lappish nature from totally different angle - from the tree tops of Ounasvaara!
Provided By in Adventure Park Huima
Auttiköngäs is one of Finland's most magnificent waterfalls in peaceful Taiga forest an hour from Rovaniemi.
There are 14 'devil's churns,' or potholes, on the rocky slopes of Sukulanrakka around 25 km from Rovaniemi city centre. These potholes were created around 10,000 years ago, on the fringes of the melting continental ice sheet, by powerful meltwater flows which eroded the rock.
Lampivaara Amethyst Mine, located in Pyhä-Luosto national park, is a fascinating travel destination all year round. The amethyst of Lampivaara fell was born 2 000 million years ago in the bowels of the ancient mountains. There is now a gem mine on the top of the hill that will sustain for the hundreds of years. Visitors are welcome!
German Soldiers' Cemetery was blessed on 31 August 1963. Its mausoleum contains the remains of over 2,500 German soldiers who fell during the Second World War.
Rovaniemi Theater is the northernmost professional theater in Finland and our roots are proudly in Lappish ground.
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