Fall in love with Rovaniemi! We have put together tips for an enjoyable winter 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!
Experience the atmosphere of authentic Finnish Christmas in Santa Claus Village at the Arctic Circle. Meet Santa Claus in the Christmas House of the Santa Claus Holiday Village, and discover the unique Christmas exhibition, explaining the Christmas traditions around the World.
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.
Meet lovely Mrs. Santa Claus herself or create your own Lappish souvenir together with the joyful elves in Mrs. Santa Claus' Christmas Cottage!
Welcome to meet our cute reindeer, alpacas, bunnies, lambs, goats, peafowls, ducks, chicks, hens and roosters.
Come and meet the genuine Siberian Huskies and their puppies!
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.
Snowman World Winter Zone is a unique snow and ice world, situated in Santa Claus Village on the Arctic Circle, Rovaniemi, Finland.
Arctic Snow Hotel with its Ice Restaurant is an excellent place to visit, which will surely provide memorable experiences even as a day trip.
Villa Vinkkeli is a new art center in Rovaniemi. The house has an art gallery and the photo studio of photographer Kaisa Sirén.
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.
Local Heritage Museum illustrates life in the house and outbuildings of a wealthy farmer a hundred years ago.
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.
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
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.
HopLop Exercise Adventure Park - lively action for kids and adults!
At HopLop you will find huge multi-layered adventure labyrinths, bouncy castles, slides, challenging and daring obstacles, pipes, bridges, ball pits, climbing walls, and a wide range of electronic games.
At Rollohalli you can get your daily adrenaline rush. You have a chance to try scooters and skateboards, trampolines and airtrack, parkour area and climbing walls.
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.
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.
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!
Lampivaara Amethyst Mine, located in Pyhä-Luosto national park, is a fascinating travel destination all year round. 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.
The Rovaniemi Theatre – Regional Theatre of Lapland offers a wide range of different performances, with its speciality being local themes. Each year theatre-goers can choose from children’s theatre and musicals, classics and new works, comedy and drama.