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Lapland Santa Claus Village from Rovaniemi Including Sleigh Ride and Lunch
"Wrap up warm and start your experience with a pickup from central Rovaniemi. Settle into your coach or minibus and drive to the starting point of your tour to board your snowmobile.On arrival get a safety briefing and instructions on riding your 2-person vehicle. Then put on your helmet and set off with your expert guide leading the way.Whizz through the snowy countryside following groomed trails and taking turns driving and riding pillion. As you carve through the ice and snow breathe in the crisp Arctic air and fairytale scenery — it’s an unforgettable experience! Arrive at a reindeer farm and meet these gentle Arctic animals as you learn about how they're trained from the herders. Then settle into your sleigh and enjoy an unforgettable reindeer-pulled sleigh ride around a snow-draped forest. Afterward join in a fun Arctic Circle ceremony to celebrate your crossing into this polar region. Next
From EUR213.00
 
Rovaniemi Guided tour and Santa Village
"Rovaniemi is the capital of Lapland in Finland and known as the best Finnish winter resort. The guide will tell you the history of Rovaniemi and show some interesting places in the city.After the sightseeing tour go to the official Hometown of Sa as well as spreading the message love and goodwill of Christmas Spirit throughout the globe. Rovaniemi is the official home of Santa Claus.The Santa Claus' Office is located on the Arctic Circle in Santa Claus Village. Visit Santa Claus post office a children and relatives. Rudolf’s gift factory shop offers the best Christmas gifts shopping. The ceremony of Arctic Circle crossing also takes place in the Santa Claus village. Everyone will receive a personal certificate of this event.There are many cafes and restaurants in the Santa Claus Village as well.""""Embark on a city tour around Rovaniemi and visit the Santa Claus Village where Santa Claus spends his time every day of the year to take care of his mission in life: to enhance the well-being of children and the kindness of grown-ups as well as spreading the message of love and goodwill of Christmas Spirit throughout the globe."
From EUR100.00
 
Lapland Northern Lights Snowmobile Safari from Levi
"Wrap up cozily and start your experience with a pickup from your hotel in or near Levi. Then board your minivan or coach and travel to the starting point of your snowmobile ride. Be welcomed by your guide and receive a safety briefing and instructions on riding your 2-person snowmobile. Put on a supplied thermal suit and helmet and once you feel comfortable take off into the surrounding forests.Skim along winding trails through the snowy pine trees and feel the chill Arctic air on your face as you cruise through the darkness lit only by your headlights and if the night is clear a moonlit sky. Speed over gentle slopes
From EUR126.00

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Home of Mr. Lordi

Rovaniemi's best-known export on the international stage may very well be Mr. Lordi, the singer of Finnish hard rock band Lordi who shocked everyone (in more ways than one) when it won the Eurovision...
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Just a little more about sauna...

Customs related to sauna.1. If the sauna is a small cottage of it's own by someones summercottage, people usually go swimming in a lake after sauna and often go to sauna and to the lake many times in...
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Santa Claus in summer

Santa Claus puts the comfortable, cool summer clothes on and stays in Chamber meeting people from all over the world. Now and again Santa Claus wants to go for a bathe, too. Most preferably he bathes...
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No shoes inside

Usually when we enter an apartment we take our shoes off.. :) And if you're going to move around by bus, you should know that all the buses don't stop on every stop..You have to wave your arm if you...
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About Finns

Some little things I know about Finns:I know that very many of us are a little bit shy, especially when it comes to meeting and talking with foreign people, I know we are a bit crazy in our own weird...
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Like other Scandinavian...

Like other Scandinavian countries, Finns celebrate the summer solstice. Finns organise a great number of summer festivals every summer. The most traditional holiday of them all, the Midsummer festival...
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Inside of a "typical Finn"

The Finnish people have a much more colourful inside that you would think when you first meet them.I can't say anything authentic about the inside of the Finnish people, but I think it's basically the...
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Finnish mentality

Sometimes this freaks people out. Specially people from the Mediterranean. Finnish people are generally a little more quiet, uncommunicative and introverted compared to some other nationalities. But...
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Sauna - is it relaxing or embarassing?

Okey, now I'll explain the scary thing Finland's famous for: SAUNA.Sauna is a room or a cottage with wooden walls and benches. The most important thing in sauna is the stove with stones on it. The...
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Excuse me, do you speak English?

Yep! Almost all the Rovaniemi people speak English, only the oldest generation doesn't, and even some of them do. Finns speak aslo Swedish, not fluently but enough to help you. So be brave to ask...
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SHOES To wear or not to wear,is that the question?

I've been asked about shoes. Heh, funny that this question came up.Well, I have the impression that in most countries people don't take shoes off when they go inside to someones house. Well, in...
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Reason for architecture

All the buildnings in Rovaniemi are similar, very ugly, very 50's. Very low, very symmethrical. And even it is a small town, navigating there is not easy, because streets are oddly designed.But there...
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Talking with Finns

Many Finns are kind of 'afraid' of foreigners! But you'll find someone who wins her/his fears, if you don't look very repulsive.. :) English is widely spoken in whole country!
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Top Hotels in Rovaniemi

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Korkalonkatu 29, (formerly Quality Hotel), Rovaniemi, Lapland, 96200, Finland
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Koskikatu 4, Rovaniemi, Lapland, 96200, Finland
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Pekankatu 9, Rovaniemi, Lapland, 96200, Finland
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Pohtimolammentie 203, Rovaniemi, 97220, Finland
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Koskikatu 23, Rovaniemi, Lapland, 96200, Finland
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Pohjanpuistikko 2, Rovaniemi, Lapland, 96200, Finland
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Top Things to Do in Rovaniemi

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Bus from Rovaniemi to Ranua Zoo

Ranua Zoo is located 80 km away from Rovaniemi and it takes about an hour to get there by bus. The bus we will pick you up at your hotel and after the trip we return you to your place of stay. You can...
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Fjord87

"RRRRRRRRRRROOVANIEMI!!!"
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bpacker

"Journey Along the Arctic Highway"
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ealgisi

"Rovaniemi"
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Anunanu

"Anunanu's Rovaniemi Page"
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novsco61

"Santa Claus Home"
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