Rovaniemi Things to Do

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    Bus from Rovaniemi to Ranua Zoo
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  • 1. 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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  • 2. Town Hall

    The townhall was designed by Aalvar Aalto. It is part of a compleks of three buildings. In the meeting room of the members there is a very interresting piece of...

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  • 3. Lumberjack Candle Bridge

    The Lumberjack Candle (Jätkänkynttilä) Bridge, built in 1989, has become a symbol of Rovaniemi. It gets its name from the two high pylons in its centre, which...

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  • 4. Arktikum

    The Arktikum museum is a one-stop cultural centre for all things Arctic. The many detailed exhibitions take a long time to explore, so much so that it can be...

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  • 5. Santa Claus Village

    Rovaniemi and its surroundings have much more to offer than the Santa Claus story, but if you must visit one Santa-related attraction in the area, make it Santa...

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  • 6. Meet Mr. Claus!!!

    You might know this feeling: even before you actually visit a place, you are looking for the right VT category in your head and might even start writing your...

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  • 7. Crossing the Arctic Circle

    Now this tip might belong here just as much as in the Tourist Trap section, but since money is not necessarily involved, I put it up as a thing to do!You find...

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  • 8. Arktikum

    We had planned to visit the Arktikum, but unfortunately we were there on a Monday, so it was closed. From their website this museum looks sooooooooo interesting...

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  • 9. The official Napapiiri crossing

    Make sure you go to the official Arctic Circle ("Napapiiri") crossing while you're in Rovaniemi, Finland. All you need to do is to take a look at it to realise...

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  • 10. Arctic Circle Husky Park

    Discover huskies and experience a husky dog team ride. Trips of varying lengths from 600 metres to an approximately 35 km daytrip. In the summer the park has a...

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  • 11. Arctic Centre - Arktikum

    Arktikum has 3 functions: it's a research center of arctic nature and culture, it's a museum of Lapland and also a museum of arctic nature/culture. For some...

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  • 12. Meeting Santa Claus in Person

    Though this sounds cheesy as hell, try to visit Santa Claus if you're in Rovaniemi (Finland). It's an experience that's hard to forget, never mind if you're a...

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  • 13. Santa Claus' Village

    Even some might say that this is a huge tourist trap, after visiting at North Pole's Santa Home in Alaska, I will disagree.Santa Claus' Village at Rovaniemi...

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  • 14. Santa Claus Village

    Santa Claus Village it's the best reason to go there. You may find Santa Claus there and all the magical world around it. The raindeers, his house, etc. Santa...

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  • 15. Dog team rides

    Husky farm with approximately 120 friendly Siberian and Alaskan huskies. The husky farm specializes in short husly ride programs for incentive and other groups....

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  • 16. Arktikum - cultural & natural heritage on display

    The arktikum is a quite spectacular building on the edge of Rovaniemi. Its not super easy to get to without a car, but it isn't a long walk from town and is...

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  • 17. Arcticum Museum

    The Arcticum Museum is an amazing structure, half underground with a glass dome to let in heat and light of the remote arctic sun. It is dedicated to exhibits...

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  • 18. Arctic museum

    Very interesting museum containing lots of information about the former life of the Lapland people and about Lapland. There are many padded animals (polar bear...

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  • 19. Village of Santa Claus

    Tiny village with Artic Circle passing through it. No matter how the weather is, there are decorated Christmas trees everywhere and the carols are being played...

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  • 20. Santa's Post Office II

    Every year letters arrive here at the Arctic Circle from all over the world, some addressed simply with "To Santa Claus". 280.000 letters are received by...

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  • 21. Santa's Post Office

    Situated right along the Arctic Circle one can find the main post office of Santa Claus. This post office is open every day of the year and letters and...

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  • 22. Arctic Circle

    Just north of Rovaniemi one can cross the Arctic Circle. It runs at 66° 33′ 39″ and is one of the five major lines of latitude. North of the Arctic...

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  • 23. Arktikum

    The Arktikum with its beautiful designed glass tunnel stretching out to the Kemijoki, spacious layout and stunning exhibitions makes this one of Finlands...

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  • 24. Husky/ reindeer trip

    You HAVE to go on a husky or reindeer safari. Several companies offer these trips although LaplandVIP tours which we booked with were brilliant. You visit a...

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  • 25. Lapland Safaris

    Not Exactly a "thing to do" , but I'd like to spend some words about that equisite safaris company in Rovaniemi.If U book a safari with them , Lapland Safari...

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