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Northern Lights Hunt Including Snacks on Campfire from Rovaniemi
"You will be picked up from your accommodation point and transferred for a 2-hour excursion to a traditional Finnish tent with a campfire on lake shore. Return transfers warm outfit for additional cost (if the temperature is under -15 degrees outside) a professional guide hot drink and snacks on fire and hopefully the main feature - the Aurora Borealis or northern lights - will make you feel the real spirit of Lapland!This secret spot is the best place to observe the northern lights as well as the Polar night's be"""The Northern Lights hunting is a bestseller outdoors night tour. 2.5 hours in a traditional tent with a campfire on a lake shore. Warm outfit (if the temperature is under -15 degrees outside) a professional guide
From EUR90.00
 
Small-group Aurora Hunt Northern Lights Tour from Tromso
"This Aurora hunting tour is for those who wish to chase the northern lights with a small group and an enthusiastic guide. Your guide will pick you up from the city centre and you and the rest of group will head out to the countryside around Tromsø or pot which guarantees an intimate and cozy experience for everyone.Weather plays an important role in the northern lights hunt and determines where the team will decide to drive. The first option is the west coast side of Tromsø with beautiful landscapes. If the coast is cloudy you will head inland and chase the better weather in different locations all the way to Finland if needed. When finding a nice place with clear sky the guide will make a camp with a bonfire for you to relax around eat home-made soup and take some pictures. Sometimes you may need to wait for the aurora to appear and at other times you may be lucky enough to enjoy the show for the whole evening. Nature makes that decision for you but your guides will make sure that you have everything else covered for an unforgettable experience in the arctic. You will get a thermal suit and mittens from us to keep warm. For photography you can use our tripod with your camera. The guide w
From NOK1,400.00
 
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 EUR205.00

More Things to Do in Røros

Watching doors

While walking around in town you will notice that there are several nice doors. Some will remind you about the towns mining history. Have a look at the first of the photos. There is the symbol for the...
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Apr 23, 2012

Enjoy your walk in town

Having a walk in Røros is a very nice way to explore the very beautiful mining town. As cars are limited to drive in many streets it is very relaxing here. The houses are very colorful and some have...
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Apr 23, 2012

Cable Car for Copper Ore

The copper ore that was taken from the mines needed a transport to the places where it was further processed. This was an important aspect in the mining industry throughout the centuries. With the...
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Apr 23, 2012

Storwartz Field

Driving towards the Olavsgruva you will pass the remains of the Storwartz Mine Field. Here in the very remote area you will find well maintained buildings that tell you about Røros' Mining History....
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Apr 23, 2012

Smelthytta - Coppar Works

In the building of the former 'Smelthytta' (Coppar Works) you can find a very fascinating museum. It demonstrates various aspects of mining and processing of the coppar ore. Several large models that...
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Apr 22, 2012

Deer Monument

Not far from the Smelthytta (Coppar Works) you can find a monument that commemorates the deer which, according to a saying, found the first coppar ore in todays Røros region during his struggle with...
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Apr 22, 2012
 
 
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Olafsgruva Mining Museum

A small museum at the entrance to the Olafsgruva explains various aspects of the mining industry in Røros. Beside models illustrating mining technics and different tools you can also see the layout of...
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Apr 22, 2012

Olavsgruve --- The Visitors Mine

You have not been to Røros if you haven't visited the very interesting Olavsgruva (Olavs Mine). Here you will learn about the geology, history and daily work of the Olavs Mine. The guided tour starts...
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Apr 22, 2012

KANEFART

If you are in Røros in winter you have to take a tour with horse and carriage. This was the main way of transportation in the old days. The horses were also used to carry materials and groceries.Today...
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Oct 03, 2004

THE CHURCH

This is the best known landmark of Røros. The first church was built in 1650, only four years after the first meltinghouse was built. But after 130 years the church was in so bad conditions that it...
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Oct 03, 2004

THE OLD HOUSES

You can see that the old houses have a very characteristic dark brown color. This color comes from the smoke of the old Meltinghouse. After houndred of years with this smoke in the air, the color got...
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Oct 03, 2004

THE SPECIAL LANDSCAPE

As they were digging in the mines they took out a lot of stones and rocks. These were placed around the city, and many parts are actually built on top of these stones.You can also see many slagghauger...
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Oct 03, 2004

THE MUSEUM OF RØROS

You can learn plenty about the history of the city in this museum. It consist of the Meltinghouse and the mine called Olavsgruva.If you are in the city you have to take the time to visit this. The...
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Oct 03, 2004

THE MINING TOWN OF RØROS

The town was founded in 1644 when they started mining for copper. 333 years later, in 1977, the mines were closed. But it is still a busy city, and lots of tourists come here to see the many...
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Oct 03, 2004

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"Røros, Designated by UNESCO World Heritage Site"
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"Røros - A Norwegian Mining Town"
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"RØROS"
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"A UNESCO world heritage sight!"
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