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Discover the Magic of Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi is the capital of Finnish Lapland and the official hometown of Santa Claus! With a Santa Claus Village that’s open every day, tours to see the Northern Lights, dog sledding experiences, and other ways to enjoy the Finnish scenery, Rovaniemi is a fantastic place to visit. Located just 8km south of the Arctic Circle, this charming town is perfect for winter enthusiasts and anyone who wants to experience the great outdoors. There are so many things to do here, with tours and activities for all ages.

Rovaniemi is one of those places that makes it feel like Christmas year-round. After all, you can visit Santa every single day of the year at Santa Claus Village, an attraction that draws thousands of annual visitors. Beyond the magic of Christmas, Rovaniemi is known for its stunningly beautiful winters, with bright white snow and peaceful forests that offer countless winter activities. You can go ice fishing and learn to drill a hole in the ice just like the fishermen from thousands of years ago. Another popular activity in Rovaniemi is dog sledding. Meet the adorable husky dogs and learn to give them commands and mush your own team of sled dogs.

Rovaniemi’s quiet forests and frozen lakes are even more beautiful under the famous Northern Lights. The city’s location in the Arctic Circle makes it a prime spot for viewing the Aurora Borealis, with options to book a train ride or hunt the Aurora by car. You can really get your adrenaline pumping on a snowmobile tour, with rides for beginners and more experienced snowmobilers. At the end of a long day of winter activities, relax and unwind in a traditional Finnish sauna, the perfect end to an amazing day.

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