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Rovaniemi Aurora Hunt

See the Northern Lights in Rovaniemi

The Best Spots to View the Northern Lights

The capital of Finnish Lapland, Rovaniemi is a modern city that’s known for being an amazing place to hunt the Aurora Borealis, or Northern Lights. Located just 8km south of the Arctic Circle, it’s no wonder the incredible Aurora Borealis are so easy to see here.

Overnight excursions, scenic train rides, and driving tours will give you the best chance of viewing the Northern Lights. If you’re planning a trip to Finland, don’t forget to book your Rovaniemi Aurora hunt in advance.


Rovaniemi Northern Lights Activities

If you’ve ever seen photos of the Northern Lights, you can appreciate the breathtaking beauty of this natural phenomenon. Green, purple, and even pink finger-like waves of light streak across the night sky, treating viewers below to an incredible experience, one they’ll never forget. The Aurora Borealis occur when particles from the sun collide with the earth’s atmosphere. Finland’s prime northern location gives visitors an amazing opportunity to see this event in action.

You can hunt the Aurora on your own, but you’ll likely have more success with a knowledgeable local guide. Hop in a car and hit the roads north of Rovaniemi to find the best spots to view the Northern Lights. Not only will you (hopefully!) witness nature’s best light show, but you’ll also learn the science and myths behind the lights and get tips on how to best capture the Northern Lights on your camera. For an even more relaxing experience, book a ride on the snow train and enjoy a railway journey across the snowy landscape to reach a traditional Lappish hut deep in the wilderness, where you’ll cozy up around the fire and view the Northern Lights.

Don’t miss this once-in-a-lifetime experience. Book your Rovaniemi Aurora Borealis activity online today!

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