Rovaniemi Tourism

Plan a trip to Rovaniemi – Official hometown of Santa Claus – and get ready for the vacation of your lifetime! Meet Santa, cross Arctic Circle, get mesmerized with Northern Lights and Midnight Sun, Ride on Husky and Reindeer sledge, experience Ice Swimming, pamper yourself in one of the many saunas here, enjoy various sports… all these and much more await you at Rovaniemi!

Once destroyed by Nazis, Rovaniemi bounced back and is now a thriving City – built by architect Alvar Aalto in the shape of a reindeer’s head!

Rovaniemi is a hub to further explore Lapland and other neighbouring cities. City is well connected via road, rail and air. Get a hold of Rovaniemi map and get exploring some of the Nature’s best occurrences and breath-taking sights! Don’t forget to carry your camera along!

The best tours and activities in the city, guided by experts to give you a local insight to the best of Rovaniemi

  • Save 7% Northern Lights Photography Tour from Rovaniemi
    Northern Lights Photography Tour from Rovaniemi10 Reviews

    Duration: 5 Hrs

    Join this legendary Northern Lights photography tour from Rovaniemi to maximise your chances to see this great natural arctic...

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  • Save 4% Northern Lights Snowmobile Safari from Rovaniemi with Campfire Picnic
    Northern Lights Snowmobile Safari from Rovaniemi with Campfire Picnic1 Reviews

    Duration: 3 Hrs

    Embark on a safari to drive a snowmobile through snowy forests and along the river in the shadows of the evening. During the ...

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  • Save 4% Lapland Reindeer and Husky Safari from Rovaniemi
    Lapland Reindeer and Husky Safari from Rovaniemi11 Reviews

    Duration: 2 Hrs 30 Mins

    This combined husky and reindeer package is specially designed for those who would like to get the most of Lapland in a short...

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  • Save 7% Rovaniemi Day
    Rovaniemi DayNew on TripHobo

    Duration: 6 Hrs

    Our Rovaniemi day brings you to the Arctic Circle, where you will obtain the Arctic Circle crossing certificate, meet Santa C...

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  • Know the pollution level of Rovaniemi before you plan your visit.

    • Water Pollution 15 (Very Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 15 (Very Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 10 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 6.25 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 30 (Low)
  • How safe is Rovaniemi for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Rovaniemi.

    • Burglary and Theft 29.17 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 25 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 25 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 25 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 20.83 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 25 (Low)
    • Attacks 29.17 (Low)
    • Drug offense 25 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 83.33 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 62.5 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 25 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 25 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 33.33 (Low)
    • Safety Index 70.78 (High)
    • Climate Index 34.01 (Moderate)
    • Pollution Index 6.29 (Very Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 15 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 52.78 (Moderate)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 4.19 (Very Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Rovaniemi

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.06 USD
    • International Movie per seat 13.61 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 28.36 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 72.28 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 67.94 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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