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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!

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Facts and Stats for Rovaniemi*

  • Pollution Statistics in Rovaniemi

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

    • Water Pollution 18.75 (Very Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 18.75 (Very Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 18.75 (Very Low)
  • Rovaniemi: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Rovaniemi for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Rovaniemi.

    • Burglary and Theft 35 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 25 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 30 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 30 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 25 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 25 (Low)
    • Attacks 30 (Low)
    • Drug offense 20 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 80 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 60 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 30 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 30 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 35 (Low)
  • Living in Rovaniemi - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 68.38 (High)
    • Climate Index 34.01 (Moderate)
    • Pollution Index 6.03 (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.

  • Cost for Essentials in Rovaniemi

    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 13.82 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 30.23 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 73.39 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 68.98 USD

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

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