Best Things To Do in Rovaniemi, Finland

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Top Rovaniemi Activities And Tours

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  • 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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Top-Rated Tourist Attractions in Rovaniemi, Finland

Must see places in Rovaniemi ranked on popularity. Here is the complete list of best attractions in Rovaniemi and point of interests to visit.

  1. Santa Claus Village

    # 1 of 51 Things To Do in Rovaniemi | Added 921 times in trip plans
    Santa Claus Village

    Tags: Art And Culture, Outdoors, Observatory, Educational Site

    Address: Napapiiri, 96930 Rovaniemi, Finland

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    One of the most visited attraction in Rovaniemi – Santa’s official Hometown! Located approximately 8 kilometres from the City, it is an amusement park that lets visitors meet Santa Claus i...Read more

  2. Arktikum

    # 2 of 51 Things To Do in Rovaniemi | Added 658 times in trip plans
    Arktikum

    Tags: Museum, Science Museum, Observatory, Educational Site

    Address: Pohjoisranta 4, 96200 Rovaniemi, Finland

    Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    One of the top attractions in Finland, Arktikum is a museum and a science centre in Rovaniemi with exhibitions on the region, prehistory and history as well as the culture. It was made open to public ...Read more

  3. Husky Safaris

    # 3 of 51 Things To Do in Rovaniemi | Added 872 times in trip plans
    Husky Safaris

    Tags: Outdoors, Safari, Observatory, Entertainment

    Address: Rovaniemi,Finland

    One of the top favorite activities among the travellers! Visitors get a chance to ride onto the sledge, visit husky farms and learn more about these wonderful creatures – Husk! Head out on you o...Read more

  4. Ranua Wildlife Park

    # 4 of 51 Things To Do in Rovaniemi | Added 377 times in trip plans
    Ranua Wildlife Park

    Tags: Outdoors, Wildlife Park, Zoo, Observatory

    Address: Rovaniementie 29, 97700 Ranua, Finland

    Timings: 10:00 am - 04:00 pm Details

    Get acquainted with wildlife at this park, popularly known as Ranua Zoo! It was made open to public in 1983 and is open every day of the year. It also arranges safaris and various other activities for...Read more

  5. Northern Lights

    # 5 of 51 Things To Do in Rovaniemi | Added 649 times in trip plans
    Northern Lights

    Tags: Outdoors, Observatory, Educational Site, Entertainment

    Address: Rovaniemi,Finland

    One of Nature’s most spectacular and magnificent occurrence is Northern Lights. Also known as Aurora Borealis. September to March is the best time to see Northern Lights. Some of the hotels even...Read more

  6. Arctic Snow Hotel

    # 6 of 51 Things To Do in Rovaniemi | Added 523 times in trip plans
    Arctic Snow Hotel

    Tags: Hotel, Outdoors, Observatory, Restaurant

    Address: Lehtoahontie 27, 97220 Sinetta, Finland

    An unusual and unique accommodation in Rovaniemi – stay overnight at this snow hotel and get a chance to experience how it feels like staying at sub-zero temperatures! Hotel provides its guests ...Read more

  7. Rovaniemi Church

    # 7 of 51 Things To Do in Rovaniemi | Added 808 times in trip plans
    Rovaniemi Church

    Tags: Church, Religious Site, Outdoors, Educational Site

    Address: Yliopistonkatu 2, 96101 Rovaniemi, Finland

    Timings: 09:00 am - 09:00 pm Details

    The only Church in the City is worth a visit while in Rovaniemi! It is one of the biggest Church in Finland and is open during summer and around Christmas time. An Evangelical Lutheran church rebuilt ...Read more

  8. Pilke Science Centre Or Tiedekeskus Pilke

    # 8 of 51 Things To Do in Rovaniemi | Added 660 times in trip plans
    Pilke Science Centre Or Tiedekeskus Pilke

    Tags: Science Museum, Observatory, Educational Site, Adventure

    Address: Ounasjoentie 6, 96200 Rovaniemi, Finland

    Timings: 09:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    In love with forests? Or just curious and would like to know more about Northern forests? Pilke Science centre has exhibits and educational programs on forests and how is it helpful for us in our day-...Read more

  9. Lordi's Square

    # 9 of 51 Things To Do in Rovaniemi | Added 647 times in trip plans
    Lordi's Square

    Tags: Outdoors, Landmark, Observatory, Market

    Address: Maakuntakatu, 96200, Finland

    Timings: 09:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Popularly known as Lordin aukio in Finnish, it is one of the main shopping centres of the City. Apart from the shops and restaurants, the square plays host to various events. It is named after Rovanie...Read more

  10. Rovaniemi Local History Museum

    # 10 of 51 Things To Do in Rovaniemi | Added 348 times in trip plans
    Rovaniemi Local History Museum

    Tags: Museum, History Museum, Observatory, Educational Site

    Address: Poykkolantie 4, 96400 Rovaniemi

    Timings: 12:00 pm - 06:00 pm Details

    A museum dedicated to the life of a wealthy farmer that lived here almost a hundred years ago. It consists of a home and outhouses. Museum has on display artefacts, handicrafts among other displays de...Read more

  11. Auttikongas

    # 11 of 51 Things To Do in Rovaniemi | Added 277 times in trip plans
    Auttikongas

    Tags: Outdoors, Observatory, Walking Area, Leisure

    Address: Rovaniemi, Finland

    Timings: 07:00 am - 07:00 pm Details

    Lush green recreation area perfect for a day’s out – hike on for 3 and a half kilometres on its scenic paved walkway and get your cameras rolling at the suspension bridge and view tower. G...Read more

  12. Forestry Museum Of Lapland Or Lapin Metsamuseo

    # 12 of 51 Things To Do in Rovaniemi | Added 64 times in trip plans
    Forestry Museum Of Lapland Or Lapin Metsamuseo

    Tags: Museum, Outdoors, Observatory, Educational Site

    Address: Metsämuseontie 7, 96460 Rovaniemi, Finland

    Timings: 12:00 pm - 06:00 pm Details

    As the name suggests, it is a museum dedicated to the time frame when forestry went from being labour intensive to mechanization – 1870s to 1970s.

  13. Pyha-luosto National Park

    # 13 of 51 Things To Do in Rovaniemi | Added 99 times in trip plans
    Pyha-luosto National Park

    Tags: Outdoors, National Park, Garden, Observatory

    Address: Pelkosenniemi, Finland

    Timings: 09:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Pyha-Luosto National Park was established in 2005 with the merging of Pyhatunturi National Park and Luosto area of Pyhatunturi Fell. With stunning landscape, picturesque nature trails and various amen...Read more

  14. Midnight Sun Or Nightless Night Or Polar Day

    # 14 of 51 Things To Do in Rovaniemi | Added 342 times in trip plans
    Midnight Sun Or Nightless Night Or Polar Day

    Tags: Outdoors, Observatory, Educational Site, Adventure

    Address: Rovaniemi,Finland

    Another one of the magical creations of Nature – Midnight Sun – that time of the year when the Sun doesn’t set! Although locals are used to it, tourists may find it difficult to adju...Read more

  15. Reindeer Sleigh Rides And Farm Tours

    # 15 of 51 Things To Do in Rovaniemi | Added 405 times in trip plans
    Reindeer Sleigh Rides And Farm Tours

    Tags: Outdoors, Safari, Observatory, Entertainment

    Address: Rovaniemi,Finland

    Get up, close and personal with Santa’s own ride – Reindeers! Sleigh rides is another most popular activity for tourists in Rovaniemi, just like Husky safaris. Visit reindeer farms and lea...Read more

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  • Arktikum

    Pohjoisranta 4

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  • Science Centre Pilke

    Ounasjoentie 6

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  • Rovaniemen kaupunki Lapin maakuntamuseo

    Pohjoisranta 4

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  • Pöykkölä Rovaniemen Kotiseutumuseo

    Pöykköläntie 4

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  • Kultamuseon Tuki ry

    Mellantie 14

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  • Rovaniemen kaupunki taidemuseo

    Lapinkävijäntie 4

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  • Cafe & Bar 21

    Rovakatu 21

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  • Hemingway's Rovaniemi

    Koskikatu 11

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  • Kairakrouvi

    Juurakkotie 27

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  • Ravintola Wanha Mestari

    Hillapolku 9

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  • Uitto Pub

    Maakuntakatu 30

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  • Rockravintola Grande

    Maakuntakatu 29

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  • Rovaniemen Keskuskenttä

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  • Lappi-areena

    Hiihtomajantie 6

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