Create memories with fun activities

Rovaniemi, the capital of Finnish Lapland, is full of fun activities all year round. From snowmobile safaris and northern lights tours to ice karting and ice-floating, this is the place to be for everyone wishing to experience something truly unforgettable. We would be delighted to help you plan your activities during your stay.

Plenty to see and do all year around

Rovaniemi is a picturesque city at the confluence of two rivers, located at the Arctic Circle and surrounded by pristine wilderness. This thriving holiday destination is widely known as the official home of Santa Claus, but the capital of Lapland has plenty more to offer for curious travellers. At Rovaniemi, a wide variety of activities are available, which will make the winter enthusiasts and nature lovers more than happy. Embark on a journey to the Arctic wild, browse through the many shops in downtown or learn more about the history of Lapland in Arktikum museum.

  • The official home of Santa Claus
  • Eight beautiful and distinct seasons
  • Witness the magical Northern Lights
  • The cleanest air in the world
  • Plenty of fun outdoor activities

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Holiday highlights

Ice Karting Race

Ice karting is a fun way to enjoy the thrill of speed. Ice karts are similar to their indoor karting cousins, with the exception of more powerful engines and studded tires. Frozen outdoor track provides a unique setting for races.

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Meet the Santa

The most famous resident of Rovaniemi, Santa Claus, can be visited in the Arctic Circle. To say that he’s an attraction would be an understatement as he draws more than 500 000 annual visitors from all corners of the world.

See Aurora Borealis

The northern lights, also known as aurora borealis, are one of nature’s most astonishing phenomena. There are multiple ways to experience this awe-inspiring celestial display, from glass igloos to snowmobile tours.