Rovaniemi, the capital of Finland´s Lapland province, is located on the Arctic Circle. Lapland enchants visitors with beautiful arctic nature, bright summers with midnight sun and occasional northern lights in winter. Rovaniemi is the magical hometown of Santa Claus, where you can meet Santa every day. Rovaniemi is a unique destination and a gateway to travellers visiting Lapland. The town welcomes nearly half a million visitors each year from all over the world. Rovaniemi with its excellent infrastructure is the centre of trade and logistics for Lappish business.
Rovaniemi is the capital of Lapland in Finland, located at the Arctic Circle. Lying at the junction of North and South on the border to the Arctic, Rovaniemi has become a modern town, full of life with its own unique characteristics.
There are eight different seasons in one year this far north, each having its own type of daylight, temperature and natural phenomena. The changing seasons offer excellent settings for a whole variety of activities. During the frosty twilight, you can ride a snowmobile through snowy forests or over a frozen river. The Midnight Sun, on the other hand, takes you cruising in a boat on the river. Each season offers an opportunity to experience the town in a totally different light.
Although Christmas time comes but once a year, in Rovaniemi, you can experience Christmas throughout the year. Rovaniemi is the hometown of Santa Claus, who can be met on any day of the year at the Santa Claus Office on the Arctic Circle.
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