Your true Midnight Sun experience


Welcome to the Official Hometown of Santa Claus® and a place full of magic!

Visit Rovaniemi - the Arctic Capital of Finnish Lapland

Situated on the Arctic Circle, Rovaniemi offers the best access to the arctic region and is a perfect place to experience the aspects of Finnish happiness and nightless nights. 

Lively town under the magical light of the Midnight Sun offers a wide range of exciting but easy and safe outdoor activities and the greatest amount of Lappish culture & heritage attractions, restaurants, local design shops and more.

While crossing the Arctic Circle in multiple ways, you'll also have a chance to meet the Finnish ambassador of goodwill, Santa Claus every day of the year.

Take a deep breath of cleanest air and let your eyes rest on the vast landscape. Rovaniemi is a perfect combination of lively town and mind blowing beautiful nature.
Credits : Ester Cuni / Visit Rovaniemi
The endless summer days in Lapland call for adventures in pure northern nature. See arctic animals, take a river cruise, go hiking, floating, canoeing, cycling, or horseback riding.
Credits: Visit Rovaniemi

Where in Finland?


Did you know that...

Rovaniemi is the only travel destination in Finnish Lapland located on the Arctic Circle. Perfect place to experience nightless nights!

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Get to know Rovaniemi in more detail.

Inspiring experiences

Discover some of the most exciting adventures and extraordinary experiences in the region.

Have a night of your dreams

Choose between a wide range of traditional Lappish or modern accommodations.

Cross the Arctic Circle

Rovaniemi is situated right on the iconic Arctic Circle. Walk, jump, roll, cycle or drive to cross this gateway to the Arctic.

Dreamy adventures

Experience the Midnight Sun and go on unforgettable adventures around the Arctic Capital of Lapland.