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Rovaniemi— 14 nights
Official Hometown of Santa Claus
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.Museum-lovers will appreciate The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley and Korundi House of Culture. Visit German Soldier s Cemetery and Church of Sodankyla for their historical value. Explore Rovaniemi's surroundings by going to Pyhatunturi (Pyha-Luosto National Park & Safaris), Ski Resort Ritavalkea (in Pello) and Tornio (Tornio Golf & Duudsonit Activity Park - TornioHaparanda). There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Kopara Reindeer Park, take in the dramatic natural features at Korouoma Canyon, engage your brain at Pilke Science Centre, and see the interesting displays at Santa's House of Snowmobiles.
For traveler tips, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi trip planner .
In August, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can travel back home.
Things to do in Rovaniemi
Tornio, Sodankyla, Kemi, Pyhatunturi, Korouoma Canyon
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