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Rovaniemi— 2 nights
Official Hometown of Santa Claus
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.You've now added Ice Karting Levi to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Thu): explore and take pictures at Ice Karting Levi, snap pictures at Lumberjack's Candle Bridge, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, then get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church.
To see other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Rovaniemi trip planner .
Drive from Kilpisjarvi to Rovaniemi in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Traveling from Kilpisjarvi to Rovaniemi, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Kilpisjarvi in January, with highs in Rovaniemi at -10°C and lows at -17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.
Things to do in Rovaniemi
Ice Karting Levi
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