9 days in Rovaniemi Itinerary

9 days in Rovaniemi Itinerary

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— 7 nights


Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like German Soldier s Cemetery and Church of Sodankyla. Museum-lovers will appreciate Arktikum and Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction. Change things up with these side-trips from Rovaniemi: Korouoma Canyon (in Posio), Ranua Zoo (in Ranua) and Jemes Sport (in Yllasjarvi). On the 28th (Sat), ski the day away in the pristine settings at Ski Resort Suomutunturi. The adventure continues: find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, get engrossed in the history at Rovaniemi Local History Museum, make a trip to Marttiini Store Old Factory, and see the interesting displays at Santa's House of Snowmobiles.

To see traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi visit planner.

Lyon, France to Rovaniemi is an approximately 11.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also fly; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Lyon to Rovaniemi due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Lyon in December, things will get much colder in Rovaniemi: highs are around -6°C and lows about -13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trips

Ski Resort Suomutunturi, Church of Sodankyla, The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley, Maupertuis Memorial, Korouoma Canyon
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Korouoma Canyon ©
Korouoma Canyon
Auttikongas ©
Church of Sodankyla ©
Church of Sodankyla