9 days in Rovaniemi Itinerary

9 days in Rovaniemi Itinerary

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Fly to Kittila, Bus to Rovaniemi
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Rovaniemi
— 7 nights
Bus to Kittilän koulukeskus, Fly to Lyon

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Rovaniemi

— 7 nights

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

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 Rovaniemi Church. Museum-lovers will appreciate Arktikum and Forestry Museum of Lapland. Change things up with these side-trips from Rovaniemi: Korouoma Canyon (in Posio), Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction (in Salla) and Church of Sodankyla (in Sodankyla). On the 28th (Sat), ski the day away in the pristine settings at Ski Resort Suomutunturi. There's much more to do: get to know the resident critters at Ranua Zoo, relax in the rural setting at Napapiirin Porofarmi, find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, and look for gifts at Jemes Sport.

To see where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Rovaniemi day trip website.

Lyon, France to Rovaniemi is an approximately 11.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also fly; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 1 hour. Traveling from Lyon in December, expect Rovaniemi to be cooler, temps between -6°C and -13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks · Museums · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

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