Snowmobile safaris and husky or reindeer sleigh tours are essential activities during a stay in Rovaniemi in winter.
Finland represents for many people the white paradise by its snow-covered scenery, we can understand why Santa Claus settled there! Santa Claus’ Village is a magical place: you can attend lessons at the Goblins’ School, learn about baking under the guidance of Santa Claus, and of course end the visit by being welcomed by Santa Claus himself, an experience that many call unforgettable!
Rovaniemi is the ultimate winter destination, a world frozen with snow and ice. Feel the cool winter breeze, have fun in the snow, touch the sparkling ice and admire the clear colours of the Arctic Circle. Let yourself be amazed by the northern lights and sumptuous scenery of Lapland.
Arctic Light Hotel is a contemporary hotel located in the heart of Lapland-Rovaniemi. The family hotel is easily accessible by plane, car and train and is only a few steps from the city’s main activity providers and the main commercial and cultural areas. The 1950s building and former city hall of Rovaniemi was converted into a stylish hotel and opened in the spring of 2015. This Arctic urban hiding place offers a unique combination of Lapp heritage and contemporary style. The hotel is equipped with a spacious and comfortable lounge with a charming restaurant and a collection of 57 individually styled spacious rooms and suites. The Arctic Light Hotel is the very essence of supreme comfort and is appreciated for offering a personalized stay on the Arctic Circle.
Discover this typical Lappish restaurant in the heart of Rovaniemi, where a warm atmosphere prevails. Enjoy an authentic setting where everything has been made from Lappish wood. You will also find horns and reindeer leather, materials often used in Lappish design. On the menu, you will always find fish caught in the Lappish lakes, or game, berries and mushrooms, coming directly from the surrounding forests.
Equipped with specialized thermal clothing, you embark on an exclusive snowmobile safari. Supervised by professional guides, you will live an unforgettable experience in the heart of the Lappish countryside! You will enjoy the pleasures of snowmobiling by sliding on frozen rivers and crossing snow-covered forests. You will also have the opportunity to admire the valley from the top of the mountains.
We will pick you up at your hotel about 45 minutes before departure. After a short drive, we will reach the husky farm, where the dogs will warmly welcome you to the sound of their barking. Before leaving for a 10km excursion, you will learn how to control the sleds. Back at the farm, you will enjoy a warm berry juice around the fire while talking with the breeder about these extraordinary polar animals.