The capital of Lapland and the "residence" Santa Claus, Rovaniemi is a famous winter resort that every year attracts fans of skiing and sledging. Even though the city is located on the Arctic Circle, tourists are not bothered by the harsh climate. Winters here are very snowy, but strong wind is really rare here. This makes rest in this city more comfortable.
Each year the resort offers new entertainments to its guests. You can ride on a reindeer sled, go to a ski base, or visit one of the modern ice rinks. It is also possible to rent a snowmobile and ride along the scenic landscapes of this place. In the evening rest after an active day by relaxing in sauna or visit one of the local restaurants. Every evening concerts and theatrical performances take place in the city, so besides rich athletic program you can make your vacation more diversifying by visiting cultural events.
Travellers with children should definitely visit Santa Park. Here children can meet Santa Claus and his faithful helpers – gnomes - make a ride on the magic sledge and learn how to bake the favorite delicacy of Santa - gingerbread.
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