Known as the gateway to the North, the capital of Lapland, Rovaniemi has 60 000 inhabitants. Its an edgy culture and university city, which has started to entice more and more city tourists. It’s a great place to spend an arctic city weekend.

Art lovers will find interesting galleries, museums, theatre art and classical music concerts. Shoppers will enjoy the second hand and design stores. The city has plenty of good hotels and restaurants.

Rovaniemi is also the official home town of Santa Claus. Santa’s workshop in the arctic circle is open all year round, and Santa himself is present every day of the year.

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