Attractions near Arctic City Hotel in Rovaniemi, Finland

Top things to do in Rovaniemi & Lapland in all seasons

Activities and attractions for all seasons

Here in Rovaniemi nature is the crowning beauty of the city. No matter what time of the year you visit us, there are plenty of once-in-a-lifetime experiences to be had. Rovaniemi is one of the best places to get away from the hustle and bustle of the big city and take in the fresh still Arctic air. Discover what to do in Lapland and plan your trip before you come and stay with us.

Here is our top “must-do” picks in Rovaniemi for your trip, year-round.


Winter is a truly magical season in Rovaniemi. The Arctic scenery covered in a blanket of snow combined with the mysterious air of silence is a perfectly breathtaking and peaceful experience. Daylight is minimal during this season and the average temperatures are -5°C to -20°C.


Spring is when the days get longer and the sunlight cheerfully warms the snow as it calmly melts away over the spring months. This is often said to be one of the best times of year for the locals as people “spring” into action to enjoy the sunlight in the fells, forests and frozen lakes after the long winter months. The average temperatures are 5°C to -10°C.


Rovaniemi, in the summer, is the land of the midnight sun. It is a wonderful time to head into nature and enjoy the fresh Arctic air. The average temperatures are 15°C - 25°C.


This is the season for harvest and the forest floors begin to cover with wild berries as the forests come alive with fiery Autumn colours. The air starts to get crisp and the coming winter can be sensed. This is also the start of the Northern Light Season. The average temperatures are 5°C to 18°C.