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Autumn Luxury in Rovaniemi

September 19 to 22, 2020


Preliminary program

Saturday 19.9.2020

10:20-15:15 Finnair flight AY 1332 from London to Helsinki
16:20-18:05 Finnair flight AY 535 from Helsinki to Rovaniemi
Welcome to Rovaniemi!
18:30 Transfer to city center, check-in at Arctic Light Hotel
19:30 Dinner at Arctic Restaurant
Free Evening
opt. Northern lights searching, if Weather is favorable
Also known as Aurora Borealis, the Northern Lights are visible up to 200 nights a year in Finnish Lapland. In Rovaniemi, the spellbinding astral show can be witnessed in and around the city from mid-August until early April

Sunday 20.9.2020

Breakfast at the hotel, check-out
09:40 Short Walk to Arktikum
10:00-11:00 Guided tour in Museum-Science Centre Arktikum
11:15 Transfer to Kangasniemi
11:30 Visit Home & Ateliér Kangasniemi: Introduction to Lappish Lifestyle & traditional handicrafts
13:30 Transfer to City Centre
14:00 Hotel inspection: Boutique Apart Hotel Haawe
14:30 Lunch at the city centre (Café & Bar21)
16:00 Inspection: Arctic Treehouse Hotel
16:30 Inspection: Glass Resort
17:00 Check in at Santa´s Igloos Arctic Circle
19:30 Dinner at Roka Kitchen & Wine Bar
21:00 Searching the Lights – Aurora workshop by Beyond Arctic
22:00 Discover the Northern Lights – Autumn Photography tour by Beyond Arctic
02:00 Return to the hotel

Monday 21.9.2020

Breakfast at the hotel
08:30 Transfer to Bearhill Husky
09:00–11:30 Born to Run – Husky tour by Bearhill Husky
12:00 Inspection Santa Claus Holiday Village new Suites, Inspection Nova Skyland Hotel & Lunch
19:30 Dinner at Arctic Eye
21:00 Transfer to wilderness lake & Aurora Floating by Safartica
00:00 Return to the hotel

Tuesday 22.9.2020

Breakfast at the hotel
10:00 Guided tour at the Santa Claus Village:
Santa Claus Village at the Arctic Circle is situated only 8 km from Rovaniemi. This very special location (66° 33′ 39″) has attracted visitors since 1950’. Santa Claus Village is the leading attraction in Lapland and the residence of goodwill ambassador Mr Santa Claus. Visitors can meet Santa Claus at Arctic Circle every day of the year.
Private meeting with Santa Claus, Crossing the Arctic Circle, Visiting Santa Claus Main Post Office and Meeting the Santa Claus Reindeer
12:30 Transfer to Rovaniemi Airport, check-in
Farewell Rovaniemi!
13:40-15:25 Finnair flight AY 534 from Rovaniemi to Helsinki
16:00-17:05 Finnair flight AY 1337 from Helsinki to London



Saturday 19.9.2020
10:20-15:15 AY 1322 from London to Helsinki
16:20-18:05 AY 535 from Helsinki to Rovaniemi

Tuesday 22.9.2020
13:40-15:25 AY 534 from Rovaniemi to Helsinki
16:00-17:05 AY 1337 from Helsinki to London


Arctic Light Hotel
Santa’s Igloos Arctic Circle

Follow the weather


Bring along

  • Comfortable outdoor clothing
  • Swimming suit for sauna
  • Happy mood

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