Embrace the adventures from Rovaniemi with Wild Nordic.
You will find everything here no matter what the season or activity you would like to do. We can offer exciting tours, from winter activities such as snowmobiling or husky/reindeer rides to summer berry picking and hiking in the pure Lappish nature. If you are looking for something more adrenaline fuelled check out our Arctic Adventure multi day snowmobile trips.
Experience snow draped forests as you drive through the wintry nature on a thrilling snowmobile ride or join a husky team as you dash through the pristine silent wilderness. Meet reindeer herders and take an enjoyable sleigh ride with beautiful animals.
Come visit us during the magical summer when the sun never sets.
During this period Lapland can be surprisingly warm and offers a great deal of wonderful activities for those who decide to travel outside the cold period.
Join us and return home with wonderful stories to share!
Lapland is well-known for its beautiful autumn – the strikingly beautiful spectrum of colours in the nature will leave a mark on anyone having witnessed it. It is also the magical time when the northern lights make their return with the darkening nights and you’ll start feeling a mild crispy cold in the morning air.
June – August
Temperature +15 – +25 degrees (the hottest temperature recorded is +30,6 °C)
Daylight 24 hours
Midnight sun brings with it wonderfully long sunlit days, meaning plenty of time for Summer Activities.
Activities include canoeing and boat trips on the lakes and rivers of the area, visiting huskies and reindeers, hiking, fat-biking, berry picking, sauna experiences and visiting Santa Claus.
September – mid November
Temperature -5 – +15 degrees
People head to the forests in search of berries and mushrooms.
Aurora starts to dance in the night sky.
The first snowfall is usually experienced by mid-November.
The autumn colours of oranges, reds and yellows start to appear.
To witness this transformation of colour enjoy one of our tours visit Autumn activities.
Activities include berry and mushroom picking, nature photography, sauna experiences and visits to a local museum.
Mid-November – mid-April
Temperature -5 – -30 degrees
(the coldest temperature recorded is -45,3 °C)
with rivers and lakes freezing over.
The shortest day of the year is December 21st or 22nd (varies annually), and thanks to being located right on the Arctic Circle, on this day, the sun doesn’t rise at all in Rovaniemi.
Beautiful winter landscapes highlighted by the brightness of the snow which on average stays for 183 days of the year.
See the vast selection of our Winter Activities.
Mid-April – May
Temperature -15 – +15 degrees
The snow starts to melt although many winter activities can still be enjoyed.
The days get longer and warmer, the ice starts breaking up in the rivers and moves downstream in great floes.
Nature (flora and fauna) wakes up and Rovaniemi starts to become green again. In Ranua Wildlife Park you can witness the animals getting ready for the summer.
The focus of the Activities in Rovaniemi includes both winter and summer experiences during this indecisive period.
Rovaniemi is situated in Finnish Lapland, right on the Arctic Circle. Despite the northern location, getting here is easy – Rovaniemi is well connected to the rest of the world via various means of transport. From abroad, the easiest way to get to Rovaniemi is by plane, either via Helsinki or direct. Inside Finland, Rovaniemi can be reached by plane, train, coach or car.
Daily flights between Rovaniemi and Helsinki are operated by Finnair and Norwegian throughout the year. During the winter season, November – March, EasyJet and Norwegian operate direct flights from London Gatwick to Rovaniemi.
Finnish railroads are operated by state company VR.
Rovaniemi is easy to reach by rail from many Finnish towns, with several trains running to and from Helsinki every day and a night train every evening. Trains run year round, despite the harsh weather at times.
Rovaniemi is easy to get to by car from all directions although distances can be long. If you plan on travelling around Lapland by car, be sure to allocate enough time for the long distances and changing weather conditions, particularly in the winter. Note that during the winter period of snow and ice it is compulsory to have winter studded tires on your car.
Up-to-date information on road conditions is published by the Finnish Transport Agency.