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12-hour Culture Tour To Rovaniemi From Kuusamo
  • Tour Category

    Private Tour

  • Tour Types

    Kid-friendly, Culture, Museum

  • Duration

    12 Hours

  • Activity Level


  • Language

    English, Finnish


Go on a sightseeing tour to downtown Rovaniemi from Ruka, Kuusamo or Posio. Start from the Arktikum Museum, learn about life in the Arctic, taste local Finnish delicacies and go souvenir shopping. Explore the Santa Claus Village, have fun finding Santa and try reindeer sleigh riding. 

  • Visit the Arktikum museum to learn about life in the Arctic 
  • Meet Santa at the Santa Claus Village
  • Send postcards from the Santa Claus post office with the original Santa Claus stamp
  • Try local Finnish delicacies   
  • Sightseeing in Rovaniemi expand_more
    • Take a 2-3 hour drive from Kuusamo, Ruka, or Posio to Rovaniemi. 
    • Arrive at downtown Rovaniemi and explore the streets. 
    • Shop souvenirs at the local market.
    • Taste Finnish delicacies at a local restaurant in downtown Rovaniemi.
    • Visit the Arktikum museum and learn about life in the Arctic.
    • Walk through the Santa Claus Village, cross the Arctic Circle, have a private meeting with Santa and buy the official Santa Claus stamp for your postcards. 
    • Try fun activities at the Santa Claus Village, including reindeer sleigh riding. 
    • Depart for your hotel in Kuusamo, Ruka or Posio. 
What's Included
  • English speaking Finnish tour guide
  • Transfers from Ruka, Kuusamo or Posio 
  • Guided walking tour in Rovaniemi 
  • Entrance fee to Arktikum museum 
  • Guided tour in Santa Claus Village including:
    • The crossing of the Arctic Circle
    • Meeting with Santa Claus
    • Visiting the Santa Claus Post Office
  • Free time at Santa Claus Village to do optional activities such as:
    • Reindeer sleigh ride (in winter months only)
    • Souvenir shopping
  • Dinner in Rovaniemi 
What's Excluded
  • Lunch in Rovaniemi (there are plenty of restaurants and cafes to choose from for every budget)
  • Pictures or video with Santa Claus (can be purchased from the venue) 
  • Optional activities at Santa Claus Village 
  • Optional drinks and snacks 
  • Souvenirs 
  • Winter clothing 

What to bring
  • Dress warmly according to the weather as most of the activities are outside.
  • Bring your camera to take lots of pictures.
  • Take some cash/credit cards for lunch, souvenirs, optional activities and snacks & drinks.
Know before you go
  • You can be picked either from Ruka, Kuusamo or Posio. Please give your full address at the time of booking. 
  • Dress warmly according to the weather. 
  • You cannot take pictures or videos of the Santa Claus with your own camera, but you are welcome to purchase the professional pictures and/or video from one of the Santa Claus elves. 
  • Group size: max 8 people (For bigger groups contact your guide)

Drive duration: 

From Ruka to Rovaniemi: 2h 30 min 

From Kuusamo to Rovaniemi: 2 h 20 min 

From Posio to Rovaniemi: 1 h 40 min

Meeting Point

Kuusamo, Finland

Cancellation Policy

For cancellations upto 2 days before the tour -

Refund of 50% of the tour price.
Price Details
1 To 8 EUR 269 Per Person
1 To 8 EUR 199 Per Person

This is a private tour

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EUR 269 / person

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