Nature & parks in Rovaniemi

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Nature & Parks in Rovaniemi

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  • Jules B
    Ormskirk, UK225 contributions
    We took a drive down from Rovaniemi which took just over an hour. Easy to find.

    We only saw two other couples on the entire 3.5km trail - if was a cold day with snow around which perhaps puts the locals off visiting. The cafe was closed.

    The trail is very well marked and once you are away from the force of the dam and former log chute, there are literally no sounds other than nature to disturb.

    An inquisitive reindeer followed us for a while but given it was winter the rest of nature was keeping warm elsewhere.

    There are a few steps up and down and as it was slippery underfoot we covered the route in a steady 2.5 hours.

    A lovely way to take in the fresh air and see some of Finland’s natural beauty.
    Written 13 November 2021
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  • Anna R
    1 contribution
    Such a wonderful resort! We always wanted to try snowboarding so booked daily lessons with the resort. Our coach, Tilda was absolutely amazing and is a wonderful teacher - I cannot wait to see her again one day! I loved the relaxed atmosphere of the resort (compared to other Alpine, etc. resorts where it is all a bit too much of everything) - everyone was very welcoming and friendly! Susanna - our final day coach was also great and was amazing at guiding me at the next level slope! I honestly cannot wait to go back! Thank you for such an amazing time!
    Written 14 February 2023
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  • Christian W
    Graz, Austria80 contributions
    Amazing and very impressive view over Finland and rovaniemi if you have a sunny day. Hidden spot but worth to walk there even if it’s cold!
    Written 8 January 2022
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  • RiSha
    London, UK405 contributions
    Came here recently with friends. A quirky attraction, but really fun to visit! Photo opportunities, a zip line, and lots of snow when we went made for a nice time.
    Written 15 February 2023
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  • N N
    Ahmedabad13 contributions
    Families with kids must visit this place. You get to feed and tap reindeers, alpacas and other animals. We thoroughly enjoyed our trip.
    Written 28 May 2023
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  • jordan d
    3 contributions
    Great experience with night walk in the forest with snowshoes!
    A dinner at the middle in a kotta was à very good moment
    We recommand
    Written 8 February 2023
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  • Joanna L
    Tel Aviv, Israel71 contributions
    Was well worth it though, and the service was excellent in every way. Would go again if in the area.
    Written 28 March 2022
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  • juno_usa
    Nashville, TN191 contributions
    The formations are interesting and the place is only 20-25 minutes from Rovaniemi centre by car so worth a visit if you have time. Do not expect much, only several churns and rocks, we spent there just 10-15 minutes and that is all. Toilets, hut and a bench was available nearby.
    Written 28 August 2019
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  • JPRC
    London, UK190 contributions
    We took the Pyha Express gondola to the top of the mountain and followed the snow shoe walking route back down. The views from the top are amazing. Took about an hour to walk down, with lots of photo stops. We had snow shoes and full thermal gear.
    Written 3 February 2023
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  • EmeraldDiva
    Victoria, Australia3,469 contributions
    We parked at Santa Sport in Rovaniemi and crossed the road to pick up this beautiful and well marked trail. It was a glorious sunny but cold day and the snow was plentiful, a real winter wonderland. The trail winds through the forest, passes a ski area, passes a wooden observation tower that offers lovely views and passes the odd lean-to and campfire site. The entire trail is about 6km long, but it is well groomed and an easy walk. It is a beautiful area, just so pretty under snow and so close to town, a great way to stretch your legs and enjoy nature.
    Written 5 April 2020
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  • Mikael F
    Helsinki, Finland30,549 contributions
    The bank of the Ounasvaara Hill offers a beach with views of the city center.

    Next to the beach is a small park and a camping site.

    I don't know how cold the water was but there were children swimming.

    The water is very flowing here and the safe area is narrow.
    Written 10 August 2021
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  • Dhruv Aggarwal
    Ghaziabad, India17 contributions
    must go place
    fun activities to do there
    can spend almost 3 hrs there and if you are a group you can go nearby places and explore more
    Written 14 November 2018
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