The Christmas Experience Academy –Summer School is organized in close collaboration with local tourism organizations, engaging lecturers, students and tourism professionals to jointly explore the production and consumption of tourism experiences in Rovaniemi - the official home town of Santa Claus.
Our partners will offer us an access to the their backstages, showing what it is to product responsible tourism experiences in Rovaniemi.
Visit Rovaniemi is the local tourist board of the Rovaniemi region in Lapland, Finland. Visit Rovaniemi engages in image marketing, media visits, communications and PR, tourist information and congress marketing (Rovaniemi Congresses). Upholding and strengthening the “Rovaniemi, the Official Hometown of Santa Claus” brand is part of their task.
We invite you to experience true moments with us at SantaPark Arctic World
Our mission is to make every moment of your stay a lifelong memory, whether you are looking for a Christmas fairytale, nature escape, cultural feast or a company retreat. Stay in the luxurious comfort of Arctic TreeHouse Hotel and enjoy a variety of authentic yet magical encounters from your doorstep.
Hostel Café Koti
is situated right in the city center of Rovaniemi. Antti and Tuulia, entrepreneurs of Koti, designed the place and atmosphere to represent their values and interests towards pure nature and ingredients, wellbeing and authenticity. They wanted the place to be easy going and welcoming for both travelers and locals.
is a science center and museum that lets you experience northern nature, culture, and history up close. Housing the University of Lapland’s Arctic Center and the Regional Museum of Lapland, we stimulate thought, encourage debate, and provide a deeper understanding of the Arctic. See, explore and enjoy the Arctic stories shared through our experiential exhibitions and events!
is the leading tour company in Rovaniemi area with a specialisation in photography. We create exclusive excursions in the heart of Lapland and take you to locations of staggering beauty. Get ready for the experience of a lifetime and join our team to dive beyond the Arctic.
The Arctic Light Hotel is a new contemporary hotel situated in the heart of Lapland-Rovaniemi. The 1950’s building and former City Hall of Rovaniemi has been converted into a stylish hotel and opened its doors during spring 2015. This urban Arctic hideaway offers a unique combination of Lappish heritage and the ultimate in contemporary style. The Arctic Light Hotel is the essence of supreme comfort and is appreciated for offering a personalized stay on the Arctic Circle.
Welcome to Roka
- a new type of restaurant and street bistro in the heart of Rovaniemi. Strongly influenced by the United States, Italy and our own home of Finnish Lapland - Roka provides a friendly, personal and intimate 25-seater, neighborhood restaurant where we offer to you what we do best: serving bistro-style & street food made from the finest ingredients, chock-full of authentic & original flavors and accompanied with refreshing and sophisticated beverages.
is a café-pâtisserie specialising in handmade chocolates and confectionery. We treat our chocolate like artisans – with passion, pride, and Lappish courage.