Autumn in Rovaniemi
Rovaniemi, known as the capital of Finnish Lapland, offers fascinating cultural sites and excellent opportunities for shopping. In the nearby forests and national parks you can admire the beautiful autumn colours known as ruska.
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Experience beautiful autumn colours in Lapland
The colours of autumn are at their most beautiful in Lapland, and at the start of October the leaves of deciduous trees take on glorious autumn colours. The best way to enjoy the beautiful scenery in the unique natural destinations in Lapland is either during a week’s hike among the fells or on an afternoon walk in the national park. You can also admire the scenery from a husky carriage or on horseback.
A city full of activity
In Rovaniemi, you will find numerous museums and cultural delights for all ages! The Arktikum science centre, located near the city centre, offers a chance to get to know the nature and history of the North. It also houses the Provincial Museum of Lapland. Visitors to the Forestry Museum of Lapland will find exhibits and information on the history of forestry in Lapland. Take a look at what the culture house Korundi and the adjacent Rovaniemi Art Museum have to offer.
There are numerous events organised in the city, entertaining both locals and visitors, such as the Rovaniemi Week held in September, together with International Grand Market. Take a closer look at the events calendar of Rovaniemi!