Sokos Hotel Vaakuna Rovaniemi

Koskikatu 4, Rovaniemi, Lapland, 96200, Finland | 3 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Rovaniemi

Lulea to Rovaniemi to Turku

A travel blog entry by anne.nathan


... and departure times. The buses were operating on the Sunday timetable because it was a Public Holiday (I believe), so we couldn't catch the 9.50 train - had to wait til 10.50.

While we waited, we chatted mainly to a chap from England who made TV documentaries - there were groups of travelers all over the place. It must've been coming up to 10.00 when I decided I ought to search out a loo - the bus trip was over 2 hours and I ...

Chillin' with Santa

A travel blog entry by rhys_raelene


... walls covered in children’s letters to Santa, finally we had arrived at Santa’s office door. Another elf told us to wait then went to tell Santa we had arrived. We were both like little kids again, excited to see the big man himself. When the elf let us in we put our things down then went to Santa! It was so cool and I have to admit I got a little star struck! We were only in with Santa for 1minute however it seemed to last a lot longer and was great ...


A travel blog entry by camomile

The trip with student union to Lapland was different. First of all, I actually went alone, because there were 3 trips, but my Erasmus' friends got into different groups than I did. But this trip was so cool, and I am happy I didn't get afraid and I didn't quit, just because I was alone.
From the place we lived to Lapland is looong way. First we took overnight train (first time in my life) and then bus, by witch we ...

Santa Claus home

A travel blog entry by frawldog


... Rovaniemi is quite a bit bigger than the last cities I visited, but still relatively small. It's famous for the world's northern most McDonald's, which I ate at. The other thing is famous for is the Santa Clause Village. The Santa Clause Village is on the Arctic Circle. Being on the Arctic Circle means that for one day a year, the sun does not come up and for one day a year, the sun does not go down. I got my picture taken ...

Random Info

A travel blog entry by deannadippold

I just read some of the posts I wrote and I realize that I am writing as I speak....I therefore apologize for the boring reading and somewhat hard to understand as my mind is not always grammatically correct. I remembered a couple of the things they told us today:

There is snow on the ground 180 days out of the year.
They come alive in the summer months as the sun shines 24/7.
It gets to -30 degrees here in winter and 70s in summer.
They travel a lot.
They get a lot ...

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This 3 star hotel, located on Koskikatu 4, Rovaniemi, is near Arktikum, SantaPark, Kid's Land, and Arctic Centre and Regional Museum of Lapland.
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