The Arctic Circle Borderline in Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi is the epitome of an Arctic holiday destination.

The Arctic Circle border goes directly through the fantastic Santa Claus Holiday Park, located 8 kilometres from Rovaniemi main centre.

The Arctic Circle borderline is marked here, and you can imagine how big a photo spot, the Arctic Circle line has created for tourist visiting the city and the Santa Claus Holiday Park.

What is the definition of the Arctic Circle

It is a circle of latitude that runs 66°33′45.9″ north of the Equator. It is a circle of latitude that runs 66°33′45.9″ north of the Equator. It marks the southernmost latitude where the sun can stay continuously below or above the horizon for 24 hours – today very much known as the Midnight Sun in the summer and the Polar Night in the winter.

Many ways to discover the Arctic Circle

It is said that the pace is generally slower north of the Arctic circle. Here is no stress, and you live in harmony with nature and its signals and differences. You can experience the Arctic Circle through many activities and tours. A few kilometre north you will find aanArctic Circle hiking area.

What about passing the Arctic Circle in the underground. In the Santa Park, you will find a grotto 50 metres below the earth's surface, which offer this special experience.

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  • Lattitude: 66.543614
  • Longitude: 25.847197