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Renewed trails widen hiking scope in Rovaniemi
...Industry Kiruna’s most important industries are mining, ore refining and related technical
. Competition factors have forced the mining company LKAB to invest into research and development
, which have also boosted growth in Kiruna’s IT industry. A number of smaller technical production...
Click on the spot number The River Walk The best way to get to know all of this is to join a guided walking tour with a travel guide. Welcome! The travel guides in Rovaniemi lead the Riverwalk in many different languages. ...
Colourful Autumn 10.9 - 14.10 Outdoor
are favoured throughout the Harvest Season and the Colourful Autumn. Autumn colours are
’s last feat before winter arrives. Hunting season begins and “leaf-peeping”...
Pohjanhovi Auttin kaljatehdas
...the basement a first-class restaurant with private dining areas. Hovinpohja immediately began its
at the start of 1945...
3. Konttinen Field Konttinen Field received its name from the Konttinen mansion built in 1873–1876 by Terje Olsén, a Norwegian lumber baron. The buildings of the mansion were ...
4. By the side of power Kemijoki Oy was founded in 1954 to exploit the hydroelectric power of the river basin. Reconstruction projects and industry needed huge amounts of electricity, and water power was an excellent ...
...locals and visitors. In fact, it offers a lot of different possibilities for exercise and outdoor
2.The River Kemijoki, the longest river in Finland (over 500 km), has been an important waterway both in summer and winter. Its average width between Rovaniemi and Kemi is about 600 m. Human beings arrived in this area ...
Jätkät Lossinranta Markkinat
7. Lumberjacks, Ferryharbour & Markets The Lumberjack’s Candle Bridge was completed in the autumn of 1989 and became Rovaniemi’s landmark. On the top of the pylon ...
...children at home open early childhood education services in the form of open day care and group
. These are supervised by kindergarten teachers and childminders. Families can participate in the
free of charge. Open day care The open day care
are aimed at children under...
8 seasons Four seasons did not suffice for Laplanders and the Sami people in the olden days. Instead, they structured time into eight periods
1. Lapland and the "Mother Lapland" The area of Lapland is very big, more than twice the size of Switzerland and as big as Hungary. There are more reindeer than people in ...
...Second World War. The town is surrounded by naturally picturesque lake districts, forests and
destinations. The town’s most important tourism destination is the Olsztyn Castle. The town... ...and the most important industries are services, transportation and tourism. Friendship town
The friendship town agreement was signed between Rovaniemi and Olsztyn in 1976.
...for example in respect to its infrastructure, and corruption is commonplace. Friendship town
Rovaniemi and Titov Drvar signed the friendship town agreement in 1973.
included traditional friendship town
through to the end of the 1980s, when the situation in Yugoslavia turned into war
...came from Sweden and Finland. Industry Nowadays, Cadillac’s main industry is tourism.
for summer visitors include sailing, fishing, cycling and golf. In the autumn, the main tourism... ...e.g. boat construction, manufacturing of vehicle parts and other equipment. Friendship town
Rovaniemi and Cadillac signed the friendship town agreement in 1983. In practice, there have...
St. Johann in Tirol
...significant industry is tourism. In addition, the region also has agriculture. Friendship town
The Municipality of Rovaniemi and St. Johan in Tirol signed their friendship town agreement in... ...agriculture, tourism (especially wellness tourism), experience industry and ICT. Friendship town
between St. Johan and the Municipality of Rovaniemi have been very active. Cultural exchange...
...Here, you can enjoy eight staggeringly different and equally beautiful seasons. At its best,
is a source of strength and inspiration. Residents of Rovaniemi are urban people with a positive... ...meadows, fields and small lakes form an image of Lapland and Rovaniemi, whose appearance and
change with the seasons creating new kinds of atmospheres. Within ten kilometres of the city...
...significantly, even though it is still dark and cold at night. With increased light, everything in
begins to awake. At the first sign of spring, jäidenlähtökevät (literally ‘ice break-up’... ...the northern way of life gave birth to the northern state of mind: a mentality which imitates
is in a constant state of change, simultaneously in the present season while on the way to...
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