Spring arrives in Santa hometown, Finnish Lapland awaits a summer full of fun activities
Rovaniemi (Finland)/IBNS: After a long winter, Rovaniemi, the official hometown of Santa Claus, is ready to bask in the glory of spring.
A walk through the countryside reveals that nature is being reborn in Lapland.
Ice on the rivers Ounasjoki and Kemijoki has melted, snow is gone, the birds have returned and the baby reindeer are taking their first steps.
There is more and more daylight every day and soon it will be summer and the Midnight Sun Season - between mid-June and mid-August.
The 24 hours of daylight offers a season filled with summer activities and events.
Visitors can also enjoy a visit to Santa Claus Village on the Arctic Circle.
According to Visit Rovaniemi, visitors can choose from a variety of magical accommodations under the Midnight Sun, enjoy arctic delicacies at local restaurants and cafes, join the daily summer activities and of course fall in love with the mellow happiness of Christmas magic all year round.