Rovaniemi In Finland Bids Goodbye To Goodnight; Locals Experience The Magic Of Midnight Sun

by Tania Tarafdar
by Tania Tarafdar 539

Summer in the Arctic is a long, polar day of blooming tundra, baby animals, and great migrations. For the ultimate midnight sun experience, travel beyond travel to Rovaniemi, the official hometown of Santa Clause. Here in Lapland,  the sun stays above the horizon for 24 hours. April in Lapland Rovaniemi offers sunny beach vibes, as the sun reflects from the pure white snow. And while Rovaniemi offers nature magic all year round, spring can be the best time to visit Lapland and enjoy the midnight sun.

 Lapland Offers A Walkable Snow Crust In Spring

April is a phenomenon on its own, with warmer days between 10–15 degrees and a feel of 20 degrees in straight sunlight. Yet the temperatures at night go below zero. This unique annual effect of midnight sun creates a walkable snow crust, that allows you to roam places you normally can’t, like frozen marsh and peatland areas. Finland Has Trees That Actually Freeze Due To The Cold Weather

 

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Get Infatuated By The Midnight Sun After Polar Night

After winter and the Polar Night, locals embrace the spring with open arms. In Rovaniemi, April is still a season for winter activities, where you will get to enjoy husky rides and snowmobiling on snow. But during this time you will also get to enjoy the warmth of spring sunlight so it is a double win. Besides, the Northern Lights are still visible in April and begin to gradually vanish as the sky prepares for the Midnight Sun season. Also, Go For The Ultimate Ice Driving Experience In Lapland This Winter

 

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The Spring Time Marks A New Beginning For Nature 

 Springtime in Lapland Rovaniemi is marked by the ice-breaking of Ounasjoki and Kemijoki rivers in April and May. During spring, flowers and plants show signs of life again after being buried under snow for months. The reindeer start calving, days get increasingly longer and the nights begin to disappear as the locals become infatuated with light. These Mobile Hotel Rooms On Sleds In Finland Help You Watch The Northern Lights.

 

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Rovaniemi Enjoys A Happy Beach Weather Throughout Spring

 Rovaniemi is extremely popular among tourists and is the second most international destination in Finland after Helsinki the capital of Finland. During spring it is always good beach weather at Rovaniemi. The slushy day is just perfect for eating an ice cream cone. 

 

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When you start travelling again after the pandemic, Rovaniemi should surely top your list. 

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