The 20th Nordic Symposium in Tourism and Hospitality Research

Social programme / Optional tours
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Optional tours

Woods and Wilderness Tour

Experience the natural beauty of Rovaniemi surroundings! Hike in the woods and meet the orginal Lappish shaman. Climb onto the top of the hill and be amazed by astonishing views over the indefinite wilderness. Half-day trip (5 hours) includes transport from the hotel, guided hiking in nature near Rovaniemi, outdoor activities, lunch on openfire, surprising Lappish experiences in the woods. Possibility for shopping at the Arctic Circle. Transfer to the Airport.

Time and duration: 8:00 – 13:00 (5 hours)
Minimum number of participants: 4
Price: 50 € (including lunch and transfers)


City and Culture Tour  (CANCELLED)

What is Rovaniemi all about? See and learn about the famous landmarks of Rovaniemi: Alvar Aalto architecture, Lumberjack Bridge, Rovaniemi Art Centre, Rovaniemi church and many others. Mingle with local people at Lordi Square. Visit the Arcic Circle and meet the one and only original Santa Claus. Half-day trip (4 hours) includes guided bus tour in Rovaniemi, tickets to selected sights, light activities in the city centre, lunch and a visit to the Arctic Circle. Possibility for shopping in town and/or at the Arctic Circle. Transfer to the Airport.

Time and duration: at 9:00 – 13.00 (4 hours)
Minimum number of participants: 4
Price: 50 € (including lunch, transfers and tickets to selected sights)