The city of Rovaniemi stands just six miles south of the Arctic Circle in northern Finland. The area is host to a massive tourist influx in the winter, mainly British visitors arriving to see Santa Claus and the Northern Lights. Popular locations in the area include Santa Park and Santa Claus Village. In the summer, its a centre for outdoor adventures and the gateway to discovering natural attractions like Auttiköngäs waterfalls, Ranua Arctic Wildlife Park and all seven of the Lapland National Parks. Hire a car in Rovaniemi to get direct from the airport to the city centre.