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Looking to travel to Rovaniemi for a story but not sure how to make it happen? We might be able to help you – please have a look below.

Planning a media visit?

We receive a significant number of requests from international journalists, photographers, bloggers as well as television and film groups seeking support for their visit to Rovaniemi. Many of our international media visits are organised and planned in co-operation with Visit Finland. In order for us to effectively assist you, we kindly ask you to read the guidelines below.

Guidelines

 

  • Please contact us at least four weeks before your trip.
  • Please complete in full and submit the media accreditation form below.
  • In return for our assistance, we kindly ask that Visit Rovaniemi is mentioned in the completed work.

Reindeer sleigh ride in a white snowy forest in Rovaniemi, the Official Hometown of Santa Claus

We provide assistance on:

  • Itinerary suggestions
  • Story ideas
  • Interview opportunities
  • Entrance to key attractions
  • Liaison with hotels for special rates for visiting media

Any other support, such as guiding and local transfers, can be discussed based on the planned coverage. Please note we do not provide meals or transportation to and from Rovaniemi.

Winter swimming world championships 2014 in Rovaniemi, Lapland, Finland

Filming permits

Public places and events in Rovaniemi can be filmed and photographed for editorial purposes without a permit. Inside commercial places or attractions, in private areas or commercial events, permissions must be requested in advance. Please mention permission requests when completing the media form. If your filming requirements are not linked with tourism, please contact Lapland Film Commission.

Media accreditation form