Arctic Lapland Rally, Rovaniemi

When:
January 16, 2020 – January 18, 2020 all-day
2020-01-16T00:00:00+02:00
2020-01-19T00:00:00+02:00
Where:
Rovaniemi
Cost:
30 EUR

Roaring engines and spinning wheels spewing flakes of ice and snow. Even from a safe spectators’ spot, the legendary Arctic Lapland Rally is an adrenaline-pumping experience.

Rovaniemi's Arctic Rally takes place every January in Finland
Pic: Ferhat Deniz Fors

This winter rally classic has been taking place for more than five decades and is now in its 55th year. It sees hundreds of drivers and their trusty cars race round Rovaniemi in Northern Finland, a town better known as the idyllic home of Santa. But Rudolph and co will only be seeing the rear lights of these fearless rally drivers.

Throughout three action-packed snow-filled days, 11 competition classes will battle it out for points and glory. Former participants of this prestigious rally include Formula 1 legends such as Mika Häkkinen and Kimi Räikkönen. They are just two of the many who have testing their skills on Lapland’s slippery surfaces.

So wrap up warm, fill your thermos flask with steaming hot coffee and choose your perfect spot along the icy tracks.

See also:
The weather in Finland and when to visit
Where to go in Swedish Lapland

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When: January 16, 2020 – January 18, 2020 all-day
Where: Rovaniemi

Roaring engines and spinning wheels spewing flakes of ice and snow. Even from a safe spectators’ spot, the legendary Arctic...

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