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The capital of Lapland and home to Santa Claus village

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Best place to view the Northern Lights [closed]

I am contemplating between Tromso (Norway), Abisko (Sweden) and Rovaniemi (Finland). While Tromso is perhaps the most well-developed in terms of tourism infrastructure (and other activities to do) ...
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Can the aurora and snow be seen at Rovaniemi in October?

If I go to Rovaniemi in October to visit the Santa Claus Village, is this a time when it is common to see the Aurora Borealis and maybe some snow?
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Is it necessary to rent a car in Lapland?

I'm planning a trip for mid-February to fly into Helsinki-Vantaa, then catching the Santa Claus Express Night Train to Rovaniemi (Lapland). Staying in Lapland to see the Northern Lights for a week, ...