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Santa Claus village and Santa Park, Rovaniemi

  • 6 hours
  • Easy
  • Daytime
  • Rovaniemi
  • Description
  • Meeting points
  • Pick-up
  • After a 10-minute guided transfer you will arrive to the famous Santa Claus Village just outside of Rovaniemi.

    First, our guide will give you a short presentation of the Village. You will learn a bit of its history, which started with the first celebrity visitor in 1950. You will cross the official Arctic Circle line on your way to the entrance door to the Santa Claus office and receive your personal Diploma for crossing the Arctic Circle.

    To meet Santa in his cabin, you will have to pass along the Magic Path. Meeting Santa Claus is a dream-come-true for most of the visitors of Lapland, and in high season there can be a long queue to his office, but on our excursion, we will use a pre-booked slot, which might shorten the waiting time. Finally, you will have a meeting with Santa - the biggest attraction in Lapland.

    Then you will visit the Official Santa Claus Post office, which receives thousands of letters from children and adults from all over the world. Here you can send a postcard to your friends and family with the official Santa Post Office stamp and order a letter from Santa to your loved ones for the following Christmas. Here we will have some free time, you can visit numerous locally made souvenir and Finnish design shops in the village or grab a bite to eat and drink.

    After that you will head back to your vehicle and continue to Santa Park, just couple of minutes away from the Village. Your entrance ticket to Santa Park covers all the fun attractions inside:

    • Santa Park Exciting Show (performed on stage 3 times a day)
    • Elf School Interactive Show with Elf School Diploma and Elf Trainee Hat
    • Magic Train Ride
    • Handicrafts in Elf Workshops
    • Visit to Ice Gallery, Ice Bar & Meeting with the Ice Princess
    • Undercrossing of the Arctic Circle
    • Visit to Gingerbread Bakery and Gingerbread decoration.
    • Guaranteed family meeting with Santa Claus in his office
    • Visit to Elves’ Post Office
    • Twi Gaming Arenas
    • Toy Factory Shopping Area
    • Santa’s Corner Shop

    Please take as many photos and videos with the fairytale creatures as you like! There is a separate charge for having a professional photo with Santa Claus taken in his Santa Park chamber. But you can also take photos with your own camera. In Santa Park restaurant you have a lunch included in your program. Deserts, coffee and additional drinks need to be paid separately.

    After visiting Santa Park you will get in the bus and head back to Rovaniemi.

    What's included

    • Transfer
    • Guiding throughout the whole program
    • Regular entrance to Santa Claus office
    • Personal Diploma of crossing the Arctic Circle
    • Entrance ticket to Santa Park

    Not included

    • Meals and drinks or buffet lunch in the main restaurant of Santa Park or in the Santa Claus village
    • Photos & videos with Santa Claus in his office

    Important remarks

    During the standard visit to Santa Claus Office it is not allowed to take photos or videos with your own cameras or phones only inside the office. A Professional elf photographer will take the photos and videos and you can buy them at the Office exit. In all other places of Santa Claus Village, including the Post Office you can take photos and videos.


    Special warm clothing usually is not needed on this tour, as you will spend most of the time indoors. If needed it can be rented separately. Please provide clients’ shoe, trouser and jacket size. Otherwise normal winter clothing should be enough. 

    Cancellation Policy

    • We will charge a cancellation fee of 100% if booking is cancelled 1 days or less before the event
    • We will charge a cancellation fee of 50% if booking is cancelled 4 days or less before the event
    • We will charge a cancellation fee of 10% if booking is cancelled 90 days or less before the event
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