No child can imagine Christmas without presents. And where do such gifts come from? After all, from the Santa Claus holiday village in Rovaniemi, Finland.
Children all over the world believe in fairy tales, and in the imagination of every little person there is a character who rewards good children for their deeds. He has many names and many guises, but mostly he portrays himself as a kind old man.
And where does this good old man live?
TV fairy tales tell children that Santa Claus lives at the North Pole, rides in a sleigh pulled by reindeer and wears a red hat and a long beard. But is it possible to meet Santa face to face?
According to information from tourist offices, Santa Claus lives in a village near Rovaniemi, Finland. It’s a magical place where the Christmas spirit breathes on you from all sides and it doesn’t matter what time of year it is.
Vacation in Santa Claus holiday Village
In Santa Claus Holiday Village, you can spend a holiday full of fun beyond the Arctic Circle and meet Santa every day in the streets. The accommodation offer includes wooden cottages with their own sauna, kitchenette, bathroom and television, but you can also live in an igloo with a snowman.
In the free program, you can visit an amusement park with various attractions. You can ride a snowmobile among a herd of Santa’s reindeer or arrive on a tour of a husky farm. You will blend in perfectly with the surrounding nature while fishing, on a walk in the surrounding woods or on a cross-country ride.
Santa Claus fun park
In the fun Santa Park, you will meet other fairy-tale characters, such as elves and fairies or the ice queen. You can taste traditional Lapland specialties in the local restaurant and choose a memento of your fairytale vacation from the wide range of souvenirs in the shops. The Arctic Circle passes through the village, a popular photo spot.
Right in the middle of the village is the office of Santa Claus himself, where Santa will listen to your wishes and tell you about his travels. If you want to share your experiences with family or friends, send them a view from the post office at the North Pole, which will carry a special stamp with the likeness of Santa Claus.
Santa Claus Holiday Village is open every day, summer and winter. If you’re lucky, you’ll even see the Northern Lights. You can visit the village for one day or spend the whole holiday there.