The Arctic Circle: Santa Claus Village in Finland

How to get to Santa Claus Village in Finland

on the Arctic Circle, 2 km from the international airport of Rovaniemi and 8 km north-east of Rovaniemi and is famous all over the worldSanta Claus Village in Finland, which every Christmas attracts thousands of tourists from around the world.Here you can get a connecting flight from Helsinki Airport , as well as charter flights from many countries - Britain, Sweden and others.Also included are buses and trains, in particular, the number 8 bus from the train station to the village of Rovaniemi, Santa Claus.You will go about 30 minutes.

Santa Claus Village in Finland - Map

Visa - standard Schengen visa to Finland.

What is offered to tourists in the village of Santa Claus in Finland

All standard and not-so-New Year and Christmas entertainment, which you can think of, offered to tourists in Lapland.Since the airport: here you will put in the passport stamp in the form of Santa Claus.In the Rovaniemi, a town with a population of 60 thousand. Man, the capital of La

pland, there are only 3 attractions bridge over the river Kimiёkki, Arktikum museum and the central square with a monument in honor of the winners of Eurovision 2006 (group Lordi was originally from Rovaniemi).

Santa Claus Village in Finland - Arctic Museum

Arctic Museum

In Rovaniemi you will be offered a ride on a dog or reindeer, send a letter to Santa Claus, as well as to get an audience with him and personally ask the most cherished.Santa's Village - a 7 souvenir shops, three cafes, a post office and a house of Santa, as well as several pillars which mark the boundary of the Arctic Circle.Children in Finland in the village of Santa Claus madly in love - here and gnomes and reindeer, and Santa.

Santa Claus Village in Finland - skiing Husky

favorite children's entertainment - skiing Husky

Santa Claus Village in Finland - the Arctic Circle

Crossing the Arctic Circle

children interested and the brand new set up in 2012, the park AngryBirds.

Santa Claus Village in Finland - the park Angry Birds

On the "slingshot" rides even the Santa Claus!

Lapland incredibly beautiful. Snow-covered fields and forests, mountains and brightest stars.But refrain from long walks in the forest: a blizzard out there are commonplace.In any case, dress warmly .Light winter day in this northern region lasts only 2 hours - the sun rises at 11am, and at one o'clock already comes.

Santa Claus Village in Finland

Rovaniemi decorated Christmas trees, garlands, Christmas tinsel different, that immediately creates a festive mood.Fans traditional winter fun can enjoy a real Finnish sauna with a traditional dip in the snow.If you do not consider yourself to be so extreme, you can just play in the snow, a snowman and blind the soul to drink mulled wine or herbal tea with spices in a cafe.


Santa Claus Village in Finland -street village

Santa Claus Village in Finland

On the streets of the village

Prices in the village of Santa Claus in Finland

What Casa Xia price, not only in the village of Santa Claus in Finlyadii, but in Ravaniemi prices are very high, especially during the winter holidays . Yes, the t is very expensive.Popular locations rolls - and therefore, it allows businesses to inflate prices above the heavens.For example, some of the prices in Rovaniemi and Santa Claus Village in Finland.

bus from the airport - 7 euros, in the village of Santa - 5 euros.

Accommodation in single bed in the hostel - from 48 euros in the hotel - and even more.On the day you are going to spend no less than 80-100 euros (4 euros - coffee, 5.5 Euro - cake).

Skating deer - 85 euros.Snowmobiling - 150 euros.Excursion to the amethyst mine - 60 euros.Postcard - 2-4 euro.Souvenirs from 20 euros (very simple).

Santa Claus Village in Finland - riding on elk 1

Audience with Santa - free of charge, but the photo with Santa in his cabin - 17 Euro.

Santa Claus Village in Finland - Santa

Santa Claus Village in Finland

Santa Claus Village in Finland

But the most amazing and unforgettable entertainment in Rovaniemi you can see for free.We are talking about the present northern lights. However, if you want exclusive, the hotel Kakslauttanen you gladly surrender the number of round-house with a transparent roof for 263 euros per night, through which you will see the northern lights, comfortably ensconced on the couch.

Santa Claus Village in Finland - a house with a transparent roof


Santa Claus Village in Finland - Northern Lights

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