Santa Claus Village, Rovaniemi

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Traverse the Arctic Circle and meet Santa any time of year at Santa Claus Village. Your whole family can experience the magic of the holiday season at this theme park. Stay in the village or take a day trip into this festive wonderland. Snap photos with Santa Claus in his office or strike a pose at the Arctic Circle line, which runs through the village and provides a popular photo op. Spread the holiday cheer by sending a card from Santa Claus' post office or purchase gifts for friends and loved ones at one of the village's Christmas-themed shops. Plan to see Santa Claus Village and other attractions that appeal to you using our Rovaniemi tour itinerary maker website .
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  • Santa Claus Village should be the most famous scenic spot of Nien meters. It's not in the city center. You need to go by bus or by car. itself is actually a sell-off. It's better to have an aura in winter.
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  • There are so many restaurants, shops, and a place to feed the reindeer here at Santa Claus Village! It's a wonderful place for kids and families and an even better spot for souvenirs.  more »
  • We visited a few times during our one week stay in the area between 29th Sept and 6th Oct. Luckily for us the very first snowfall of the season coincided with our final visit so it made it even more f...  more »
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  • Really magical place! We visited December 2017. Our 6 year old son had a blast here and we took him to the Snowman Park here the next day to sled and ice skate. Lots of places to shop and eat. The lights and decorations are really beautiful!
  • It's more for children but still in a way a tourist trap. Some souvenir shops and restaurants. "Ordinary" tourists might like it but really nothing special. The nature around is much more interesting, at least for people like me. Just had a tasty burger and a beer there while being on a bike trip.
  • My first meeting with the famous guy who visits during Christmas. I had fun and winter rode along with our little holiday sleigh :)
  • Picture perfect, as a scene from a fantasy. Being in the Arctic circle is a thrill! You can meet Santa Claus (who is of course adept in greeting you in your language), take a reindeer ride, send your loved ones postcards and messages from Santa and so on. The souvenirs and purchases are a tad expensive but a really unique experience.
  • Went to see Santa’s village in May and had an okay experience. The reindeers were closed and so were the huskies so that was quite disappointing. So it’s basically just an expensive meet and greet with Santa if you want to get photos. Santa was lovely though and so were the staff. However there isn’t much else to do when nothing is open except look in the various souvenir shops.
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