Santa Claus’ original home lies in the mysterious Korvatunturi (“Ear Fell”) in Finnish Lapland. Since the exact location is a secret only known to a chosen few, he decided to establish an office in Rovaniemi, the capital of Lapland, in 1985. Rovaniemi received the status of the Official Hometown of Santa Claus in 2010.
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The main building of Santa Claus Holiday Village (also called “Christmas House”) hosts a unique Christmas-theme exhibition and a photography service with Santa Claus. The exhibition includes two fascinating exhibits covering around 400 m²:
Finnish Christmas, Christmas traditions and Lapland’s Santa Claus, “Joulupukki”; Most recognized Christmas traditions around the World.
The exhibition covers today’s Christmas customs as well as centuries-old Finnish and foreign Christmas traditions. The permanent exhibit includes also fascinating Christmas videos.
At Christmas House you also have the opportunity to meet Santa Claus, and can create a lasting memory of the meeting with a high quality photograph.
You will also get certificates from Santa Claus – Certificate of meeting Santa Claus at the Arctic Circle and Santa’s niceness certificate.
Included: Hotel pickup and drop-off, Professional guide, Arctic Circle crossing certificate, Christmas exhibition
You can book VIP meeting with Santa Claus (20 min) for additional charge
Avoid any queues escorted by the VIP Elf as your personal guide, services by a Professional Photographer Elf, Photo
with Santa Claus (A4), your own gift as Santa’s present
Children 0-3 years old – free of charge