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Santa Claus Village a dream realized on the Arctic Circle

October 12, 2020 Visit Europe No Comments Email Email

Rovaniemi is The Official Hometown of Santa Claus® and as Christmas approaches, Santa Claus receives many questions about visiting the Santa Claus Village. Rest assure no matter what, Santa Claus will always be in Santa Claus Village, continuing his life mission: to enhance the well-being of children and the kindness of grown-ups, as well as spread the message of love and goodwill and the Christmas Spirit across the globe.

Santa Claus Village is like a real village, offering services and activities for the whole family

You can meet Santa Claus on Arctic Circle every day of the year, for free, and there is much more to Santa Claus village. The village has many restaurants, boutiques, hotels, cabins and igloos and to add into village charm, the central square offers a beautiful setting to cross the Arctic Circle.

The Village is a home to many cute animals, like animals on Elf´s Farm Yard Zoo, Husky Park and Santa Claus Reindeer. Santa Claus Village offers many activity companies providing Lapland experiences and fun for the whole family, such as Arctic Circle Snowmobile Park, Santa’s Adventures, Wild Nordic Finland and Sunny Safari. During the snowy season your winter games are joined by real snowmen of the Snowman World.

Crossing the Arctic Circle in Santa Claus Village

Santa Claus Village is a Village with all amenities one could wish for. You can choose form a variety of magical accommodations, enjoy arctic delicacies at local restaurants and cafes, join the daily arctic activities and of course fall in love with the mellow happiness of Christmas magic all year round.

Here you can find charming cabins, igloos, hotels, local treats of the restaurants and boutiques filled with Finnish design and handicrafts. The Santa Claus Village offers many factory shops and boutiques offering Marimekko, Iittala and local handicrafts, not to mention Moomin products and lifestyle products by Balmuir. Have a look at the wonderful offering of the Village boutiques and webshops!

The Main Post office is an attraction on its own, here you can send Christmas cards to your loved ones with an special Arctic Circle stamp.

The Santa Claus Village accommodation offering is simply magical

Touring around the village is magical simply for the charming curb appeal of the accommodations. Take a walk on these magical little paths and village roads and end up on the central square surrounded by boutiques, where all the magic culminates to the crossing of the Arctic Circle.

Santa Claus Holiday Village is a local accommodation company with all the wonders one could ask for from a Lapland Holiday. Within a walking distance stands Artic TreeHouse Hotel with comfy nest like suites, GlassHouses with Saunas and ArcticScene suites with individual wellness quarters. Here you can find the scenic Rakas restaurant loved by the locals.

If you dream of a private hot tub and a private sauna under the starry northern skies the answer is Glass Resort. Santa´s Igloos Arctic Circle offer you a once in a lifetime igloo experience. And to experience the Scandinavian design you must visit Nova Skyland Hotel & Restaurant to be blown away by the exciting combo of their cuisine.

The Santa Claus Village is home of Arctic cuisine

The newest arrival to the village is Loft Cafe where you can enjoy handmade Lapland treats and special assortment of coffees. Lapland Restaurant Kotahovi will offer a unique taste trip for those who wish a story around their plate. This charming little restaurant is in the middle of a reindeer park. Three Elves Restaurant serves in the heart of the Santa Claus Village, offering a plethora on Lapland tastes and a meeting place for breakfast, lunch, dinner and drinks.

The Snowman World Ice Restaurant and Ice Bar you must experience! The ice sculptures and the local delicacies will find their way to your heart. And to get cozy you must get a bite at Santa´s Pizza & Burger for those tasty pizzas and burgers for the whole family.

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