Guided tour

Rovaniemi: Santa Claus Village and Arctic Circle

Activity provider: NordicUnique Travels

Rovaniemi: Santa Claus Village and Arctic Circle

Activity provider: NordicUnique Travels

From US$ 128.66 per person

Treat yourself to a must-do in Rovaniemi. Enjoy a magical journey to the Santa Claus Village and meet Santa Claus himself. Then, enjoy a Lappish-style buffet lunch.

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Duration 3.5 hours
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Live tour guide
Pickup included
Pickup and drop-off is from your hotel or accommodation within 15 kilometers of the Rovaniemi city center. Please be ready and waiting in your hotel lobby 10 minutes before your scheduled pickup time.


  • Cross the Arctic Circle and get certificated
  • Visit the Santa Claus Village
  • Treat yourself to a private meeting with Santa Claus
  • Enjoy a Finnish buffet lunch
Full description

Visit a place where it is Christmas all year round on a tour to Santa Claus Village from Rovaniemi.

Meet Santa Claus in person, then cross into the Arctic Circle for photo opportunities. Savor an included Christmas buffet lunch. After pickup at your accommodation in Rovaniemi, head toward Santa Claus's main office in Lapland.

Have a private meeting with Santa Claus, and then send greetings to all your friends from Santa's Post Office. You will also have chance to see the reindeer, Santa's helper. Next, make your way to the painted white line denoting the Arctic Circle, which cuts right through Santa Claus Village. You will officially enter the Arctic area when you cross the line.

Cross the circle, enjoy this popular photo spot for all visitors, and get an Arctic Circle certificate. Afterward, have the opportunity to taste a Finnish buffet lunch at before returning to your accommodation in Rovaniemi.

  • Entry tickets & places visited
    • Santa Claus Village visit

  • Who you’ll be with
    • Live tour guide: English

  • Transport
    • Transport by car, van

    • Pickup & drop-off by van

  • Food & drink
    • Lunch buffet

    • Soft drinks

    • Not included: alcoholic drinks

Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

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Important information

Know before you go

  • Departure time may vary depending on the seasons and availability, please double-check with the activity provider
  • A minimum of 2 people are required for this tour to take place on weekdays and Saturdays
  • A minimum of 4 people are required for this tour to take place on Sundays and public holidays
  • The tour may be canceled or rescheduled if the minimum group size is not met
  • Children under 12 must be accompanied by a paying adult
Customer reviews

Overall rating

3.9 /5

based on 135 reviews

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The guide Guliano was excellent, explained everything and told a lot and also took the time for the needs of families with children. Deduction only because one could possibly mention that the private meeting with Santa Claus is actually not that private at all, and the photos etc are all extra and quite intense..... but on the whole we were very satisfied

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January 1, 2023

For just over 100 euros per person 7 in our group. No candy no gift no free photos no free post card to post in the post office, dinner wasn’t with any elves. No magical experience for the kids. Our guide was lovely though I just don’t know where the money went. Shame really.

December 16, 2022

Good experience over all, Claudia our guide was brilliant. There is a long wait for Santa and you have to pay extra for a present for the kids at €28 each and then pay a further €35 for a picture( that's the cheapest option) which adds up. When we went in to Santa he looked fab in fairness but my youngest was surprised he didn't know her name, why they can't put the kids names on the tags they get going in if they are getting a presents I don't know it would make it more authentic if he knew their names. There is a buffet meal included and a tour around the artic circle shops and post office.

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November 29, 2022

Product ID: 181379