Welcome to Santa Claus Village & the Arctic Circle!
Experience the magic of Christmas every day of the year!
Santa Claus Village is located in Rovaniemi, Finland, the official hometown of Santa Claus. Santa Claus has made Lapland in Northern Finland his home for centuries, and the Arctic Circle is close to his heart because many Christmas secrets are rooted in this magical place. Santa Claus Village is a family destination with plenty to see and do for all ages. Here’s wishing you an unforgettable visit!
Greetings, the Santa Claus Village family
Meet Santa Claus
You can meet Santa Claus every day of the year at Santa Claus Village. Meeting Santa is a unique experience, no matter what time of year you visit us. Santa’s gift sack is always filled with good cheer, warmth, and friendship. He reminds us of a world of fairy tales and stories where everyone is welcome, not just the children.
Cross the magical Arctic Circle
Did you know that the Arctic Circle runs right through the Santa Claus Village? As the Arctic Circle line is marked in Santa Claus Village’s central square, you can experience something uniquely exciting here – you get to cross the magical Arctic Circle! You can hop, step, jump or even do a cartwheel!
Experience the wonder of the Northern Lights
The colourful Northern Lights playing in the sky are one of the most beautiful phenomena in nature. The geographical location of Santa Claus Village and the surrounding area makes it a suitable area to encounter the Northern Lights. It’s important to remember that the Northern Lights are a natural phenomenon. This means that while there’s no guarantee you’ll see them, the search will be even more exciting!
Be enchanted by Lapland’s nature
Every season is different in Rovaniemi. In this Arctic nature wonderland, you can breathe in the silence of snow-covered forests, experience the magic of the midnight sun in summer, and admire the famously colourful autumnal hues of “Ruska” in Lapland. Explore the enchanting natural sites and landscapes of Santa Claus Village.
Outstanding flavours of the North
Kota Restaurant of Arctic SnowHotel
Restaurant, located some 30 km from Santa Claus Village, serves lunch & 3-course dinner in a magical atmosphere by an open fire.
Dinner & Lunch Restaurant Santamus
Lappish restaurant in Santa’s Village hides a forest & a real gold stream within its walls, serving local cuisine in a Lapland themed setting spiced with a gold panning.
Loft Cocktail Lounge
Feeling festive? in our cocktail bar, located in Santa’s gift house in Santa Claus Village, you can enjoy your time away from the hassle.
The 24 Premium Glass Apartments & Premium Lodge in Santa Claus Village are designed to combine Lapland tradition, modern comfort & nature of Arctic Circle.
Santa’s Igloos Arctic Circle
Santa’s Igloos Arctic Circle, 71 luxurious glass igloos, are located at Santa Claus Village. This holiday village also includes reception & Restaurant Arctic Eye.
Apukka Resort Rovaniemi
Apukka Resort: an Arctic wilderness resort hotel in the capital of Lapland, surrounded by lakes and magical nature, just 10 min drive from Santa Claus Village!
Santa Claus Office Webshop
Santa Claus Office Gift Shop can be found also online. We ship…
Lappituote in Santa’s Gift House in Santa’s Village, has produced souvenirs for over 30 years and is the leading company in Finland.
Wigel – handmade reindeer leather accessories
Wigel is a brand focusing on reindeer leather accessories. Our factory store is located in the center of Rovaniemi (Arctic Design Shop).
Watch the Santa Claus Village livestream!
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Plan your stay
How to get to the Santa Claus Village? What should you know before visiting? We’ve put together some useful tips for you!