The Arctic Circle is a circle of latitude that runs 66°33′45.9″ north of the Equator. IIt marks the southernmost latitude where the sun stays continuously above the horizon for 24 hours in summer. Santa Claus Village is certainly the best and most legendary place to cross the famous Arctic Circle.
Santa Claus Village, located at the Arctic Circle in Finnish Lapland, is a great place for those who hope to see the famous “aurora borealis”. Autumn is also the season of the year, when you have the highest chances to observe the Northern Lights.
Meet the cute reindeer at Santa Claus Reindeer Resort, enjoy your summertime with huskies at HuskyPark, or visit Elf’s Farmyard.
You can meet Santa and his joyful elves in Santa Claus Village everyday of the year and naturally also in autumn! There is no entrance fee to meet Santa.
Santa’s Forest, full of Christmas trees of all sizes, is located close to Santa Claus Village. Explore the magical forest by following a 2 km guided trail from the Village. Enjoy Lapland’s nature and autumn colours!
Santa Claus Village also offers quality accommodation in autumn. The Village is also home to BestPark Arctic Circle, a licensed and safe caravan park for camper vans and trailers.
Only 15 km (12 min drive) northeast of Santa Claus Village is located the unique Arctic Circle Hiking Area, featuring marked trails, fire pits, beautiful lakes and bridges over impressive rapids. Autumn is certainly the best season to visit this unique nature destination!
Santa Claus Village features many factory shops and boutiques offering brands like Marttiini, Marimekko, Pentik, Iittala as well as local handicrafts and souvenirs. Welcome to shopping!
Santa Claus Main Post Office is open every day of the year. The cheerful Postal Elves will post your greetings for you and all post will be stamped with the special Arctic Circle postmark. All the letters and cards put in the red box of the office will held and sent for Christmas!