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$ 124.54 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.

About this activity

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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 traditional Christmas buffet
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 traditional Christmas buffet with 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 van, car

    • Pickup & drop-off by van

  • Food & drink
    • Lunch buffet

    • Soft drinks

    • Not included: alcoholic drinks

Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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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

3.8 /5

based on 111 reviews

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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

A friendly guide, Claudia with a warm smile picked us up on time; it was a perfect visit to Santa's village there onwards; meeting and sitting and chatting with Santa was magical as was meeting and feeding the reindeers! Claudia made everything seamless and easy; visit to post office, sending letters to the loved ones, crossing the arctic circle or enjoying a delicious lunch - she patiently photographed everything and made it a very memorable experience for us. Thank you

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November 15, 2022

It was beautiful, everything was well organized and the guides are well trained, especially one of the guides Lucas was very friendly and helped us a lot with information and was always there to help us especially since we have a small child of 3 years old.Thank you very much for this unforgettable experience.

November 14, 2022

Product ID: 181379