Hidden deep inside the Arctic Circle, Finland is the home of Santa Claus. Many only dream of meeting the big man himself, but now all your dreams can come true. Imagine snow-dusted pine trees, and log fire cabins that look like they have been picked from a magical land and placed here, and more reindeer than people you can see why many want to visit this fairy-tale land. 200,000 reindeers call Finnish Lapland home!
With everything that Lapland has to offer it’s no wonder that everyone gets into the Christmassy spirit. With stories being told by the crackling fires, reindeer sleigh rides through the enchanted woods and not forgetting meeting Santa himself. You can see why this snowy haven was made for exploring!
Rovaniemi is Santa’s official home, you’ll find top named shops and restaurants. Santa has received 8 million letters at the post office in Rovaniemi over the last 20 years.
The Kittila area is beyond compare when it comes to snow activities. 1000 truck-loads of snow were used to create the Snow Hotel and Ice Bar in Kittila’s Snow Village. There are 900 kilometres of downhill and cross-country ski slopes.
Then there’s Sarriselka in the far north, a real winter wonderland that’s one of the best parts of the world for spotting the famous Northern Lights. The mysterious Northern Lights make an appearance 200 nights a year. Will you be lucky enough to catch this amazing phenomenon?
Flight time is around 3 hours from the UK, transfers vary from 20 minutes to 60 minutes depending on which airport you fly into.
With fantastic deals from £1114 – 3 nights in Santa’s Hotel Tunturi, Saariselka – London Gatwick – Bed & Breakfast – 8th December – 2 adults 2 children. (Prices correct as of 25/11/13 13:30) Check out our website for the latest deals for 3 / 4 nights breaks or even the famous day trip!