Santa Claus Reindeer

Santa Claus Reindeer

Santa Claus Reindeer Reindeer rides & safaris and northern lights excursions in Santa Claus Village. The wintertime reindeer sleigh ride in Santa’s backyard comes with a passport certifying that you have crossed the Arctic Circle. +358 40...
Nova Skyland

Nova Skyland

Nova Skyland Nova Skyland is located in the Santa Claus Village on the Arctic Circle, near the Santa Claus Office and Main Post Office, yet in a tranquil spot by the forest, near the bilberry tussocks. Hotel apartments decorated in Scandinavian style are placed in...
Where can you meet Santa Claus?

Where can you meet Santa Claus?

Where can you meet Santa Claus? There is only one Santa Claus, but he can be met in a number of different places in town. One place he can be met is in the  atmosphererich Christmas House in the Santa Claus Village. The Christmas House also presents Christmas...
Nature shrouded in white

Nature shrouded in white

Nature shrouded in white During the early spring, the trees on the fells of eastern and northern Finland are shrouded under a thick covering of snow. The term used to describe this accumulation of snow and hoarfrost is called crown snow-load. It is nature’s own...
Arctic Fox Igloos

Arctic Fox Igloos

Arctic Fox Igloos A visit to Ranua Zoo is perfected with an overnight stay in a glass igloo on the shore of the picturesque Lake Ranuanjärvi. The glass igloo is an outstanding accommodation allowing you to enjoy spectacular views of the starry skies and Northern...
Lapland Restaurant Kotahovi

Lapland Restaurant Kotahovi

Lapland Restaurant Kotahovi Lapland Restaurant Kotahovi in Santa Claus Village offers quality Lappish cuisine. Restaurant Kotahovi gets its name from “kota” which is Finnish for Lappish-style hut. This Lapland style restaurant is located in the Santa Claus Reindeer...
Snowman World Ice Restaurant & Ice Bar

Snowman World Ice Restaurant & Ice Bar

Snowman World Ice Restaurant & Ice Bar Snowman World Ice Restaurant & Ice Bar is the world’s only ice restaurant precisely located on the Arctic Circle. The Ice Restaurant & Ice Bar in Snowman World simply must be experienced by anyone visiting the Santa...
Snowman World Ice Restaurant & Ice Bar

Snowman World Ice Restaurant & Ice Bar

Snowman World Ice Restaurant & Ice Bar Snowman World Ice Restaurant & Ice Bar is the world’s only ice restaurant precisely located on the Arctic Circle. The Ice Restaurant & Ice Bar in Snowman World simply must be experienced by anyone visiting the Santa...
Ranua Zoo

Ranua Zoo

Ranua Zoo Located just an hour’s drive from Rovaniemi, Ranua is a destination offering outstanding once-in-a-lifetime experiences throughout the year. The pride of Ranua is the Arctic zoo that is home to fifty animal species and two hundred animals. The zoo is located...
Wigel – genuine Lappish handicrafts

Wigel – genuine Lappish handicrafts

Wigel – genuine Lappish handicrafts Taija Aikio is a third-generation handicraft artisan from Rovaniemi. Taija’s grandmother, Anna Wigelius, began making reindeer leather products in Utsjoki back in 1984. Taija’s mother, Jaana Aikio, continued the family business in...
Moomins are from Finland

Moomins are from Finland

Moomins are from Finland Loved worldwide, the Moomins are fairytale characters created by Finnish illustrator Tove Jansson (1914–2001). The best-known of the Moomins is Moomintroll, who lives with his mother Moominmamma and father Moomin-pappa in Moomin House. Moomin...
Tunturi-Tuote

Tunturi-Tuote

Tunturi-Tuote You can also see, hear and feel the Xmas Boys band playing music in Santa’s Gift House. They perform in the northern end of Santa’s Gift House. As you enter the Santa Claus Gift House at the Santa Claus Village, you will also be crossing the Arctic...
Frans&Chérie – C’est délicieux!

Frans&Chérie – C’est délicieux!

Frans&Chérie – C’est délicieux! Frans&Chérie is a relaxed French-style bistro combining love for good food and enjoying it. You find Frans&Chérie at the heart of Rovaniemi, at the Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna. The fresh and pure ingredients, and the...
Amarillo – Relaxed party atmosphere

Amarillo – Relaxed party atmosphere

Amarillo – Relaxed party atmosphere Food, drink and a relaxed party atmosphere – that’s what Amarillo is all about. Amarillo’s uncomplicated and bold Mad Mex -style food prepared with the genuine Amarillo attitude is sure to satisfy your cravings....
Arctic TreeHouse Hotel

Arctic TreeHouse Hotel

Arctic TreeHouse Hotel The Home Cavern of Santa Claus, SantaPark, with its Christmassy programmes has received exquisite accommodation premises. Set on a wooded slope close to Santapark you will now find the luxurious Arctic TreeHouse Hotel. The hotel comprises...
Ice swimming at Koskipuisto

Ice swimming at Koskipuisto

Ice swimming at Koskipuisto Ice swimming is a wild, yet healthy Finnish pastime. Taking a dip in chilly water improves blood circulation and metabolism, slows down cell ageing and cares for the skin. Ice swimmers who go ice swimming on a regular basis will see their...
Ounasvaara Outdoor Resort

Ounasvaara Outdoor Resort

Ounasvaara Outdoor Resort Located just a couple of kilometres as the crow flies from the Rovaniemi town centre is a ski resort with outstanding ski slopes provide memorable and meaningful experiences for skiers of all ages. Ounasvaara has a five-month skiing...
Sieriporo Safaris

Sieriporo Safaris

Sieriporo Safaris SieriPoro Safaris is an authentic and original Lappish reindeer farm. SieriPoro’s family has been practicing reindeer herding in Rovaniemi in Finnish Lapland since at least 1800. Reindeer farm is located by Sierijärvi Lake, about 15 km from the...
Santa Claus tells about his life

Santa Claus tells about his life

Santa Claus tells about his life How does Santa Claus prepare for Christmas? At Ear Mountain we spend the whole year preparing for Christmas. Of course, gifts are most important, so we have to make sure they are all ready in good time. We take care of our reindeer,...
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