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Visit Santa Clause's officein Rovaniemi, Finland

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Every day more than 500 000 people come to Santa. The same number of letters are sent to his elves.
How to visit Santa Clause's office in Rovaniemi
Not far from Rovaniemi city where the geographical line of the Arctic Circle lies there is Santa Clause office. In Finland they call him Joulupukki.

You can visit Santa's office all year round except for December, 23 - this day when he delivers presents to children around the globe.

You can send letters to Santa with your Christmass wishes, Rovaniemi
Photo: You can send letters to Santa with your Christmass wishes

How to do?

1. Santa Clause's office is located 7 kilometers northward from Rovaniemi city - you can get here by car down highway E75 (taxi from the centre - about €25) or by bus №8 from the railway station. You can visit Santa any day around the year, but be ready to stand in line for quite long time in December and January.

2. Everyone can talk to Santa - he speaks lots of languages. Taking pics or videos by yourself is forbidden. A-4 format pic with Santa costs €30.

Take a selfie with Santa, Rovaniemi
Photo: Take a selfie with Santa

There is a post office in the village. You may send a postcard on behalf of Santa Claus, Rovaniemi
Photo: There is a post office in the village. You may send a postcard on behalf of Santa Claus

3. On the territory of the residence you can also buy souvenirs, visit the elves' theatre, take a deer-drawn sledge ride or take a snowmobile ride and stay overnight in an ice hotel.

There is an ice bar on the the territory of Santa's village, Rovaniemi
Photo: There is an ice bar on the the territory of Santa's village

Where to do?

#1Santa Claus OfficeSanta Claus Office

Santa Clause office is placed 7 kilometers northward from Rovaniemi down highway E75. It is open all year round from 10am till 5pm, during New Year holidays - till 6pm. The entrance is free.

When to do?

Santa Clause's office greets visitors all round the year from 10am till 5pm. During New Year and Christmas holidays - till 6pm.
December, 24-25 and January, 1 - half-time working days - from 12pm till 5pm.

How much?

Meeting with Santa Clause is absolutely free of charge.
Entrance to husky park - €5, husky-drawn sledge ride - €30 per person.


Guest19 June 2024

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