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CHRISTMAS IN SANTA'S HOMELAND!
Once upon a time, visiting Father Christmas meant standing in a long and bad-
Once you experience winter in Finland, you'll understand why Santa Claus lives here. Snow-
In Lapland, a certain magic fills the air and knowing that Santa has his natural home here only adds to the excitement. Deep amongst the pine trees, we may find him in a Lapland type log cabin covered in snow, or even a traditional Lappish Kota (like an Indian Wigwam) and for sure there's always a warm and friendly welcome with presents for all the children.
The traditional Christmas atmosphere can also be found throughout the country. In the city of Turku, in southern Finland, the Christmas Peace has been declared to the entire country every year since the Middle Ages and takes place at 12 noon on Christmas Eve. Known as the Christmas City, Turku certainly also knows how to celebrate Christmas in the 21st Century and offers the best of Finnish Christmas's in an urban setting.
Do bear in mind the extreme temperatures of Lapland, which hover well below freezing in a winter that lasts seven months of the year, so its worth noting that this is not the most suitable type of holiday for babies or very young children.
USEFUL TOURIST INFORMATION
Santa's Cave, SantaPark is located inside small mountain. The cave offers Christmas experiences with Santa Claus and his elfs.
Santa's Cave is situated 2 km from Santa Claus Village and Rovaniemi airport, and 5 km from the centre of Rovaniemi. (Lapland)
Tel: +358 16 3221
Fax: +358 16 322 2992
Santa Claus' Village
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