Pre-Christmas in Rovaniemi

Located in the Santa Claus Village, Santa Claus Holiday Village is just 6 km from Rovaniemi, the capital of Lapland, and right on the imaginary line of the Arctic Circle. This destination is ideal for enjoying exciting activities such as snowmobile rides and husky or reindeer sleigh rides, or simply for enjoying the natural beauty of the surroundings. If you're lucky, you might even witness a breathtaking Northern Lights display!

Approximate price per family:
5955 $

Rovaniemi is a city located in the Lapland region in northern Finland. Known as the official "home" of Santa Claus and for its location on the Arctic Circle, Rovaniemi is a vibrant city full of life throughout the year. In winter, it is a popular destination for winter sports enthusiasts, such as skiing and snowboarding, and also for those seeking unique experiences like husky or reindeer sled rides. Additionally, visitors can enjoy the magical Northern Lights during the winter months. With its rich Sami culture, beautiful landscapes, and exciting activities, Rovaniemi is a must-visit destination on any trip to Lapland, especially if visiting the Santa Claus Village. Don't miss it!

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Day 1. Spain / Helsinki / Rovaniemi / Santa Claus Village

Airport check-in. Check-in procedures. Departure on a regular flight to Rovaniemi (via Helsinki). Arrival. Meeting with our guide and transfer to the Santa Claus Village, where the Santa Claus Holiday Village cabins are located (approx. 5 minutes). Arrival. Upon arrival, we will collect the thermal suits that we can use throughout our stay in Lapland. Once settled, we will enjoy a delicious dinner at the hotel restaurant. Accommodation.

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Day 2. Santa Claus Village - Snowmobile Safari

Buffet breakfast at the hotel. Today we will embark on one of the most spectacular excursions of the trip, a snowmobile safari. We will be provided with helmets and gloves, and after receiving instructions from the guides, we will start our snowmobile ride. The adults will drive the snowmobiles (2 people per snowmobile), while the children will ride in a sled pulled by the guide's snowmobile. During the journey, we will experience the power of these machines and enjoy the nature at its finest, with the frozen river and the typical snowy Lapland forests. Along the way, we will have a snack around a campfire with sausages and drinks. Return to the hotel and free afternoon, during which you can participate in an optional karting excursion.

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Day 3. Santa Claus Village - Husky Safari and Arktikum Museum

Buffet breakfast at the hotel. We will begin our adventure today by transferring to a husky farm, where these gentle friends will be eagerly waiting to embark on their journey. After equipping the dogs with harnesses and preparing the different teams (4-6 dogs per sled), we will start our sled ride. The guides will teach us how to handle the sleds. Well-trained huskies can pull up to seven times their own weight. We will experience the speed through the beautiful white Lapland landscapes... Light lunch during the excursion. The rest of the afternoon is free to enjoy the Village or visit attractions for which you have entry tickets: Arktikum Museum. Arktikum Museum (entrance included) is one of the most famous museums in the city. The building itself is remarkable, with unique architecture, and you will have the opportunity to learn about Sami culture and tradition, as well as the history of the city. Dinner at the resort's restaurant. Accommodation.

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Day 4. Santa Claus Village - Santapark and Reindeer Farm

Buffet breakfast at the hotel. Today, we will embark on the excursion that all the children have been waiting for. We will be transferred by coach to a secret location in the forest where we will experience an incredible Christmas adventure: a visit to Santapark, where Christmas is celebrated all year round! Upon arrival, we will realize that it is a place straight out of a fairy tale, where every detail is taken care of. We will explore this magical world with the help of the elves, participate in the Elf School, and if we pass the tests, we will receive a diploma. We will taste delicious gingerbread cookies, visit the Ice Gallery, take a ride on the "Magic Train," and send wishes from the Elf Post Office. Afterward, we can enjoy fun outdoor activities such as tobogganing, troll dancing, snow scooters, and more. Then, family by family, we will be guided to a cabin where the biggest surprise awaits us: Santa Claus himself will privately greet each family and spend some time with us. Each child will receive a gift. We will conclude this unique experience by enjoying lunch at the Santapark restaurant. Afterward, we will head to a nearby reindeer farm, where we can enjoy a visit, warm drinks around a campfire, and a reindeer sleigh ride. Return to the hotel. Dinner at the resort's restaurant. Accommodation.

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Day 5. Santa Claus Village / Rovaniemi / Helsinki / Spain

Buffet breakfast at the hotel. Free time until the indicated transfer time. You can spend the morning skiing at the alpine ski resort, which has 5 slopes, special slopes for children, and slopes for snowboarders. The capacity of its ski lifts is 3700 people/hour. It also has a special sled track where you can enjoy with the little ones. Ski equipment can be rented, and lift tickets can be purchased by the hour. Departure to Rovaniemi Airport. Check-in procedures and departure on a Finnair flight to Spain, via Helsinki. Arrival and end of our adventure in Lapland.

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Rovaniemi es una ciudad ubicada en la región de Laponia, en el norte de Finlandia. Conocida por ser la "casa" oficial de Santa Claus y por su ubicación en el Círculo Polar Ártico, Rovaniemi es una ciudad vibrante y llena de vida durante todo el año. En invierno, es un destino popular para los amantes de los deportes de invierno, como el esquí y el snowboard, y también para aquellos que buscan experiencias únicas como paseos en trineo de huskies o renos. Además, los visitantes pueden disfrutar de la mágica aurora boreal durante los meses de invierno. Con su rica cultura sami, sus hermosos paisajes y sus actividades emocionantes, Rovaniemi es un destino imprescindible en cualquier viaje a Laponia, especialmente si se visita la Aldea de Santa Claus ¡No te lo puedes perder!

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Día 1. España / Helsinki / Rovaniemi / Aldea de santa claus

Presentación en aeropuerto. Trámites de facturación. Salida en vuelo regular con destino Rovaniemi (vía Helsinki). Llegada. Encuentro con nuestro guía y traslado a la Aldea de Santa Claus, donde se encuentra el complejo de cabañas de Santa Claus Holiday Village (aprox. 5min). Llegada. A nuestra llegada recogeremos los trajes térmicos que podremos usar durante toda la estancia en Laponia. Una vez instalados degustaremos una deliciosa cena en el restaurante del hotel. Alojamiento.

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Día 2. Aldea de Santa Claus - Safari en motos de nieve

Desayuno buffet en el hotel. En el día de hoy realizaremos una de las excursiones más espectaculares del viaje, un safari en moto de nieve. Para ello, nos proveerán de cascos y guantes y tras las instrucciones de los guías, iniciaremos nuestro paseo en moto de nieve. Los adultos conduciremos las motos (2 personas por moto) y los niños viajan en un trineo que arrastra la moto de nieve del guía. Durante el trayecto podremos sentir la potencia de estas máquinas y disfrutar de la naturaleza en su mayor esplendor, con el río helado y los bosques nevados típicos lapones. Durante la excursión disfrutaremos de un tentempié alrededor de una hoguera con salchichas y bebida. Regreso al hotel y tarde libre durante la cual pueden realizar una excursión opcional de karting.

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Día 3. Aldea de Santa Claus - Safari de huskies y Museo Arktikum

Desayuno buffet en el hotel. Comenzaremos nuestra aventura de hoy trasladándonos a una granja de huskies, donde estos dóciles amigos nos estarán esperando ansiosos de realizar su recorrido. Después de equipar a los perros con los arneses y preparar los diferentes equipos (4-6 perros por tineo) iniciaremos nuestro paseo en trineo. Los guías nos enseñarán como manejarlos. Los huskies bien entrenados pueden tirar de hasta siete veces su propio peso. Podremos experimentar la velocidad por los bellos paisajes blancos lapones… Almuerzo ligero durante la excursión. Resto de la tarde libre para disfrutar de la Aldea o realizar las visitas para las que disponen entradas: Museo Arktikum. El Museo Arktikum (entrada incluida) es uno de los museos más famosos de la ciudad. Ya el edificio es admirable, con una arquitectura única, podréis aprender sobre la cultura y la tradición sami, así como la historia de la ciudad. Cena en el restaurante del complejo. Alojamiento.

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Día 4. Aldea de Santa Claus - Santapark y granja de renos

Desayuno buffet en el hotel. Hoy realizaremos la excursión que todos los niños están esperando. Nos trasladaremos en autocar hasta un lugar secreto del bosque donde viviremos una experiencia navideña increíble: ¡la visita de SantaPark, donde la Navidad se celebra todo el año! Cuando lleguemos nos daremos cuenta de que es un lugar de puro cuento donde todo está cuidado hasta el más mínimo detalle. Descubriremos con los elfos este mundo mágico, participaremos en la escuela de elfos y si superamos las pruebas recibiremos un diploma, probaremos las deliciosas galletas de jengibre, visitaremos la galería de hielo, daremos un paseo en el “Tren Mágico”, y podremos enviar deseos desde La Oficina de Correos de los Elfos. A continuación, podremos disfrutar de actividades muy divertidas al aire libre (toboganning, danza de trolls, patinetes sobre nieve, etc.) A continuación, familia por familia, seremos guiados hasta la cabaña donde nos aguarda la mayor de las sorpresas: el mismísimo Santa Claus recibirá de forma privada a cada familia y compartirá un tiempo con nosotros. Cada niño recibirá un regalo. Acabaremos esta experiencia única disfrutando de un almuerzo en el restaurante de SantaPark. Al terminar, nos dirigiremos a una granja de renos cercana donde podremos disfrutar de una visita a la misma, de unas bebidas calientes alrededor de una hoguera y de un paseo en un trineo tirado por un reno. Regreso al hotel. Cena en el restaurante del complejo. Alojamiento.

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Día 5. Aldea de Santa Claus / Rovaniemi / Helsinki / España

Desayuno buffet en el hotel. Tiempo libre hasta la hora indicada para el traslado. Pueden dedicar la mañana a esquiar en la estación de esquí alpino, que dispone de 5 pistas, pistas especiales para niños y pistas para snowboarders. La capacidad de sus remontes es de 3700 personas/hora. Cuenta también con una pista especial para trineos donde podréis disfrutar con los más pequeños. Se pueden alquilar esquís y comprar el ticket de remontadores por horas. Salida hacia el aeropuerto de Rovaniemi. Trámites de facturación y salida en vuelo de Finnair con destino España, vía Helsinki. Llegada y fin de nuestra aventura en Laponia.

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Santa Claus Holiday Village

Santa Claus has built his own cabin complex next to his house, right on the Arctic Circle in Rovaniemi. The complex was inaugurated in the summer of 2011 and features over 144 apartments. Each standard apartment, suitable for a family of 2 adults and up to 2 children, has an area of 35 m² and consists of 2 beds (90 cm * 200 cm) and a sofa bed of 145 cm, suitable for 2 children. It includes heating, a bathroom with shower, sauna, fully equipped kitchen, and a flat-screen TV. For larger families, it is possible to request a complete cabin (2 interconnected apartments that allow passage from one to the other without the need to go outside). The accommodation includes bed linen, towels, Wi-Fi, final cleaning, and complimentary sleds and snow scooters in each cabin. The superior cabins offer a touch of higher quality. The cabin size is slightly larger, 38 m². Additionally, the rooms are decorated with materials and craftsmanship from Lapland. The superior cabins provide bathrobes, slippers, daily cleaning, and luggage transfer to and from the cabin upon arrival and departure from the complex. The complex is located in the Santa Claus Village itself, just 200 m from the house of the most famous character in Lapland, 6 km from the center of Rovaniemi, and 5 minutes from the airport.

Program from December 19 to 23, 2023
Family Price
1 adult + 1 child $5955
1 adult + 2 children $7995
2 adults $6015
2 adults + 1 child $8075
2 adults + 2 children $10145
Conditions of Cancelation
until August 31, free of charge
from September 1 to September 30, 15%
from October 1 to October 31, 25%
from November 1 to 22 days before, 50%
from 21 days before, 100%
Contact us for more information
This grand experience includes
Flight to Rovaniemi, vía Helsinki
Departure from Madrid or Barcelona
English and Spanish-speaking escort guide during the trip
All transfers
Thermal suit throughout the stay
Includes boots and thermal jumpsuit
Snowmobile helmet and gloves
4 nights accommodation in Santa Claus Holiday Village complex
Porter service at the hotel
Half board 
Light lunches on the husky tour and in Santa Park
Snack with sausages and drink on the snowmobile tour
All activities, excursions and safaris according to the program
A gift from Santa Claus for each child aged 11 and under
Entrance to the Arktikum Museum
Complete online documentation and gifts
Travel assistance insurance
Airport taxes
SCIL® experience
Outbound flight schedule - Madrid
12/19/2023 Madrid 10:20 Helsinki 15:30
12/19/2023 Helsinki 16:20 Rovaniemi 17:45
Return flight schedule - Madrid
12/23/2023 Rovaniemi 14:00 Helsinki 15:20
12/23/2023 Helsinki 16:50 Madrid 20:15
Outbound flight schedule - Barcelona
12/19/2023 Barcelona 10:05 Helsinki 15:00
12/19/2023 Helsinki 16:20 Rovaniemi 17:45
Return flight schedule - Barcelona
12/23/2023 Rovaniemi 14:00 Helsinki 15:20
12/23/2023 Helsinki 17:04 Barcelona 20:05
It will interest you to know
Transfers not included in the Arktikum Museum excursion.
Standard cabin: 1 set of sheets and towels per person. Final cleaning of the accommodation.
Family suite: 1 set of sheets and towels per person. Daily cleaning of the accommodation. Bathrobe and slippers.
The prices of optional activities are valid for bookings made up to 30 days before departure, subject to availability.
The order (but not the content) of the excursions may vary from this itinerary.
The prices of the snowmobile and sleigh activities are based on two people sharing the vehicle.
The minimum age for driving snowmobiles is 18 years old. Children under the age limit will ride in a sled pulled by the guide's snowmobile, based on their weight and height. It is mandatory to have a valid European driver's license for cars in order to drive the snowmobiles and carry it at the time of the excursion.
All snowmobiles have comprehensive insurance with a deductible of €1000, for which each participant is responsible in case of an accident.
Due to weather conditions (snow or ice accumulation) and for safety reasons, the excursions may experience changes in itineraries, duration, or even cancellations without prior notice.
When the group size is large, it may be divided into smaller groups, making the operation simpler and more comfortable for passengers. Therefore, the schedule or order of services on excursions may be altered for this reason, without modifying the overall content of the excursion. Your local guides will inform you in advance of the schedules of your excursions.
The organizer does not guarantee weather conditions, snow or ice accumulation to carry out the offered excursions or safaris. In the event that force majeure prevents the realization of any excursion and it must be canceled, an alternative activity will be carried out or the amount will be refunded upon return; either in full if the activity is canceled or partially reduced if the conditions do not allow for its complete realization.
Smoking in accommodations where it is not allowed carries high fines, which can amount up to 4500 euros per person.
The client is responsible for the keys to the cabins. In case of loss, compensation will be requested.

 

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