Santa and Lapland have been synonymous for centuries, and his permanent residence offers far more than just a meeting with the great man himself
Plan a holiday filled with adventure: enjoy a full spread of thrilling winter activities and some truly stunning accommodation on offer.
Indeed, there’s also a showcase of accompanying delights to thrill children and adults alike. At Rovaniemi’s SantaPark, hidden deep in the frozen forests, legions of helpful elves are on hand to introduce you and the kids to the delights of a traditional Lapland Christmas. There’s a gingerbread bakery, an elf school and workshop and even Santa’s official post office. And, grown-ups will find plenty of opportunities to plunge into the snowy wilderness on snowmobiles and husky sleds.
Alternatively, find Santa in his Harriniva hideaway, perched among snow-dusted firs and reached via twilight sled rides beneath the forest canopy. You can even meet real-life Rudolphs and Dashers before taking the reins and sledding through the ice-slicked wilderness. Or, you might prefer to take in the fairy-tale Arctic surrounds on snowshoeing trips and snowmobile safaris through Lapland’s snowy wilds.
Whatever you choose, you’ll be treated to says in some truly superb accommodation. There’s everything from designer glass-fronted treehouses, primed for views of the Northern Lights, to traditional log-cabin hotels, with their roaring fires and authentic Lapland cuisine. Or, for something extra special, book a stay in one of the region’s snow hotels or glass igloos, the perfect accompaniment to your Santa adventure.
Tailor-made holidays & Escorted tours
Most of Best Served Scandinavia’s Santa breaks can be tailor-made to your specific requirements. Designed by their specialists, their comprehensive range of itineraries are packed full of fun-filled festive activities, ensuring a truly magical stay.
The only exceptions are their escorted itineraries. These special tours include flights, transfers, accommodation and a host included activities designed to make the most of your family holiday. Best of all, you’ll have a Best Served Scandinavia specialist on hand throughout to answer your questions and smooth any bumps in the road.
For more information or to book your Santa break, call 020 7590 0656 or visit Best Served Scandinavia.