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Santa Claus Village

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Address: Rovaniemi, Finland
Phone Number: 358 (0) 16 356 2096
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When you are north, go there!

As I already was in Rovanimei, I visited the Santa Village. Well, I am no big fan of him, but nevertheless I had to visit him personally :) I gues for children it's even more... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 3, 2015
Theresa M
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Tampere, Finland
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Tampere, Finland
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18 reviews 18 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW

As I already was in Rovanimei, I visited the Santa Village. Well, I am no big fan of him, but nevertheless I had to visit him personally :) I gues for children it's even more funny and exciting, I also enjoyed it. You have to wait a little and then you can visit him personally and talk to him. There... More 

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Haute-Nendaz, Switzerland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 NEW

I have been to the village twice, once in winter and once in autumn. Definitely the high season of winter is very crowdy and you will have to wait a very long time in a queue to meet Santa. Also in the high season the picture or USB key with the picture you can pay for increase their price quite... More 

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Vienna, Austria
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

The Santa Claus village is located about 8 km outside from Rovaniemi and has a lot of Souvenir Shops and Restaurants. There is also the Snowmen Park and the Main Post Office of Santa Claus, which is actually very nice to see. You can also visit Santa Claus and pay from 60 Euro to get the pictures. Santa is nice... More 

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Hasselt, Belgium
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52 reviews 52 reviews
23 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

The village is a collection of souvenir shops with only a few interesting aspects . The Santa Claus Post office was nice with all the letters from all over the world and the opportunity to send your Christmas cards already (they will be sent for Christmas ) . You can enjoy all the other activities that you can find in... More 

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Not to be recommended. The Santa Claus village seems highly commercial place with tourist shops. There are some opportunities for sleigh riding behind a reindeer and taking a photo with Santa Claus, but everything you do is expensive. Besides there is not much to do here anyways.

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Singapore, Singapore
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

From Rovaniemi City Center, take Winter bus 8. The journey to Santa Claus Village is about 20minutes. My friends and I went during February. Even though Christmas was long over, Santa Claus Village just brings back the mood of Christmas. White snow and giant snowman can be seen. We went to take photo with Santa Claus. Although there was a... More 

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Holmfirth, England, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

The article circle bit is good and the atmosphere. But you are just there really to get yoyr souvenirs.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I figured I had to come here while in Rovaniemi, though a touristy Santa-themed place wasn't the most tempting to me (I was here for snowmobiling and ice hockey). I actually had a good time in the SC Village. Yes, it's touristy and commercial, but I think they actually did it very well; the surroundings are beautiful and it's a... More 

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Perth, Australia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Fantastic. The kids loved the outside ice slide rides. The ice castle was great, still cold. Lots to see and do, lots of things for he kids, we had teenagers and they still enjoy it. Atmosphere was lovely, everyone was so happy.

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Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

We went to lapland on the 3 dec for 4 nights with Thomson. The fun started on the flight over, the cabin crew and pilots were really funny, they entertained us for the whole flight and really built up the excitement in all of us. Arrival, really easy, it was lovely landing and seeing all the snow, the airport is... More 

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