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Address: Rovaniemi, Finland
Phone Number: 358 (0) 16 356 2096
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A fairytale for children, and adults too!

This is a lovely place to visit if you have children, and even if you don't. There are reindeer sleigh rides, husky dogsled rides, and sleds outside your cabin as well as plastic... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 24, 2015
Stuart2488
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Kolding, Denmark
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Kolding, Denmark
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33 reviews 33 reviews
15 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

This is a lovely place to visit if you have children, and even if you don't. There are reindeer sleigh rides, husky dogsled rides, and sleds outside your cabin as well as plastic sleds you can ask for at the reception. If you are staying there, the cabins are small, but well appointed and well heated; the only problem is... More 

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Gothenburg, Sweden
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

A wonderful place to relax. Here and shopping. And entertainment. And restaurants. Many suvenirovov can buy: wool, wood, from the horns of the deer. Fun and rustic fervently!

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Breda, The Netherlands
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132 reviews 132 reviews
76 attraction reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015 NEW

I'm not totally sure why else you would come to Rovaniemi. This is a must-do. Sure it is touristy, but it is also magical and fun!

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Prague
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015 NEW

I know, while in Rovaniemi you just have to check out this place. Ok, do it. Quickly. And then get away as fast as you can as this is a tourist trap bringing buses full of (mainly Asian) tourist to rip them off their money. Successfully. Overpriced and too artificial. Hated it.

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Vancouver, Canada
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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

such a great christmas atmosphere. went in late november so the christmas season was in full blow. there are dog sledding and reindeer sleigh rides in the vicinity. there was also an ice hotel that you could visit. easy access. a lot of christmas related merchandise. you can get santa pictures here. went on the first official day of christmas... More 

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Western Finland, Finland
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39 reviews 39 reviews
15 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Situated on the Arctic circle, there is a photo point representing the Arctic circle at 66,33,07. I can not believe this place has some negative reviews. ( seriously ! ) This place is excellent. AND no cost. Zero... sure there are things to buy that are not the world's cheapest, but if you do not want to but anything :... More 

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Krakow, Poland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Maybe the Santa Claus Village looks different when you are the kid...But if you don't want to broke your image of this place - DO NOT GO THERE! It's full of made in China souvenirs, extremely high prices, creepy elves and trash in general... I was hoping it won't be that bad...Unfortunately - it is.

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Chisinau
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54 reviews 54 reviews
15 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

just shops & restaurants. OK for kids. at least, a short ride from Rovaniemi but nothing of interest. Situated on the arctic circle with a wire representing the arctiv circle at 66,33,07

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Dallas, Texas
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

The village area is nice to walk around, get something to eat etc.. it's not over-commercialized.. which is good and bad depending on what you are looking for... It is strange to visit Santa in March.. but Rovaniemi is his 'home' so.. it's what you want to do and expect! The Snow mobile tour available at the park itself is... More 

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Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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24 reviews 24 reviews
18 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

No matter how old you turn, you will still feel like a kid at this place. A Santa Fantasy world..! Interesting place. We stayed here for 3 nights in a traditional stlye though modern Cabin. Had a different experience altogether. We could also spot some Northern Lights from our Resort which was a nice experience.

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