Lapland Holidays 2024/2025
Tucked far away in northernmost Finland lies the magical place that Santa Claus calls home. This is a region deep inside the Arctic Circle; a land of wonder and enchantment that really comes alive with the spirit of Christmas. You never know just who you might see...
Whether you're looking to explore pretty snow-clad pine forests in a reindeer-drawn sleigh, search for Santa and his elves, or indulge in adrenaline-charged activities like snowmobile safaris, we can offer something that will tick most boxes. Lapland is a winter wonderland with a difference.
Book a break to Lapland next winter from under £1,000pp. Say hello to Santa, get cosy in a log cabin and spot the famous Northern Lights.
NEW LAPLAND DAY TRIP FOR 2024
Lapland Santa Experience
privately chartered planes, flying from a regional airport near you, will touch down just beyond the Arctic Circle at A completely exclusive spot in Swedish Lapland.
From here, you’ll set off to Santa’s village, where you’ll have the place completely to yourself, to kick-start the fun. Journey on husky rides, snowmobiles and reindeer-drawn sleighs through the forest or surrounding fields illuminated by red lanterns.
Then pause for a hearty lunch and sip on steaming berry juice beneath the trees before following the secret path to Santa’s cabin for a private meeting with the jolly man himself – the perfect end to your authentic and intimate Lappish experience.
Hidden in the snowy forest, are two enchanted igloos offering a magical experience for your trip to Santa's Lapland. Admire the twinkling lights and ice sculptures, join in the fun and games with Santa's Elves and even enjoy a drink and snack in our ice bar.
Imagine the excitement of riding through the snowy forest by a snowmobile sleigh and watching your children's faces light up when they meet Santa. Plus, with lots of fun snow activities to enjoy too - there's no better place to celebrate the festive season than Santa's Lapland.
On a Santa's Lapland holiday you'll stay in the real winter wonderland, 200km above the Arctic Circle. With snow-sprinkled forests and lots of fun snow activities, including meeting Santa in his wooden cabin, Saariselkä is the perfect magical home for a three or four day festive break.
Mountains of snow to toboggan down, mini-skidoos for the kids to enjoy and as much cloud-berry juice and pancakes as you like… and there’s plenty more fun to have!
Stay in hotels, hand-picked by Santa’s elves and enjoy a half-board stay, with lunch and refreshments on your Search for Santa day.
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This trip is packed with outdoor adventures from start to finish. Your venue for the day is Kittila’s Snow Village, which is home to an ice hotel, an ice bar and an ice chapel. You’ll have plenty of time to explore the igloo-like hotel rooms and admire the impressive sculptures that have been carved from frozen water.
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Kilometre-long frozen lakes, acres of snow-topped trees, and first-class ski slopes with the nightlife to match are all staples of holidays to Ruka. Holidays to Kuusamo serve up some stellar, snow-blanketed scenery – this peaceful town’s a great spot to see the best of Finland’s natural beauty.
Scandinavia's magical Northern Lights occupy a very lofty spot on many people's travel goals, and with good reason. This stunning natural phenomenon is caused by collisions between electrically charged particles entering the earth's atmosphere from the sun, creating a captivating natural light show best seen within the Arctic Circle.
On this remarkable adventure, explore Norway and Swedish Lapland, journeying to the far north to seek out the magical Aurora while travelling on some of world's most scenic railways.
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We are taking you to Kuusamo, which is known for its snow-blanketed scenery, ski slopes and hiking trails. This peaceful town also offers plenty of opportunities to get up close and personal with the local wildlife, such as spending an afternoon visiting a reindeer farm where you'll get the chance to feed them and learn all about anta's sleigh-pullers.
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Make next Christmas a magical one and book a trip to Lapland!. Don't forget to take a look at our tour descriptions to help you plan for your magical Day/Stay trip to Lapland this Christmas.
Lapland trips top the listing of wonderful encounters for family members with youthful kids. After all, a trip to true home of Santa is the ideal method to keep the Christmas magic alive. The wonder on little faces as they take in reindeer, husky canines and, of course, a visit to the big guy himself is worth the trip alone!
While Christmas is a big component of Lapland's attraction, that's not to say that holidays to Lapland are just for children. This wintertime wonderland has activities for grownups to take pleasure in as well, including wonderful chances to ski, as well as a wide range of various other winter season tasks, adventures and also sports.
Visualize taking a snow safari via an icy forest, or snowboarding with a fairy-lit village at your feet? Whatever you decide to do in Lapland, it will have a wonderful touch.
In Rovaniemi, Lapland’s cosmopolitan capital, you’ve got international-name shops and restaurants, as well as an after-dark scene that rivals any European city. Levi, Pallas, Yllas and Kuusamo, meanwhile, are experts when it comes to snow activities. Then there’s Saariselka, a real winter wonderland, and Luosto and Hetta, secluded spots, which are real Northern Lights territory. If you're looking for a hotel that’s goes the extra mile for families, keep your eyes peeled for our SnowClub tag. Hotels with a SnowClub put on lots of activities and entertainment especially for little ones.
Levi is one of the very best ski places in Lapland, with great conditions from November to May. Beginner skiers will certainly be in paradise in Levi, thanks to the uncrowded slopes, broad runs and excellent tuition centers. Those which are a little more experienced on their skis will certainly wish to explore off-piste as well as tackle the World Cup gondola pitch. Snowboarders will certainly also discover plenty to keep them occupied and also off-piste tasks include husky, reindeer as well as snowmobile safaris, sledging, tobogganing, snow shoeing, ice angling and far more!
For those whose Lapland visit is about the big jully guy in his red suit, Rovaniemi is the destination to select. In the heart of the magical Arctic Circle, the highlight of Rovaniemi is the Santa Claus Village. And also the Santa Claus Office and also the Main Post Office, you could also venture underground right into the ice cavern attraction, Santa Park, take a snowmobile or husky trip, or visit Dasher as well as Dancer at the reindeer ranch.
Lapland vacations are the excellent winter months treat for adventurers of any ages. Those with children won't find anywhere in the world as wonderful, while snow-loving adults could experience wonderful ski possibilities in one of the most charming of locations.
If you're looking for Lapland holidays, look no further! Lapland is where Christmas dreams come true. It's not just a magical winter wonderland deep inside the Arctic Circle. It's also where you'll find Santa Claus and his trusty team of elves, whose mission is to spread happiness and fun.
If you come on one of our Christmas trips you'll have a chance to drop in on Santa for a private meeting and he has a present for all the children.
Christmas is the most enchanting time of the year, and the excitement never truly fades, no matter your age. With our fantastic getaways, you can embrace the spirit of Christmas on an adventure like you’ve never experienced before. Which Lapland holiday is perfect for you? Whether you’d like to meet Santa and his furry woodland friends, go exploring on a sled or discover a secret village, there’s something for everyone. Maybe you’ll discover the natural wonder of the Northern Lights on Santa’s Sleigh-Bell Sleepover, after spending an afternoon playing in the snow with the family. Couples are invited too, on an adventure packed with exhilarating excursions and cosy meals by a roaring fire. Whatever you’re looking for, there’s a perfect holiday for you to create the most magical Christmas yet.