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A Lapland Christmas Holiday, Experience Christmas in Santa Country in 3 days

Finnish Lapland is located in the Arctic Circle, far, far, away in a place we only envisioned in snow globes. What better place to find Christmas and make unforgettable memories than with a Holiday to Lapland. Everyone will love all the Lapland Christmas excitement.


Separated miles apart from a world of bustling streets and pending deadlines, this magic land, so filled with cheer that the skies illuminate and the snow sparkles. This is none other than the legendary home of Father Christmas.


Holiday in Lapland
photo by Santa’s Lapland 2013


A Lapland Christmas Adventure, Simply Unforgettable


All of the fond visions you had as a child, every possible magical Christmas experience you ever dreamed of, are all in this enchanting place. Experience the holidays as they come to life in this wonderful Lapland Christmas adventure.


photo by Santa’s Lapland 2013


So What is There to Do on a Lapland Christmas Trip?


A twinkling snow-covered winter wonderland of sprawling forests and mountains wrap you in the world’s most unforgettable Christmas experience. A dream factory couldn’t make these memories. A Lapland Christmas holiday is an all-out family affair.


Breathe in the world’s purest air and experience the fantastic magic of this exciting adventure. Feel like you are inside a beautiful snow globe filled with reindeer and huskies, frozen lakes, and pure white snow. Immerse yourself in the enchanting magic of the snow-shrouded forests in the land of the amazing Northern Lights, Midnight Sun, and Polar Nights.


Day 1: Your day starts with a greet at the airport by Santa’s reindeer and friends! No kidding, I mean the magic starts the minute you touch down!


A coach transports you to your Christmas hotel or cabin in Saariselkä, and after fitting for proper weather attire, you’re off in a magical land of snow.


Snowmen, sleigh rides, it’s all there for the taking on a holiday to Lapland. After spending some time making snow angels thaw out in an aroma-therapy Finnish sauna.


Relaxing is part of the magic and a perfect way to finish the most magical first day of your holiday in Lapland.


Santa and Reindeer
photo by


Day 2: On your second day get ready to sled ride on a husky-drawn sled through sparkling snow-covered forest to a special secret location! A magical igloo where Santa’s elves are awaiting your arrival for fun and amazement, I’m telling you this place is DRIPPING with magic!


There’s so much to do on a Lapland Christmas holiday, it’s just unbelievable.


  • Ice Fishing 
  • Snow Hockey 
  • Kick-sledding (a crazy Finnish cross between a scooter and a toboggan!)
  • Tandem skiing
  • Mini-skidoo rides for the children
  • Tobogganing (slide on a simple sled that was originally used as transport.)


Search for Santa’s secret cabin in the forest and get a private family meeting with him, so special, so unforgettable, and only on a Holiday to Lapland. You’ll have lunch and snacks available and time to enjoy the crackling log fire.


No need to worry about anything but making the most magical memories you could ever dream of. After the second most unforgettable Christmas experience of your life, there’s a full-on Gala Dinner waiting in your hotel!


I know, totally amazing right. If you’re staying in the cabins there’s a magical festive dinner there as well.


Every detail of this incredible holiday in Lapland has been conceived by Santa himself. A Lapland Christmas dream come true.


Holiday in Lapland
photo by Santa’s Lapland 2013


Day 3: On your third day there is a range of optional magical Christmas adventures to explore before you are off to the airport. Everyone will be entertained by the awesome activities and endless sights offered. With plenty of places to eat scattered about, you will surely be able to lose yourself and have the time of your life.


  • Rudolph’s Reindeer Run (if you’ve ever wanted to feel like Santa, drive your own reindeer sleigh.)
  • Snowmobile Safari
  • Tobogganing 
  • Northern Lights adventure
  • Husky Heaven
  • Downhill Skiing
  • Snow Shoeing or cross country skiing


Prepare to have your family’s winter holiday dreams come true when you enter into this wonderful frozen land of cheer and magic, Santa and his elves, and blankets of snow and ice.


Take a fascinating journey to one of the safest countries for travelers and enter a frosty dreamland where you can build a snowman, ride a snowmobile, play ice hockey, maybe try some ice fishing, learn about the local culture, go sledding with huskies, drive a reindeer sleigh, or put on some snowshoes and explore. The options are endless.


Wake up your inner child with the merry holiday cheer and excitement this place brings to life, be sure to come to see Santa and his elves at home and his reindeer. Sample and taste the delicious local food.


Make memories with your family that will always be held dear and don’t forget to take plenty of pictures. Your Lapland Christmas adventure will bring with it magical cheer and holiday bliss.


I’m telling you, finely appointed Christmas hotels and cozy cabins, magical memories you and your family will never forget. A holiday in Lapland is a visit to Santa’s home. Just AMAZING!

Christa Thompson

Christa Thompson is the Founder and Chief Editor of The Fairytale Traveler. She started traveling the world in 2003 when she attended a summer abroad study at the University of Cambridge in England. Since then, her wanderlust has been fierce. Her three passions in life are her son, traveling, and being creative. The Fairytale Traveler brand gives Christa the opportunity to do all of these things and to live intentionally every day. "It's never too late to believe in what you love and to pursue your dreams." -Christa Thompson

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