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Santa Claus

The Santa Claus Office is located right on the Arctic Circle in Rovaniemi – in the middle of the most beautiful Finnish Lapland. Santa is ready to receive visitors from near and far on every single day of the year at his Office. There you can of course meet Santa himself, but you might also catch a glimpse of those little tiny Elfs rushing around if look carefully.

The magic zone of the Arctic Circle usually get especially the younger ones very attentive and they usually spot a lot of this little Elfs. This charming place on the frontier between fairytale and the real world invites you for a visit.

The Santa Claus Office is especially popular for visitors in December and the first two weeks of January. Santa Claus wants to meet everyone, but you have to be prepared to wait for your turn. For people in more of a hurry, the Santa Claus Office Elves recommend visiting Santa on a weekday. During weekends and on public holidays the first and last hours of the day are usually the least busy.

No admission fee


For private meeting with Santa Claus around the year please contact Info Elf Team

Notice that Santa´s timezone is GMT +2

  • 01.09. - 30.11.
  • Mon - Sun 10.00 - 17.00
  • 01.12. - 06.01.
  • Mon - Sun 9.00 - 19.00
  • 07.01. - 31.05.
  • Mon - Sun 10.00 - 17.00
  • 01.06. - 31.08.
  • Mon - Sun 9.00 – 18.00

Notice the exceptional opening hours annually:

  • 30.04. from 10.00-15.00
  • 01.05. from 12.00-15.00
  • 24.12. from 09.00–15.00
  • 25.12. from 12.00–17.00
  • 31.12. from 09.00–17.00
  • 01.01. from 12.00–17.00


At the heart of the Santa Claus Village you can meet Santa on every single day of the year. Admission to the Santa Claus Office is free of charge. You are warmly welcome for a visit. You can get to Rovaniemi either by air, by train or by bus. If you are driving you can reach the Santa Claus Village by driving 8 kilometres from the Rovaniemi centre towards Ivalo. The Santa Claus Village is by the highway E75 and the Santa Claus office can be found by the village square, right on the Arctic Circle line. For more travel information go to
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