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Christmas In Lapland

This unforgettable journey for young and old takes you beyond the Arctic Circle to Finnish Lapland. The northern lights will be dancing over Santa’s hometown as you create a lifetime of Christmas memories.

5 DAYS | ROVANIEMI

TYPE: INDEPENDENT

TRAVEL: 23 DEC '20

FROM $3,350


ITINERARY

DECEMBER 23 ROVANIEMI

Be warmly welcomed by your Christmas hosts on arrival at Rovaniemi’s airport or railway station. At your hotel, children will receive a special passport to be stamped as you enjoy activities over the next few days. Remainder of the day is at leisure.

DECEMBER 24 (CHRISTMAS EVE) ROVANIEMI

Today experience a real white Christmas full of
fun at the fabulous Snowfun park, where you can choose from a myriad of thrilling activities including a snowmobile safari, a forest tour by four-wheeled scooter, tobogganning, kicksledding or skiing. Ice-fishing, ice-golf and snow-hockey are also on the agenda for the adventurous, but you may prefer to just relax by the campfire with a hot drink, or even fry sausages and sip hot soup in a Sami-style tent. This evening you will be served a traditional Christmas dinner that has been prepared for you. Santa is sure to take some time out from his busy schedule to meet all the children after your meal! BD

DECEMBER 25 (CHRISTMAS DAY) ROVANIEMI

This morning, you may choose to sleep off last night’s feast or attend a traditional Lutheran Christmas Day church service delivered in Finnish. Later, travel deep into the majestic forest today
for a fun-filled day with a distinct focus on the festive season. Glimpse shy forest animals as your coach heads for a quaint lodge where you can enjoy Christmas snacks and decorate a tree with Santa’s Helpers, then have loads of fun gaining your International Reindeer Driver’s Licence! Follow the winding trail back to your hotel where a traditional Christmas dinner has been prepared for you. BD

DECEMBER 26 (BOXING DAY) ROVANIEMI

Today, learn more about the fascinating history, culture and traditions of the Arctic regions at the Arktikum, an internationally-renowned museum and science centre. Journey on to Santa Claus' Village, where you can shop for traditional handicrafts and send a postcard home from Santa’s very own post office! Before returning to your hotel, enjoy lunch in a cosy restaurant. BLD

DECEMBER 27 ROVANIEMI

Your extraordinary Christmas experience sadly comes to an end after breakfast, when you will be transferred to the Rovaniemi airport or railway station. B

 

  • Spend Christmas in Finnish Lapland with loved ones
  • Meet Santa in his home town of Rovaniemi, over Christmas
  • Cross the Arctic Circle and send postcards from Santa’s post office
  • Gain your Reindeer Drivers License and try many winter snow fun activities
  • Enjoy traditional Finnish church services and delicious traditional Christmas dinners

  • 4 nights accommodation at the Scandic Hotel Rovaniemi
  • Meals as per itinerary (BLD)
  • Return airport transfers
  • Outer winter clothing for duration of program
  • Trip to Santa's Hideaway
  • Reindeer sleigh ride
  • Visit to Snowfun site
  • Visit to Arktikum Science Centre and Museum
  • Visit to Santa Claus Village

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B: Breakfast L: Lunch D: Dinner • *Terms and conditions apply. From prices are per person, twin share, based on lead in grades and/or seasons unless specified. When available, optional upgrades can be applied at time of booking. See bentours.com for more information