You can meet Santa Claus and cross the magical Arctic Circle every day at the Santa Claus Village in Rovaniemi.
There are many souvenir shops as well as Santa’s Main Post Office, programme service companies and cafes and restaurants in the Santa Claus Village. And of course, Santa is there too, in his chamber every day of the year.
Information, guide service and Arctic Circle Crossing Certificates are available from the Arctic Circle Information Office.
Santa Claus Village is situated 8 km to the north of Rovaniemi direction Ivalo along highway number 4. You can reach the Arctic Circle also easily by local bus:
Santa’s Express timetable (traffic suspended until further notice)
Local bus number 8:
(timetable 12.8.2020 – 6.6.2021)
96930 Arctic Circle, Rovaniemi
1.12. - 6.1. (Christmas season) daily at 9-19
7.1.-31.5. daily at 10-17
1.6. - 31.8. opening hours vary from company to company
Exceptional opening hours:
24.12. at 9-15
25.12. at 12-17
31.12. at 9-17
1.1. at 12-17
30.4. at 10-15
1.5. at 12-15