This year calls for something special


Rovaniemi is the Official Hometown of Santa Claus® and every year more than 500 000 annual visitors from all around the world, come to see Santa Claus and the magic of Christmas. This year however has been different in many ways and the need for magical things is bigger then ever.

Now it is possible for all friends of Christmas and Rovaniemi to visit Santa Claus virtually! So sit back, have a hot chocolate and get ready for a virtual Christmas experience.

Rovaniemi is the Official Hometown of Santa Claus in Lapland, Finland

Get ready for Virtual Magic of Christmas

You are about to have a magical virtual tour in snowy Santa Claus Village, cross the Arctic Circle and meet Santa Claus himself, are you ready?

  • To enjoy the experience to the fullest, sit back and reserve a good 10 minutes for your tour, why not accompanied with a hot chocolate and ginger biscuits.
  • You can repeat the tour as many times as you like.
  • The total duration of the virtual tour is approximately 10 minutes.
  • Set the volume of your device to lower then medium, for an enjoyable experience (it might get snowy and windy at times).
  • Once the virtual tour begins you can not speed the tour or get lost since the virtual tour will lead you to Santa Claus.
  • While your virtual tour you can move the view and look around by touching the screen of your smartphone or by moving the mouse or touchpad of your laptop.
  • Once you click the image below to activate the tour, press play on the center of screen, you can then expand to full screen by clicking the arrows on the right lower corner.
  • You are now ready to enter the snowy Arctic Circle, enjoy your tour!

Click the image below to start the virtual tour >>



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