Lapland - Santa’s Hometown

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Have you ever imagined to celebrate Christmas with your family at Santa Claus’s hometown in Rovaniemi in Lapland, Finland? According to historical legend, Finland is recognized as the home of Santa Claus. Rovaniemi, the capital of Lapland, Finland is actually a special place not only for its beauty, but also for its fame as the hometown of Santa Claus. Therefore, the region attracts a lot of tourists each year, especially during the Christmas Season. There are many interesting places to see here such as Laplanders Museum of Natural History, Christmas Park, Rovaniemi Airport, and especially the Santa Claus Village. Arriving at Rovaniemi, you don’t have to wait until Christmas to meet Santa because you can meet him at any time of the year.


Lapland features “white nights” because the sun never sets at night during summer in this region.

Lapland features “white nights” because the sun never sets at night during the summer in this region.


Rovaniemi in Lapland is declared hometown of Santa Claus. It is also one of the most ideal destinations to ski

Rovaniemi in Lapland is declared to be the hometown of Santa Claus. It is also one of the most ideal destinations to ski


In the winter, the region is always full of snow

In winter, the region is always full of snow


The beautiful red house becomes outstanding in snow

The beautiful red house becomes outstanding in snow


Many travel companies in Finland is now offering sightseeing packages to visit Santa Claus at Lapland for the tourists around the world

Many travel companies in Finland is now offering sightseeing packages to visit Santa Claus at Lapland for the tourists around the world


Lapland of Santa Claus is an extremely beautiful place on our planet. Everyone wants to visit it at least once during a life time.

Lapland of Santa Claus is an extremely beautiful place on the planet. Everyone wants to visit it at least once during a life time.


Santa Claus Village in Finland is an amusement park located about 8 km northeast of Rovaniemi.

Santa Claus Village in Finland is an amusement park located about 8 km to the northeast of Rovaniemi.


This is Santa Claus’s office where you would meet the Christmas father during your days at the beautiful and legendary region.

This is Santa Claus’s office where you can meet the Christmas father during your days at the beautiful and legendary region.


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Santa’s workshop is the place where Santa make toys and gifts to give to the children at Christmas


Santa Claus is believed to visit every house in the world and bring gifts to children during the Christmas season

Santa Claus is believed to visit every house in the world and bring gifts to children during the Christmas season


Lapland province looks so attractive on Christmas season

Lapland province looks glorious on Christmas season


According to historical legend, Santa Claus lives at the foot of a mysterious mountain called Korvatunturi in Rovaniemi, Finnish Lapland.

According to historical legend, Santa Claus lives at the foot of a mysterious mountain called Korvatunturi in Rovaniemi, Finnish Lapland.

 

 

Related links:

About Santa Claus

Letter From Santa Claus

Home Schoolers Celebrate Christmas: Santa’s Storied History

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This article was published on 2010/12/17