You hear the pitter patter of excited feet as your sleigh pulls up to a small cabin in the woods. The air is crisp here but a warm glow radiates from inside. The children creak open the door… there he is! His boots are dark and heavy, his jacket the deepest red they have seen, his long snow white beard leads their eyes up to his jolly smile, which asks 'so what would you like for Christmas?'.
Meeting Father Christmas in his true Lapland home is an experience your children will treasure forever. And our Lapland holidays offer much more than just meeting the grand old man himself: mush a team of husky dogs, drive a snowmobile across a frozen lake and even see the Northern Lights on our holidays to Finland!
Ride snowmobiles, reindeer sleighs and husky sleds through Santa's very own kingdom. And don't forget your private family meeting with Father Christmas himself!
Visit Santa in his secret log cabin in the forest on this three-night Lapland holiday
3 nights from £969 per adult
Search for Santa in his magical homeland on our two-night Lapland holidays
2 nights from £1049 per adult
A four-night break featuring a husky ride, a reindeer sleigh ride, and snowmobile safari
4 nights from £969 per adult
On the big day itself, wake up to a white Christmas like you've never seen before!
4 nights from £1379 per adult
After a Christmas at home, enjoy a family winter getaway before the New Year
3 nights from £1049 per adult
Welcome in the New Year in style in Lapland – and thank Santa for the presents he brought you!
3 nights from £1109 per adult
Experience all the magic of Lapland in a single day and return home in time for supper!
Daybreak from £499 per adult
In the far north of Finnish Lapland, the small and quiet village of Hetta is nestled away amidst miles of forested snowscapes set alongside dramatic Lake Ounasjärvi. The vast wilderness expanses of this region have long been traversed by nomadic Sámi tribes, the indigenous local people; and many Sámi families are still resident among the local community. The village has an interesting museum that depicts the time-honoured Sámi way of life and a beautiful church, with a distinctive, slender belltower. We offer a range of accommodation options in Hetta to suit your requirements.
A quaint little Lappish village perched on the banks of a frozen river, deep inside the Arctic Circle, Karesuando provides a tranquil, picturesque and unspoiled backdrop for your Arctic activities. The main village sits on the Swedish side of the river Muonio, home to the Arctic Star hotel whilst the warm and welcoming Davvi Arctic Lodge is situated on a fellside just into Finland. The village has an attractive church - the most northerly in Sweden - as well as a handful of local shops and amenities.
True Lapland is a wonderful, authentic wilderness location and there is little wonder Santa has chosen it for his home. But please keep in mind that when it comes to visiting Santa there, you are flying deep into the Arctic Circle in the height of winter when weather conditions can at times be adverse
Please remember that you are travelling to the Arctic Circle where temperatures can plummet to levels colder than in the UK. In December 2015, some of our Santa guests in Finland experienced temperatures of around -35C. As most of your activities are based outside, we do supply a thermal suit for everyone (up to size 48) but please ensure you bring a sufficient supply of hats, waterproof gloves, snoods/balaclavas, thermal socks and other warms clothes to ensure all members of your party are wrapped up nice and warm, especially children. There is a short, helpful video on suitable clothing in Lapland on the Transun Facebook page.
Transun are proud to offer the widest selection of departure airports from the UK to Lapland – more than any other operator. Our direct charter service, exclusive to Transun, operates to Enontekio Airport in far north of Finland. We fly from 18 UK airports, making it easier for you to reach Lapland from your local airport. Our flights are operated by a number of charter airlines and include hot meals on both outbound and inbound flights.
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