Location and Opening hours

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  • Joulumaantie 1, 96930 Arctic Circle, Rovaniemi, Finland
  • Info@santaclausoffice.com
  • Free Entrance
  • Open Every Day of the Year
Date Opening Hours
30th AUG 2021 - 30th SEP 2021 Mon - Sun 11 A.M. - 3 P.M.
1st OCT 2021 - 30th NOV 2021 Mon - Sun 10 A.M. - 4 P.M.
1st DEC 2021 - 6th JAN 2022 Mon - Sun 9 A.M. - 6 P.M.
7th JAN 2022 - Mon - Sun 10 A.M. - 5 P.M.

Santa Claus Office is in this building.

Santa Claus Office Outside.

Open every day of the year, free of charge!

Santa Claus Office, located in the Santa Claus Village at the Arctic Circle, is the official place to meet Santa Claus.  See information below.


Safety Instructions (COVID-19)

  • If you are ill, please stay home and visit Santa Claus later
  • Always wash your hands or use hand sanitizer before entering Santa Claus Office
  • If you need to cough or sneeze, cover your mouth with a tissue and dispose it immediately after use. If you don’t have a tissue, cough or sneeze into your sleeve
  • Please pay attention to distance between other visitors. Distance of 1,5 meters in between is advised.
  • When meeting Santa Claus please allow the fact that Santa Claus doesn’t shake hands with any of our visitors.
  • Please pay by card or any other contactless method
  • We recommend to use a face mask when visiting
  • Please download Koronavilkku app to your mobile phone


Nearest town and transport hub to Santa Claus Office is Rovaniemi, situated in Finnish Lapland. Getting to Rovaniemi and further on to Santa Claus Office is easy by various means of transport. From abroad, the town is easiest to get to by air via Helsinki, or with the seasonal direct flights directly from abroad to the Rovaniemi Airport and other way round.

In Finland, Rovaniemi can be reached by air, train, coach or car. Please see detailed information below.

By Air

Finnair and Norwegian operate daily flights between Rovaniemi and Helsinki Airport, throughout the year. During the high season, there’s also direct connections from abroad, i.e. London Gatwick.

Please check more information in Finavia Rovaniemi Airport site here.

By Train

Rovaniemi is easy to reach by rail from many Finnish towns. There are several trains running to and from Helsinki every day, year round.

Please check more information in the Finnish Railway Network site in here.

By Bus

You may also reach Rovaniemi by bus. The connections are good to and from every direction. From Rovaniemi city centre you can travel to Santa Claus Village with the local bus number 8 (timetables) or Santa Claus Bus (timetables).

By Car

Rovaniemi and Santa Claus Village is quite easy to reach by car from all directions. Santa Claus Village is located 8 km from Rovaniemi. Please refer to the map – the coordinates for your GPS are: +66° 32′ 37.11″, +25° 50′ 51.44

By Reindeer and Snowmobile

Santa himself prefers reindeer when it comes to transportation. He always has a bed and breakfast ready for reindeer too and you may see some of them around Santa Claus Office. Winter is also good for visiting Santa Claus Village by snowmobile, along official snowmobile tracks or as part of a snowmobile safari.

If you are interested to visit Santa Claus by reindeer or by snowmobile, check the options, offered by Lapland Safaris.

Where to Sleep

If you decide to stay for the midnight sun or northern lights, Rovaniemi and Santa Claus Village offer many options for a good night sleep. Lapland Hotels offers variety of options for a traveller to spend the night in Rovaniemi.

Rovaniemi Tourist Information

Please check VisitRovaniemi site for more tourist information from Rovaniemi.


Santa Claus Office, Arctic Circle, Rovaniemi

The Official Hometown of Santa Claus Rovaniemi





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