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Experience the magic of Christmas in Finnish Lapland on a festive break to remember

» 4 day tailor-made break

» Price from: £2,535 incl. flights

With all excursions led by expert local guides from Finnish Lapland’s Apukka Resort, this Christmas break pairs a host of winter adventures with a choice of accommodation options and a private family meeting with Santa Claus himself. Setting the scene, you’ll be based at one of Finnish Lapland’s newest winter resorts, located within the pristine wilderness just outside Rovaniemi on the edge of the Arctic Circle. It’s the ideal spot for a winter break, brought to life with a range of included excursions, from reindeer sleigh rides through magical forests to such classic Nordic activities as husky sledding and snowmobiling. You’ll also be treated to full-board dining throughout for the ultimate taste of winter in Lapland.

Day by day itinerary

  • Day 1 » Fly to Lapland

    Fly out from London Heathrow, via Helsinki, to Rovaniemi. A short 15-minute transfer will take you to Apukka Resort and your choice of Arctic accommodation – there’s everything from glass-roofed Aurora Cabins to Kammi Suites, which take their design inspiration from the ancient takes of Northland. Either way, you’re in for a memorable stay. Collect your warm clothes, provided for the duration of your stay before enjoying the first of your included meals, a buffet dinner at Restaurant Aitta. Afterwards, take a walk outside for the chance to spot the Northern Lights.

    Stay: Apukka Resort, Rovaniemi

    Meals: Dinner

  • Day 2 » Huskies and snowmobiles

    Fuel up with a delicious breakfast before your day of Arctic thrills as you head out into the wilderness on a pair of classic winter excursions, providing the perfect introduction to life in Lapland. Begin the day by meeting and interacting with Apukka's friendly huskies and puppies, taking the chance to pet them and take pictures, whilst your guide share stories about their lives. It’s then time to harness your team and head out into the forest, even taking the chance to be the musher yourself – in other words try your hand at controlling the pack of huskies towing the sled – on  5–10 km long husky safari. Children will be pulled on a sled by your guide. After this thrilling ride, return to Apukka for a tasty lunch.

    The adventures continue this afternoon as you experience the arctic nature in a completely different way. Hopping on a snowmobile, you'll enjoy beautiful sceneries as you drive through pine tree forests and frozen marshlands until you stop for a moment to enjoy a hot drink, surrounded by the Lappish silence. Children are pulled behind the guide in a sled. Return to Apukka Resort and warm up with diner at Restaurant Aitta.

    Stay: Apukka Resort, Rovaniemi

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Day 3 » Meeting Santa

    After enjoying a hearty breakfast this morning, the excitement builds as you set off deep into the snowy forest where a herd of reindeer will be waiting for you as you begin your search for Father Christmas. Take a seat in a cozy sled and start your journey through the magical forest, with elves there to help you along the way to find Santa's secret hut. With their help you'll find a secret pathway in the snow, leading you to a very special place. Maybe Santa has a small surprise waiting for you? Warm drinks and cookies will be served during the program, while the resident elves will keep the children busy with Christmas activities as you wait for your turn to meet the man himself.

    Return to Apukka Resort where you'll have an afternoon to further enjoy the resort or perhaps book another adventure. Your final dinner will be served in Restaurant Aitta; don't forget to be on the look out for a last glimpse of the Northern Lights!

    Stay: Apukka Resort, Rovaniemi

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Day 4 » Depart for UK

    Following breakfast, enjoy one last play in the snow before your transfer to the airport and your flight home.

    Meals: Breakfast

To book call us on:

020 7664 2237

Make an enquiry

At a glance…

Experience the magic of Christmas in Finnish Lapland on a festive break to remember

» 4 day tailor-made break

» Price from: £2,535 incl. flights

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