Location: Santa’s personal residence in Kalevala village, Kuhmo.
Finnish Santa Claus (real name Joulupukki) is really busy during Christmas but before and after the busy days he has time to meet children and adults who has been nice in his winter residence in Kuhmo. Take your time to enjoy the authentic Christmas feeling.

To find your way in to the residence via secret underground
tunnel, you will meet hardworking Blacksmith elf and Forest elf,
making magical elf potions by bonfire.

Guests can bake christmassy delicacies with the help of elves -
and of course taste the bakes as well - not to forget about playing with the elves. After this you have a chance to go visit Santa in his cozy lumber residence.

Silence, lanterns, ringing of the bells - Fairytale is about to begin.

Price:
189 €/adult
169 €/children 4-12 year olds
0-3 year olds free of charge
For groups min. 35 on request.
Valid: December 2023 - March 2024
Duration: 3 hours + lunch

For those who have never met Santa Claus, he is very mystical even after seeing him in pictures. Mystical thought; the fact that he is someway very extraordinary and Finns tells you right away – he is not Santa, he is real Joulupukki. To confirm the truth you must come to Finland and meet him personally. Take your time to enjoy the authentic Christmas feeling.

Route to Kuhmo to meet Santa wanders through beautiful roads of Finland, which are surrounded by fabulous spruces covered in white snow. You will be invited to warm house, where you will bake real Christmas gingerbread to Santa. Do you want to do it together? You will get masterclass lesson of baking gingerbreads. This magical taste you will never forget.
Guests can bake christmassy delicacies with the help of elves - and of course taste the bakes as well - not to forget about playing with the elves.

With you are the elves who all have their own funny tricks. One of them is the Oven elf, and it is not easy to wake her up! You must shake her shoulders and try to yell in English or Finnish.
If you are not excited enough - she will not wake up. For adults we have special tastings - by one cottage we will be serving hot Finnish glogg.

And next - via paths and mystical tunnel to find Santa you will meet hardworking Blacksmith elf and Forest elf, making magical elf potions by bonfire. There are plenty of cottages, paths are narrow, every elf has their own personality. Secret paths, small and big excitements and pleasant feeling, these things we will guarantee to you and your children. And now - Santa’s residence! Cozy and filled with Christmas decorations, christmassy smell in the air. Children have been waiting for this, miracle has happened. They have been wondering through the forest to find him. He is here! Santa Claus, who answers to their questions and gives them a present. Meeting is very warm and atmospheric. Santa invites children to sit in his lap, to whisper their wishes in his ear and in the end it’s time to take pictures.

We will have a reindeer sleigh ride! You will get to sit warmly in a sleigh pulled by the reindeer as we travel through the beautiful landscape. An experienced and trustworthy reindeer herder holds the ride. During and after the ride you will also have an opportunity to take pictures with
the reindeer. At the end of the ride we will enjoy warm drinks by the fire. You will have the chance to ask questions and share your thoughts.
After the tour enjoy lunch at Hotel Kalevala before departure.

Santa Adventure

Take your time to enjoy the authentic Christmas feeling.

Price / person starting

169 €

Availability

Winter

Duration

3 h