Christmas in Finland

Come and enjoy Europe’s last wilderness and the land of the Northern Lights. Highlight of your Christmas holiday will be meeting Santa Claus and his reindeers!

5 or 7 nights

Vuokatti, Finland
Min. 2 persons – max. 20 persons
Possible travel dates are
5 nights: Dec. 20th – 23rd
7 nights: Dec 19th – 21st
Not suitable for disabled travel


Come and enjoy Europe’s last wilderness and the land of the Northern Lights. Vuokatti is full of activities for the whole family. Try skiing, snowboarding or cross country skiing, drive a snowmobile or experience husky safari which makes you think you have arrived to a winter wonderland. Highlight of your Christmas holiday will be of course meeting Santa Claus & his reindeer!

In Vuokatti you will find everything surrounded by beautiful Finnish nature. We offer unforgettable nature experiences in the Finnish wilderness. You will be Inspired by the Finnish winter wonderland with snowy forests and frozen lakes, fresh air and peaceful nature. Our packages offer variety of experiences for many tastes and ages whether you come in a group or alone. Included in this package is not just a meet with Santa Claus but also 6km husky safari and a snowshoe adventure is the perfect way to explore Vuokatti’s winter landscape authentically

Vuokatti is near and easy to reach! There are several daily flights from Helsinki to Kajaani, Kuopio and Oulu which are all driving distance from Vuokatti. Please take a look at our packages below but keep in mind that we will happily tailor the package according to your wishes.


Example itinerary 2020

The order of activities can differ


Dec 22nd

Arrival to Kajaani. Airport shuttle bus to your accommodation. Check-in & time to explore the resort.

Dec 23rd

Time to meet Santa and his friendly reindeer! Enjoy a memorable sleigh ride during Christmas time! Reindeer sleigh ride is the most traditional and peaceful way to move through the nature, definitely once in a lifetime experience. Just hop into a reindeer sleigh, sit back and enjoy the ride. After the ride, don’t forget to pet these exotic and arctic animals, take some pictures and treat them with reindeers’ favorite food lichen. After that it is time to meet Santa, every family gets to meet Santa privately, children get small gifts and the whole family is photographed with Santa – a nice memory to take home with.

Dec 24th

Time to explore Vuokatti. Christmas Eve dinner at the Hotel.

Dec 25th

Huskies are waiting for you! Be swept from the excitement of the arena out into the peaceful and surreal winter forests. Learn how to harness the sled dogs and practice the skill of driving over a long distance. This trail is 6 km long and you’ll drive it with traditional 2 person sled. Driving time is 30–40 minutes depending on weather. You will be inspired by the peaceful motion and the beautiful scenery. We’ll also introduce you to our nearly 100 huskies’ day-to-day life. Hot drinks included.

Dec 26th

Free time in Vuokatti – maybe you hit the slopes, spend a day at Katinkulta Spa or book another excursion.

Dec 27th

Unfortunately it is time to go home. Check out and transfer to the airport with airport shuttle bus.