The most famous inhabitant of Rovaniemi is Father Christmas aka Santa Claus. Thousands of children from around the world send letters to Santa. These all arrive at the post office at Santa's Village where his elves work hard to get all letters and wishes to Santa. You can also meet Santa himself daily at Santa's Village and have your picture taken with Mr. Christmas himself!
Santa Claus Village is situated right on the Arctic Circle about 15 min drive from the centre of Rovaniemi and is open dialy.
For more information check: http://www.santaclausvillage.info/
Santa Claus also has his own themepark, Santa Park. Santa Park is an exciting fantasy world built inside a series of underground caves with the cosy feeling of Christmas. The elves are doing their chores and the smell of gingerbread fills the air. Santa Park offers a wide variety of sights and activities for the whole family.
For more information check: http://www.santapark.fi/