Experience the Ultimate Christmas in Lapland
Have you ever dreamt of celebrating the festive season in a winter wonderland, surrounded by snow-covered forests and sparkling lights? Lapland, located in the northern region of Finland, offers an unforgettable Christmas experience for families. From meeting Santa Claus to experiencing reindeer sleigh rides and snowmobiling, Lapland has it all. However, planning this trip can be stressful, especially when it comes to transportation and accommodation. In this guide, we will provide useful information on travel time from the UK, places to land by private jet, and the top Christmas activities for families visiting Lapland in December.
Travel Time from the UK
The average flight time from London to Rovaniemi, Lapland’s capital city, is around 3 hours.
Places to Land by Private Jet
For those looking for a more luxurious and hassle-free option, private jet travel to Lapland is becoming increasingly popular. Rovaniemi airport has a terminal exclusively for private jets, allowing you to avoid queues and airport stress. Another option is Kittilä airport, which is closer to the popular ski resorts of Ylläs and Levi. Other nearby airports with private jet facilities include Enontekiö, Ivalo, and Kuusamo. Private jets also offer flexibility when it comes to scheduling, with the ability to arrive just 15 minutes before take-off.
Lapland offers an extensive range of activities for families during the festive season. For a truly magical experience, a visit to Santa Claus Village is a must. Meet Santa in his grotto, send postcards from the official Santa Claus Post Office, and shop for unique gifts and souvenirs. Other popular activities include husky and reindeer safaris, snowmobiling, ice fishing, and skiing. For those seeking a more relaxing experience, visit one of the many spas or saunas, or take a snowshoe walk through the peaceful forests.
Lapland has a range of accommodation options to suit every budget and preference. From luxury villas and hotels to cozy log cabins and holiday apartments. Many resorts also offer specialized services for families, including babysitting, kids’ clubs, and family-friendly dining options. Some popular choices include the Arctic Treehouse Hotel, the Northern Lights Ranch, and the Santa Claus Holiday Village.
Lapland truly is a winter wonderland, offering unforgettable Christmas experiences for families. Whether you choose to fly commercially or opt for private jet travel, Lapland is a destination worth visiting. With its abundance of activities and range of accommodation, there is something for everyone. The key to a stress-free and enjoyable trip is planning ahead and booking in advance. Don’t forget to pack warm clothing and embrace the magical spirit of Lapland. Contact the team to make your way to the most festive place on earth!