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Finland: Early Christmas Adventure Break

Pre-Christmas Breaks take you into the heart of snowy Lapland for an early Christmas filled with adventure

Pre-Christmas Breaks take you into the heart of snowy Lapland for an early Christmas filled with adventure

What Makes Me Mighty Fine

  • Flexible, pre-Christmas, mini break for families - with the chance to meet Santa
  • Make this December one to remember, staying in a fabulously friendly, family run hotel, inside the Arctic Circle
  • Enjoy two full days of festive activities ranging from snowmobiling and dog sledding to cookie baking and tobogganing, at a family-friendly pace
  • Arrange for Santa to present your little ones with a gift of their choice
  • Make the most of this great Northern Lights location
  • Specialist Winter clothing provided throughout the stay, including thermal overalls, boots and balaclava for the activities.

Instead of posting your wish list to Santa this year, why not come and give it to him personally in Lapland, just in time for Christmas? For an absolutely magical experience, opt for our amazing pre-Christmas break which will leaving you feeling more festive than ever!

This four day holiday is action-packed! You and your family will spend time riding snowmobiles, husky sledding, tobogganing, baking cookies and even feeding Santa’s reindeer – to prepare them for their long journey ahead!

The highlight of your pre-Christmas break will be meeting the man in red! Your family will be whisked away via snowmobile to Santa’s secret cabin. Keep an eye out for his elves who hide in the trees , ready to greet you along the way. When you arrive, you’ll get a private meeting with the big man so your kids can tell him everything they desire. What’s more, if you bring a small gift that your child has asked for, Santa can hand it over in person – just imagine the look on their face!

During your adventure you will stay in the Hotel Jeris or the Hotel Harriniva, both of which are decorated in a log cabin style, only adding to the magical feel of the place.

This pre-Christmas break is certainly not-to-be-missed!

See the itinerary below for full details of this holiday and, if you want to personalise your break, explore the range of optional activities on offer here.

Want to be in Lapand for the big day? Then check out the Festive Family Adventure for an unforgettable Christmas break!

Still in need of guidance? Check out our Finnish holiday ideas to find your perfect break in Finland, or take a look at our Santa Holiday Ideas to find your festive adventure. If you're looking for fantastic family getaways, browse through our Family Holiday ideas. Alternatively, speak to our helpful travel team on 0333 800 2033 or using our online chat system (during office hours).

  • Day 1 - Arrive in Finland

    Pre-Christmas Breaks take you into the heart of snowy Lapland for an early Christmas filled with adventure - Arrive in Finland

    On arrival at Kittila airport, you will be transferred to your accommodation. After settling into your room, fill up on a hearty meal before getting a good night’s sleep ready to kick start your pre-Christmas break.

    Meals included:Dinner
  • Day 2 - Your Festive Adventure

    Your Festive Adventure

    A fixed itinerary will be provided once you arrive, meaning the order of activities will be subject to change. Here's a list of all the activities you can look forward to, whatever order they may be in:

    To begin this activity, you will be shown the ropes by an expert guide. After learning the basics, you will set out on a 20km safari -  a truly exhilarating experience! Children are wrapped up warm and taken along with the guide to ensure they are perfectly safe. An exciting part of any pre-Christmas break!

    Howling Huskies
    Visit the local husky farm on your pre-Christmas break where you will get to feed some of the dogs and maybe even have a cuddle with some of their pups. You will get to know them a bit better before setting off on a 6km husky safari. Adults have the opportunity to lead their own team whilst children are taken in a sled with a guide.

    Snow Fun
    Your pre-Christmas holiday would not be complete without some fun in the snow! There are many exciting winter activities to try such as snowshoeing, ice fishing and tobogganing. There is also the chance for your children to drive their own mini snowmobile under supervision.

    Cookie Baking and Christmas Decorations
    If you’re feeling a little nippy, why not pop inside and warm up by the oven? This pre-Christmas break gives your kids the opportunity to bake their own delicious, festive cookies. They can also make their own decorations to take home and put on their own tree.

    Meals included:Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 3 - Your Second Day of Activities

    Your Second Day of Activities

    Santa’s Reindeer
    You would be truly missing out if you didn’t meet Santa’s reindeer on your pre-Christmas break. Visiting the local reindeer farm, you can learn how to throw a lasso and also feed the reindeer. Later you will be treated to a short sleigh ride complete with warming refreshments - an absolutely enchanting experience!

    Private Meeting with Santa
    Now for the main event – meeting Santa! The big man is preparing for Christmas day but has taken time out for a private meeting with you and your family.

    A guide will pick you up from your accommodation in a snowmobile and whisk you off into the forest where Santa’s cabin awaits. Along the way you’ll catch a glimpse of Santa’s elves who will come over to greet you and guide you to Santa’s door. You then get to spend some quality time with Father Christmas.

    Santa Service
    When you visit Santa, don’t forgot to bring along your child’s wish list and one of the small items they have asked for. This way Santa can hand them their gift during your visit – just imagine their eyes lighting up in amazement as they receive their special treat!

    Meals included:Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 4 - Departure


    After breakfast you will be transferred to Kittila airport. Don’t forget to take your Christmas tree decoration keepsake, your presents from Santa and all of your wonderful Lapland memories! This is one festive experience you simply won’t forget!

    Meals included:Breakfast


  • Return international flights from London Heathrow (details of regional departures on request)
  • Three nights' accommodation in a local standard hotel
  • Escorted airport transfers
  • The following activities and excursions, as per the itinerary:
    • Snowmobile excursion
    • Visit to a husky farm and husky safari
    • Snowshoeing, ice fishing and tobogganing
    • Cookie baking and decoration making
    • Visit to a reindeer farm and reindeer safari
    • Search for Santa excursion
  • Meals as per the itinerary
  • Specialist Winter clothing provided throughout the stay, including thermal overalls, boots and balaclava for the activities.

Not Included...

  • Travel Insurance (this can, however, be arranged for you. Simply speak to our travel team for a competitive quote for comprehensive cover)

Please call our friendly advisors on 0333 800 2033 for pricing on this holiday.

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