Two Nights + Visit Joulukka
Lapland holidays 2o21 2 night trips to Lapland





Make this Christmas Magical

visit Lapland from €660pp

Get an authentic Lapland experience, on our two night trip to Rovaniemi, filled snowy fun and activities the whole family will love! This holiday includes a visit to Joulukka, a unique place in the middle of the forest, where you can visit Santa's special Command Centre! Kids will enjoy the chance to enrol in Elf School and be able to cross the Arctic Circle.

Day 1:

Kick your holiday off early with a morning flight from Dublin. You'll enjoy a light breakfast on board and perhaps indulge in some festive fun, with colouring for the excited kids! Santa's elves will be there to meet you on your arrival to Rovaniemi and guide you to your chosen accommodation, where you'll collect special thermal clothing to keep you warm during your trip to Lapland. Next you'll set off to have some fun in the snow, with the Snowmobile Safari for adults and sledging for kids! After this action packed day, you'll head back to your hotel, where you can enjoy a buffet dinner and perhaps even indulge in a trip to the Sauna! 

Please note, some groups will go directly to the Snowmobile Safari BEFORE checking in to their hotels, so we recommend packing some snacks and being prepared to head directly into the cold! These groups will be given thermal clothing.

Day 2:

After enjoying breakfast at your hotel, our guides will meet you at your hotel to begin a day of winter fun! You'll take a coach to the surrounding forests, where you'll get a chance to ride on a sledge pulled by husky dogs, experience a reindeer ride and cross the arctic circle in a kota-tepee, all before lunch! Next, you'll take a break to enjoy a hot lunch in a cosy restaurant, before heading to Joulukka, a unique place in the middle of the forest, where you'll enjoy tobogganing, and get to meet Santa!

Kids will discover how Elves get ready for Christmas, before decorating their own gingerbread at the Elf School. Those on their best behaviour will get the chance to visit Santa's Secret Command Centre to see how Santa's letters arrive, before meeting Santa Claus himself! Each child will have the chance to talk to Santa, and receive a small token gift. 

After a day filled with excitement, you'll return to your hotel for a short rest before heading out of town to enjoy a farewell dinner in Santa Park! You'll watch a live show, and may even receive a surprise visit from a very special person and his team of elves! You'll then return to your hotel for one final night!

Day 3:

Start the day with a breakfast before saying goodbye to your hotel and heading off to visit Santa Claus Village in the Arctic Circle! You'll have a little time to shop for souvenirs, and to write your letters to send from Santa's Official Post Office, before hopping onto the coach back to the airport to bid farewell to the land of Santa Claus and fly back to Dublin. On the way home, you'll be served a light lunch.


€1,399 per person (based on 2 adults sharing accommodation)

Variety of hotel options available - please chat to a travel expert for more information!

What's included: 

  Return Flights
  Two Nights Accommodation
  A chance to cross the Arctic Circle!
  Thermal suit & boots for outdoor activities
  A visit to Santa Park
  A visit to Santa's Command Centre in Joulukka
  A visit to Santa Claus Visit
  Attendance in Elf School
  Private meeting with Santa
  Present from Santa (for all kids aged 7 - 11)
  Mini Skidoo Rides
  Reindeer & Husky Sleigh Rides
  Festive Dinner & Show


Departure from Dublin :  Variety of dates available December 2021


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Wow! Lapland was the trip of a lifetime and a family memory to last forever. The magic begins from the moment you reach the airport but meeting Santa and his elves was like something out of a fairy tale. My two boys still talk about it to this day.

Gillian Murphy, Cassidy Travel Expert Advisor

Fun packed from start to finish. It was hard to sit still, I was that excited and every hour brought more magic!

Erin Murphy, 11 yrs, Rush

My one-night trip to Lapland was the magical holiday of a lifetime. At nearly 40 years of age, it was a dream come true for me, not to mention my 3 children. I just wish I went for longer with the 2 or 3 night trips!

Julie Hanna, Cassidy Travel's Cruise Expert

Our family trip to Lapland was magical. I will never forget that when it started to snow, our 7 year old asked 'Is that Santa's magic dust falling?' because the snow in Lapland was so fine!

Paula, Dublin

Lapland is the trip where kids’ dreams come true! Meeting the Santa and the elves to feeding the reindeer, the children's excitement never dropped. It’s a trip me and my family will remember for the rest of our lives.

Brian, Cassidy Travel Golf Holiday Expert

It was a magical experience for my 5 year old Robyn from start to finish! The reindeer, huskies and all the stops with the elves were brilliant. Our guides (Tasha and Lauran) were brilliant and made the trip so much fun for all the kids (and adults!)

Justin Hughes

Our Experts

Aileen has been helping families visit Santa for over 20 years. She’s counting down to Christmas all year round, and is on hand at any time to answer your queries about Lapland!

The capital of Finnish Lapland, Rovaniemi is a compact city in the middle of the Arctic Wilderness. With a warm, friendly buzz, modern shopping malls, lively bars and restaurants and a range of hotels, its the perfect place to relax after a fun day of winter activities! 

Things to do:

Sample the range of restaurants available, from traditional cooking to French cuisines! Enjoy snow sports and sleigh rides outside the city, and see if you can spot a reindeer! 

Fun Fact:

Rovaniemi is designed to look like a reindeers head from above, complete with antlers!

Quick Facts:

Transfer time: 0.00

Local Time: GMT +2

Average flight time: 3.5 hours

Local currency: EUR

Language: All reps will speak English, and many locals speak English and Finnish

Average Weather:



Avg. Rain 54mm



Avg. Rain 53mm



Avg. Rain 47mm

Snow conditions vary year on year, and have been known to fall as low as - 15°C. However, you will receive all-in-one thermal suits and boots on loan for the duration of your trip!

Amazing Activities!

Find out more about what you can do in Lapland!

A visit to Santa's Grotto forms an essential part of each and every one of our Lapland Holidays. Concealed in a secret location, it can often only be reached with the help of huskies, reindeers, snowmobiles and even Santa's Elves.

In the midst of the frosty forest, you will arrive at Santa's warm and welcoming refuge glinting in the starlight. Cross the threshold into a world of delight, where children and parents alike will be awestruck by what hides within.

Home to Santa's head office, where he spends his days checking his lists of who's been naughty and nice, a trip to the Grotto is a once in a lifetime experience. He's eagerly awaiting the arrival of this year's boys and girls, and planning on spending some time with each family individually. He may even have a gift for the guests who have come so far to see him.

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Santa's Grotto


One of the highlights of your trip to Lapland is the chance to meet Santa's Reindeer and his brave team of huskies. Every visitor will get a chance to be guided through the gleaming snow on a sleigh pulled by reindeer or huskies.

Often these trusty creatures are the only ones who know the precise location of Santa's hidden Grotto! Whether you're just taking a little trip through the forest, or on a mission to find Santa's Grotto or the Elf Workshop, the Reindeer or Husky Safari is a truly magical way to explore lapland, and meet Santa's furry friends! 

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Reindeer & Husky Safaris


Tobogganing is just one of the fun snowy pursuits you can enjoy on our Trips to Lapland. Swoop through the slopes and hills on the toboggans and sleds available for both adults and children.

The resort of Pyha has an excellent range of snow-covered slopes and runs, and toboggans can be rented by all guests. You will also find a number of sleds around Santa's Grotto and the Elf Workshop, where you can bound through flurries of powdery white while you wait to meet Father Christmas.

Or, for a slower paced alternative, bundle the family into a blanket-covered sleigh and get pulled across the glistening countryside by a team of huskies and reindeer.

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Powerful snowmobiles play a part in all of our Lapland Holidays. Taking you through snowy crossings on the search for Santa, they're a breathtaking way to travel.

Some of our tours include the chance to try your hand at driving a snowmobile yourself - you might be asked to produce your driving licence so don't forget to bring it along. Children's snowmobiles can also be driven on select trips, and are suitable for anyone aged four and upwards subject to height restrictions.

Lapland is the definitive destination for experiencing snowmobiling check that you're properly insured so you don't miss out!

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Very few lucky children are invited to Lapland's secret Elf Workshop. The elves are snowed under with tasks, and will welcome the extra help as they spend some time with visitors to their workshop.

You'll find out top secret tips on just how the elves manage to make all the gifts, and see a little of the elves preparations for Christmas Day! Guests will get a glimpse of the elves hard at work, and will teach children tricks of the trade and how to decorate their own Gingerbread cookies. If you're lucky, the elves might even drop a hint or two about how to find Santa's Grotto!  

Most two and three day visits to Lapland include a magical visit to the Elf Workshop which kids and adults will love. 

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Elf Workshop