Santa Claus and his reindeer in Rovaniemi, Lapland, in Finland. Photo: AFP Santa Claus and his reindeer in Rovaniemi, Lapland, in Finland. Photo: AFP
Santa Claus and his reindeer in Rovaniemi, Lapland, in Finland. Photo: AFP

Visiting Lapland: the good, bad and ugly sides to Santa Claus Village, Rovaniemi

  • Not only do you get to meet the big man himself, you can also take in the Northern Lights under Finland’s stunning night skies
  • But day-tripping tourists have turned a trip to the grotto an environmental disaster

Topic |   Travel pros and cons
Santa Claus and his reindeer in Rovaniemi, Lapland, in Finland. Photo: AFP Santa Claus and his reindeer in Rovaniemi, Lapland, in Finland. Photo: AFP
Santa Claus and his reindeer in Rovaniemi, Lapland, in Finland. Photo: AFP
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