While the North Pole may be the location of Santa Claus's workshop, the city of Espoo is where Santa Claus comes to rest and prepare for the season of gift-giving ahead at his summerhouse.
In the leafy forest of Korpilmampi in Espoo, Finland, children can visit Santa Claus in his magical log cabin summerhouse, meet the elves and discover Santa's very own smoke sauna while learning all about Finland's Christmas traditions and the stories about Santa Claus that have been passed down through the generations.
Visiting Santa's summerhouse
When visitors arrive at Santa Claus's summerhouse they are met by one of Santa's elves who will help them tour the summerhouse, learn the secrets of toy making and gift-giving and even locate Father Christmas who will be happy listen to visitor's Christmas wishes. Families will also have the option to stop for elf-baked gingerbread, pastries and other festive treats.
Getting to Santa's summerhouse
Guests staying at The Radisson Blu Hotel, Espoo will be pleased to find that this stylish Espoo accommodation is just a 10 minute drive from Santa's summerhouse. What’s more it is only a 30 minute drive from the Serena Water Park and Ski School where children can have fun in summer and in winter.