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Christmas in Finland – More than St. Nick’s House

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Christmas in Finland – More than St. Nick’s House

How about Christmas in a lakeside design villa or a traditional countryside cottage?

Although Santa Claus’ official headquarters ( are in Rovaniemi, Finnish Lapland, there are alternatives to spending Christmas in Finland. Finnish Lakeland is the place to head for quality relaxation and Nordic Christmas traditions.

Cool Christmas in Art & Design Villas Anttolanhovi, Mikkeli

Fine examples of linear Finnish design to the smallest detail, the Art & Design Villas of Anttolanhovi outside the city of Mikkeli ( are a stylish way to stay during the holiday season.

The location on the shore of Finland largest lake, the Saimaa, leaves little to be desired. Traditional Christmas pastimes like decorating the tree and horse sleigh rides are available, but don’t miss the day spa and the offerings of their amazing chefs.

Anttolanhovi Christmas Package:

Traditional Christmas in Järvisydän resort, Rantasalmi

Järvisydän is a holiday resort by the Linnansaari National Park ( on Lake Saimaa, approximately an hour from Savonlinna (

Stay in a villa or cottage and spend a traditional Finnish Christmas amidst breathtaking snow-clad scenery – the natural surroundings are guaranteed to be first class.

Järvisydän Traditional Christmas:

Relaxing Christmas in Spa Hotel Rauhalahti, Kuopio

Next to Lake Kallavesi in central Kuopio (, a Finnish Christmas in Spa Hotel Rauhalahti includes a visit to Santa’s house, bathing in a traditional smoke sauna, Christmas dinner and attending Christmas mass. Guests are free to use the spa and gym.

Spa Hotel Rauhalahti Christmas Holiday:

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