ROVANIEMI – Santa Claus

Santa Claus village, located about 8 km northeast of the city of Rovaniemi in Lapland, is Finland’s most popular tourist destination with thousands of tourist visiting it every year. Being the main world-wide recognized Santa Claus residence, the village includes Santa Claus’ Office and Santa Claus’ Main Post Office as well his reindeer park nearby.Santa Claus’s Office is located inside the main building of the Village, for visitors to take photographs and chat with Santa Claus himself. However, there is an ‘office hour’ for Santa Claus and he may not be in the office all the time even when the Village is open.All letters being sent from Santa Claus Post Office are postmarked with a special Santa Claus postmark. Visitors can also specify their letters to be sent at the next Christmas, regardless of when they actually visit the post office.The village offers restaurants and shops selling a variety of items related to Santa Claus and the Lapland region. The Santa Claus and Arctic circle coins can be found in Santas Topshop.

Release Dates

2008 (2), 2010 (2)


  • Coin Alloy Name: brass
  • Coin Alloy Color: gold
  • Coin Diameter: 31,00
  • Coin Thickness: 2,25
  • Coin Edge: serrated, fine with script
  • Country: Finland
  • Available: yes
  • Location: ARCTIC CIRCLE - ROVANIEMI, Finland