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Spend Christmas in Lapland

Spend Christmas in Lapland


Enjoy a fairytale Christmas with the family this year in Santa’s home of Finnish Lapland with Back-Roads Touring.

Experience endless snow-capped forests, reindeer sleigh rides, ice fishing and hearty Finnish cuisine on the 5-day A Family Christmas in Lapland now from NZ$3505* per adult twin share – a saving of $185 when booked and paid in full byMay 31.

Children’s prices start from NZ$2133* per person (sharing a room with two adults).

Departing 23 December from Rovaniemi, you’ll stay in a resort in Luosto, a small and friendly destination in the heart of Finnish Lapland away from the crowds, and explore snowy forests in search of the perfect Christmas tree, learn how to make Finnish Christmas pastries, try a glass of the local festive drink ‘glogi’ and decorate your hand-picked tree.

The adventure also features a visit from Santa Claus, a traditional Finnish buffet Christmas dinner, an optional Christmas morning church service, a hearty lunch around a lakeside campfire, an ice fishing excursion and a visit to a reindeer farm followed by a sleigh ride.

The trip includes four nights at Santa’s Hotel Aurora with a private sauna in your room, Back-Roads tour leader, driver, mini-coach transport, European breakfast daily, winter clothing rental, four evening meals, one lunch, local guides for Lappish experiences and sightseeing entrance fees.

Contact Back-Roads on 0800 223 369, info@backroadstouring.co.nz or visit your local travel agent.

*Terms and conditions apply. Discount must be requested at time of booking and will apply to the basic tour price. All components of the booking must be paid in full by 31 May 2014 to qualify for the 5% earlybird discount.

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