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Meeting Santa in Lapland

As Christmas is approaching, Santa's team is busy everyday in Rovaniemi, Finland, which calls itself his official hometown, near the Arctic Circle.
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Santa Claus rides in his sleigh as he prepares for Christmas in the Arctic Circle near Rovaniemi, Finland, Dec. 15, 2016.
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Santa Claus rides in his sleigh as he prepares for Christmas in the Arctic Circle near Rovaniemi, Finland, Dec. 15, 2016.

There is a Santa Claus' office in the village.
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There is a Santa Claus' office in the village.

Children around the world visit Santa. In this image, Santa Claus talks to the Caballero family from Itay at Santa Claus' Village.
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Children around the world visit Santa. In this image, Santa Claus talks to the Caballero family from Itay at Santa Claus' Village.

Letters from around the world are stored at the Santa Claus' Post Office in the Arctic Circle near Rovaniemi.
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Letters from around the world are stored at the Santa Claus' Post Office in the Arctic Circle near Rovaniemi.

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