29/10/2012 10:28 GMT | Updated 22/05/2015 10:12 BST

Family Holidays To Lapland: Snow, Skiing And Seeing Santa

If you're thinking of holidaying in Lapland, it's probably because of the man in the red suit – but it's not just Santa Claus who makes a trip to northern Finland such an adventure for a family holiday.

With skiing for all ages, as well as thrilling husky rides and magical reindeer sleigh trips, there's also plenty of fun away from the slopes, even after Father Christmas has packed up for the year.

And while Scandinavia has a reputation as a pricy destination, deals throughout the year mean that it a trip doesn't need to blow the Christmas budget.

Here's our guide to a magical Christmas in Lapland...