10 days in Rovaniemi & Saariselka Itinerary

10 days in Rovaniemi & Saariselka Itinerary

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10 days in Rovaniemi & Saariselka Itinerary

Rovaniemi
Rovaniemi
— 6 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
Saariselka
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
Rovaniemi

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Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Wild About Lapland. Visiting Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy and Safaris will get you outdoors. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Pyha-Luosto National Park and Syvasenvaara Fell. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Rovaniemi: Ski Resort Ritavalkea (in Pello) and Tatuka Palvelut (in Ylitornio). There's lots more to do: find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village, enjoy some diversion at Snowman World Igloo Hotel, see the interesting displays at Christmas House Santa, and admire the masterpieces at Korundi House of Culture.

To find photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Rovaniemi route builder tool .

Expect a daytime high around -6°C in December, and nighttime lows around -13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Winter Sports

Side Trips

Ski Resort Ritavalkea, Pyha-Luosto National Park, Tatuka Palvelut
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Safaris
Wild About Lapland ©
Wild About Lapland
Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy ©
Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy

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Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort. On your second day here, have fun at Action Park, then examine the collection at Siida, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church.

To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Saariselka day trip site .

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Saariselka takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Rovaniemi in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Saariselka, with lows of -17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Mon) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Saariselka

#Winter Sports, #Parks, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Inari, Gold Prospector Museum
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Siida ©
Siida
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church

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