11 days in Lapland Itinerary

11 days in Lapland Itinerary

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11 days in Lapland Itinerary

Las Vegas
Fly:  21​h 45​min
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
Luosto
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Saariselka
— 2 nights
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  3​h
Levi
— 4 nights
Fly:  21​h 45​min
Las Vegas

2
days
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 1st (Tue), don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square. Keep things going the next day: find something for the whole family at SantaPark, see Santa Claus Office, and then find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village.

For where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi trip planner.

Las Vegas, USA to Rovaniemi is an approximately 22-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Eastern European Time (EET) is 10 hours. Traveling from Las Vegas in January, expect Rovaniemi to be much colder, temps between 16°F and 6°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can go by car to Luosto.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

#Theme Parks, #Museums, #Wildlife
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Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
SantaPark ©
SantaPark
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1
day
Luosto

Luosto ©
Start off your visit on the 4th (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Kopara Reindeer Park and then explore and take pictures at Amethyst Mine Lapland.

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Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Luosto takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Rovaniemi in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Luosto, with lows of -2°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Saariselka.

Things to do in Luosto

#Wildlife, #Parks
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Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park
Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland

2
days
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort. On the 6th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel, then fly down the slopes at Urho Kekkonen National Park, and then get in on the family fun at Angry Birds Activity Park.

To see ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Saariselka trip planner .

Drive from Luosto to Saariselka in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Saariselka can reach 15°F, while at night they dip to 1°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Saariselka

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Winter Sports

Side Trip

Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel
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Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Angry Birds Activity Park ©
Angry Birds Activity Park

3
days
Levi

Levi ©
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
Take a break from Levi with a short trip to Snow Village in Kittila, about 46 minutes away. On the 7th (Mon), ski the day away in the pristine settings at Levi Ski Resort. And it doesn't end there: explore and take pictures at Ice Karting Levi, relax in the rural setting at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, get engrossed in the history at Samiland, and don't miss a visit to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery.

To find traveler tips, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Levi travel planning website .

Getting from Saariselka to Levi by combination of bus and flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In January in Levi, expect temperatures between 15°F during the day and -1°F at night. On the 10th (Thu), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Levi

#Outdoors, #Tours, #Parks

Side Trip

Snow Village
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Ice Karting Levi ©
Ice Karting Levi
Snow Village ©
Snow Village

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