11 days in Lapland Itinerary

11 days in Lapland Itinerary

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11 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Miami
tram + Fly:  15​h 30​min
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
Luosto
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Saariselka
— 3 nights
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  3​h
Levi
— 3 nights
Fly:  17​h
End: Miami

1
night
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): have fun at Santa Claus Office, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, then get curious at Pilke Science Centre, then take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, and finally look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland. Here are some ideas for day two: find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village, then get in on the family fun at SantaPark, and then make a trip to Lordi's Square.

To see traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Rovaniemi trip planner .

Miami, USA to Rovaniemi is an approximately 15.5-hour combination of tram and flight. You can also do a combination of tram, flight, and train; or do a combination of tram, flight, and bus. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Miami to Rovaniemi due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Miami in December, expect Rovaniemi to be much colder, temps between 22°F and 11°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Luosto.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

#Theme Parks, #Museums, #Outdoors
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Safaris
SantaPark ©
SantaPark
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Santa Claus Village

1
night
Luosto

Luosto ©
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Wed): explore the striking landscape of Pyha-Luosto National Park.

To find where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Luosto tour itinerary maker site .

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Luosto takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Rovaniemi in December, Luosto is a bit cooler at night with lows of 6°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Saariselka.

Things to do in Luosto

#Nature, #Parks

Side Trip

Pyha-Luosto National Park
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park

3
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Step out of the city life by going to Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort and Lemmenjoki National Park. Explore Saariselka's surroundings by going to Inari (Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church & Siida).

To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Saariselka day trip planning app .

Getting from Luosto to Saariselka by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Saariselka are 21°F, while nighttime lows are 6°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Saariselka

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Winter Sports

Side Trips

Inari, Lemmenjoki National Park
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Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Lemmenjoki National Park ©
Lemmenjoki National Park
Siida ©
Siida

3
nights
Levi

Levi ©
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
Kids will enjoy Nature & Wildlife Tours and Kid's Land. Take a break from the city and head to Levi Ski Resort and Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm. Step out of Levi to go to Kittila and see Snow Village, which is approximately 46 minutes away. The adventure continues: explore and take pictures at Ice Karting Levi and make a trip to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery.

To find photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Levi attractions website .

Do a combination of bus and flight from Saariselka to Levi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Levi are 22°F, while nighttime lows are 8°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Levi

#Outdoors, #Tours, #Parks

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Kittila
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Levi Ski Resort
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Ice Karting Levi

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